Bradley Matsumoto
Bradley Matsumoto
Birth Date: 06/05/1987
Year: Senior
Hometown: Easton, Calif.
High School: Washington Union HS
Position: Sprints/Backstroke
UC Santa Barbara
Was the Big West Champion and helped set a new conference and school record in the 200 free relay (1:19.06)...Also helped the UCSB 200 medley (1:27.63) and 400 medley relays (3:16.03) to Big West crowns as well as UCSB records...Won the BWC crown in the 100 free (43.89)... Also earned Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention accolades...Earned the men's swimming Golden Eagle Award. 2007: Big West Champion in the 100 free (44.23)...Placed third in the 50 free (20.49) and fifth in the 100 backstroke (50.98) at BWC Championships. 2006: Big West Champion in the 50 free (20.38)...Part of the Big West Champion 400 free relay team (3:00.38)...Placed fifth in the 100 free (46.37) and 11th in the 100 back (51.95) at the Big West Championships. Nationally: Swam at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials placing 94th in the 50-meter free (23.58) and 95th in the 100-meter free (51.48). High School
Graduated in 2005 from Washington Union High School...Swam for Linda Matsumoto and competed in the North Sequoia League...Boasts league records in both the 50 free and 100 free and school records in the 50, 100, 200, and 500 free as well as the 200 IM and 100 butterfly...Earned All-American honors in 2004 and 2005...Swam for Raisin County Aquatics...Also played tennis and was the North Sequoia League singles champion in 2003...Academic honors include accolades from the California Interscholastic Federation and Scholastic All-American honors in 2005. Personal
Bradley Douglas Matsumoto was born on June 5, 1987...The son of Doug and Linda and brother of Shaun...Enjoys basketball, surfing and tennis...Favorite sports team is the LA Lakers...Favorite athlete is Shaquille O'Neal...Enjoys watching "The Boondock Saints," reading "The Winner" and listening to teammate Chris Day...Majoring in biochemistry with a minor in chemistry...Aspires to be a surgeon...Most memorable athletic achievement was partaking in UCSB's sweep of first through seventh-place in the men's 100 freestyle at the Big West Championships.