Brian Stirling
Brian Stirling
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Skillman, N.J.
High School: Montgomery

2011-12: Three-year letterwinner ... will serve as a team captain during his senior season ... set the school record in the 100 fly a season ago (49.78) and was also a member of the school record-breaking 200 medley (1:32.83) and 400 medley (3:26.29) relays ... holds a W&L All-Time Top 10 performance in the 100 free (46.37).

2010-11: Earned All-BMC honors in the 100 fly, 100 free, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay ... earned BMC Swimmer of the Week honors for the week ending on Feb. 7 ... swam at the NCAA Division III Championships for the second time in his career, participating in the 100 fly (50.17, 22nd), 100 free (47.34, 41st) and 50 free (21.73, 43rd) ... also competed as a member of the 400 free relay (3:06.61, 19th), 400 medley relay (3:28.30, 20th), 200 medley relay (1:35.31, 20th) and 200 free relay (1:24.34, 17th) at the national championships ... finished fifth in the 100 fly while recording an NCAA 'B' cut time of 49.78 at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships ... also finished sixth in the 100 free with a time of 46.73 ... claimed the top spot in the 100 fly (52.07) during a dual meet at Johns Hopkins (1/29) ... captured event victories in the 100 free (48.41) and 100 fly (52.16) during a dual meet with Gettysburg (1/15) ... also claimed an event victory in the 100 free with a time of 49.25 against Mary Washington (10/22).

2009-10: Earned Bluegrass Mountain All-Conference team honors … set a school record in the 100 fly with a time of 50.36 while helping the 200 medley relay squad record an NCAA "B" cut time and fourth-place finish at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship (2/19)  … also placed fifth in the 100 free in an NCAA "B" cut time of 46.40 at the BMC Championship (2/19) ... was a member of the sixth-place 800 free relay squad at the BMC (2/17) … claimed a second-place finish in the 100 fly against Johns Hopkins (1/30) … took the top spot in the 100 fly against Gettysburg (1/16) … recorded an NCAA "B" cut time of 50.54 while finishing in fifth place in the 100 fly at the University of Virginia Invitational (12/4) … helped the 200 medley relay squad to a second-place finish while finishing second in the 100 fly against Catawba, Rollins and Wingate (11/7) … member of top-finishing 200 medley relay squad against Centre (10/17).

2008-09: First Team All-Bluegrass Mountain Conference honoree … participated in the NCAA DIII Championships as a first-year in the 100 fly and as a member of the 200 and 400 medley relay and 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams … earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades as a member of the 400 free relay team that finished 15th at the NCAA DIII championship … member of 400 medley relay team that recorded a school record time of 3:26.29 while finishing 17th at the NCAA DIII championship … recorded an NCAA “B” cut time in the 100 fly while finishing in seventh place with a time of 50.97 at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference championships … also a member of 400 free relay team that recorded an NCAA “B” cut time of 3:02.83 at the BMC championship … recorded an NCAA “B” cut time of 50.77 in the 100 fly at the Kenyon College Invitational (2/21) … member of the first-place 200 free relay team in a meet against Johns Hopkins (1/31) … placed first in the 200 free and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay in a meet against Marymount (1/24) … won the 50 free in a meet against Gettysburg (1/17) … claimed the 100 fly in a dual-meet against DePauw and Centre (11/1) … member of the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay teams that claimed first place in a meet against Transylvania (10/31) … member of the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay that finished first in a meet against Mary Washington (10/18).

High school: Earned four letters in swimming at Montgomery ... helped lead the team to conference, sectional and state championships ... individually, was a two-time conference champion in 2007 (100 free, 400 free relay) and again in 2008 (50 free, 400 free relay)... also placed at the YMCA Long Course Nationals in 2008 (10th, 50 fly) and 2007 (3rd, 400 free relay).

Personal: Identical twin brother, Jeff, also swims for W&L ... serves as a peer tutor and as the development chair of the BBB Biological Honor Society ... active with Special Olympics as a swim coach and member of the fundraising committee ... spent the summer working under Dr. Jon Erickson in the physics-engineering depatment as a part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant, studying the functional effects of chronically stimulating rat hippocampal neural cultures ... W&L Scholar-Athlete ... neuroscience major.