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Colin  Gilbert
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Colin Gilbert

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kamloops, B.C.

High School:
Westsyde Secondary

Height:
6-1

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Major:
Undecided


10/31/2017

Bailey Andison Named CollegeSwimming.Com Mid-Major Swimmer of the Week

Andison earns national honor, while Grammer, Myers, Gilbert and Ryor earn Summit League weekly honors

03/08/2017

Denver Qualifies Seven Swimmers for NCAA Championships

Three relay teams will also travel to Indianapolis for Championship Weekend

03/01/2017

31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

Schrader named Men's and Women's Swimming Coach of the Year

02/16/2017

Denver Starts Record Breaking Night with A-Cut in 200 Free Relay

Pioneers' men's and women's swimmers extend streak to 14 event wins in 14 races at the 2017 Championships

12/20/2016

Denver Quartet takes Weekly Summit League Awards

Three Pioneers take home first swimmer and diver awards of their career

Top Times:

100 Free 48.72 12/17/16
200 Free 1:35.96 02/15/17
500 Free 4:15.73 02/16/17
1000 Free 9:12.84 10/29/16
1650 Free 15:01.39 12/03/16
100 Back 56.26 12/17/16
100 Fly 51.45 01/21/17
200 Fly 1:46.40 02/18/17
200 IM 1:56.81 01/21/17


Honors and Awards:
Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 1 and Jan. 17)...2016-17 All-Summit League Performer 800 free relay, 500 free, 200 free, 200 fly.

2016-17 Internationals:
Finished second in the 800 free (8:17.41), sixth in the 200 free (1:54.65), fourth in the 400 free (3:59.75) at the Mel Zajac International…Touched sixth in the A-final in the 200 free (1:50.48) at the Canada Swimming Trials…Finished sixth in the 200 fly at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships at 2:01.57…Swam the leadoff leg of the 4X200 relay, helping Canada to a third place finish at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships…Finished sixth in the 400 free at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships (3:55.96).

2016-17:
Saw action in 15 meets …Finished 37th in the 500 free (4:20.52) and 31st in the 1650 free (15:03.97) at the NCAA Championships…Top time on the team in the 200 free, clocking in at 1:35.96 at the 2017 Summit League Championships.

Before Denver:
Colin Gilbert is a swimmer from Westsyde Secondary School in Kamloops, B.C...He has been a member of Kamloops Classic Swimming for seven years (2009-2016) and was named the Kamloops Male Athlete of the Year in 2014...Seven-time age group National Champion and won a silver medal in the 800 free at the 2015 Canadian Summer Championships...Won two bronze medals for Canada at the 2015 Australian Age Championships in Sydney, and was recently named to the Canadian roster for the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Championships this summer in Maui, Hawaii.

Personal:
Colin is the son of Mark and Katti Gilbert...One younger sister, Tatiana (21)...Outside of swimming, his hobbies include barbecuing, hiking, art shows, biking and music...He also volunteers at local Kamloops Classic Swimming competitions.

 

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