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  • Swimmer at Curl Burke Swim Club (CUBU-MD)
  • in 2008 = 22 DOB: Oct 15, 1985
  • 6' 0" (182.9 cm)
  • Hometown = Potomac, Md.
  • in 2008 resides in Charlottesville, Va.
  • former resident of Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • Coach = Mark Bernardino / Kit Mathews
  • Wikipedia:Ryan Hurley
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:

Earned a silver medal at the 2007 World University Games in the 200m breast ... Finished seventh at the =====2008 Worlds short course===== in the 200m breast

World University Games:

2007: Silver, 200m BR & 400m MR-R(pr)

Short Course Worlds

2008(Short Course Meters): 7, 200m BR

2007 World Rankings:

32nd, 200m breast Briefly: 2006 National junior team member for the U.S.


Collegiate: Two-time Academic All-ACC ... three-time First Team ACC ... three-time NCAA qualifier ... two-time ACC Team Champions High School: 2004 Washington D.C. All-Metropolitan Swimmer of the Year


High School: Georgetown Prep '04 College: Virginia '08 College Major: Government Job Outside of Swimming: Law or business

Family, Village, Community

Parents: Robert and Cynthia ... father is CFO of Harbor Asset Management and mother is a homemaker Sibling(s): One older sister (Jenny) and one younger sister (Kelly) ... Jenny graduated from Miami of Ohio and Kelly swims for Loyola Baltimore

Started Swimming: Age 8 ... his older sister started going to swim parctice and his mom bribed him with two packs of basketball cards to try it

Started Swimming: Basketball, soccer

Nickname(s): Hurldawg

Pet(s): Two cats (Lance, Lily) ... "My roommates and I bought a pet ferret last year named Marve but had to sell him back to the pet store" Hobbies Outside the Pool: Listening to music, playing beach volleyball, fantasy football, and video games Ultimate Way to Relax: Sleeping

Most Influential Person: Lance Armstrong and Michael Jordan ... "I have always looked up to their dedication and excellence in their respective sports."

Charities: Shoot Out for Cancer (the Jennifer Fund) and volunteering with the University of Virginia Children's Hospital

Training Notes


Swims 11,000 yards/meters a day, 2.5-5 hours a day, 9 times a week More: Speaks Spanish Favorites: U.S. city: Chicago, Ill. ... int' destination: North Pole ... band: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Foo Fighters, Incubus ... summer activity: beach volleyball ... movies: Man on Fire, Training Day, Transformers ... tv: The Office, 30 Rock

International Medals

2007 World University Games 2007: Silver, 400m MED-R (pr); Silver, 200m BR

Top Times

Event Best Year 100m BR 1:03.39 Aug 06 200m BR 2:13.24 Aug 07


Ultraswim GP - 4 Final, 50m BR; 4 Final, 100m BR; 3 Final, 200m BR SC WORLDS - 7 Final, 200m BR (Short Course Meters)


SCY NATS - 12 Final, 100y BR; 3 Final, 200y BR WUGS - 2 Final, 200m BR SCSC GP - 9 Final, 100m BR; 9 Final, 200m BR; 8 Final, 400m MED-R 07 ULTRA GP - 9 Final, 100m BR; 2 Final, 200m BR 2006 SUM NATS - 18 Final, 100m BR; t4 Final, 200m BR 2005 SUM NATS - 24 Final, 100m BR; 6 Final, 200m BR WC TRIALS - 16 Final, 200m BR 2004 OLY TRIALS - 8 Final, 200m BR; 8 Final, 200m BR SPG NATS - 7 Final, 200m BR 2003 US OPEN - 9 Final, 200m BR SUM NATS - 11 Final, 200m BR 2002 US Open - 8 Final, 100m BR; 5 Final, 200m BR SUM NATS - t17 Final, 200m BR SPG NATS - 22 Final, 100m BR; 16 Final, 200m BR