The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Liam Huffman
Liam  Huffman


Riverside, MO

High School:
Park Hill South



Political science


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GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley

2014-15: Posted career-fastest times in the 500-yd freestyle (4:28.68) and 1,650-yd free (15:51.28) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21), each good for fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam career-bests at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 11) in the 100-yd backstroke (56.51) and the 200-yd IM (2:03.13)...Touched the wall in a career-best time of 9:41.19 in the 1,000-yd free at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 10)...Named to GW Athletics Department Academic Dean's List.

2013-14: Had breakout rookie season with Colonials...Earned bronze in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20) with a career-best time of 4:29.35, good for fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam second leg of school record-setting 800 free relay that finished fourth at the A-10 Championships in 6:35.92...Finished fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in the 200 free at the conference championships with a season-best time of 1:40.21, which ranks ninth on the Colonials' top times list...Took home seventh in the 1,650 free at the league meet in 15:51.35, ranking fourth on GW's all-time list...Swam a season-fastest time of 48.02 seconds in the 100 free for 18th place at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Recorded season-best times in the 100 back (56.51) and the 200 IM (2:03.13) at the America-Catholic-Loyola quad-meet (Oct. 12)...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week after helping GW to second place at the Rhode Island Invitational.

High School: Won Missouri state championships in the 400-yard freestyle relay as a junior and the 200-yard freestyle as a senior...Took home second in the 100 free and third in the 200 free relay at state championships during his final season...As a junior, finished second in the 200 free relay, fourth in the 200 free and fifth in the 100 free at the state title meet...Helped squad to a fourth-place finish at states in 2012 and a sixth place finish in 2013...Tabbed Kansas City Star All-Metro Swimmer of the Year in 2011...All-State Honorable Mention in 2010...Named Park Hill South team MVP two straight years as a junior and senior and was named best newcomer as a freshman...Also competed for Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City.

Personal: Born Liam Gregory Huffman on Aug. 6, 1995 in Wichita, KS...Son of Margaret and Archie Huffman...Has a younger sister, Brianna...Intends to major in political science.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2013-14 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 22.64 at George Mason (1/18/2016)
100-Yard Freestyle 48.02 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:40.21 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:28.68 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2015)
1,000-Yard Freestyle 9:41.19 Rhode Island Invitational (1/10/2015)
1,650-Yard Freestyle 15:51.28 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 56.51 American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)
100-Yard Breaststroke 1:07.93 at Howard (10/17/2015)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:03.13 American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)
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