The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Ryan O'Malley
Ryan  O'Malley


Clarendon Hills, IL

High School:



Political science


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2016-17 Team Captain

2015-16: Swam a career-best time of 52.13 as a consolation finalist in the 100-yard backstroke at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships to place 16th…Finished with a personal-best time of 1:43.74 in the 200-yard freestyle at the A-10 Championships to finish 30th…Finished 25th overall in the 100 free (47.03) at A-10 Championships…Touched the wall with two season-best times at the Magnus Cup Invitational in the 50 backstroke (26.08) and the 200 IM (2:05.97)…Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List.

2014-15: Swam career-best times in the 200-yd freestyle (1:43.78) and 200-yd backstroke (1:55.40) at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20-21)...Posted career-fastest time of 53.41 in the 100-yd backstroke against UMBC (Oct. 25).

2013-14: Swam a season-best time of 22.04 seconds in the prelims of the 50-yard freestyle at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Also recorded season-fastest times in the 100-yard breaststroke (53.67) and 200 breast (1:58.33) at the league championships...Touched the wall I a season-best time of 48.86 seconds in the prelims of the 100 free at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Time of 1:51.54 in the 200 free was a season-best, set at the American-Catholic-Loyola quad-meet (Oct. 11).

High School: Competed for Westmont High School...Took home sectional titles in the 50-yard freestyle in 2012 and the 100-yard backstroke in 2013...Finished in the top 20 in the 100 back at states as a senior...Landed fourth place at sectionals in the 100 back as a junior and fourth in the 200 free as a senior...Named academic all-conference in 2013...Also competed for Westmont Swim Club.

Personal: Born Ryan Michael O'Malley on March 6, 1995 in Chicago, IL...Son of Elizabeth and Michael O'Malley...Has a younger sister, Hannah...Intends to major in political science.

50-Yard Freestyle 22.04 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
100-Yard Freestyle 47.03 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2016)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:43.74 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2016)
50-Yard Backstroke 26.08 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 52.13 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2016)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:55.40 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21/2015)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:05.97 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
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