Matthew Thomas
Matthew Thomas
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Griffith, Ind.
High School: Griffith Senior
Major: IPHS

Top Times

200 freestyle - 1:56.10
500 freestyle - 5:16.20
1000 freestyle - 10.52.18

College Career


  • Set a new personal best time in the men's 1000 freestyle, finishing the race in third place at the meet against Kalamazoo (10:52.18) 
  • Earned his season-fastest time in the 500 freestyle also at the Kalamazoo meet (5:16.20)
  • Swam in nine meets for the Scots this season.

High School: Swimmer 2015-2018, cross country 2015-2017, track 2016-2018 ... swim team conference champions 2018, MVP in 2015 and 2016, Best Mental Attitude Award in 2018, cross country Most Improved Runner 2015, Best Mental Attitude 2017

Community Involvement: Member of International club ... volunteered with 4H, Rake and Rail, and Feeding the Homeless at a shelter

Personal: Enjoys video games, soccer, basketball, and running ... chose to attend Alma College because "I loved the team when I came to visit, and everyone I saw on campus seemed genuinely happy to be here."