Jerry Gargano
Jerry Gargano
Height: 5-9
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Branford, Conn.
High School: Branford
Major: Undeclared
Event(s): Freestly/Butterfly

As a senior: Wrapped up a strong career with the Black and Gold in 2014-15 ... Competed in six events ... Posted a season-best time in the 100 back against Maine (59.48) ... Posted his best time in the 100 free at the URI Invite (52.00).

As a junior: Competed in three events for the Bulldogs in his third season … Swam the 100 free, 100 back, and 200 free … Finished with season best times at the MAAC Championships … 50.79 in the 100 free, 58.17 in the 100 back, and 1:53.38 in the 200 free ... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team.

As a sophomore: Competed in six different events for the Bulldogs during his sophomore season ... Recorded season-best times in the 200 IM, 100 free and 100 back at the MAAC Championships ... Finished 33rd in the 200 IM (2:04.84), 46th in the 100 free (50.47) and 30th in the 100 back (56.37).

As a freshman: Recorded season-best finishes in the 100 and 200 free at the Dartmouth Invitational (Jan. 27) ... Earned a second-place finish in the 50 free with a season-best time of 22.80 ... Finished fifth in the 200 free against Niagara (Nov. 12) with a time of 1:54.62. 

Before Bryant: A 2011 graduate of Branford High School ... A four-year varsity letterwinner on the men's swimming team ... Named a captain during his senior season ... Garnered All-State and All-Southern Connecticut Conference recognition ... Was considered for the All-American team in 2009-10 ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: The son of Joseph and Maryjo, Jeremy Gargano was born July 25, 1992 ... Has one brother, Ted, and one sister, Stefanie.