Riley Ewing
Riley Ewing
Height: 5-10
Year: 2018
Hometown: Bedford, N.H.
High School: Bedford
Events: Back/IM

Upon graduation in 2018, Ewing ranked in the top 20 all-time at Bates in these events:

50-yard backstroke, 1st (22.85)

100-yard backstroke, 1st (49.37)

200-yard backstroke, 1st (1:47.94)

200-yard Individual Medley, 1st (1:52.85)

200-yard Medley Relay, 1st (1:30.52), 2nd (1:30.69), 3rd (1:30.79), 5th (1:32.65), 8th (1:33.70), 9th (1:33.87) and 10th (1:34.19)

400-yard Medley Relay, 1st (3:19.27), 2nd (3:19.34), 3rd (3:19.84), 4th (3:20.62), 5th (3:21.50) and 6th (3:21.63)

400-yard freestyle relay, 2nd (3:03.25), 4th (3:04.70), 5th (3:05.64) and 9th (3:07.46)

100-yard butterfly, 3rd (49.25)

100-yard Individual Medley, 5th (54.60)

400-yard Individual Medley, 7th (4:14.04)

200-yard freestyle relay, 7th (1:23.93) and 9th (1:24.54)

50-yard butterfly, 9th (23.47)

800-yard freestyle relay, 10th (7:00.76)

200-yard butterfly, 13th (2:00.17)

Career: Competed at the NCAA Championships all four years.... Eight-time All-American.

2017-18: Team captain.... Named to the NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team.... CSCAA Scholar All-American.... Earned All-America honors in the 200-yard backstroke (10th), the 400-yard medley relay (10th) and the 200-yard medley relay (12th) at the NCAA Championships. 

2016-17: Earned All-America honors in the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard medley relay by helping the Bobcats finish 12th and 13th respectively at the NCAA Championships.... Earned another All-America honor with a 15th place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (49.76 seconds).

2015-16: Represented the Bates men's swim team at the NCAA Division III Championships for the second time in as many years.... Finished his second trip to NCAAs with a 23rd-place showing in the 200-yard backstroke, with a prelim time of 1:50.51.... Helped claim second place (All-NESCAC) and school record in 400 freestyle relay at NESCAC Championships.... Placed fifth in the 100 backstroke at NESCAC Championships with an NCAA B-cut time of 49.95 seconds.... Sliced 1.48 seconds off of his own team record in the 200-yard individual medley at NESCACs, with a prelim time of 1:52.85. Ewing finished sixth in the championship final at 1:53.22.... Helped claim fourth place in 400 medley relay at NESCAC Championships.... 

2014-15: Part of the largest contingent of Bates male swimmers ever at the NCAA Championships -- with Matt Gagne, Andrew Briggs and Teddy Pender -- resulted in Honorable Mention All-America honors for all four men in two relays, the 200 and 400 medley, for finishing 14th and 12th in the nation, respectively. set a new school record in the 200-yard back with a time of 1:50.77, breaking the five-year old record of 1:54.14 held by Dan Aupi.... At NCAA Championships, Ewing set Bates' record in the 50 back, with his opening split of 23.16 seconds in the 200-yard medley relay race.... For the second day in a row at NCAAs, Ewing's opening backstroke split set a new Bates standard: Ewing lowered his own team record in the 100 back, set a month ago at NESCACs, from 50.23 to 49.58 seconds.

Major: Mathematics.

High School Activities/Honors: Honor Roll, Crew, alpine skiing, Manchester swim team, BHS swim team.