Michael DeNise

Michael DeNise

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Midlothian, VA

High School:



Started the season extremely strong with a win at Towson in the 1000 IM (9:57.75) and in the 500 Free (4:50.57)...Added a second place finish in the 1000 free at the Radford/VMI Tri-Meet (9:51.00)...Continued to contribute to the men's early start with a win in the 1000 free at Drexel (9:54.50) and added two more top three finishes...Won two more events at the CAA Quad Meet, the 1650 Freestyle (16:29.02), and the 400 IM (4:13.51)...Won the 1650 free again at the Bucknell Invite (16:15.49).
2004-05: Placed 18th overall in points at the CAA Championships...Finished 3rd in the 1650 freestyle (15:54.90) at the CAA Championships...Finished 1st in the1000 freestyle against VMI, Drexel, George Washington, and James Madison...Won the 800 freestyle (8:41.18) vs. College of Charleston...Took 3rd place in the 1650 freestyle (16:17.40) at the Terrapin Cup...
2003-04: One of the leaders of the men's swimming team as a freshman...Placed 2nd in the 1650 freestyle (15:42.74) and 5th in the 400 IM (4:06.08) at the CAA Championships...One of the more versatile swimmers, winning six different event categories: 1650 freestyle, 1000 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 butterfly...Took first in the 1000 freestyle (10:19.38), 400 IM (4:11.43) and 200 butterfly (1:5815) against the College of Charleston...
Prep: Swam for Poseidon Swim Club...Will add great strength to the freestyle, fly and IM events...

Personal: Born June 8, 1984...Son of David and Sharon DeNise...Has a brother, Steven (29), and a sister, Stacy (27)...Favorite movie is "Old School"...Favorite sports personality is Dick Vitale...Works as a swim coach during the summer...Majoring in Sports Management...

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