Will Backer
Will Backer
Height: 6-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley Northwest
Position: Distance Free
Major: Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering

Career Bests: 

500 Free: 4:42.82
1000 Free: 10:04.68
1650 Free: 16:47.35

2018-19: Swam season-best times in the 500 Free (4:42.82) and 1650 Free (16:47.35) at the 2018 Wooster Invitational...also added a season-best time of 10:04.68 in the 1000 Free at the 2019 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

Personal: Was a two-year member of the Blue Valley Northwest High School, serving as team captain during his senior year...was coached by Kyle Farrington...received First Team All-State in 2018...was an AP Scholar with Honors in 2017-18...graduated Magna Cum Laude...also competed for the Kansas City Blazers swim club, where he was coached by Gardner Howland...born May 23...son of Jenn and Brad.