Liam Riebling
Liam Riebling
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ridgefield, Conn.
High School: Ridgefield
Position: Free / Fly

BEFORE AMERICAN – Posted Ridgefield HS school record in 100 butterfly at 51.90… Earned Captain’s Award and Most Improved Award as a senior… High school team was second at the Connecticut State Open Championship his sophomore year and went 10-1… All-America recognition as a senior in the 200 medley relay… Finished first at CT Senior Championships in 400 medley relay, swimming freestyle leg… Swam for Ridgefield Athletic Club for Emmanuel Lanzo.

PERSONAL – Parents are Marcia and Stephen Riebling… Both parents are attorneys… Father played football at the University of Richmond… Plans to major in public relations and strategic communications… Has three younger siblings – Connor, Riley and Griffin… Earned high honor roll recognition all four years and member of National Honor Society… AP Scholar Award… Volunteered with Special Olympics, teaching people with special needs how to swim and with local club team… Lists Michael Phelps as his sports hero… Came to AU for location and possible internship opportunities… Thinks Zac Efron should play him in a movie of his life… Hopes to be a political or PR consultant… Chose AU over Loyola, Colgate and Holy Cross.