RJ Petrella
RJ Petrella
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairview, Pa.
High School: Fairview
Events: IM/FR


50 Freestyle23.48IWU Invitational11/23/2013
100 Freestyle47.92Wheaton Invitational12/7/2013
200 Freestyle
1:42.59UAA Championships
100 Backstroke56.82Show-Me Showdown10/4/2013
200 Backstroke
1:53.86UAA Championships2/14/2014
100 Breaststroke1:03.16Principia1/17/2014
100 Butterfly55.77Principia1/17/2014
200 Individual Medley
1:53.89UAA Championships
400 Individual Medley4:16.96Rhodes/Sewanee1/25/2014


2013-14: Swam on WU's 800-free relay that clocked a B-cut time of 6:47.60 at the UAA Championships ... Also posted season-bests in the 200 free (1:42.59), 200 backstroke (1:53.86) and 200 IM (1:53.89) at the conference meet ... Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention ... UAA all-academic.

2012-13: Clocked a season-best time of 1:56.72 in the 200 backstroke to place 13th at the UAA Championships ... Also finished 22nd in the 200 freestyle and 24th in the 200 IM at the conference meet ... Posted season-bests in the 100 freestyle (48.12), 200 freestyle (1:43.90) and 200 IM (1:55.98) at the Wheaton Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in swimming and tennis at Fairview High School ... Team captain of the men's team, which won the 2012 title at the PIAA State Swim Meet ... 11-time state medalist ... Won state championships in the 200 individual medley, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... Also finished third at state in the 100 free ... Four-time all-state, all-region and all-district honoree ... Three-year team MVP ... Winter Jr. Nationals qualifier in the 200 individual medley ... National Honor Society ... AP scholar with honor ... High honor roll ... Graduated summa cum laude.

PERSONAL: Majoring in healthcare management/pre-med ... Son of Rick and Laura Petrella.