Matt Berry
Matt Berry
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif
High School: Corona del Mar High School
Position: Freestyle

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Corona del Mar High School where he was coached by Barry O’Dea…Earned All-American honors in the 50 freestyle, 100 free, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay…Also set school records in each of those events…Helped the Sea Kings to four Pacific Coast League Championships and two consecutive third-place finishes in CIF Division I...Was a member of the Sea Kings water polo team as well…Swam club with Irvine Novaquatcs under the tutelage of coach Ken Lamont.

PERSONAL
Matthew James Berry was born on June 6, 1993 in Newport Beach, Calif.…Parents are Phil and Diana Berry…Has an older sister, Kate, and a younger brother, Jim…Is majoring in history at UCSB…Enjoys spending time at the beach, hanging out with friends and listening to country music…Favorite movie is “Braveheart” and his favorite movie while “Lone Survivor” is his favorite book…Names Alan Jackson as his favorite musician…His Grandfather and his dad are his personal heroes…Most memorable athletic achievement was breaking three high school records at CIF…Favorite aspect of college swimming is the team’s work ethic.