Richard Davison
Richard Davison
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: Redwood HS
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle

UC SANTA BARBARA

2012-13: Finished second in the 200 butterfly (1:56.83) against Pacific on Feb. 2…Placed third in the 200 butterfly (1:57.27) in a meet victory over Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 15 and posted another third place finish in the 200 butterfly against rival Cal Poly on Feb. 9…Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly (1:55.47) in a meet victory over UC San Diego on Nov. 2.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Redwood High School where he swam under coach David Winters in the North Coast Section…Awarded All-American accolades his senior year…Earned Most Improved in 2009 and 2010…Awarded MVP honors his junior year…Named team captain his senior year…Holds school and league record in 400 freestyle relay…Played water polo all four years of high school…Also swam for the Marin Pirates under coach Warren Lager.

PERSONAL
Richard Davison was born March 7, 1994 in San Francisco, Calif to parents Jan and Chris Davison…Has two older sisters, Hannah and Rachael…Hobbies include water polo, rock climbing and sailing…Favorite movies are “The Dark Night Rises,” “Get Him to he Greek,” “Due Date” and “Avengers”…Enjoys listening to Macklemore and Akon…Lists his favorite books as “The Hobbit,” “Deception Point” and “The Hunger Games”…Most memorable athletic achievement was winning the B heat of finals at Junior Nationals…Favorite aspect of college swimming is being so close with a team…Majoring in economics.