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Karissa Gorman

Karissa Gorman
Class: Senior
Position: Breast/Distance
Height: 5-10
Hometown: Southampton, Mass
High School: Hampshire Regional

Senior Season (2012-2013)

  • Recorded a finalist finish in the 100 breast at the 2013 America East Championships
  • Landed in the Binghamton Top-10 list for the 100 breast
  • Maintained her Binghamton D-1 record 1650 free time, and her Top-10 200 and 400 IM, 200 breast and 1000 free times

Junior Season (2011-12)

  • Consolation finalist in the 100 breast at the 2012 America East Championships
  • Also a consolation finalist in the 200 breast at the conference meet
  • Touched first in the 1000 free with a time of 10:50.66 against St. Bonaventure on Jan. 21
  • Also finished second in the 100 breast against St. Bonaventure
  • Earned second and third place finishes in the 1000 free and 200 breast respectively at Marist on Nov. 19
  • Placed first in the 1000 free with a time of 10:44.95 against Drexel on Nov. 12
  • Had two, third place finishes in the 500 and 1000 free at Boston on Oct. 29
  • Earned spot on BU all-time list in the 100 and 200 breast
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Received Women’s H20 Coaches’ Award

Sophomore Season (2010-11)

  • Swam to a seventh place finish in the mile at the 2011 America East Championships, earning finalist honors
  • Performance at the conference meet set the school record with a time of 17:20.23
  • Currently holds spots on six of BU’s All-Time Top-Ten lists
  • Won the 1000 free and 200 breast in a dual meet victory over Niagara on Jan. 14
  • Touched first in the 1000 free against St. Bonaventure on Jan. 21
  • Member of the America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher

Before Binghamton

  • Swam freshman year at Duquesne University
  • Holds positions on Duquesne All-Time Top-Ten list for 100 and 200 breast
  • Two-time Massachucetts state champion in the 100 breast
  • Massachusetts Bay State Games champion and record holder in the 100 and 200 breast
  • YMCA All-American and national qualifier in the short and long course
  • Won the New England Swimming top-10 award for both breaststroke events
  • Four-time all-scholastic first-team selection
  • School record holder in the 100 and 200 breast
  • Unbeaten in the 100 and 200 breast during the regular season junior and senior year
  • Three-time team MVP
  • Competed in soccer and track & field

Personal

  • Parents are Mel and Louis Gorman
  • Majoring in nursing/psycho-biology

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