Matthew Holmes
Matthew Holmes
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Rockledge, FL
Events: IM/Breast/Free
Major: Sports Management
Gamer: home-schooled (Rockledge HS)
One of Florida Southern’s five returning All-Americans after winning four of those awards as a freshman (three individual and one relay)… School record holder in the 400-individual medley. 

As a freshman (2015-16)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 200-IM (11th place), 400-IM (11th place), 500-freestyle (14th place) and 800-freestyle relay (9th place)… First Team All-Sunshine State Conference… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… In addition to the 500-freestyle and the two individual medley events, also had an NCAA provisional time in the 200-breaststroke… Helped the 400-freestyle relay, 800-freestyle relay and 400-medley relay teams hit NCAA provisional times too… One of eight Moccasins to swim in all nine meets, including the National Finals… One of the Mocs’ normal swimmers in the two individual medley events, both breaststroke races, and the 500- and 1,000-freestyle… Set the school record in the 400-IM at the Sunshine State Conference Championships with a time of 3:52.69… SSC Champion in the 400-IM… Tied for third on the team with seven individual wins (three in the 200-IM, two in the 400-IM, one in the 200-free, and one in the 500-free)… Part of one relay win… Ranked #1 on the Florida Southern times list in the 200-IM, 400-IM and 500-freestyle… Was #2 in the 1,000-freestyle and #3 in the 100- and 200-breaststroke.

In high school… Homeschooled but swam for Janice Johnson at Rockledge High School… USA Swimming Scholastic All-American (2013-2015)… Four-time team MVP… As a senior was first in class 2A State Championship in the 200-IM (1:51.28) and fourth in the 100-breaststroke (58.03)… As a junior finished second at state in the 200-IM and ninth in the 100-breaststroke… Brevard County Swimmer-of-the-Year as a sophomore… Made it to state in the 200-freestyle and 100-breaststroke… As a freshman made it to regionals in the 200-IM and the 500-freestyle… Holds seven records at Rockledge High School, three of which are relay records… Dual-enrolled at Eastern Florida State College where he was a Dean’s List student… Personal… Has been coached by Major Hall for the last 10 years at Central Brevard Swimming… Aspires to work for a professional sports organization… Enjoys surfing, fishing, and hunting… List his favorite professional teams as the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Tampa Bay Rays…  Son of Bryan and Tracey Holmes … Has an older (Rachel) and younger (Reagan) sister… Born June 9, 1997… Major: Sport Business Management.