Christopher Barthold
Christopher Barthold
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chadds Ford, Pa.
High School: Unionville
Events: Distance

JUNIOR (2016-2017): Finished 13th in the 500 free (4:47.83) at the Centennial Conference Championship, where he also placed 14th in the 200 free (1:46.28) ... Swam the opening leg of the Bears' 10th-place finish in the 800 free relay (7:09.19) ... Also came in 11th in the 1650 free (16:51.73) 

SOPHOMORE (2015-2016): Swam the first leg of the Bears' 7th-place finish in the 800 free relay (7:09.78) at the Centennial Conference Championship ... Nabbed 10th place in the 1650 free (17:02.42) 

FRESHMAN (2014-2015): Participated in four events at the Centennial Conference Championship including a 9th-place finish in the 1650 free (17:02.13)

Before Ursinus: Was a 3-time PIAA District 1 qualifier in the 200 and 500 free at Unionville High School

Personal: Born August 22, 1995 ... Son of Skip and Julie Barthold ... Has one sibling, Laura (20) ... Media and Communications Studies major with a history minor 

Why Ursinus? Ursinus had a small, close knit community as well as strong academics, an excellent swimming program, and amazing people