Travis Venables
Travis Venables
Height: 6-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yardley, Pa.
High School: Pennsbury
Events: Sprint
Home Address: Pennsbury

SOPHOMORE (2016-2017): Etched his name into the Ursinus annals with a fifth-place finish in the 50 free at the Centennial Conference Championship, where he finished in 21.24 seconds to edge the old school mark of 21.28 ... Was part of the foursome to place fourth in the 200 free relay (1:25.43), in which he turned in a 20.56 split to set a program record ... Placed fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:35.04), a time that tied the school record, and 13th in the 100 fly (53.33) ... Swam the anchor leg in the 400 free relay, in which the Bears finished fourth (3:08.30), surpassing the old record of 3:09.72 from 2012 

FRESHMAN (2015-2016): Was part of the Bears foursome to finish fifth in the 200 free relay (1:25.71) at the Centennial Conference Championship that set a new Ursinus record ... Topped the podium in the 50 free B final with a new personal best of 21.58

Before Ursinus: Was a PIAA State Championship qualifier at Pennsbury High School in 2015, where he was also in the National Honor Society ... Qualified for the YMCA National Championships in 2015 and 2016 

Personal: Born February 5, 1997 ... Son of Chip and Jodi Venables ... Has one sibling, Hannah (18) ... A Biology major with a minor in environmental science

Why Ursinus? It is known for it's science program, was close to home and allowed me to continue my swimming career