Max Pruner
Max Pruner
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
High School: Washington
Position: Free-DX
Major: Biological Engineering

2012-13: NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (500 Free) … College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Individual Scholar All-American Honorable Mention ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … had a strong senior season … against Springfield (11/10), he came third in the 1650 with a time of 17:06.83 and was second in the 500 free in 4:48.87 … swam well at the MIT Invitational (11/30-12/01), coming ninth in the 500 free in 4:46.20 … touched third in the 200 free with a time of 1:42.39 … came fourth in the 1650 free in 16:37.16 … against Coast Guard (1/12), he touched first in the 200 free in 1:47.49 and was third in the 500 free with a time of 4:52.28 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), he came second in the 500 free with an NCAA B cut time of 4:36.03 … was fourth in the 200 free with a B cut time of 1:41.63 … was part of the 800 free relay that came eighth in 6:53.75 … finished eighth in the 1650 free with a 16:37.28 … was part of the eighth place-finishing 400 free relay that swam a 3:06.62 … time trialed the 200 free in 1:41.13.

2011-12: NEWMAC first team All-Conference (800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … key component of the MIT distance swimming ranks … three top-three finishes in the 200 free during the regular season … won the 500 free at Springfield (1/15) and at Bowdoin (11/19) … picked up another win at Springfield in the 1,000 free … started the NEWMAC Championships with a third in the 500 free in a PR of 4:37.44 … fourth in the 200 free in another PR of 1:42.18 … swam the third leg of the championship 800 free relay … eighth in the 1,650 free.

2010-11: Academic All-NEWMAC … took first-place four times in the 500 free during the regular season … also won a pair of 1,000 free races and one at the 1,650 distance … first with his season best 1,000 time of 9:58.94 at the MIT TriMeet (1/16) … win in the 1,650 free came against Tufts (1/22) in a season best of 16:47.10 … ninth at the NEWMAC Championship in the 1,650 free in a time of 16:50.69.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering … researched in the Sengupta and Edelman labs … National Merit Scholarship … Delta Upsilon fraternity.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Washington High School … four-time letterwinner … named to the Team Workhorse Award seven times … three-time leadership award recipient … most valuable at the state meet four times … President’s Education Award … AP Scholar with Distinction … National AP Scholar … Washington High Award for Academic Excellence … Warrior Club … Governor’s Academic Excellence recognition … Honor Roll … South Dakota Regent’s Scholar … National Merit Scholar.