William Arcand
William Arcand
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Windsor, Va.
High School: Hampton Roads Academy
Position: Breast, IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 20.90
100-Free - 47.17
100-Back - 51.00
200-Back - 1:59.53
100-Breast - 56.60
100-Fly - 49.23
200-IM - 1:53.67

2016-17: NCAA Qualifier (200 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Champion (200 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (100 Fly) … at the NCAA Division III Championship, individually finished 26th in the 100-breast (56.60) and 31st in the 100-fly (49.85) … teamed up with the 200 medley relay team for sixth place in the prelims of the event at NCAAs with a time of 1:29.87 … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title with the 200 medley relay team in 1:29.04 and earned NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference honors in the 100 fly with a time of 49.16 … additionally took seventh in the 200 IM (1:55.14) at the NEWMAC Championship held at WPI … set new career bests in the 50 free (20.90), the 100 free (47.17), the 100-fly (49.23), the 100-IM (53.54) … at the MIT Winter Invitational, placed third with the 200 free relay team (1:23.72), fifth with the 200 medley relay team (1:32.71), seventh with the 400 free relay team (3:10.51), eighth with the 400 medley relay team (3:27.11) … individually touched the wall fourth in the 100-breast (57.13) and ninth in the 200-IM (1:56.62) … in dual meets this season, placed first five times including twice with the 200 medley relay team against Tufts University and Amherst College … individually swam five NCAA “B” cut times as a junior.

2015-16: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... finished eighth in the 100-breast (58.25) and the 200-IM (1:53.67), 14th in the 100-free in 48.25 and aided the 400-free relay team to eighth in a time of 3:06.19  at the NEWMAC Championship (2/18-21) ... at the MIT Winter Invite (12/4-6), earned eighth place in the 200-free relay (1:27.45), 11th with the 400-medley relay team (3:29.92) and 11th with the 400-free relay team in 3:12.70 … individually at the invite, took 10th in the 100-back in a time of 53.21 and 24th in the 50-free in 22.41.

2014-15: At the NEWMAC Championship finished fourth in the 100-back in 51.77, fifth in the 200-IM in 1:54.93 and 13th in the 100-fly (52.35) … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/5-7), individually finished fourth in the 100-back (51.10), fifth in the 200-IM in 1:56.82 and seventh in the 100-fly in 52.67 … also aided the 200-medley relay team to fourth place in 1:34.98 as the leadoff swimmer at the winter invite … swam two individual NCAA “B” cut times as a freshman.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … intern at Robert Bosch LLC ... Research Assistant and the MIT Aerospace Controls Laboratory.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Hampton Roads Academy … lettered twice … NCSA Junior National qualifier…first team all-conference … second team all-state … school record holder in 100 backstroke (52.22) … career-best in 100 fly: 52.95 … career-best in 100 breast: 58.61 … competed for South Eastern Virginia Aquatics … 2014 Scholastic All-American … graduated cum laude … Junior Engineer Technical Society … Rensselaer Medalist.