Justin Kermack
Justin Kermack
Year: Senior
Hometown: Durban, South Africa
High School: Clifton College
Event: Fly/Back/IM


Earned swimmer of the week during the season...was a finalist at the Winter USA Nationals...broke the 200 butterfly school record, along with winning the 200 butterfly at the conference Championship for the second year in a row.


Broke school record in the 200-yard butterfly (1:47.30) at the Horizon League Championships prelims, winning the event in the finals with a time of 1:47.48...Also had the team's top time in the 200 IM (1:50.76) and the 400 IM (3:54.93) on the season...Also won the 400 IM at the Horizon League Championships in a time of 3:54.53...Was on the winning team in the 400 medley relay at the League Championships...Kermack had the team's top time for the season in the 200 IM, 400 IM, and 200 butterfly

Named Horizon League `Newcomer of the Year' after he qualified for the finals in all three races he swam at the league meet...second in the 400 IM (3:59.05), sixth place in the 200 IM (1:51.97) and fourth in the 200 fly (1:48.40) at the Hrozion League Championships...broke the school record in the 200 fly twice, coming in with a time of 1:48.40...his 200 IM (1:51.97) was fastest on the team...also fastest Viking in the 400 IM (3:59.02)...third quickest on the team in 100 fly (50.85)...fifth best 200 back (1:58.43).

Medaled at the South African Open Shortcourse Championships two years in a row...two-time World Cup finalist...placed fourth at the South African Senior Nationals...selected to the KwaZulu-Natal travelling team...holds KwaZulu-Natal record in the 200 fly for the 17-18 year old age group.

Born July 2, 1991 in Durban, South Africa...son of Shar Kermack...also participated in water polo and tennis...environmental science major.