Bjorn Schantz
Bjorn Schantz
Year: Senior
Hometown: Loddekopinge, Sweden
High School: Polhemskolan
Last College: Free/IM

2005-06 - Junior Season

Staked claim as Horizon League's best swimmer, winning the league's Swim Athlete of the Year Award and was named the outstanding swimmer of the meet after winning four events at the league championships...set school records in the 200 free (1:39.15) and 500 free (4:24.65)...time in the 500 free was also a meet record at the league championships...set meet record with a first place finish in the 1,000 free (9:17.93) at the league championships...swam anchor leg of school and league meet record-setting 800 free relay team (6:41.87)...won the 1,650 free (15:38.81) at league championships...held four individual team top times and was part of two top-time relay teams...posted season-best time in 100 free (47.60) at the Cleveland City Meet (11/15).2004-05 - Sophomore Season

Recorded top team times in the 1,000 free (9:23.10) and 1,650 free (15:53.61) while posting the second-best marks in the 200 free (1:41.60), 500 free (4:33.59) and 400 IM (4:09.62)...finished second in the 1,000 and 1,650 free at the conference meet to claim second team All-Conference accolades in addition to a third-place mark in the 500 free...had runner-up finish at the league meet as member of 800 free relay...earned team Outstanding Newcomer and High Point awards.

High School

Was a national finalist in the 1,500 free...regional medalist in the 200 fly and 400, 800 and 1,500 free...attended Lund University before coming to Cleveland State.


Born Dec. 29, 1983...son of Lars and Gun Schantz...a marketing major...named to Dean's List...earned CSU's Athletic Academic Excellence Award in 2005.