Riley Spitser
Riley  Spitser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Bernardo HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Back, Free

Experience:
3V


07/06/2016

64 Spartan Student-Athletes Honored As Academic All-MW

The Spartans finished the 2015-16 school year with 135 academic all-conference honors.

07/06/2016

64 Spartan Student-Athletes Honored As Academic All-MW

The Spartans finished the 2015-16 school year with 135 academic all-conference honors.

06/26/2016

Three Women’s Swimmers & Divers Receive Scholar All-America Honors

Diver Cari Reiswig and backstroke specialist Colleen Humel earn the honor again.

06/12/2016

Swimmers Brenna Bushey & Colleen Humel Post Olympic Trials Qualifying Times

Three Spartans now are headed to the U.S. Olympic team qualifying meet.

05/28/2016

100-Plus Student-Athletes, Coaches & Staff Celebrate University Commencement

15 student-athletes are graduating as cum laude, summa cum laude or magna cum laude.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her third season with the Spartans... One of the top freestyle swimmers in school history... Earned All-Mountain West Conference honors in the 200 free for the 2013-14 season... Enters the 2014-15 season as the school recordholder in the 200, 500, 1,000 and 1,650 freestyles... Earned All-Mountian West Conference honors in 200 free, 500 free and 1650 free for the the 2014-15 season... A 2013-14 and 2014-15 recipient of the All-Mountain West Conference Academic Award.

2013-14: Received All-Mountain West honors following her seventh place finish in the 200 free (1:48.07) at the 2014 Mountain West Championships ... Set school records in the 200 free (1:48.07), 500 free (4:47.85), 1,000 free (10:09.97) and 1,650 free (16:48.87)... Received the team's Performance of the Year award at the annual awards banquet for winning the Mountain West 500 free consolation championship with her school record time.

2012-13: Established career best marks in the 500 free (5:00.40), 1000 free (10:18.08), and 1650 free (17:29.17)... Finished first in the 500 free at UC Santa Cruz (11/3)... A member of the winning 1500 (3x500) free relay team at the University of San Diego Relay Invitational (1/5)... Was first in the 1000 free against Fresno State (2/2).

RANCHO BERNARDO HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego, Calif. in 2012... Lettered all four years (Coach Tim Oelgetz)...Won Coaches Award in 2010 and MVP in 2011...Earned All-America distinction in the 200 free relay in 2009 and the 500 free in 2011 and 2012...Division I San Diego Section 500 free Champion as a junior and senior...Named Palomar Athlete of the Year in 2012 and earned all-league honors in the 500 free... Best times included 24.1 in the 50 free, 52.34 in the 100 free, 1:51.43 in the 200 free, 4:54.12 in the 500 free, 10:15.03 in the 1000 free, 17:03 in the 1650, 58.86 in the 100 back, and 2:08 in the 200 back.

RILEY: A communication studies major... Swam for the Blue Fins Swim Team (Coach Steve Marksbury)... Awarded club's Best Mental Attitude Award in 2011...A native from San Diego, Calif.

Event Career Best Date Meet (Location)
500 Free 4:47.85 02/20/2014 Mountain West Championships(San Antonio, Texas)
1000 Free 10:09.96 02/22/2014 Mountain West Championships(San Antonio, Texas)
1650 Free 16:48.87 02/22/2014 Mountain West Championships(San Antonio, Texas)