Andrew Rutherfurd Athlete Profile

Andrew Rutherfurd

Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke Height: 5-11 Weight: 175 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2008 | 2010-2014 Hometown: Alpharetta, GA Last School: Chattahoochee High School

Personal

  • Parents are John and Ana Rutherfurd
  • Mother lives in Bolivia and father lives in Peru
  • Siblings are Veronica, Stephanie and Jonathan
  • Has dual citizenship, having lived from ages 9 to 16 in Bolivia
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Monterrey East, Mexico (2008-2010)
  • Represented Bolivia in the 2012 London Olympics in the 100 freestyle
  • Majoring in finance

Before BYU

  • Named high school swim team MVP during senior year
  • Athletic Academic Award (2006, 2007)
  • Student Athlete of the week award
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution Northside Swimmer of the Year
  • High School State Champion in 200 IM and 100 breaststroke
  • State champion in 4 x 100 free relay in junior year
  • All-State first team (2006, 2007)
  • 2007 All-America honors in 200 IM and 100 breaststroke
  • Set school record in 4 x 50 medley relay, 4 x 100 Free Relay, 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke
  • Has competed in 2008 at Manchester, England


2010-2011 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted, but was eligible for the MWC Scholar-Athlete award

2011-2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in six dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied three first-place finishes on the season
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • Qualified as one of two Bolivians for the London Olympics at the Fina Aquatic World Championships in Shanghai, China in the summer of 2011
  • Swam a personal best at London Games in 100 Free (52.57) finishing fifth in heat
  • Competed in the South American Championships in Brazil in March of 2012
  • Ranked second for Cougars in the 200 IM (1:50.40) and the 400 IM (3:57.69), third in the 200 Breast (2:03.16) and fifth in the 100 Breast (59.28)
  • Ranked 10th in conference in the 200 IM and 12th in the 400 IM

2012-2013 | Junior Year

  • Competed in eight meets for the Cougars
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team in the 200 IM (1:49.68)
  • At MPSF meet he finished eighth in 200 IM, ninth in the 200 Breast and 10th in the 100 Breast
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • Won the Cougar Club Memorial Junior Award
  • Ranked first on the team in the 100 Breast (55.08) and 200 Breast (2:00.31) and third in the 200 IM (1:49.47) and 400 IM (4:04.06)

2013-2014 | Senior Year

  • Placed second in the 100 free (47.28) against Colorado Mesa
  • Placed second in the 200 IM (1:54.18) against Seattle
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200 breast (2:07.22) against Seattle
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team for performance 200 free relay (1:19.91)
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 200 IM (1:49.99), 400 medley relay (3:14.66), 100 breast (55.42), 200 breast (2:02.44), 400 free relay (3:00.01)