Christian Swenson
Christian Swenson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Evanston, Ill.
High School: Loyola Academy
Major: Undecided
Dream Job: Stay at home dad
Favorite Place on Campus: Tisch library
Favorite Professional Athlete: Connor Dwyer
Favorite Pregame Meal: Bagel
Pregame Superstition: Same warm-up
Hobbies: Running

2017 (Junior): In his junior campaign he raced in five different races for the Jumbos... In the Purple Valley Classic he finished second for Tufts with a time of 27:29.4....ran in the NESCAC Championship for Tufts, placing 41st, which was fourth for the Jumbos.

2016 (Sophomore): During his sophomore season he raced in four different races for the Jumbos...opened the season at the Bates Invitational on September 17th where he finished 49th...ran in the prestigious Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh and was the seventh Tufts finisher there...ran in his second NESCAC Championship on October 29th at Colby as he finished 41st and was the fourth finisher for the Jumbos, who finished tied for third...ran at the NCAA Regional Championships at Westfield State on November 12th and finished 52nd overall and as the fourth Jumbo finisher. 

2015 (Freshman): Raced in five different events for the Jumbos during his freshman campaign...made his collegiate debut at the Bates Inviational on September 19th where he finished ninth overall...raced in the All-New England Championship varsity race with Division I, II and III runners  and finished 113th overall and was the fifth Tufts finisher...competed in his first NESCAC Championship on October 31st at Wesleyan where he finished 61st...made his NCAA debut at the NCAA Regional on November 14th at Connecitcut College where he was 33rd overall and the fifth Tufts finisher and the Jumbos finished third out of 55 total teams...traveled with the Jumbos to Wisconsin-Oshkosh for the NCAA Championships and was the only freshman to do so, finishing as the seventh Tufts finisher and 214th overall.

Before Tufts: Ran cross country and track at Loyola Academy...posted times of 4:18.69 in the 1600m, 2:02 in the 800m, 9:23 in the 3200m and 15:04 in the three mile during high school.

Personal: Son of Pam and Todd...has two siblings, Evan (24) and Ian (21), Evan, is on the swim team at played basketball and father was a swimmer.