Fairfield Men's Swimming & Diving BIO
Phillip Zyskowski
Player Profile:
Phillip Zyskowski 2876648
Position: Free
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Stamford, Conn.
High School: Westhill High School

Holds Fairfield’s record in the 1500m freestyle (17:02.47).

2016-17: Set two personal bests at the Terrier Invitational in November in the 100 freestyle (49.36) and 200 freestyle (1:46.89). Set the school record in the 1500m freestyle against St. Francis Brooklyn on January 14 with a time of 17:02.47. And at the MAAC Championships, set three personal bests in the 500 freestyle (4:45.46), 1000 freestyle (9:39.78) finishing eighth, and 1650 freestyle (16:36.40) finishing 14th. His 500 time ranks fifth fastest in program history, his time in the 1000 is second best, and his 1650 time is also fifth best. 

Before Fairfield: For the last four years swam for coach Jamie Barone (winner of 2006 US National Championship in 400 IM relay for Team Wolverine with Michael Phelps) at Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club in Stamford, Conn. In March of 2016, was a finalist in the 50 free and 100 free at Speedo Sectional Long Course meet in Buffalo, NY. At the same meet, was a part of the 200 free relay team that placed second. Was a member of  the Greenwich Dolphins since 2012 and is the Connecticut and Resident Record holder in 200 LC freestyle relay for boys 13/14. Between 2008 and 2016, Zyskowski was ranked each year in the top 16 swimmers in Connecticut. In 2008 and 2010, he represented Connecticut at the Eastern Zone LC Championship meets.  In 2013 and 2014, participated in Swim Across America to raise many for cancer research.

Personal: Son of Anna and Ziggy Zyskowski… Has one brother, Kevin (15)… Major is Pre Med.

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