Bucknell University
Bucknell Men's Swimming and Diving BIO
 Charlie McFarland

Career Entering 2018-19: Scored 50 points at the Patriot League Championships and seven points at the ECAC Championships ... owns  the program's fifth-best time in the 50 freestyle (20.47), fifth-best time in the 100 breaststroke (56.15) and sixth-best time in the 100 freestyle (45.34) ... member of seven relay teams with top-10 times, including the school record holding 200 medley (1:29.52), 400 medley (3:16.51) and 400 freestyle (3:00.29) relay teams ... one win in an individual event ... three-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2017-18 (Junior): Scored 21 points at the Patriot League Championships behind eighth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke, 11th-place finish in the 50 freestyle and 13th-place finish in the 100 freestyle ... swam Bucknell's fifth-fastest time in the 100 breaststroke (56.15) and sixth-fastest time in the 100 freestyle (45.34) during the preliminaries ... member of bronze medalist 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams and fourth-place 400 freestyle relay team ... 400 medley relay team set school record (3:16.51) while the other two clocked top-10 times ... at the ECAC Championships, took 13th in the 200 IM and 14th in the 200 breaststroke ... was a member of the sixth-place 200 medley relay team, sixth-place 400 freestyle relay team and seventh-place 400 medley relay team ... also swam the 100 butterfly and 800 freestyle relay ... best individual finish was a runner-up showing in the 100 freestyle against Boston University ... member of fifth-place 200 freestyle relay team and sixth-place 400 medley relay team at the Bucknell Invite ... took 11th in the 50 freestyle and 15th in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke at that event ... took 42nd in the 50 freestyle at the USA Winter Nationals.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Scored 20 points at the Patriot League Championships, finishing sixth in the 50 free and 10th in the 100 breaststroke ... also took 17th in the 100 free and was on the second-place 200 medley relay, the fifth-place 200 free relay, and the fifth-place 400 free relay ... competed at the ECAC Championships, taking 19th in the 200 breaststroke, 23rd in the 200 IM, and 33rd in the 200 free ... swam on the eighth-place 200 medley relay, the ninth-place 200 free relay, and the ninth-place 400 medley relay ... competed in eight events during the season (100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 IM, 200 IM, 400 IM) ... eight top-three finishes ... won the 200 free at the Bison Invite ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Freshman): Scored nine points at the Patriot League Championships with a 13th-place finish in the 100 breaststroke, a 14th-place finish in the 100 free and a 15th-place finish in the 200 IM, posting season-best times in all three events ... also swam a leg on the 400 free relay team that took fourth ... swam in eight different events during the season (50 breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 IM, 200 IM) ... had seven top-five finishes ... took third in both the 100 breaststroke and 100 free at Colgate ... was on four first-place relay teams, including three in the 200 free relay and one in the 400 free relay ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Scarsdale High School … team captain as a senior … named team MVP in 2014 and 2015 … four-time all-league selection … three-time all-section selection … four-time state qualifier … gained All-America consideration … four-time Journal News all-star in 2014-2015 … named Section 1 Swimmer of the Year … finished career with school records in 50 free, 100 breaststroke, 200 and 400 free relay, and 200 medley relay … Section 1 champion and meet record-holder in 100 breaststroke … helped lead team to 2015 Section 1 championship title … team was four-time conference champion and had four undefeated dual-meet seasons … holds team records in multiple age groups and events with Empire Swimming and Pelham Country Club teams … three-time NCSA Junior Nationals qualifier and finalist … qualified for 2015 USA Winter Junior Nationals … Arena Pro Series qualifier … five-time Westchester County Champion and six-time Westchester County Swim Conference champion … holds 17-U 100 breaststroke record in both leagues.

Personal:
Charles Amen McFarland … born February 9, 1997 in White Plains, New York … son of Bill and Tricia McFarland … mother played tennis at Providence College … has two siblings, Carter and Tanner … brother Carter (Class of 2016) is a member of swimming and diving team at Loyola University Maryland … aunt, Regina Schweitzer, played tennis at Fairfield University … aunt, Kerry Walker, played tennis at Villanova University ... double major in political science and economics.

Position: Free/Breast/IM
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scarsdale, N.Y.
High School: Scarsdale
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