One of the Pirates' top dual meet swimmers ... Expected to be one of the fastest freestyle swimmers on the team.
At ECU: Earned his first varsity letter as a freshman ... 2007 Conference USA Championship participant.
Before ECU: Graduated from Texas Tech High School in Lubbock, Texas ... Swam for Walton Waves Swim Club coached by Yarko Foltyon ... Junior National Qualifier in the 200 and 500 freestyle ... Georgia high school state champion and record holder.
Personal: Born April 2, 1988 ... Parents are Forrest and Deborah Briese. Top Collegiate Times: 200 Free - 1:43.91; 500 Free - 4:38.99