Completed a strong freshman campaign with a personal best performance at the conference championships ... Has the potential to be a varsity record holder.
At ECU: Turned in fastest 400 IM swim of the year at the 2006 Conference USA Invitational (4:12.09) ... Also recorded his fastest 200 IM (1:58.16) time of the season at the conference meet.
High School/Club: Swam for Swim Atlanta coached by Mark Minier ... Junior National Qualifier.
Personal: Born March 9, 1986 ... Parents are Ron and Pat Gutierrez ... Academic major is construction management.