Tirza Rentovich
Tirza Rentovich
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Susquehanna Township
Position: Free/Breast

Career Highlights

2018-19: As a junior, appeared in seven of 13 meets…competed in the freestyle and the breaststroke…missed the first six meets of the season while studying abroad…won two races and contributed one third-place finish…came in fourth in the 50 free at Wheaton on January 12…won the 100 free in a victory against Gordon on January 19…won the 50 breast with a season-best time of 34.06 and came in third in the 100 breast against Bridgewater State on February 2…recorded a career-best time in the prelims (24.83) and came in ninth in the B final of the 50 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 22-24…also recorded a season-best time while finishing sixth in the B final of the 100 free (54.24) and posted her top time of the year in the 100 breast prelims (1:11.80) at the conference meet.

2017-18: As a sophomore, competed in all 13 meets…took part mainly in the sprint freestyle events…recorded 11 victories, five second-place finishes and a pair of runner-up results…won both the 50 and 100 free in the season opener at UMass Dartmouth on October 28…came in second in the 50 free and 100 free against WPI, Brandeis and Smith on November 3…won the 100 free at Regis on November 11 and the 50 free and 100 free against Clark on November 18…came in seventh in the A final with a season-best time of 32.21 in the 50 breast at WPI’s Gompei Invitational on December 3…also finished third in the B final of the 100 free at the event…won the 50 free and 100 free at Western New England on January 8…came in second in the 100 free at Wheaton on January 13…finished first in the 50 free against Bentley on January 16…touched the wall first with a season-best time of 1:05.24 in the 100 fly and also won the 100 free against Gordon on January 20…came in second in the 50 free at Roger Williams on January 27…was victorious in the 50 free at Bridgewater State on February 3…won the B final with a school-record time of 53.64 in the 100 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 25…also recorded a season-best time in the 50 free (25.03) and a career-best time in the 100 breast (1:09.97) to place fifth in the B final of both events at the conference meet.

2016-17: As a first-year, competed in all 11 meets in the freestyle and breaststroke…won eight times, finished second on five occasions and posted four third-place results…came in first in the 50 free in her collegiate debut against UMass Dartmouth on October 29…came in second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free at WPI on November 4…won the 50 free and 100 breast against Norwich and Regis on November 12…followed it up by winning the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke at Simmons on November 15…touched the wall first in the 50 and 100 free, and was the runner up in the 100 butterfly against Clark on November 19…came in ninth in the 50 free at the Gompei Invitational on December 3…finished second in the 50 breaststroke and third in the 50 and 100 free at Wheaton on January 14…came in second with her top time of the season (25.28) in the 50 free at Bentley on January 17…won the 50 and 100 free against Bridgewater State on January 19…made the B final and finished 19th overall with a season-best time of 54.79 in the 100 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 19…also recorded her best time of the year (1:12.36) in the 100 breaststroke at the conference meet.

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