|Club||Janet Huffman||Duke City Aquatics||Albuquerque||NM|
|High School||Bryant Shuey, Ruben Kimmelman|
NTSC Selection Camp - May 2013
Current swim times:
New Mexico High School Water Polo League (NMHSWPL), March-May (season)
USA Water Polo Olympic Development Program (ODP):
• 2013 – Selected to and participated in National Team Selection Camp, May 24-27
Club Water Polo Activities:
High School and Club Swimming:
Academics and Interests:
My name is Conor Shuey, a senior from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and avid water polo player. I have been playing water polo since I was seven years old, starting off in a summer league program and joining club polo with Duke City Aquatics in sixth grade. I have attended the Mountain Zone Championships in Kearns, Utah, almost every year since I began playing with DCA. I played on a DCA 16U team at the 2012 Junior Olympics and with Team Vegas Henderson 18U squad at the 2013 Junior Olympics. I was a Top-8 player on TVH, which finished 7-2 and in 13th place in the Platinum Bracket.
I train with Duke City Aquatics for almost sixteen hours a week, with two-a-day practices twice a week, along with practicing and playing with the New Mexico Masters twice a week for two hours each practice. I also do three to four hours a week of weight training at a local gym, continuing a practice I began in the 9th grade at Albuquerque High School (AHS). In total, I practice roughly 26 hours each week in combined water polo, swimming, and weight training.
I have been swimming competitively since 6th grade. I was the AHS boys Most Valuable Swimmer in my freshman and junior years, and Most Improved Swimmer in my sophomore year when I missed two months to an injury. My fastest split in the 4x100-yard freestyle relay was :48.10 in February 2013, and I hold the AHS record for the 100-yard breast stroke with a time of 1:00.91. I also finished my junior year with a 200-yard IM time of 1:59.53, which was the sixth-best time at the state meet. I intend to continue improving my times in swimming in my senior year to further develop my quickness and speed in water polo.
I am highly motivated in both swimming and water polo, and am also a hardworking student. I have taken numerous Advancement Placement courses, including in math and science, and my GPA through 11th grade is approximately 3.5, My goal is to play water polo in college ball, along with pursuing course work in physical therapy.