Men's Swimming & Diving

    Carsten Vissering
    Carsten  Vissering


    Bethesda, Md.

    High School:
    Georgetown Prep





    Five Trojans Named To Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

    Nine USC swimmers, divers overall earn honors.


    Huge Final Night, USC Finishes Sixth At NCAA Championships

    Carter, Condorelli, Enos, Mulcare all reach A finals on last day.


    Carter, Vissering, Tribuntsov All NCAA Finalists On Night 3 Of Championships

    Trojans still seventh with one day remaining.


    Carter Reaches NCAA Final In 50 Free, Trojans Shatter School Mark In 400 Medley Relay

    Trojans seventh overall after second day despite Thursday morning relay DQ.


    Trojans In Indianapolis, Racing At NCAA Championships

    USC led by three Pac-12 champs, looking to return to top 10.

    This Season: Carsten Vissering is a 2017 sophomore who is one of the top breaststrokers in the NCAA and figures to challenge for a Pac-12 title as well as build on his NCAA point scoring debut last year. He is also a strong sprint freestyler who can help on relays.

    2016: Vissering competed in three events at the 2016 NCAA Championships as a freshman, scoring with a 16th-place finish in the 200y breast (1:56.00) after he qualified for the B final with a 1:54.73, 0.44 out of the A final. He also was 26th in the 100y breast (53.25) and swam on Troy's 18th place 200y medley relay ... At the 2016 Pac-12 Championships, Vissering blasted a PR 52.41 to finish second in the 100y breast after a 52.50 prelim swim. He next won the B final of the 200y breast with a PR of 1:54.09, just 0.08 off teammate Steven Stumph's winning time in the A final. He was also 26th in the 50y free (20.62) and swam on USC's second-place 200y and 400y medley relays ... He won the 100y breast in USC's wins over Cal and Stanford ... At the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, he was 25th in the 100m breast (1:01.76) and 36th in the 200m breast (2:17.49).

    High School: Vissering, who attended Georgetown Prep in Washington D.C., is a prep All-American and a three-time All-Met first teamer. He was a three-time winner in the 100y breast and 200y IM at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Championships between 2013-15 ... He is the former NAG (15-16) record holder in the 100m breast and enters USC as the NAG (17-18) record holder in the 200y and 400y medley relays ... He was a two-time winner at the 2015 NCSA Junior Nationals, capturing the 50m (28.23) and 100m breast (1:00.86) and was second in the 200m breast (2:14.65) ... At the 2015 U.S. Winter Nationals he was fourth in the `C' final of the 100m breast (1:03.11) and 39th in the 200m breast (2:21.66) ... Vissering represented the U.S. at the 2015 World University Games and clocked a PR in the 50m breast (27.93), taking eighth ... At the 2014 U.S. Nationals, he was 11th in the 100m breast, 13th in the 50m breast and 20th in the 200m breast and he was second in both the 50y and 200y breast at the 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships ... He won bronze in the 400m medley relay (prelims) at the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships.

    Club: Nation's Capitol.

    Personal: Vissering was born on May 13, 1997 ... He is a global studies major.


    Event Time
    50-yard free20.62
    100-yard free46.25
    100-yard breast52.41
    200-yard breast1:54.09
    200-yard IM1:48.10