Swam the fastest times for Golden Ram Aquatics in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free in club history...NCSA Junior National qualifier in the 500 free...Swam for Erin Carey at Unionville...Earned division titles 2009-11... Named a Scholastic All-American in 2011 as well as winning the PIAA District 1 500 freestyle event...State finalist in the 500 free in 2011, serving as captain...Earned section qualifiers in the 200, 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyle events...Named to 2011 All-State Swim Team by the Pennsylvania High School Coaches Association as well as First Team All-Area in Chesterfield County...2011 NISCA State Top 16 500 free swimmer...Four-year letterwinner.
Matthew James Drohan was born August 24, 1994 in Richmond, Va. to Cheryl and Jim Drohan...Has two sisters, twins named Megan and Kaitlyn... Intends to get into the field of bio-medical engineering after college.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of the Eberly College of Science is world-renowned and the training and coaching of the PSU swim program will help me reach my full potential. I'm really excited to be part of this close-knit and dedicated team."