Hank Weinberger
Hank Weinberger
Birth Date: 10/28/1989
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sebastopol, Calif.
High School: Analy HS
Position: Backstroke


Hank Weinberger's fastest times swam in 2009-10 include: 50 Freestyle in 22.27 at the Toshiba Classic (11/19-21) ... 100 Freestyle in 49.97 at the Cal Poly Shootout (11/06-07) ... 500 Freestyle in 5:14.07 at the Malibu Invitational (10/24) ... swam the fastest times on the team this season in the 100 Backstroke in 50.98 and 200 Backstroke in 1:51.06 at the Big West Championships (2/17-20) ... was a member of four of the fastest relay teams of the season, which include: 200 Freestyle in 1:23.84, 800 Freestyle in 6:49.59, 200 Medley in 1:32.83 and 400 Medley in 3:28.04, all taking place at the Big West Championships.


Fastest times swam in 2008-09 include: 50 Freestyle in 21.54 at the Big West Championships (2/25-28), the third fastest time recorded this season on the men's team ... 100 Freestyle in 49.08 at the Malibu Invitational (10/25) ... 200 Freestyle at 1:47.50 vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/1) ... 500 Freestyle in 5:07.51 at the Irvine Invitational (1/3) ... 100 Backstroke in 50.59, the second fastest time ever recorded in the program's history, and 200 Backstroke in 1:50.36, the third fastest time ever recorded in the program's history, at the Big West Championships, the fastest recorded times this season on the men's team in each event ... 400 IM in 4:47.22 at the Irvine Invitational.


Weinberger quickly established himself as a top backstroker for the Matadors as a freshman ... logged the team's second-best time in both events ... top time in the 100 Backstroke was five-hundredths of a second off of the all-time top-ten ... also had the Matadors; fourth-best time in the 1,000 Freestyle ... managed his top marks in the Backstroke at the Big West Championships ... top times: 50 Freestyle: 22.51, 500 Freestyle: 5:12.59, 1,000 Freestyle: 10:48.44, 100 Backstroke: 52.92, 200 Backstroke: 1:54.75.


Hank Weinberger swam four seasons for the Tigers and Coach Lehla Irwin ... named co-MVP his senior year ... was an all-section selection his sophomore, junior, and senior year ... earned All-Empire honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... tabbed co-MVP for his team as a senior ... helped lead his team to league championships in 2006 and 2007.


Born October 28, 1989 in Berkeley, Calif. ... parents are Steve and Janet Weinberger ... has one older sibling, sister Hannah ... favorites include Denzel Washington, Jessica Alba, the movie "Field of Dreams" and "Remember the Titans", and cheesesteak ... favorite athlete is Lenny Krayzelburg ... roots for the Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors ... was born five minutes after the A's defeated the Giants in the 1989 World Series ... greatest sports moment is making the top-eight as a freshman ... career highlight is finishing 11th in the 100 Backstroke and 12th in the 100 Freestyle at NCS as a senior ... likes to surf ESPN.com, and watch television, especially his favorite show "Pardon the Interruption" ... feels that getting up early each and every morning is the toughest thing about being an athlete ... would have Chris Ardoin play him if a movie were made about his life ... would love to switch places with Billy Beane (Oakland A's General Manager) for a day ... advises others to "don't give up, don't ever give up." (Jim Valvano) ... major is Business Management.

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