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Max Polianski

Player profile

position
Fly/IM
year
Senior
hometown
Auckland, New Zealand
high school
Liston College High School

Top Times

200 fly: 1:42.09

200 IM: 1:45.12

100 fly: 46.97

400 IM : 3:48.29

2019-20

Finished in fifth place in the 200 fly (1:51.33) at No. 9 Florida…took sixth in the 200 IM (1:54.72) and fifth in the 200 fly (1:52.09) at Georgia Tech…was fourth in the 200 fly (1:51.22) and 400 IM (4:08.85) in the win over Minnesota…was sixth in the 200 IM (1:56.87) and seventh in the 200 fly (1:52.72) against Duke…competed in the 200 fly (1:53.48) and 200 IM (1:56.46) at No. 12 Notre Dame.

2018-19

Qualified for his second NCAA Championships in the 200 fly where he finished 23rd with a time of 1:42.63…placed 14th in the 400 IM (3:48.43) after swimming a personal best of 3:48.29 in prelims at ACCs… was also 13th in the 200 fly (1:44.02) and 16th in the 200 IM (1:47.35)… was seventh in the 100 fly (50.65) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:06.87) before winning the 200 fly (1:50.46) against Alabama…finished sixth in the 200 fly at the GT Invite with a time of 1:45.29…was also sixth in the 200 IM (1:47.07), ninth in the 400 IM (3:54.51) and 10th in the 100 fly (50.43) after posting a time of 47.81 in prelims.

2017-18

Qualified for his first career NCAA Championships in the 200 fly where he placed 24th with a time of 1:43.17…turned in his personal best swim in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships with a time of 46.97… was seventh in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships (1:45.59) after swimming a personal best of 1:45.12 in prelims…placed 16th in the 400 IM and 10th in the 200 fly…swam his personal best 200 fly in a time trial at ACCs at 1:42.44…finished fourth in the 200 IM (1:46.91) third in the 400 IM (3:49.59) at the GT Invite…also added a 10th place finish in the 100 fly after swimming a personal best of 47.59 in prelims…placed fourth in the 200 fly at 1:45.71…member of the ACC Honor Roll

2016-17:

Scored points in the 400 IM at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:51.17…placed seventh in the 200 fly with a final time of 1:45.03 after swimming a personal best in prelims of 1:44.64 at the UGA Invite…added a 12th place finish in the 200 IM (1:46.06) and was also 11th in the 400 IM (3:49.48)…also swam in the C final of the 100 fly following a career best time in prelims of 48.19…was selected as the Rookie of the Year at the end of the year banquet…member of the ACC Honor Roll

Prep:

A member of New Zealand’s national team…is the reigning national champ in the 200 fly.

Personal:

Born May 18, 1996…son of Igor and Larissa Polianski…his father¬†¬†won the gold medal in 200 backstroke at the 1988 Olympics for the USSR in Seoul. He also held the World Record in the 100 back from March 15-Aug. 12, 1988.