Paul Soley
Paul Soley


Lebanon, N.J.

High School:
Mother of Divine Grace



Wolverines Achieve 15 NCAA Cuts at Michigan First Chance Meet

Men's Swimming Achieves 15 NCAA Cuts at U-M First Chance Meet


This Week in Michigan Men's Swimming & Diving #10

Men's Swimming & Diving to Play Host to First Chance Meet This Weekend


U-M Utilizes Depth to Swim Past Purdue for Dual Triumph

Men's Swimming & Diving Utilizes Depth to Swim Past Purdue


Michigan Leads Wire to Wire to Win Hawkeye Invite

Men's Swimming & Diving Completes Hawkeye Invite Title Win


Maize & Blue Increases Lead After Day Two in Iowa

Men's Swimming & Diving Increases Lead After Day Two in Iowa

At Michigan ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2014) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014).

Junior (2014-15) ... Swam two events vs. Indiana, Texas and Louisville (Oct. 24-25) and at Iowa (Oct. 3-4).

Sophomore (2013-14) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships Meets ... NCAA Championships (March 27-29): Did not qualify ... Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1): Did not swim ... Regular Season ... Swam three events at the Univ. of Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24), finishing fourth in the 500-yard freestyle and fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle ... took fourth in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:31.58) vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Freshman (2012-13) ... Swam three events vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ...took second in the 1,650-yard freestyle against Purdue (Jan. 12) ... swam three events at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ...swam the 1,000-yard freestyle at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ...swam three events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ...swam three events, including a second-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle, in collegiate debut vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).

Prep ... Mother of Divine Grace (2012) ... 14-time state champion ... member of three state championship-winning teams ...Academics/Extracurriculars ... Three-time Scholastic All-American ... National Society of High School Scholars ... graduated in top 10 percent of class.

Club/International ... Berkeley Aquatic Club (2009-12) ... National Championships (2009-11) ... Junior National Championships (2009-11) ...

Personal ... Paul Gabriel Soley was born Jan. 12, 1994 ... son of John and Maria Soley ... father, John, played basketball at Drew University (1981-83) ... sister, Teresa, swam at Washington & Lee University (2009-11) ... enrolled in School of Literature, Science and the Arts ... open major.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
200-yard Freestyle 1:41.73 11/23/2013
500-yard Freestyle 4:28.39 11/22/2013
1,650-yard Freestyle 15:39.36 2/23/2014
100-yard Butterfly 50.30 2/23/2014