Baruch Swimming Alum appears on Telemundo 47 New York Newscast

Baruch alum and star swimmer R. Michael Shiwnath (2006-07 to 2008-09; 2010-11) was interviewed on Telemundo Channel 47 newscast on Tuesday July 8th.

Known as Mikey during his undergraduate studies, he was asked how swimmers should watch out for currents on beaches this summer and watch out for colorful warning flags.

He is a 17-year veteran lifeguard at Jones Beach on Long Island.

Her portion of the interview can be viewed starting at 1:35 on the video link below.


Shiwnath was a four year old swimmer for the Bearcats. He holds various school and CUNYC records in addition to winning a host of individual CUNYAC awards such as Performer of the Year (2007-08, 2010-11), Outstanding Performer of the Finals (2007-08), Rookie of the Year (2007 – 08), and also Sportsmanship of the Year (2010-11).

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