Kent M. Swig was one of the many alumni and donors to make the The Brown Rugby Field possible. The field was dedicated on October 16, 2004 with Ronald Dalgliesh ’91, then current Brown Sports Foundation Executive Director, presiding over the ceremony. An additional dedication was held on October 16, 2010 in a ceremony that unveiled the permanent plaque naming the field after David Zucconi who was the founder of Brown Rugby in 1960 and who also served as an executive in Brown’s Sports Foundation over the last 40 years.
For more information visit the Brown Rugby Field Dedication page at Brown University.
Following his surgery in December 2009, Kent M. Swig progresses in his rehabilitation under trainer Frank D’Elia, and has now made a full recovery. Learn more about Kent’s road to recovery from injury.
In June 2002, Kent Swig participated in the RJA Memorial Mighty Montauk Triathlon.. Kent finished the race in 2 hours, 30.08 minutes, placing 29th in his age group. Over 500 men and women accompanied Swig in the race.
Since this race Kent Swig has undergone two complicated shoulder surgeries; with the help of his trainer and physical therapist, Frank D’Elia, he is looking forward to once again participate in this triathlon.
For over 27 years Montauk has hosted a one mile swim, twenty two mile bike ride and a six point two mile run to raise money for Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Montauk Senior Nutrition Center; East Hampton PBA and the Montauk Ambulance Squad.
In 2009, the event attracted over five hundred and seventy participants.
Find out more about the Montauk Triathlon.
Kent Swig competed as a springboard diver for 4 years competing on both the one and three meter boards on the varsity swim team at Brown University.