2016-17: Robert had a big impact on the distance races throughout his sophomore campaign. In the 1650-free, he posted a 16:29.95, good enough for 13th place at the Horizon League Championships. That time also bumps him up to fourth-best all-time in the Valpo record books. He also moved into the Top 10 in the 1000-free with a time of 10:19.17, garnering him the tenth spot on the list. Both races were second-best on the team. Robert climbed to seventh-best all-time and third-best in the 500-free, coming in at 4:45.32. His 200-breast time of 1:46.57 was good for fourth-best on the team, while his 200-breast put him third-best. Robert also swam the 100-breast in 1:05.69. He helped put the 800-free relay in second place all-time in Valpo history at the HL Championships with a time of 6:56.73. Robert was selected to the 2017 All-Horizon League Academic Team.
2015-16: Ranked among Valpo's top distance swimmers in his first season as a Crusader ... was second-fastest swimmer on the team in the 500 free (4:48.36), 1000 free (10:25.66) and 1650 free (16:51.48) ... moved into fifth place in Valpo history in the 1650 and ninth in the 500 ... also posted top times over the course of the season of 24.78 in the 50 free, 1:47.91 in the 200 free, 1:09.06 in the 100 breaststroke, 2:18.11 in the 200 breaststroke and 2:09.98 in the 200 IM.