Swimmers look to qualify for Olympic Trials at the long course meet.
Panthers return 15 finalists and set three school records.
Zach Lierley, Kourosh Ahani and David Sweeney all set school records.
Sean Heiden became the second swimmer in school history to swim the 50 free in less than 20 seconds.
CAREER: Member of Pitt's 800 free relay school record team (6:28.61) that set the mark at the 2014 ACC Championships.
2015-16: Took fourth in the 100 fly, and helped 200 medley relay team to third place at Virginia Tech/Notre Dame…Placed 2nd in 200 butterfly, and participated in 400 medley relay and 400 yard IM at Bucknell...Helped his relay team place 2nd in the 200 yard medley relay, while also taking second in the 200 yard butterfly (1:51.93) and competing in the 100 yard butterfly and 200 yard IM against Georgia Tech... Finished second place in the 200 fly, seventh in the 100 fly, was part of the second place 400 freestyle relay and the fourth place 200 medley relay at Duke in the season opener.
2014-15: Against St. Bonaventure, finished fourth in the 100 free and helped Pitt post the fastest time in the 200 free relay ... At the Pitt Invite, participated in two consolation finals, placing 11th in the 200 free and 12th in the 50 free ... Swam in the 100 free and 200 free at AT&T Winter Nationals ... Finished fourth in the 100 free against West Virginia ... Won the 50 free and placed third in the 100 free at Denison ... Swam to first in the 100 free and helped Pitt to first in the 200 free relay at Villanova ... At the ACC Championships, placed 18th overall swimming in the 200 free C Final, and set lifetime bests in both the 50 free and 200 free.
2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Finished third in the 200 freestyle against Bucknell...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, he took first place in the 800 yard freestyle relay and finished second in the 100 yard freestyle...Competed in the AT&T Winter Nationals where he placed eleventh in the 200 free relay with a season best time (1:20.63) and eleventh in the 400 free relay...Finished second in the 100 free against Denison...Swam in the school record setting 800 free relay at the ACC Championships...Swam in the bonus final of the 200 freestyle and the 100 freestyle at the ACC Championships.
2012-13: Won the 50 free (21.58) while placing fifth in the 100 fly against St. Bonaventure...also participated in the 200 medley and free relays, finishing first and third respectively...Part of the winning 400 free relay against Virginia where he also placed fifth in the 50 free (21.71)...Against Cincinnati he placed fourth in both the 100 fly and 50 free...At the Western PA Invitational, he was on the winning team for the 200 yard freestyle relay...he also placed second in the 200 yard free.
High School: Graduated from Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Fla....was Metro champion, District champion, and runner-up at Regional and State...named All-America in all individual events and relays his senior year...named Winter Park Swim Team MVP that year.
Personal: Full name is Avery Michael Brendon Warrington...born February 26, 1994...son of Erin Warrington...plays upright bass, and was named Most Improved Bass as a senior...also earned the Outstanding Service Achievement Award in orchestra that year.
|Warrington's Personal Best Performances
||52.91||10/20/2012||vs. St. Bonaventure|
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