Several school records fell during the 2012 Big East Championship.
Freshman Jon Lierley set a school record in the 200 fly.
15 Panthers will compete in the finals on day three.
Pitt's 400 medley relay team earns All-Big East honors.
Six others will compete in the consolation finals tonight.
2011 - 2012: Garnered All-Big East honors in the 500 free with an NCAA provisional time of 4.24.36 at the conference championships...placed ninth in the 400 IM (3:54.94) at the Big East Championship (Feb. 15)...held the team's top individual time in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free...claimed first in the 500 free and 1000 free at Buffalo (Oct. 21)...finished third in the 500 free and 1000 free against Louisville (Nov 4) and topped that performance with a win in the 500 free and second in the 200 free against a week later versus Cincinnati (Nov. 11)...captured a meet title in the 500 free and as part of the 800 free relay during the Pitt Invitational...finished second in the 1000 free against West Virginia (Jan. 7)...touched for third in the 1650 free against Maryland (Jan. 13)...member of the winning 400 medley relay during the meet against the Terps (Jan. 14)...captured second in the 200 back at the senior meet (Feb. 4).
2010 - 2011: Advanced to the finals in his first Big East Championship meet...among the Big East top 20 in the 500 free...aided in the 800 free relay team's fourth-place finish...posted a Big East top 10 performance in the 1,650 free...won the 500 free at the Maryland-Penn State tri-meet and 2011 Senior Recognition...set an individual record after winning the 500 free at the Frank Elm Invite...placed second overall in the 200 free at the same meet...posted a second-place finish with the 400 free relay...claimed first in the 1,000 free against both Notre Dame and St. Bonaventure.
At Kentucky: A transfer from Kentucky, he was a member of the 2009 SEC All-Freshman team after scoring in three events at the SEC Championships...finished third in the 400 IM and fifth in the 400 free at the 2008 South Africa Olympic trials.
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