The Panthers will be back in action next weekend at conference rival Virginia
2013-2014: Finished second in the 50 freestyle against Bucknell... Finished third in the 100 freestyle against Bucknell...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, he took first place in the 200 yard freestyle relay and second place in the 200 medley relay...Finished fourth in the 50 freestyle at the Pitt Invite...Competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals where he finished eleventh in the 400-yard freestyle relay...Against Virginia, finished first in the 200 free relay...Broke the school record in the 200 medley relay at the ACC Championships...Set a personal best and season record in the 50 yard freestyle (20.03) at the ACC Championship...Earned a spot in the C final in the 100 freestyle at the ACC Championships.
2012-2013: Against St. Bonaventure, his first college meet, Heiden placed third in the 50 free (21.65) and second in the 200 free relay...Heiden finished first in the 400 freestyle relay against Virginia...would also take third place in the 100 butterfly (52.78) and fourth in the 50 freestyle...In an away meet against Cincinnati, Heiden placed second in the 50 free (21.61)...Placed third in the men's 50 yard freestyle and 400 yard freestyle relay against Notre Dame as well as swimming in 100 yard butterfly...Would finish first in the men's 200 yard freestyle at the Pitt Invitational...also reached the championship final of the 50 yard freestyle and finished second in the 200 yard medley relay...Swam to a fifth place finish in the men's 50 yard freestyle while also competing in the 100 free, 400 freestyle relay, and 200 yard medley relay against WVU...Helped both the 200 medley and freestyle relay teams to a first place finish at the Western PA Invitational. Also placed third in the 100 free and fourth in the 200 freestyle at the same meet.
High School: Graduate of Wilson High School in West Lawn, Pa. where he was a four time varsity letter winner for Wilson boy's swimming under head coach Roy Snyder...won the PIAA District 3 AAA gold medal in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay as a senior...led Wilson High School to a Central Penn League Team Championship, a District 3 second place finish and a ninth place finish at the PIAA State Championships as a captain during his senior season...also has three other Central Penn League Team Championships to his credit... holds school record in the 100 free with a time of 45.88...earned National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association Academic All-American honors as a senior...also named to the NISCA and PIAA All-American Swim as a senior as well as a junior...mentioned on both All-Berks County Swim Team and All-Central Pennsylvania League swim Team in 2011 and 2012...won two varsity letters in water polo... member of The National Society of High School Scholar and The World Language Honor Society.
Personal: Born Sean David Heiden on August 2, 1994...son of Robert and Donna Heiden...has an older brother, Kyle...majoring in Civil Engineering.