Men's swimming and diving held its season-ending awards banquet at the University Club.
Wednesday's events include the 800 free and 200 medley relays.
2012-2013: Took fifth place in the men's 100 breast (1:02.63) against St. Bonaventure...Swam the 200 medley relay, 100 and 200 breastroke events against Virginia...Had a career-best in the 200 IM (2:02.63) at the Pitt Invitational...Earned a fourth place finish in the men's 200 yard backstroke, 400 yard freestyle relay, and 200 yard medley relay against West Virginia...Took fourth at the Western PA Invitational in the men's 200 yard medley relay.
2011-2012: Named the Most Improved Swimmer for the 2012 season...recorded a season-best effort and finished second in his heat of the 100 breast at the Big East Championship.
High School: Earned all-state and All-American honors as a member of his high school's 200 medley and 400 free relay teams...set state records with those relay teams...boasted Academic All-America honors...trained with John Flanagan, head coach of the NSCA Championship team.
Personal: Born July 23, 1992...son of Suzanne and John 'Sandy' Pidgeon Jr., both Pitt graduates...his father, swam for Pitt (1978-82)...has one sister, Ellie...enrolled in the Swanson School of Engineering.
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