Men's swimming and diving held its season-ending awards banquet at the University Club.
Pitt held its annual Senior Awards Banquet at the Petersen Events Center this evening.
Several school records fell during the 2012 Big East Championship.
Freshman Jon Lierley set a school record in the 200 fly.
2011 - 2012: Recipient of the team academic award for the second consecutive year after earning a 4.0 GPA in rehabilitation sciences...named a CSCAA Academic All-American and 2012 American Eagle Outfitters Big East Institutional Scholar-Athletes..achieved All-Big East honors...set a school record and turned in a NCAA provisional time as a member of the 400 medley relay team...placed 11th in the 200 breast (2.01.23) at the Big East Championship...held the team's best time in the 100 breast (54.93) and was ranked among the team's top five in the 200 breast...garnered silver in the 200 breast and finished third in the 100 breast at St. Bonaventure (Oct. 22)....captured first in the 100 breast at the Pitt Invitational and in the dual meet against Cincinnati (Nov. 11)...touched first in the 100 breast and second in the 200 breast against West Virginia (Jan. 7)...claimed first in the 100 breast and second in the 200 breast during the Senior Meet (Feb. 4).
2010 - 2011: Assisted his 400 medley relay team in setting a national record at the Belgium National Championships...helped guide the 200 medley relay team to a NCAA provisional time and All-Big East finish at his first Big East Championship...placed in the top-10 of the 100 breast at that conference meet...finished 14th in the consolation final of the 200 breast..earned the team's Academic Award at the conclusion of the season...recorded a 4.0 in the fall...named Pitt Performer of the Meet at the 2011 Senior Recognition meet after he won the 100 breast and 200 breast...garnered second-place finishes as a member of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams during both the Maryland/Penn State and West Virginia meets...placed second in the 100 free at the Frank Elm Invite.
At Universite De Liege: A breaststroker with great international experience...has competed throughout Europe...best times were 1:04.31 in the long course meters 100 breast and 29.21 in the 50 breast.
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