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  Benjamin Solari
Benjamin Solari

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hazlewood, Mo.

Last College:
Univ. of New Orleans

Position:
BR/IM

02/27/2012

Eleven Panthers Earned All-Big East Honors This Season

Several school records fell during the 2012 Big East Championship.

02/19/2012

Men's Swimming and Diving Finishes Third at the 2012 Big East Championship

Freshman Jon Lierley set a school record in the 200 fly.

02/18/2012

Men's Swimming Prepares for the Final Night of Big East Championship Action

Tonight's events resume at 6 p.m.

02/17/2012

Several Records Fall For Men's Swimming and Diving

Pitt's 400 medley relay team earns All-Big East honors.

02/16/2012

Morne Boshoff Advances to the Finals of the 500 Free

Six others will compete in the consolation finals tonight.

2011 - 2012: Earned All-Big East honors as part of the 200 medley relay team that established a school record with an NCAA provisional time and a second-place finish...touched for eighth in the 100 breast with an NCAA B cut...finished sixth in the 200 breast with an NCAA B cut and team-best 1:58.73...recorded an individual season low in the 200 IM (1:49.67) at the Big East Championship... assisted the 400 medley relay team to gold at the Pitt Invitational...claimed second in the 100 breast and the 200 breast in the same home meet...finished second in the 200 breast at Buffalo (Oct. 21)...earned second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast while aiding the 200 medley's first-place finish at St. Bonaventure (Oct. 22)...swam on the winning 200 medley relay team at the same meet...finished third in 200 IM against Louisville (Nov. 4)...tallied third in the 200 free against Cincinnati (Nov. 11)...member of the winning 200 medley relay team against Maryland (Jan. 13)...placed third in the 200 breast...captured second in the 200 medley relay and third in the 100 breast and 200 breast at Virginia (Jan. 28)...placed second in the 100 fly at the senior meet (Feb. 4).

2010 - 2011: Named the Panther Triad Award winner at the conclusion of the season...posted a season-best in the consolation final of the 200 free at ECAC...went under two minutes in the 200 breast for the first time during the season to finish fifth overall with a NCAA provisional time at the Big East Championships...finished eighth in 100 breast at the Big East meet...also fifth in the 200 breast and 200 IM at the BEC...finished in the Big East Top 10 for the 100 breast...named Pitt Performer of the Meet after winning the 400 IM and 200 breast in the dual meet against Cincinnati...assisted the 400 medley relay team in a first-place finish against Louisville...placed second overall in the 100 breast against St. Bonaventure...finished second in the 200 breast during the Buffalo meet...a member of the winning 400 medley relay team against the Bulls.

At New Orleans: Set school records in the 400 IM and 200 breast at New Orleans...Missouri high school state champion in the 100 breast and 200 IM...best times were 56.01 in the 100 breast, 1:59.52 in the 200 breast and 3:59.93 in the 400 IM.