The Florida State men's swim team had a strong day at the ACC Championships, capturing three events while rewriting the record books in four events.
50 Free: 20.53
100 Free: 43.75
200 Free: 1:37.85
100 Breast: 57.24
200 IM: 1:48.56
Three-Time NCAA Honorable Mention All-American
Five-Time ACC Champion
Three-Time ACC Academic Honor Roll
Olympic Trial Qualifier
2007-08: Redshirted to compete in Great Britain's Olympic Trials... placed ninth in the 50 free (23.01) and 100 free (50.14) at the British Olympic Trials.
2006-07: Qualified for the British Olympic Trials... earned his third career Honorable Mention All-American honor at the NCAA Championships (Mar. 15-17) as a part of the 800 free relay which finished 15th in a time of 6:30.40...finished 36th in the 100 free with a time of 44.14... played an integral role at the ACC Championships (Feb. 21-24) by having a hand in the scoring of 189 points...captured his first individual ACC title in the 100 free with an NCAA "B" cut time of 44.09...anchored the 400 medley relay squad which won the ACC crown with an NCAA "B" cut time of 3:14.25... carried the leadoff leg of the 400 free relay which earned the silver medal in an NCAA "B" cut time of 2:56.89, only 0.22 out of first place... swam the third leg of the 800 free relay which finished in second place with an NCAA "B" cut time and school record time of 6:29.10... helped the 200 free relay squad to a second place finish in an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:19.48...earned All-ACC honors with a third place finish in the 200 IM...touched the wall in an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:48.56, a new personal best and new school record time...won the consolation final in the 200 free to claim ninth place with an NCAA "B" cut time of 1:37.85...took second place honors in the 200 free (1:40.67) against Auburn (1/27)... named to the 2007 ACC All-Academic team.
2005-06: Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors at the NCAA Championships (Mar. 23-25) as a part of the 200 free relay that finished 15th in 1:20.08 and the 400 free relay that finished 14th in 2:57.27... also swam as a part of the 200 medley relay that finished 17th (1:29.87), the 800 free relay that finished 17th (6:35.12) and the 400 medley relay that finished 19th (3:17.42)...was a huge point scorer for the Seminoles at the ACC Championships (Feb. 22-25)...recorded an NCAA "B" cut time in every race that he swam...was a part of the winning 200 free and 400 free relays...was also a part of the 800 free relay that finished third with a new school record of 6:30.95...recorded three personal best times as he finished third in the 100 free (43.86), sixth in the 200 IM (1:49.55) and seventh in the 200 free (1:38.09)...recorded personal best times at the Dallas Morning News Classic (Jan. 13-14) in the 100 breast (58.20) and 500 free (4:38.52) finishing 10th in both events...placed ninth in the 200 free (1:42.42) and ninth in 200 IM (1:55.40)...finished second in the 100 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20) with an NCAA "B" cut time of 44.50...took first in the 100 free at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22) with a time of 45.91...finished fourth in the 200 free in 1:41.17.
2004-05: Had a tremendous freshman campaign, culminating in two individual finals swims and a relay title at the ACC Championships (Feb. 23-26)...swam the anchor leg of the winning 400 freestyle relay that posted an NCAA "B" cut of 2:57.26...led off the 800 freestyle relay with a split of 1:38.10 that ranks as the second-fastest time in school history. Relay took fourth with an NCAA "B" time of 6:34.20...took fourth in the 200 freestyle with an NCAA "B" time of 1:38.38. Came in sixth in the 100 freestyle with an NCAA provisional time of 44.83 that rates as the ninth-best in Seminole lore...also scored points in the 50 freestyle, taking 14th with a time of 20.67 and was a member of the 200 freestyle relay that took third with an NCAA "B" time of 1:19.79...Scored a pair of career-best times during four top-12 finishes at the Georgia Fall Invitational (Dec. 3-5)...ninth-place marks in the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke resulted in new personal-lows of 20.53 and 57.24, respectively...best finish was a fourth-place 45.01 in the 100 freestyle...top ten in three events at the Dallas Morning News Classic (Jan. 14-15) with his best finish coming in the 200 freestyle where he placed fifth with a 1:41.80...showed his versatility with victories in four different events with seven total wins...Won the 100 free (45.98) at an ACC quad meet in Atlanta (Oct. 30-31), while taking fifth in the 200 freestyle (1:52.85)...amassed a total of 20 top-10 finishes during the dual meet season, covering six different events...swam in the finals of two events at the British ASA Commonwealth Games Trials...took sixth in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 50.99...started the competition with a ninth-place time of 23.81 in the 50 freestyle...member ACC Honor Roll.
High School: Posted a pair of second place finishes at the Great Britain National meet with a 23.60 in the 50 freestyle and a 100 meter freestyle time of 51.70...won gold at the British nationals in 2001 in the 200, 400 and 1,500-meter freestyle while taking second in the 50 and 100 freestyle...top times include 20.62 (50 freestyle), 44.98 (100 freestyle) and 1:41.60 (200 freestyle)...coached by Doug Campbell at Millfield and swam for Tony Woodward on the Windsor club team.
Personal: Born January 1, 1986...majoring in business management...son of Andy and Yvonne Denton...attended same high school as teammates Ian Powell and Georgia Holderness and head coach Neil Harper.