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  Stephen Pendleton
Stephen Pendleton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northfield, IL

High School:
New Trier

Last College:
Denver

Height:
6-2

Event:
Free


Top Times

100 Free: 45.05

200 Free: 1:37.90

500 Free: 4:27.11

NCAA Honorable Mention All-American

NCAA Qualifier

School Record Holder

2010-11: Finished 17th in the 500 free (4:25.19), 20th in the 200 free (1:39.23.) and 41st in the 100 free (46.04) at the ACC Championships... placed first in the 200 free (1:42.81) and second in the 500 free (4:39.31) versus Clemson...Touched the wall in third in the 200 free (1:39.39) to help upset Florida...At the Georgia Tech Invitational finished 13th in the 200 free (1:40.62), 15th in the 100 free (46.32), and 15th in the 500 free (4:33.25)...Came home third in the 200 free (1:42.50) versus LSU...Took second in both the 200 free (1:44.17) and in the 500 free (4:47.66) against Nova Southeastern...Brought home fourth in the 200 free (1:45.99) in the sweep of Florida Atlantic and Florida International...At the All-Florida Invitational posted finishes of 14th in the 200 free (1:44.03), 16th in the 100 free (47.80), and 25th in the 50 free (22.21).

2009-10: Placed fifth in the 500 free (4:27.11), seventh in the 200 free (1:38.43) and 16th in the 100 free (45.71) at the Senior Champs meet... finished fifth in the 200 free (1:42.22) and 100 free (46.72) at the Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech Tri Meet... touched the wall in fifth-place in the 200 free with a time of 1:42.44 against Virginia... victorious in the 50 free in a time of 21.84 and fourth in the 100 breast (1:02.87) against Florida A&M... opened the season with a victory in the 200 free (1:43.27) and a second-place finish in the 100 free (47.81) against Florida Atlantic.

2008-09: Earned Honorable Mention All-American status as part of the 16th-place 800 free relay team (6:27.25) at the NCAA Championships... swam the third leg of the school record breaking 800 free relay team (6:25.11) at the ACC Championships... also placed 16th in the 200 free (1:37.90), 21st in the 100 free (45.05) and 23rd in the 500 free (4:28.55) at the Championships... finished fifth in the 100 free (47.32) and 200 free (1:42.27) at LSU... placed second in the 200 free (1:43.63) and third in the 100 free (47.49) against Indian River State College and Florida A&M... opened the season with a victory in the 200 free touching the wall in 1:45.53 against Florida Atlantic.

2007-08 (Denver): Finished the season with two fourth place finishes at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the 500 free (4:29.26) and the 200 free (1:38.69) while also placing 9th in the 100 free (45.71)...picked up a third place finish against UC Davis in the 100 free (47.48)...got third in the 200 free (1:44.39) against Air Force...in the meet versus Pacific placed 3rd in the 200 free (1:44.88) and won the 100 free (46.83)... received two 2nd place finishes against Wyoming in the 50 free (21.52) and the 100 free (46.55)... placed second in the 50 free (21.50) and the 100 free (46.63) against Utah...in the season opener against Air Force, Colorado College, Mines and Metro State, placed second in the 50 free (21.85) and second in the 100 free (47.42).

High School: A four-year varsity swimmer for the 2006-07 National Champion New Trier (Ill.) High School swimming team...also won three Illinois state high school swimming titles at New Trier.

Personal: Born December 13, 1988, in Evanston, Ill.... majoring in political science... son of Steve and Joan Pendleton...has three siblings.

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