Men's Swimming



    Matt Lenton  
    Matt Lenton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Perth, Australia

    High School:
    John Septimus Roe Anglican

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 200

    Event:
    Free/Fly


    JUNIOR YEAR (2007-08)

    Earned All-America honors as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay (eighth), 400-yard medley relay (10th), 200-yard medley relay (fifth) and 400-yard freestyle relay (11th) at the NCAA Championships ... the 200-yard medley relay (1:25.37) and 400-yard free relay (2:55.25) were both school records ... earned first-team All-Big Ten honors as a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay ... took second on the 200-yard freestyle relay team with a school-record time of 1:18.34 ... seventh in the 50-yard freestyle with a career-best of 19.90 ... 19th in the 100 butterfly and 21st in the 100-yard freestyle ... fifth-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle ... second in the 50 free in dual meet win over Purdue ... also second in the 50 free in dual at Michigan ... anchored the victorious 200 medley relay team ... won the 50 free at Kentucky ... swam lead-off on the 200 free relay team that took first at the Hoosierland Open ... was the anchor on the winning 200 medley relay and fifth in the 100 butterfly ... helped IU to the 200 medley relay title and second in the 50 free in double dual with Michigan and Texas ... winner of the 50 free in dual meet victory at Northwestern.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2006-07)

    Earned All-America honorable mention in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... helped the 200 medley relay to a ninth-place finish and the 400 medley relay to an 11th-place finish ... narrowly missed earning All-America honors in the 400-yard freestyle relay, helping the squad to a 17th-place showing in the preliminaries ... also placed 28th in the prelims of the 50-yard freestyle and 39th in the prelims of the 100-yard freestyle ... helped the 200 medley relay to a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships to earn All-Big Ten second team honors ... also finished seventh in the 50 free at the Big Ten meet ... had the fastest IU times on the year in the 50 free, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay ... entered Indiana's record book in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay ... was named Academic All-Big Ten.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Junior Pan Pacific gold medalist ... took the 50-meter freestyle title at the 2006 Telestra Australian Short Course Championships ... 10-time Australian age group gold medalist and 10-time State age group gold medalist ... eight-time State Open gold medalist ... seven-time State Open team member ... five-time state age group team member ... three-time Australian age group member ... claimed five Australian age group records ... competed in the 2005 Korea World Cup and the New Zealand Open in 2003 and 2004 ... 2003 Bob Bestman award winner ... also helped his school to the 2003 state volleyball championship and the 2001 state basketball title ... picked up his school's Sportsman of the Year award from 2001-03 ... served as a peer support team member ... earned the Senior Science and Modeling with Mathematics awards ... is a personal trainer ... son of Rodney and Coral Lenton ... born May 8, 1986.

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