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Steve Friedlander
  • Senior
  • Freestyle/Butterfly
  • Coral Springs, Fla. (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)

Career Best Times:
Long Course (Meters)

400 Free - 4:03.00
800 Free - 8:21.00
100 Fly -- 58.01
200 Fly - 2:05.00

Short Course (Yards)
500 Free - 4:27.75 (SEC Championships, 2004)
1,000 Free - 9:23.75 (at Minnesota, 10/30/03)
1,650 Free - 15:34.64 (SEC Championships, 2004)
200 Fly - 1:50.03 (SEC Championships, 2004)

National/International Competition: Swam in 200-meter fly (2:09.25) at 2004 U.S. Spring Nationals Competed in 2003 Summer Nationals Competed in the 100 fly at Junior Nationals in 2000.

At Florida:
2003-04:
SEC Academic Honor Roll selection Posted one win during season (1,000 free at South Carolina) Swam career-best times in three events at 2004 SEC Championships Finished ninth in 1,650 free (15:34.64), 13th in 500 free (4:27.75) and 14th in 200 fly (1:50.03) Third in 1,000 free (9:26.70) and fifth in 200 fly (1:55.08) at Tennessee (1/31/04) Second in both 400-meter free (4:09.92) and 800-meter free (8:32.56) vs. Alabama (1/24/04) Third in 1,000 free (9:34.69) and sixth in 200 fly (1:58.03) at TCU (1/17/04) Fifth in both the 500 free (4:36.33) and 1,000 free (9:29.98) at Texas A&M (1/15/04) Fourth in 500 free (4:38.22) vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) Competed in prelims at 2003 U.S. Open in 400-meter free (4:10.41), 1,500-meter free (16:20.48) and 200-meter fly (2:11.93) Took 24th in 1,500-meter free Won 1,000 free (9:24.66) and finished fourth in 500 free (4:40.04) at South Carolina (11/14/03) Sixth in 1,000 free (9:25.59) at Georgia (11/13/03) Swam 9:27.24 in 1,000 free (fourth) vs. Florida State (11/11/03) Fifth in 800-meter free (8:39.40) at Michigan (10/31/03) Fifth in 1,000 free (9:23.75) and sixth in 200 fly (1:55.47) at Minnesota (10/30/03) Fourth in 1,650 free (15:44.27) and seventh in 100 fly (52.67) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).

2002-03: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection Swam exhibition in the 1,650 free (15:48.42) at the 2003 SEC Championships ... Touched the wall in a time of 1:54.97 to finish fifth in the 200 fly vs. Florida Atlantic (2/8/03) ... Finished seventh in the 500 free (4:36.69) against Tennessee (2/1/03) Third (9:23.00) and fifth (9:31.80), respectively, in the 1,000 free at Alabama (1/25/03) and Auburn (1/24/03) Fifth in the 1,650 free in a time of 16:29.34 at the Gator Swim Club Classic (12/6/02) ... Second in the 1,000 free in a time of 9:37.11 vs. Florida State (11/19/02) ... Sixth in the 200 fly and third in the 1,000 free (9:40.82) vs. South Carolina (11/15/02) Eighth in the 1,000 free vs. Michigan (11/1/02), fifth in the 200 fly vs. Indian River CC (10/18/02) and fourth in the 1,650 free (16:10.77) vs. LSU (10/11/02).

2001-2002: Swam the 200 MR, 500 free, 1,650 free, 800 FR and 400 IM at Southern States ... Clocked in at 4:42.23 for a fifth-place finish in the 500 free at Tennessee (2/2/02) ... Touched the wall in 9:33.02 against Alabama (1/26/02) ... Fifth in the 1,650 free with a time of 16:10.26 against Penn State (1/5/02) Clocked in at 9:40.68 in the 1,000-yard free for a fourth-place finish against Florida State (11/16/01) Second in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:58.72 against Miami/Indian River CC (10/20/01) Was an exhibition swimmer against Kentucky (10/14/01) with a time of 4:51.46 in the 500 free and as a part of the 400 MR team that turned in a time of 3:44.46 As an exhibition swimmer, touched the wall in 54.45 in the 100 fly and in 16:43.88 in the 1,650 free at the SEC Invitational Part of the sixth-place 400 MR team that recorded a time of 3:38.39 against Georgia (10/12/01).

High School: Second in the 500 free and third in the 100 fly at the Florida Class 3A state meet in 2000 ... Set team records in the 500 free, 100 fly and 100 back ... Team came in third in Class 6A state championship meet in 1999 ... Graduated in top-10 percent of his class ... Received a gold chord for graduating with honors.

Club: Swam for Coral Spring Swim Club Coached by Michael Lohberg Set club records in 500 free, 800 free, 1,500 free, 200 fly and 400 IM.


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