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Daniel Penniman
  • Sophomore
  • Free/IM/Fly
  • Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola HS)

Career Best Times
Short Course (Yards)
50 Free - 20.02 (2006 SEC Championships)
100 Free - 43.89 (2005 SEC Championships)
200 Free - 1:36.78 (Indian River C.C., 2/5/05)
100 Fly - 50.72 (Alabama, 1/20/06)

National/International Competition Earned two third-place finishes at the 2004 U.S. Junior Nationals … Posted a time of 20.97 seconds in the 50 free to earn his first third place finish at Junior Nationals … Also recorded third-place finish with a time of 45.61 seconds in the 100 free.

At Florida

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection...Earned four All-American honors at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta (03/23/06)…Placed second as part of the 400 FR team (2:52.35), 10th in the 200 FR (1:19.50), seventh in the 400 MR (3:09.95) and seventh in the 200 MR (1:29.90)…Individually placed 36th in the 200 free (1:38.30), 40th in the 100 free (44.30) and 41st in the 50 free (20.05)… Was a key member on several Gator relay teams at the SEC Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. (02/18/06)…Helped the 400 MR (3:10.77) and 400 FR (2:54.95) teams to second place finishes…Swam the third leg in the 200 FR (1:19.24) to finish third…Swam the final leg of the 200 MR (1:26.60)…Placed eighth in the 200 free (1:37.12), 10th in the 50 free (20.17), and 12th in the 100 free…Earned a third place finish in the 200 free (1:41.37) against Indian River C.C. (02/04/06)…Swam the third leg of the 200 MR (1:35.05) and exhibitioned the 200 FR (1:22.41)…Finished third in the 50 free (20.92) and fourth in the 100 free (45.62) against Tennessee (01/28/06)…Swam the final leg of the 200 MR (1:31.49) and the third leg of the 400 FR (2:57.52) against Auburn (1/22/06)…Placed fifth in the 50 free (20.81) and 100 free (45.18)…Helped the 200 FR team win against Alabama (01/21/06) by swimming the final leg (1:21.36)…Placed third in the 100 fly (50.72) and 200 MR (1:32.32)…Swam the final leg on the winning 200 MR team (1:30.49) against LSU (01/12/06)…Third in the 200 free (1:42.83) and fifth in the 50 free (21.54)…Also Exhibitioned the 100 fly (53.70) and 200 FR (1:22.14) against the Tigers…Competed in four events at the U.S. Open (12/1-3/05)…Finished 28th in the 50-meter free (24.50), 31st in the 100-meter free (53.11), 41st in the 200-meter free (1:58.88) and 41st in the 100-meter fly (59.53)…Swam to a third place finish in the 50 free (20.88) against Florida State (11/22/05)…Placed fifth in the 100 free (45.62) and exhibitioned the 200 FR (1:22.19) against the Seminoles…Helped the 200 FR team (1:20.47) finish first and the 400 FR team (2:58.02) second at the Purdue Invitational (11/20/05)…Placed fifth in the 100 free, 10th in the 50 free (21.08) and 12th in the 200 free (1:41.62)…Also participated in the 400 MR (3:24.72), 200 MR (1:34.30) and 800 FR (6:43.53)…Finished second in the 50 free (20.96) against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Swam the final leg on the winning 200 MR team (1:30.60) against Georgia (10/27/05)…Placed fourth in the 50 free (21.26) and fifth in the 100 free (46.28)…Recorded an eighth place finish in the 50 free (21.32) and 10th in the 100 free (46.63)against Texas and California (10/22/05)…Competed in the 200 FR (1:23.10), 400 FR (3:01.55), 200 MR (1:33.33) and 800 FR (6:54.79)…Won the 100 free (46.23) against South Carolina (10/15/05)…Swam the final leg in the 200 MR (1:33.83)…Place fifth in the 200 free (1:43.19) against the Gamecocks…Started the season by finishing second in the 50 free (21.28) and 100 free (46.29) against Virginia (10/14/05)…Exhibitioned the 400 FR (3:05.45).

(2004-05) Member of the 200 FR (1:25.03) and the 400 FR (2:50.68) that owns the SEC and UF records…Placed fourth as a member of the 400 FR (2:52.07), sixth on the 200 MR (1:26.42), eighth contributing to the 200 FR (1:18.32), 32nd in the 50 free (20.03) and 43rd in the 100 free (44.72) at the 2005 NCAA Championships…Earned three All-American honors in his first trip to NCAAs… Helped the 200 MR (1:25.03) and the 400 FR (2:50.63) earn top honors at SEC Championships while placing third as a member of the 200 FR (1:18.30), sixth in the 50 free (20.06), 11th in the 100 free (43.89) and 11th in the 200 free (1:36.78)…Collected four All-SEC honors…Won the 200 MR (1:29.60) and swam exhibition in the 100 fly (51.23)and the 200 FR (1:20.78) vs. Indian River C.C.…Won the 50 free (20.73) and finished second as a member of the 200 MR (1:29.99) against Tennessee (1/29/05)…Placed second in the 50 free (20.51) and fourth in the 100 free (45.88) against Virginia (1/28/05)…Won the 200 MR (1:30.29), took fourth in the 100 free (46.24) and fifth in the 200 free (1:42.49) at Alabama (1/22/05)…Touched the wall in third place in the 50 free (20.71), fourth as a member of the 400 MR (3:21.51) and fifth in the 100 free (45.73) at Auburn (1/21/05)…Won the 100-yard freestyle (46.08), 200-yard freestyle (1:41.80), 200-yard MR (1:34.14) and 200 FR (1:24.80) at TCU (1/15/05)…Took top honors in the 100 free (45.65) and was runner-up in the 50 free (20.83) at SMU (1/13/05)…Recorded a first-place finish in the 400 FR (3:02.52), first in the 800 FR (6:43.99), second in the 100 free (45.70), second in the 400 MR (3:24.06), second on the 200 MR (1:33.49), fourth in the 200 free (1:40.85), fourth in the 200 FR (1:24.80) and sixth in the 50 free (21.04) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/20/04)…Posted a pair of fourth-place finishes at Florida State (11/16/04) in the 50 (21.13) and 100 free (47.00)…Placed third in the 50 (20.85) and 100 free (45.84) vs. Texas and South Carolina (11/12/04)…Fourth as a member of the 400 FR (3:06.26) and seventh in the 100 free (46.25) at the Boilermaker Challenge…Finished second on the 400 FR (3:01.86), fifth as a member of the 200 MR (1:35.98) and earned a pair of seventh-place efforts in the 50 (21.41) and 100 free (46.86) against Minnesota (10/29/04)…Third as a member of the 400 MR (3:24.58) and fourth in the 50 free (21.55) versus Georgia (10/28/04)…Won the 100 free in a time of 47.08 and placed fourth in the 50 free (22.01) at Florida Atlantic (10/8/04).

High School Four-time Florida state champion…Earned two titles in the 50 free, one in the 100-meter free and one other in the 100 fly…Led team to a sixth-place finish in the 2003 Florida state team competition.

Club Member of the Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club…Coached by Joe Goeken…Holds club records in four events.


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