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Daniel Penniman

Free/Fly/IM

CLASS
SR
Hometown
Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola)
Experience
3L
School

14-time All-American
14-time All-SEC

Career Best Times  
Short Course (Yards)  
50 Free - 19.77sp (2008 NCAA Championships)
100 Free - 43.33p (2007 NCAA Championships)
200 Free - 1:36.78 (2005 SEC Championships)
100 Fly -48.15p (2008 SEC Championships)
   
Long Course (Meters)  
50 Free - 23.41p (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
100 Free - 51.62p (2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)
200 Free - 1:52.35 (2007 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals)

UF All-Time Rankings:
First as part of 400 FR (2:50.68) … First as part of 200 MR (1:25.03) … Second as part of 200 FR (1:18.27) … Second as part of 400 FR (2:52.35) … Second as part of 400 MR (3:09.21) … Second in the 50 free (19.77s) … Third as part of 200 FR (1:18.30) … Third as part of 400 FR (2:52.46) … Third as part of 200 MR (1:26.60) … Third as part of 400 MR (3:09.65) … Fifth in the 50 free (19.85) … Fifth as part of 400 FR (2:53.12) … Fifth as part of 200 MR (1:26.64)  … Fifth as part of the 400 MR (3:10.86) … Sixth in the 100 free (43.33) … Eighth as part of 200 FR (1:18.89) … Ninth as part of 200 MR (1:27.41) … 10th in the 50-meter free (23.41) … 10th as part of 200 FR (1:19.16) … 10th as part of 400-meter FR (3:32.66).

National/International Competition
Placed 34th in the 100 free (45.67), 45th in the 200 free (1:41.20) at the 2007 ConocoPhillips Short Course Nationals … Swam to 33rd in the 200-meter free (1:52.35) at the 2007 ConocoPhillips Nationals ... Earned a 20th-place finish in the 50-meter free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals with a time of 23.44 … Turned in a time of 23.41 in prelims, good for 10th in school history … Also competed in the 100 (51.62) and 200-meter free (1:53.26) at U.S. Nationals … Earned two third-place finishes at the 2004 U.S. Junior Nationals … Posted a time of 19.97 seconds in the 50 free to earn a third-place finish … Also recorded a third-place finish with a time of 45.61 in the 100 free.

At Florida
2007-08:  Earned three All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Seattle (3/27-29) … Helped the 200 FR team to a 15th place finish by swimming a career best lead-off leg (19.77) … Also helped lead the 400 MR team to an eighth place finish and the 200 MR team to an 11th place time … Led the 800 FR team to a second place finish at the SEC Championships in Tuscaloosa (2/20-23) before finishing sixth in the 50 free (19.95), seventh in the 100 fly (48.43) and ninth in the 100 free (43.49) … Also helped the 400 MR team to a third place finish with the fifth fastest time in school history (3:10.86) and the 400 FR team to a third place finish (2:54.34) … Touched fourth in the 40 free (20.95) for his best finish at Tennessee (2/2) … Had two fourth place finishes against Auburn, the 100-meter free (52.99) and the 50-meter free (24.01) … Was second in the 50 free (20.70) in the win over LSU (1/12) … Was third in the 200 free (1:40.73) in the tri-meet win over Purdue and IRCC (1/5) … Finished third in the 50 free (20.88) in the win over Purdue (1/4) … Touched second in the 50 free (20.40) and 100 free (45.77) in the win over Florida State (11/20) … Was second in the 200 free (1:40.23) and third in the 100 fly (51.78) at Kentucky (11/8) … Picked up two third place finishes in the 100 free (53.16) and 50 free (24.29) at Georgia (10/25) … Placed second in the 50 free (20.56) and 100 free (45.58) at Minnesota (10/13).

2006-07:  SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Earned four All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis (3/15-17) … Anchored the 400 MR to a sixth-place finish with a time of 3:09.65 … Led off the eighth-place 200 FR (1:18.89) on the opening night of the championships and did the same for the 400 FR team that took seventh (2:55.08) on the final night of the meet … Also a member of the 11th-place 200 MR squad (1:26.91) … Finished 18th in the 100 free with a mark of 43.33 and 27th in the 50 free with a time of 19.85, both career bests … Earned a seventh-place finish in the 200 free (1:37.63) and eighth-place finishes in the 50 (20.07) and 100 free (45.77) at the SEC Championships (2/7-10) … A vital relay swimmer for the Gators at the conference meet, helping the 200 FR (1:19.16) and 400 MR (3:13.11) teams to second-place showings and the 200 MR squad to a third-place finish (1:27.41) … Collected six All-SEC honors … Swam exhibition in the 100 fly (50.93) against FAU (1/27) … Finished fifth in the 100 free (45.97) against Tennessee (1/26) … Garnered runner-up honors in the 50 free (20.96) and placed fifth in the 100 fly (51.07) in the tri-meet sweep of Alabama and South Carolina (1/20) … Took third in the 50 free (20.74) and fifth in the 100 free (46.20) against Auburn (1/19) … Also anchored the 400 MR team to an NCAA provisional cut (3:15.60) versus the Tigers … Placed second in the 100 free (46.26) and sixth in the 200 free (1:43.45) versus Indian River CC (1/13) … Anchored the winning 200 MR team (1:31.04) in the win over IRCC … Won both the 50 (20.82) and 100 free (45.73) in the Gators’ victory over Virginia (1/12) … Also a member of the first-place 200 MR (1:30.46) and 400 FR (3:01.46) squads versus the Cavaliers … Competed in the 50-meter (24.66), 100-meter (54.22) and 200-meter (1:59.38) free at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Ind. (11/30-12/2) … Earned a fifth-place finish in the 50 free (21.33) and a sixth-place finish in the 100 free (46.86) versus Florida State (11/21) … Claimed fourth place in both the 50 (21.10) and 100 free (46.35) against Texas (11/10) … Finished second in the 50 free (21.23) and tied for fourth in the 100 free (46.44) against Minnesota (10/27) … Also swam the anchor leg on the runner-up 200 MR (1:31.39) versus the Gophers … Swam to a fourth-place finish in the 50 free (21.33) and anchored the winning 400 MR squad (3:20.01) against Georgia (10/26) … Placed fifth in the 200 free (1:43.93) and anchored the first-place 400 MR (3:22.11) against LSU (10/19) … Got off to a fast start in the season opener, winning the 50 free (21.05) and placing second in the 100 free (46.30) in the Gators’ win over Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Earned four All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta (3/23-25) … 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. (2/15-18) … 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 CC (2/4) … 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 (1/28) … Swam the final leg of the 200 MR (1:31.49) and the third leg of the 400 FR (2:57.52) against Auburn (1/21) … Placed fifth in both the 50 (20.81) and 100 free (45.18) … Helped the 200 FR team win against Alabama (1/20) 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 (1/12) … 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) … 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) … 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) place second at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20) … 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 200 MR (1:34.30), 400 MR (3:24.72) and 800 FR (6:43.53) … Finished second in the 50 free (20.96) against Florida Atlantic (11/11) … Swam the final leg on the winning 200 MR team (1:30.60) against Georgia (10/27) … Placed fourth in the 50 free (21.26) and fifth in the 100 free (46.28) vs. the Bulldogs … 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) … Competed in the 200 FR (1:23.10), 400 FR (3:01.55), 800 FR (6:54.79) and 200 MR (1:33.33) … Won the 100 free (46.23) against South Carolina (10/15) … Swam the final leg in the 200 MR (1:33.83) … Placed fifth in the 200 free (1:43.19) against the Gamecocks … Started the season by finishing second in both the 50 (21.28) and 100 free (46.29) against Virginia (10/14) … Exhibitioned the 400 FR (3:05.45). 

2004-05: Member of the 200 MR (1:25.03) and the 400 FR (2:50.68) that own 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 (3/24-26) … Earned three All-America 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 the SEC Championships (2/16-19) 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 CC … Won the 50 free (20.73) and finished second as a member of the 200 MR (1:29.99) against Tennessee (1/29) … Placed second in the 50 free (20.51) and fourth in the 100 free (45.88) against Virginia (1/28) … Won the 200 MR (1:30.29), took fourth in the 100 free (46.24) and finished fifth in the 200 free (1:42.49) at Alabama (1/22) … 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) … Won the 100 free (46.08), 200 free (1:41.80), 200 MR (1:34.14) and 200 FR (1:24.80) at TCU (1/15) … Took top honors in the 100 free (45.65) and was runner-up in the 50 free (20.83) at SMU (1/13) … 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) … Posted a pair of fourth-place finishes at Florida State (11/16), 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) … 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 in 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) … Third as a member of the 400 MR (3:24.58) and fourth in the 50 free (21.55) versus Georgia (10/28) … Won the 100 free in a time of 47.08 and placed fourth in the 50 free (22.01) at Florida Atlantic (10/8).

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 at the 2003 Florida state championships. 

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

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