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Pawel Werner

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CLASS
SO
Hometown
Wroclaw, Poland (Gimbasket)
Experience
School

Four-Time All-American

Four-Time All-SEC

2013 NCAA Champion (800 Free Relay)

2013 SEC Champion in 200 Free

2013 All-SEC Freshman Team Honoree

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

 

Top Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 19.84                     (2014 NCAA Championships)

100 Free: 43.42                   (2013 SEC Championships)

200 Free: 1:33.23               (2013 SEC Championships)

500 Free: 4:24.99               (SMU Classic, 1/18/13-1/19/13)

100 Fly: 48.98                      (Tennessee, 2/1/13)

 

(Meters)

50 Free: 23.93                     (2012 International Swim Meeting)

100 Free: 50.26                   (2011 FINA World Junior Championships)

200 Free: 1:49.39               (2011 FINA World Junior Championships)

 

UF All-Time Rankings

200 Free: Fifth (1:33.23)

200 Free Relay: Third (1:17.26)

800 Free Relay: Second (6:13.27)

 

National/International Competition: Participated in the 2011 FINA Junior Swimming Championships for Poland…Won silver in the 100 and 200 free and took bronze as part of the 4x200 free relay.

 

At Florida

2013-14:

Battled back from injury to qualify for the NCAA Championships … Swam on Florida’s bronze medal 200 freestyle relay (1:16.88) at the SEC Championships … Earned Second Team All-SEC for that swim … Placed fourth overall in the 200 freestyle in a season low 1:34.84 … Won the ‘C’ final of the 100 free (43.51) at SECs … Touched in 27th at NCAAs in the 200 free (1:35.41) … Stopped the clock at 44.03 in the 100 free at the national championships … Recorded a personal best 50 free time of 19.84 in a 40th place finish at NCAAs …Placed first in two individual events during regular season and invitational competition … Grabbed first in the 200 free (1:38.33) and 500 free (4:27.49) versus Florida Atlantic … 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

 

2012-13: Led-off the NCAA Champion 800 free relay that finished in a UF record time of 6:13.27...Earned four All-America honors as part of three relays (800 FR, 200 FR, 400 FR) and for his 14th place finish in the 200 free (1:33.90) at the 2013 NCAA Championships…Won his first individual SEC title after finishing first in the 200 free (1:33.82), finished 10th in the 100 free with a personal-best 43.42 and 17th in the 50 free in 19.94, another personal-best, at the SEC Championships...Also led-off the first place 800 free relay with a personal-best 200 free split time of 1:33.23, the relay set the second fastest time in school history...Won the 100 free (44.09) and finished second in the 100 fly (48.98) against Tennessee...Grabbed first in the 200 free (1:36.42), third in the 100 free (44.53) and fifth in the 50 free (20.76) at Auburn...Tallied a third place finish in the 200 free (1:36.00), seventh in the 100 free (43.92) and eighth in the 100 fly (47.83) and 500 free (4:24.99) at the SMU Classic...Won the 200 free in a meet record time of 1:34.81, recorded a third place finish in the 100 free (43.78), 11th in the 50 free (20.38) and 13th in the 500 free (4:25.43) at the Ohio State Invitational...Took second in the 100 fly in a time of 48.75 and 100 free clocking in at 44.75 against Florida State...Won the 100 free in a time of 44.98 and finished fourth in the 50 free in 21.09, while swimming on the first place 400 free relay against Texas A&M to earn SEC Male Freshman Swimmer of the Week...Claimed a win in the 100 fly clocking in at 49.20 and took second in the 50 free in 20.92 at South Carolina...Won the 200 free (1:37.04) and 100 free (44.71) in his first dual meet as a Gator and added a third place finish in the 50 free (20.77) against Georgia to be named SEC Male Freshman Swimmer of the Week...Won his first event as a Gator, finishing first in the 200 free (1:38.61) and second in the 100 free (45.04) at the All-Florida Invitational.

 

Prior to Florida: Attended Gimbasket High School in Poland…Parents are Marek and Jadwiga Werner, one sibling, Paulina (22)…Majoring in computer engineering.

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