Peter Benner
blank Peter Benner
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

High School:
Benedictine Military

Event:
Free/IM

Record Book:
• Ranks No. 2 in the 200 individual medley, No. 3 in the 200 freestyle, No. 4 in the 400 individual medley and No. 9 in the 200 butterfly in Georgia history.
2011-2012:
• Placed 15th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAA Championships.
• Also competed in the 200 butterfly and the 200 individual medley and on the 200 and 800 freestyle relays at the NCAAs.
• Placed fourth in the 400 individual medley, eighth in the 200 butterfly and ninth in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships.
• Helped the 800 freestyle relay come in third at the SECs.
• Chosen for the SEC Community Service Team.
• Chosen as a team captain by his teammates and coaches.
• Selected as a member of the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
2010-2011:
• Finished 16th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Placed fifth in the 400 individual medley, seventh in the 200 individual medley and 16th in the 200 butterfly at the SEC Championship.
• Named to the 2010-11 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2009-2010:
• Placed 16th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAA Championships.
• Competed in the NCAAs in the 200 butterfly and the 200 individual medley.
• Named Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference after finishing as the league runner-up in the 400 individual medley.
• Came in 12th in the 200 individual medley and 14th in the 200 butterfly at the SECs.
• Chosen as an Academic All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
2008-2009:
• Finished eighth in the 400 individual medley and 14th in the 200 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Named the SEC Freshman of the Year and a member of the Freshman All-SEC Team following the SECs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after finishing as the runner-up in the 400 IM.
• Finished 11th in the 200 butterfly and 13th in the 200 IM at the SECs.
• Was named SEC Freshman of the Week after the Auburn meet.
• Named to Fall Semester Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
High School:
• Graduated from Benedictine Military.
• Coached by Rick Benner and competed for the Savannah Swim Team.
• Ranked top 50 in the nation in his age group in the 200m freestyle and the 200m individual medley.
• Was the 2007 Georgia high school state champion in the 200 individual medley and the 500 freestyle.
Personal:
• Born Nov. 16, 1989.
• Son of Rick and Greta Benner.
• Majoring in Business.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
200 Individual Medley 1:43.94 09 NCAA Championships
400 Individual Medley 3:42.48 09 NCAA Championships
200 Butterfly 1:45.14 09 NCAA Championships
200 Backstroke 1:49.96 10 UGA Fall Invitational

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