Troyden Prinsloo
blank Troyden Prinsloo
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durban, S. Africa

Last College:
Kearsney College

Event:
Free

2009-2010 (Senior Season)
• Named the SEC Male Athlete of the Week on Nov. 4 based on his performance against Florida.
• Selected as a co-captain along with Hunter Lainhart.
• Named the recipient of the Damon Evans Swimming Scholarship Endowment.
2008-2009 (Junior Season)
• Won the national title in the 1,650 freestyle and came in fifth in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Came in ninth with the 800 freestyle relay at the NCAAs.
• Owns Georgia's fastest 1,000 freestyle, second-fastest 500 and 1,650 freestyle, and 10th-fastest 400 individual medley times.
• Named First Team All-SEC after winning the 500 and 1,650 freestyle events at the SECs.
• Finished 10th in the 400 individual medley and swam with the seventh-place 800 freestyle relay team at the SECs.
• Chosen as the recipient of the Harvey Humphries Swimming and Diving Endowed Scholarship.
2007-2008 (Sophomore Season)
• Finished second in the 1,650 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Swam on the 800 freestyle and the 200 medley relays at the NCAAs.
• Named Second-Team All-SEC after finishing as the runner-up in the 500 and 1,650-yard free at the SEC.
• Placed 17th in the 200 freestyle at the SECs.
2006-2007 (Freshman Season)
• Did not compete due to NCAA international transfer regulations.
High School
• Graduated from Kearsney College.
International
• Represented South Africa in the 2008 Beijing Olympics competing in the 1,500 freestyle.
• Ranked 11th in the world in the 1,500 freestyle.
• Earned a silver medal in the 800 freestyle at the Pan Pacific Games.
• Placed third at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in the 1,500 freestyle.
• Was a two-time Midmar Open Water champion, which is the most prestigious open water swim in the world.
• Won the silver medal in the 1,500 freestyle at the 2002 World Cup in Rio de Janiero.
Personal
• Born Sept. 16, 1985.
• Son of Ashley and Brigit Prinsloo.
• Majoring in Housing and Consumer Economics.
Collegiate Personal Bests
200 Freestyle 1:37.80 12/01/2007
500 Freestyle 4:12.49 03/26/2009
1,650 Freestyle 14:28.06 03/28/2008
400 Individual Medley 3:49.30 12/06/2008

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