Wendy Trott
blank Wendy Trott
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Capetown, S. Africa

High School:
Springfield Covenant

Event:
Free/IM

Record Book:
• Ranks first in the 1,000 and 1,650 freestyle, fourth in the 500 freestyle and seventh in the 400 individual medley in school history.
2011-2012:
• Placed second in the 1,650 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships.
• Also competed in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Won the SEC title in the 1,650 freestyle, becoming the first woman in league history to win the event all four years.
• Came in fourth in the 500 freestyle and 10th in the 400 individual medley as Georgia won the team title for the third straight season.
• Named First-Team All-SEC.
• Chosen as the SEC Swimmer of the Week for her efforts against Auburn.
• Chosen as the H. Boyd McWhorter Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for all sports by the Southeastern Conference.
• Selected as the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for swimming.
• Won the Elite 89 Award as the swimmer at the NCAA meet with the highest grade point average.
• Named the winner of the 2011-12 Joel Eaves Scholar-Athlete Award as the senior with the highest grade point average in the athletic program.
• Won the Marilyn Vincent Award as UGA's graduating female senior with the highest grade point average.
• Earned one of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships.
• Chosen as a recipient of the Ramsey Scholarship for Academic and Athletic Excellence.
• Recognized by the UGA Athletic Association with a 4.0 grade point average in the Fall Semester.
• Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the Spring Semester.
• Recognized by the UGA Athletic Association for having all As during her academic career.
• Named as a member of the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
• Chosen as Georgia's representative on the SEC Good Works Team for her community service involvement.
• Named the winner of UGA's Clifford Lewis Leadership Award for all sports.
2010-2011:
• Won the 1,650 freestyle for the third straight year at the NCAAs.
• Finished fifth in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Won the 1,650 freestyle for the third straight year to help Georgia repeat as the SEC champion.
• Took fifth in the 500 freestyle and 12th in the 400 individual medley at the SECs.
• Named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large Team
• Named First-Team All-SEC.
• Named to the 2011 Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the 2010-11 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Received recognition from UGA Athletic Association for earning all A's during her academic career thus far at Georgia.
• Inducted into the inaugural UGA Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
• Named the recipient of the Harvey Humphries Swimming and Diving Scholarship.
2009-2010:
• Won the national title in the 1,650 freestyle for the second straight year.
• Came in third in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships.
• Competed in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.
• Named First-Team All-Southeastern Conference after winning the 500 and 1,650 freestyle and placing fifth in the 400 individual medley.
• Named a Presidential Scholar with a 4.0 GPA as a member of the Fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Chosen as an Academic All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
2008-2009:
• Won the national title in the 1,650 freestyle and finished second in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.
• Named First-Team All-SEC after winning the 1,650 freestyle at the SECs.
• Finished third in the 500 freestyle and seventh in the 400 individual medley at the SECs.
• Named SEC Female Freshman of the Week five times, the most any athlete has been recognized by the conference.
• Named to the Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named a CSCAA Scholar All-American.
High School:
• Graduated from Springfield Convent High.
• Coached by Karoly Von Toros.
International:
• Won the gold medal in the 800m freestyle at the 2011 Santa Clara International Grand Prix.
• Placed sixth in the 1500m freestyle and seventh in the 800m freestyle at the 2011 FINA World Championships.
• Claimed the silver medal in the 800m freestyle at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
• Finished seventh in the 1,500m freestyle and eighth in the 800m freestyle in the 2009 World Championships.
• Swam for South Africa in the 2008 Olympics, placing ninth in the 800m freestyle.
• Swam in the Melbourne World Championships in 2007, placing seventh in the 800m freestyle.
• Placed fifth in the 800 freestyle at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006.
Personal:
• Born Feb. 14, 1990.
• Daughter of Roland and Susan Trott.
• Majoring in International Affairs with a minor in French.
Collegiate Best Times:
500 Freestyle 4:35.80 08 UGA Fall Invitational
1,650 Freestyle 15:38.94 12 NCAA Championships
400 Individual Medley 4:10.37 08 UGA Fall Invitational

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