Summer 2007: Sean swam in three meets and was very busy as all three of them. At the Charlotte Ultraswim, he swam in the 100, 200 and 400 freestyle and was also on the sixth place 400 free and medley relay teams. He was on the winning 400 medley and 800 free relays teams and also placed second in the 200 free and fourth in the 200 IM at the Mid-Atlantic Senior Championships. At U.S. Nationals, he swam in the 100 free, 200 free and 200 IM and also was on the 16th place 400 free relay team.
2006-07: The younger brother of former Penn State swimmer and four-time NCAA qualifier Amberle Biedermann, Sean made his first NCAA championships appearance after narrowly missing out as a sophomore with NCAA `B' times. He swam five more NCAA `B' times as a junior, in the 200 free and 200 IM and as a part of all three freestyle relay teams, but made the cut this time. At NCAAs, Sean swam in the 200 free and 200 IM and both the 200 and 400 free relays, with an 18th place finish by the 200 free relay team being the best. Biedermann swam NCAA `B' times in all four of those events during the year as well as on the 800 free relay team. He scored points in the 200 IM and 200 free at Big Ten's and has scored in the 200 IM in all three of his Big Ten Championships. On the year, he had three first place finishes in individual events and three first places in relays and also had five total second place finishes. He had the top times of the year on the team in both the 200 IM and 200 free, the fourth best in the 100 free and the third-best in the 100 breast.
2005-06: Sean had a very successful sophomore campaign, narrowly missing out on an NCAA invite after swimming NCAA `B' qualifying times and winning several events during the season. During the regular season, he won four individual events and was a part of four first place relay teams. At the Big Ten Championships, he picked up points for Penn State in the 200 IM (13th place) and as a member of the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams, all of which placed eighth.
2004-05: Top finishes include the 200 IM (1:53.51) and the 500 freestyle (4:42.75) in the season opener against West Virginia and the 200 backstroke (1:57.96) against St. Bonaventure. Against West Chester at home he won two events and a relay, taking the 200 fly (2:05.23), the 100 fly (56.59) and helping the 200 medley relay team to a win (1:43.33). Biedermann won three events for the second time in the season at the Missouri/Iowa Dual Meet, winning the 200 free (1:42.23), the 400 free relay (3:04.60), and the 800 free relay (6:51.78). In his first Big Ten Championships appearance, Biedermann took 11th place in the 200 IM with an NCAA "B" time of 1:49.41.
High School: Posted first-place finishes two years in a row at the Colorado High School State Championships. He finished in 1:55:03 in the 200 IM in 2001, 1:53:05 in the 200 IM and 4:40:00 in the 500 freestyle. In 2004, Sean swam 2:09:08 in the 200 IM to finish 20th at Senior Nationals. He was also a High School Academic All-American.
Personal: Sean Biedermann was born on November 26, 1985, to Michael and Teri Biedermann. Sean has a brother and two sisters, one of which is former Penn State swimmer Amberle Biedermann. He is majoring in kinesiology.
Why I chose Penn State: "I chose Penn State because of the combination of the team, coaches and academics."