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Jon Seiferth
Jon Seiferth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Allison Park, Pa.

High School:
Hampton

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Birthdate:
09/06/1993


ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2013-14)

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Competition
100 Fly 49.66 2/28/14 Big Ten Championships
200 Fly 1:48.80 3/2/13 Big Ten Championships
100 Free 49.00 1/12/13 Missouri State
200 Free 1:42.34 12/6/13 Texas Invitational
500 Free 4:30.22 2/28/13 Big Ten Championships
200 IM 1:56.49 11/30/12 Georgia Invitational

LION CAREER
2013-14: Swam the 200 and 500 freestyle, and 100 and 200 butterfly in seven meets ... Competed in the 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/2) ... 1:49.96 200 butterfly time at the Big Ten Championships was the fourth-fastest mark in the event on the team during the season ... In his first-career 200 freestyle performance, posted a 1:42.34 time at the Texas Invitational (12/6) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012-13: Competed in six individual events throughout the season, focusing on freestyle and butterfly strokes ... Swam the 500 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13) ... His time of 1:48.80 at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 butterfly ranked third on the team for the season ... Produced a mark of 4:30.22 in the 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, which placed fourth on the team during the season ... Finished the 100 butterfly in a time of 50.95 at the Big Ten Championships for his best time of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Swam for Rachel Ogden at Hampton earning final spots at PIAAs freshman and sophomore years ... Set the 100 freestyle pool record at Hampton ... Swam for Al Rose in the Jewish Community Center Sailfish club, earning trips to junior nationals.

PERSONAL
Jonathan William Seiferth was born September 6, 1993 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to Paul Seiferth and Sandra Lee Gyory Seiferth ... Brother, Mike, competed for N.C. State swimming ... Majoring in biological engineering with a minor in biology.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of its prestigious name as well as its world renowned reputation. I also chose Penn State was because of the team and its focus, drive, and enthusiasm as well as its welcoming atmosphere."

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