Seven straight wins over Wildcats for the Women, 17 straight for Men
LION CAREER 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 2012-13 campaign ... Finished the 100 butterfly in a time of 50.95 at the Big Ten Championships for his best time of the season.
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.
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."