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Peter Fittin
Peter Fittin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sea Girt, N.J.

High School:
Peddie School

Last College:
Maryland

Event:
Freestyle


04/23/2014

School Record 65 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Nittany Lions with 149 Academic All-Conference Honorees So Far in 2013-14

02/07/2014

Penn State Swimmers Travel to Columbus for Ohio State Invitational

10 swimmers from the women's team and eight from the men's team will compete this weekend

10/17/2013

Penn State Welcomes West Virginia in Season Opener

Friday's meet with the Mountaineers will be Tim Murphy's first competition as head coach of the Lions.

03/03/2013

Grier Named Second Team All-Big Ten at Big Ten Championships

Penn State finishes in eighth place with 212 points

03/02/2013

Grier Breaks Two Penn State Records at Big Ten Championships

Lions hold 8th place with 150 points

LION CAREER
2012-13: Competed in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly ... Posted his best times of the season in the 50 freestyle with a time of 20.60 and the 100 freestyle, finishing in 46.19 at the Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/2/13) ... Set a personal best mark of 49.74 in the 100 butterfly at the OSU Invite (2/9/13).

BEFORE PENN STATE
2011-12 (at Maryland): A top five competitor for Maryland in the 100 freestyle with his best time being a mark of 45.75 ... Took 11th in the 100 freestyle event with a time of 46.39 and 13th in the 50 freestyle, touching the wall in 21.32 at the Terrapin Cup.

2010-11 (at Maryland): Top five performer in the 50 freestyle for Maryland ... Competed in the 50 freestyle prelims at the ACC Championships, swimming a time of 21.15 ... Completed the 100 freestyle in 46.64 at his first ACC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four year letterwinner in swimming under head coach Greg Wriede at the Peddie School, as well as for the Peddie Aquatic Association...State record holder in the 200 medley, 400 medley and 800 freestyle relays...Named first team All-State 10 times...Eight-time National High School All-American...Helped his team to become Eastern Champions.

PERSONAL
Born Peter Andre Fittin Jr. on June 27, 1991 in Neptune, N.J. to Peter and Clare Fittin...Has two sisters, Annie and Carolyn...Annie swims at Maryland and Carolyn also swims for Penn State...Father, Peter, played water polo at Monmouth College...Majoring in economics and minoring in Chinese...Plans on pursuing a career in finance.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of its strong alumni network."

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