LION CAREER 2011-12: Participated in three events at the Big Ten Championships, recording personal best times in the 100 free (46.71), 200 free (1:39.57) and the 500 free (4:39.72)...Competed in nine events, seeing the most action in the 200 free and the 500 free, as well as in the 200 fly...Swam a personal best in the 200 fly at the Ohio State Invitational (12/2/11), recording a time of 1:55.77.
Won 2011 district in the 200 free while placing second in 100 free...Holds Delaware County Christian 200 free record...Swam for Upper Main Line YMCA club team coached by Glenn Neufeld...Holds 500 free team record... Top eight finalist in 200 men's freestyle in 2010 and 2011...Participated in over 10 national relay championships...Participated in Junior Nationals and YMCA Nationals.
Nathan Andrew Reed was born March 16, 1992 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. to Brent and Cathy Reed...Has one brother, Evan, who swims at North Carolina... Majoring in business with a concentration in economics.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State not just due to both its respected swim team and its prestigious school of business, but also due to the team camaraderie."