Adrienne Binder
Adrienne Binder


Santa Barbara, Calif.

Distance Freestyle


Criminology and Business

2006-07 Co-Team Captain
Ten-time All-American
Three-time SEC Champion
SEC Record Holder (1650 Free)
2003 World University Games Silver Medalist
2001 Goodwill Games Bronze Medalist (800 Free)
CSCAA Academic All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior Season (2005-06)
Named to the 2007 U.S. Pan American Games Roster ... Ranked 13th in the world (LCM) in 1500m free, 16th in the 800m free, 16th in the 400m IM and 20th in the 400m free ... U.S. Senior Nationals finalist in the 400m free (4:15.60), 800m free (8:38.20) nad 400m IM (4:46.27) ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Broke her own Auburn record in the 500 free at the NCAA Championships, swimming 4:40.39 in the prelim ... Ended up fourth in the event with a finals time of 4:41.99 ... Finished third in the 1650 free (15:57.64) ... Swam a 4:11.83 in the 400 IM final to grab fourth ... Anchored the 800 free relay with a 200 free split of 1:46.65, a season high in the fourth position.

Sophomore Season (2004-05)
Named to CSCAA Academic All-American team ... Earned All-American honors in the 400m IM (4:11.38) and 1650 free (16:01.93) with fifth-place finishes at the NCAA Championship ... Swam in the prelim's of the 500 free at NCAAs ... Successfully defended her SEC title in the 1650 free and broke own SEC record in a time of 15:50.00 ... Was the runner-up at SECs in the 500 free in a time of 4:40.86 ... Also competed in the 400 IM and finished fourth (4:11.15) ... Scored 52 points for her AU women's SEC Champion team.

Freshman Season (2003-04)
Was ranked seventh in the 1500 free (16:06.57) in the SCM World Rankings ... Was also ranked 21st in the 400 IM (4:39.69) and 22nd in the 400 free (4:06.90) ... Finalist in the 400 IM at the 2004 USA Olympic Team Trials, finishing fourth (4:45.61) after posting a prelims time of 4:43.16 ... Also placed 10th in the 800 free (8:41.38) and 20th in the 400 free (4:17.57) ... Swam the third leg of the fourth-place 800 free relay team at NCAAs, splitting 2:00.00 ... Placed fifth in the 400 free on the first day of NCAAs, clocking a 4:07.71 in finals after a 4:06.90 in the prelims ... Earned a sixth-place finish in the 400 IM with a 4:40.00 in the finals following a prelims time of 4:39.69 ... Also earned All-America honors in the 1500 free with a 16:06.57, finishing seventh ... Established the SEC record in winning the 1650 free in a time of 15:51.70, breaking the previous record of 15:58.15 set by Tami Bruce in 1988, the oldest women's conference record ... Swam the third leg of the SEC Champion 800 free relay with a split of 1:48.13 ... Registered a 4:44.15 in the 500 free to place third at the conference meet ... Also finished ninth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:12.97.

High School: Swam for Ira Klein's Santa Barbara Swim Club ... Was ranked eighth in the 800m free (8:32.41), 12th in the 1500m free (16:16.31), 20th in the 400m IM (4:47.02) and 30th in the 400m free (4:13.09) in the world ... Time of 15:42.44 in a sectional meet in 2003 was the second-fastest mile ever by an American ... Silver medalist in the 1500m free at the 2003 World University Games ... Member of the National A team ... 2004 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400m IM, 400m free and 800m free ... Placed fifth in the 800m free at the 2002 Phillips 66 Summer Nationals ... Won the 400m IM and was second in the 1500m free, third in the 400m free and fourth in the 800m free at the 2002 Phillips 66 Spring Nationals ... Won a bronze medal in the 800m free at the 2001 Goodwill Games ... 2001 Scholastic All-American.

Personal: Full name is Adrienne Michelle Binder ... Born March 20, 1985 ... Parents are Andy and Carolyn Binder ... Has an older sister, Alexis, who swam on the USA's Pan Am Games team in 1999 ... Majoring in criminology and business.

Career Best Times (SCY)
500 free - 4:40.39
1650 free - 15:42.44
400 IM - 4:11.15