Tigers win six individual events and four relays during the meet
Owens, Chierighini post nation's fastest times
Tigers also win men's 400 medley relay
10 Tigers in championship finals tonight
Chierighini, Grothe lead Auburn charge Wednesday morning
2-22-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 4 Finals
2-22-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 4 Prelims
2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Prelims
Junior Season (2011-12):
Competed and scored for Auburn at 2012 SEC Championships in Knoxville ... Earned 14th-place finish in 100 breast (55.78) ... Just missed scoring in 200 breast with 19th-place finish (2:04.44) ... Finished 40th in 200 IM (1:59.59) ... Top time in 100 breast (55.30 - NCAA `B' cut) and 200 breast (2:01.17) came at Georgia Invitational in December ... Made Auburn debut vs. Penn State, swimming on two relays and in 200 breast ... Finished sixth in 100 breast at Georgia Invitational.
Sophomore Season (2010-11 at Indian River)
Captured three junior college All-America honors in helping Indian River to 37th consecutive national championship ... Took third place in both 100 breaststroke (56.49) and 200 breaststroke (2:06.75) finals at NJCAA Championships... Also finished 10th in 200 individual medley (1:59.12)
Freshman Season (2009-10 at Indian River):
Was a three-time junior college All-American ... Helped propel IRSC to 36th consecutive NJCAA Championship ... Helped 200 medley relay team to national championship, swimming a breaststroke leg of 25.13 to lead to a winning time of 1:28.96 ... Finished third in the 100 breaststroke final behind two teammates with a 55.67 ... Took fifth place in the 200 breaststroke final (2:05.36) ... Was coached by current Auburn associate head coach Frank Bradley.
Parents are Kristen and Frank Lightfoot ... Has three siblings, Virginia, Cooper and Annie ... Plans to major in psychology ... Chose Auburn because of the feeling of family, the program's history and the experience of the coaching staff.
|Gerlach's Top Times (SCY)|
|50 freestyle||21.42||2/20/13||SEC Championships|
|200 breaststroke||2:01.17||12/4/11||Georgia Invitational|
|Gerlach's Top Times (LCM)|
|100 breaststroke||1:06.79||2011||Florida LC Championships|
|200 breaststroke||2:30.21||2011||Richard Quick Invitational|