| Eric Shanteau
2005-06 Co-Team Captain
2005-06 U.S. National A Team Member
2005 World University Games Double Gold Medalist (200 IM, 400 IM)
2003 World University Games Silver Medalist (400 IM)
CSCAA Academic All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll
Senior Season (2005-06)
Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Swam in three individual event championship finals at the NCAA Championship to earn All-America honors in each ... Was the third place finisher in both the 200 and 400 IM's ... Swam a 1:44.24 in the 200 IM final, his second fastest NCAA time in that event ever ... Also posted his second best NCAA time in the 400 IM final, 3:44.27 ... Swam a career best 1:56.56 in the prelims of the 200 breast and went on to finish eighth in the finals ... Was runner-up in the 200 IM at the SEC Championship for the second straight year ... Swam a 1:44.67 in the 200 IM finals, a SEC best time ... Finished third in the 400 IM (3:45.69) and was fifth in the 200 fly (1:46.92).
Junior Season (2004-05)
Dominated the individual medley's at the World University Games in Izmir, Turkey, winning the 200 (2:00.13) and 400 (4:18.64) ... His 200 IM at the WUG was a new meet record ... Came in third in the 200 (2:00.29) and 400 IMs (4:18.58) at the World Championship Trials ... Named to the CSCAA Academic All-American team ... Turned in a personal best time of 1:44.15 in the 200 IM final at NCAAs to finish second and earn All-America status ... Was the third place finisher in the 400 IM with a personal best and Auburn record time of 3:42.44 ... Came in eighth in the 200 breast (1:57.29) and set a new personal record in the prelim with a time of 1:56.91 ... Came in second in both the 200 (1:44.84) and 400 IMs (3:43.97) at the SEC Championships ... Finished third in the 200 breast at SECs (1:57.86).
Sophomore Season (2003-04)
Finished third in the 200 IM to world record holder Michael Phelps with a finals time of 1:59.75 at USA Olympic Team Trials ... Also was third to Phelps and Erik Vendt in the 400 IM with a finals time of 4:15.08 ... Semi-finaled in the 200 breast at Olympic Trials, placing 11th ... Had fourth-place finishes in both the 200 (1:55.94) and 400 IMs (4:09.66) at NCAAs ... Also swam the 200 breast, finishing 13th (2:11.44) ... Runner-up in the 400 IM at SECs with a time of 3:44.68 ... Third-place finisher in the 200 breast, touching in a time of 1:57.85 ... Finished fourth in the 200 IM at the conference meet with a time of 1:45.36.
Freshman Season (2002-03)
Was ranked 23rd in the 400m IM (4:19.82) in the world ... Silver medalist in the 400m IM (4:19.82) at the 2003 World University Games ... All-American in the 400 IM, swimming a 3:49.07 with a 3:46.43 in prelims ... Also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 IM (1:46.35) with a prelims time of 1:45.85 to place ninth, leading a trio of AU swimmers that took the top three spots in the consolation finals ... Also swam the 200 breast, placing 19th (1:58.37) ... Was the runner-up in the 400 IM (3:45.91) at the SEC Championships ... Also placed fourth in the 200 IM (1:46.43) at the conference meet .. Placed seventh in the 200 breast (1:58.79) with a prelims time of 1:58.46 ... Was the 14th-highest scorer at the conference championships (44 pts).
High School: Graduated from Parkview in 2002 ... Swam for Chris Davis and Swim Atlanta ... Ranked 31st in the 400 IM and 37th in the 200 IM World Rankings ... National champion in the 400 IM and placed second in the 200 IM and the 200 breast ... 2000 National Junior Team member ... Holds state record in the 15-16 age group for the 200m breast, 200m IM, 400m IM and 400y IM ... Holds state record in 200y IM for the 17-18 senior age group ... 2000-01 and 2001-02 Georgia Male Outstanding Swimmer ... Was ranked second in the nation in the 200m breast, 200m IM and 400m IM in his age group ... High School Scholar Athlete in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... Was the first male in USA Swimming history to have a national title and a 4.0 GPA in HS .. .Three-time All-American Interscholastic Swim team.
Personal: Full name is Eric Lee Shanteau ... Born Oct. 1, 1983 ... Parents are Rick and Janet Shanteau ... Has a brother, Ryan, who swam at Georgia Tech ... Majoring in entrepreneurship and family business.
Career Best Times (SCY)
200 Breast - 1:56.56
200 IM - 1:44.15
400 IM - 3:42.44