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Sean Roddy
Position: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Height: 6'1"
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Towson, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield HS
Major: Computer Science
Born: 05/24/1991
Sean Roddy Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/16/2012

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Maintained and improved upon his success from the previous season in the breaststroke and individual medley events ... Notched the second fastest 200 IM (1:47.63) in the program's history and the fastest on the team for the season in a prelim swim and swam a mark of 1:47.82 in a 12th place finish at the SEC Championships ... Posted the program's sixth best 200 breast (1:58.31) in a seventh place finish at SEC's ... Registered a season high 100 breast (54.26) in a seventh place finish at the conference meet ... Also competed at the Georgia Last Chance Meet, the Tennessee Invitational and every dual meet ... Finished seventh in the 100 breast (56.43) and 200 IM (1:52.21) and eighth in the 200 breast (2:04.69) at the Tennessee Invitational ... Claimed a pair of fourth place finishes in the 100 breast and 200 breast in a two-point victory over Alabama ... Captured a pair of third place finishes in the 100 breast and 200 breast against Florida State ... Made the SEC Honor Roll for his third consecutive season ... Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Took his talent to the next level in his second year, emerging as the most improved swimmer on the team ... An SEC championship finalist in the 100 breaststroke who posted program top-10 times in all three of his individual events and NCAA 'B' cuts in both breaststroke races ... Also held the team's fastest time in the 200 breast ... Earned eighth in the 100 breast (54.22) at the SEC Championships after gaining entry with a personal-best 54.16 clocking, fifth all-time at LSU, in a swim-off victory ... Claimed 12th in the 200 breast (2:00.08) after qualifying with a personal best of 1:59.31, sixth in school history ... Also placed 20th in the 200 individual medley at SEC's with a lifetime best and program top-10 mark of 1:49.33 ... Captured runner-up honors in the 200 IM (1:52.98), 100 breast (56.73) and 200 breast (2:03.60) at the Cougar Classic Invitational ... Swam to second-place in the 200 breast and third in the 100 breast in a home victory over Incarnate Word ... Notched third in the 100 breast versus nationally-ranked Florida ... Reached the wall in third-place in the 200 breast in a road victory over Alabama ... Recipient of the team's Most Improved Athlete Award at the programs' annual Awards Banquet ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Received his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
Emerged as the team's second-fastest breaststroker in both events ... Competed in eight dual meets, Houston's Cougar Classic Fall Invitational and SEC Championships ... Swam to 16th-place in the 200 breast at SEC's with a season best of 2:02.09 ... Also recorded 21st in both the 100 breast and 200 IM with season bests of 56.24 and 1:50.20, respectively ... Delivered third in the 200 breast and fourth in the 100 breast at the Cougar Classic ... Also won the consolation final of the 200 IM at that competition ... Earned first-place in the 100 breast at Florida Atlantic and second in the 200 IM ... Claimed third in the 200 IM in a road victory over UNO ... Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll ... Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Tremendous breaststroker and individual medley swimmer who ranks as one of the best in the nation for his age ... Claims the sixth-fastest 100-breast time in the country for his age group, 55.22 ... A 12-time All-American and pivotal member of a two-time National Catholic championship team ... Also holds impressive top times of 2:04.96 in the 200 breast and 1:50.56 in the 200 IM ... Rated in the CollegeSwimming.com Top 150 recruits of 2009 ... Trained at the prestigious North Baltimore Aquatic Club ... Coached by Scott Armstrong, Paul Yetter and Keith Schertle.

PERSONAL
Born May 24, 1991 in Baltimore, Md. ... Parents are Kevin and Mary Roddy ... Has two younger brothers, Brandon and Colin ... Plans to major in computer science.

SEAN'S TOP TIMES
100 breaststroke, 54.16, 2011 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke, 1:58.31, 2012 SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 1:47.63, 2012 SEC Championships

 

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