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    Luke Percy     
     
      Luke Percy
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Southport, Australia

Position:
Freestyle

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CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (5)
2014 - 5

MEDAL COUNT (2)
Silver: 1
2014: 100 Free
Bronze: 1
2014: 800 FR

CAREER AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd team)
2014 SEC All-Freshman Team

2013-14 - FRESHMAN
AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd team)
2014 SEC All-Freshman Team

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Competed in four meets during the fall semester, primarily competing in the 50 and 100 freestyle
  • Won the 50 freestyle at Louisville in 20.38, his first collegiate victory
  • Won the 100 freestyle twice during the fall, swimming his first NCAA B-cut time of 43.48 en route to taking first at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
  • Swam under 20 seconds in the 50 free for the first time in his college career, getting an NCAA B-cut time of 19.89 to lead off the Vols' prelim 200 free relay team at the AT&T Winter National Championships

SEC RECAP

  • Helped the Vols tie for a bronze medal with Alabama, clocking in at 1:24.84, the third-fastest time in the nation and the fastest by the relay team of Percy, Sam Rairden, Renato Prono and Oystein Hetland this season
  • Won a swim-off for the final spot in the 100 Fly and went on to set a career-high time of 47.99, good for sixth place
  • The quartet of Percy, Rairden, Prono and Sean Lehane swam a time of 3:08.20 in the 400 Medley Relay for a fifth place result
  • Broke the school record in the 100 free, earning the silver medal with a time of 42.22

NCAA RECAP

  • Individually competed in the 100 freestyle and finished 12th place.
  • Competed with the Vols in the 400 freestyle relay where they took eighth place, good for his first career first-team All-America honor.
  • Also earned All-America honors as part of the 200 freestyle relay (10th), the 200 medley relay (12th) and the 400 medley relay (14th).

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Came to Tennessee as one of the fastest sprint freestylers to swim collegiately in recent memory
  • Won three gold medals at the 2013 FINA Junior World Championships in Dubai just before launching his UT career. He won the 50-meter freestyle, setting a meet record in 22.11 seconds. He also was part of the winning 400 freestyle relay and 400 mixed medley relay. He took silver in the 100 freestyle.
  • Turned in several then-top times of his career in April at the Australian Age Championships and the EnergyAustralia Swimming Championships. He recorded a time of 22.24 seconds in the 50-meter freestyle and 49.63 in the 100 freestyle later in the month
  • He also posted a winning performance in the 50 freestyle in January's Australian Youth Olympic Festival
  • Percy trained with the Southport Olympic Swimming Club, one of the high performance clubs in Australia

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