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    Geoffrey Sanders     
     
      Geoffrey Sanders
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Enloe

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Event:
Freestyle

Major:
Chemical Engineering

All-America

SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
First non-senior co-captain at Tennessee since 1969 ... Broke Tennessee's oldest school record in 500 freestyle at SEC Championships with fourth place 4:16.20 ... Shattered UT record in 1650 freestyle record at SEC championships with fourth place 14:59.50 ... First Vol to swim 1650 freestyle in less than 15 minutes ... Started season with a win in the 500 freestyle against Louisville ... Finished second in 1000 freestyle against Georgia ... Won 500 freestyle against Georgia ... Won 500 freestyle at Tennessee Invitational ... Placed sixth in 200 freestyle at Tennessee Invitational ... Finished second in 1650 freestyle at Tennessee Invitational ... Placed sixth in 200 butterfly at Tennessee Invitational ... Finished 19th in 500 freestyle at NCAA championships at 4:17.93 ... Placed 19th in 1650 freestyle at NCAA championships with a 15:00.84 ... Earned All-America certificate in 800 freestyle relay at NCAA championships with seventh place 6:21.33 ... Earned CSCAA Academic All-America award

FRESHMAN (2007-08)
At the SEC Championships, took ninth in the 1650 freestyle (15:14.84), 10th in the 500 freestyle (4:21.21) and 14th in the 400 I.M. (3:53.51) ... In the Vols' win over Auburn, earned SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Week award by winning the 500 and 1000 freestyles in times of 4:29.12 and 9:16.06, respectively ... His 500 freestyle time against Auburn was a season best ... Won the 400 I.M. (3:57.34) against Virginia and placed second in the 1650 freestyle (9:16.71).. Placed 15th in 400-meter freestyle at 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned All-America Honors 16 times ... a nine-time North Carolina high school state champion ... also a member of the men's state high school championship team for four consecutive years ... qualified for the Olympic trials ... holds the Enloe High School records in the 400 I.M., 200 free relay and 400 free relay ... Coached by former Vol John Roy

PERSONAL
Born June 20, 1989 in Burnsville, Minn. ... Parents are Warren and Lana Sanders

TOP TIMES
500 freestyle 4:16.20
1650 freestyle 14:59.50
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