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Eddie Kenney
Eddie Kenney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Westfield

Last College:
Louisiana State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
10/06/1985



2006-07: Team's fastest swimmer in the 50 freestyle, recording a personal best of 20.23 at the Big Ten Championships, which placed him 10th ... mark ranks as the second fastest in program history behind Frank Smardo's 1997 varsity record of 20.08 ... also competed at Big Ten's in the 100 free and as part of the 400 free relay that set a new varsity record with its seventh-place time of 2:57.41 ... swam the anchor leg with a split of 20.28 ... joined on the relay by John Schmitt, Trey Smith and Romain Maire ... winner of the 50 free at dual vs. Notre Dame and at the season-closing Boiler-Make-It Invitational ... runner-up in the 50 free in duals vs. Arizona State, Northwestern, Michigan State and Ohio State and at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... U.S. Open qualifier in the 50 and 100 free.

2005-06: Scored with both the 200 and 400 free relays at the Big Ten Championships ... 200 free placed sixth with NCAA provisional time of 1:20.72 ... 400 free relay finished ninth in 2:59.71 ... also competed at Big Tens in the 50 and 100 free; his 50 free time of 20.88 established a new personal record ... recorded a lifetime best of 45.24 in the 100 free at the Boiler-Make-It Last Chance Meet, giving him second place.

2004-05: Competed for LSU ... team's second-fastest swimmer in both the 50 and 100-yard freestyle, with times of 21.12 and 46.71 ... both season best times were recorded at SEC Championships ... also helped record team's fastest 200 free relay time (1:22.47) of season at conference meet.

High School: Graduated from Westfield High School in 2004 ... two-sport athlete ... four-time team MVP ... Indiana state record holder for USA Swimming in 50 freestyle (15-16, 17-18 age groups) ... graduated holding several school and sectional records ... qualified for the state finals in the 50 and 100 free sophomore through senior years ... named Indiana's Gene Lee Outstanding Swimmer of the Year in 2004 ... state runner-up in the 100 free as a junior ... All-American in the 50 and 100 free ... national qualifier during senior year ... goalie for soccer team.

Personal: Given name is Benjamin Edward Scott Kenney ... born on Oct. 6, 1985 ... son of Scott and Jane Kenney ... has two brothers, Tab and Chris, and one sister, Elisabeth ... political science major.