Pat Thornton
Pat Thornton
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, N.J.
High School: Lawrence
Events: Mid-Distance Free, Fly

Honors: Spring 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Fall 2016 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Spring 2016 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Fall 2015 NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll

As a Sophomore: Picked up 13 wins … set two school records, both during the NE10 Championship, establishing the 500 freestyle mark (4:49.64) on Feb. 17 and the 200 free standard (1:48.00) on Feb. 18 ... swam on the winning team in the 200 medley relay while coming in first during the 200 and 500 freestyles against Colby-Sawyer on Nov. 5 … won the 400 freestyle at Clarkson on Nov. 12 … at Norwich on Nov. 15, he placed first in the 500 freestyle … at the North Country Invitational on Nov. 19 he took first in the 100 butterfly and 500 freestyle and second in the 200 freestyle … swam on the winning team in the 400 medley relay and placed first in the 200 and 500 freestyles against SUNY Potsdam on Jan. 14 … at Saint Lawrence swam on the winning team in the 200 medley and grasped first in the 200 and 500 freestyles on Jan. 29.

As a Freshman: Won six individual events and took part in four relay victories for a total of 10 wins on the season … helped 400 medley relay foursome set school record (3:43.22) at North Country Invitational on Nov. 20 before setting school record in 200 fly (2:00.49) at NEISDA Championship on Feb. 14 ... finished first in the 1,000 free against Le Moyne on Nov. 1 … finished first in the 100 butterfly and 500 free, and swam on the winning team in the 400 medley relay while grabbing second in the 200 free against Colby-Sawyer on Nov. 7 … finished first in the 200 butterfly and swam on the winning team in the 400 medley relay against Clarkson on Nov. 14 … finished first in the 500 free and swam on the winning team in the 400 medley relay, and took second in the 200 butterfly and 1,650 free at the North Country Invitational on Nov. 21 … took second in the 1,000 free while swimming with the second-place team in 200 medley relay against Saint Rose on Jan. 11 … finished second in the 200 butterfly against Bentley on Jan. 13 … finished first in the 500 free and swam with the winning team in the 200 medley relay while taking second in the 200 free against Saint Lawrence on Jan. 17 … took second-place in the 500 free, the 200 free, and the 200 butterfly against SUNY Potsdam on Jan. 23 … finished second in the 1,000 free and 500 free against Norwich on Jan. 26.

High School: Competed in swimming & diving at Lawrence High School ... served as a captain senior year ... involved in the National Honor Society, student leadership and DECA.

Personal: Patrick Edward Thornton ... son of Richard and Eileen Thornton ... majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry ... enrolled in College's Honors Program ... Orientation leader ... Dean's List student-athlete.