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

Athletic Honors

  • 2018-19 Captain

Academic Honors

  • 2017-18 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • Fall 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • 2016-17 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • 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 Junior

  • Won 10 events, including on 5 relays
  • Swam for 2 school-record relays: 400 freestyle (3:17.85, 11/18/17) and 400 medley (3:39.58, 11/17/17)
  • Fastest 50 freestyle: 24.10 at North Country Invitational, 11/17/17
  • Fastest 100 butterfly: 54.04 at North Country Invitational, 11/17/17
  • Fastest 200 freestyle: 1:49.72 at North Country Invitational, 11/18/17
  • Fastest 500 freestyle: 5:01.84 at North Country Invitational, 11/17/17
  • Competed in 4 meets before studying abroad in spring semester

As a Sophomore:

  • Won 13 events, including on 3 relays
  • Set 2 school records during NE10 Championship in 200 freestyle (1:48.00, 2/18/17) and 500 freestyle (4:49.64, 2/17/17)
  • Fastest 100 butterfly: 55.62 at North Country Invitational, 11/19/16
  • Fastest 200 butterfly: 2:01.77 at NE10 Championship, 2/19/17
  • Fastest 200 freestyle: 1:48.00 at NE10 Championship, 2/18/17
  • Fastest 500 freestyle: 4:49.64 at NE10 Championship, 2/17/17

As a Freshman:

  • Won 10 events, including on 4 relays
  • Set school record in 200 butterfly at NEISA Championship (2:00.49, 2/14/16)
  • Swam for school-record 400 medley relay at North Country Invitational (3:43.22, 11/20/15), since surpassed
  • Fastest 100 butterfly: 57.29 vs. Colby-Sawyer, 11/7/15
  • Fastest 200 butterfly: 2:00.49 at NEISDA Championship, 2/14/16
  • Fastest 200 freestyle: 1:52.90 vs. Saint Lawrence, 1/17/16
  • Fastest 500 freestyle: 4:55.45 at NE10 Championship, 2/4/16

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 and philosophy ... enrolled in College's Honors Program ... Orientation leader ... Dean's List student-athlete.