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Armin Hornikel
Armin Hornikel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boeblingen, Germany

High School:
Stratford HS (S.C.)

Height:
6-3

Event:
Breaststroke/IM

2008-09 - Was the team's leading breaststroker as a freshman...Had the team's best time in both the 100 (54.42) and 200 (2:00.92) events...Earned a `B' cut in the 100 breast at SEC Championships...Was part of the top relay team in the 200 FR (1:20.02, B), 200 MR (1:31.65) and 400 MR (3:14.31, B)...Advanced to consolation finals in both breaststroke events at SEC Championships; finished 10th in the 100 and 14th in the 200 to score points for Carolina...Won both breaststroke races in the dual meet with Clemson, helping the Gamecocks to a victory...Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Stratford High School..Member of Southern Marlins Racing Team... Qualifier for junior nationals...Was South Carolina state champion in 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke in 2007 and 2008...South Carolina Long Course champion in 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM in 2008...Member of USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team in 2007 and 2008...High School All-American ... South Carolina state record holder among AAAA schools in the 100 breaststroke.

PERSONAL - Born March 21, 1990...Parents are Jochen and Angelika Hornikel...Major is biology.

HORNIKEL'S TOP TIMES

50 Free20.78
100 Breast54.42
200 Breast2:00.92
100 Fly51.00
200 IM1:58.82

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