Dominique Lendjel
Dominique Lendjel

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sindelfingen, Germany

High School:
Gottleib-Daimler-Schule

Height:
6-1

Event:
IM/Backstroke


2008-09 - Redshirted after suffering injury in preseason.

2007-08 - Competed in the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 backstroke and 200 IM...Scored two points for Carolina at the SEC Championships with a 15th-place finish in the 200 IM...Set personal bests in two of three events, swimming a 49.41 in the 100 back and a 1:47.07 in the 200 IM, the second-fastest time in school history...His time of 1:47.00 in the 200 back was a season-best...Had the top Carolina time in both the 100 free (45.97, personal best) and 200 free (1:41.07) and the second-best in the 100 fly (49.01)...Part of the 800 FR team that earned a `B' cut with a 6:33.45 at the Alabama Classic.

2006-07 - Honorable mention All-American ... Competed in the 800 free relay event at the NCAA Championships where the team finished 11th with a season-best mark of 6:28.65, en route to honorable mention All-America honors ... South Carolina's highest finisher in the 200 IM at NCAAs (1:36.13, 33rd), posting a season-low mark in the event ... Also competed in the 200 back at the NCAA Championships, finishing 29th (1:45.57) ... Competed in several events at SECs, including the 200 back (1:46.88, 8th), the 400 medley relay (3:16.50,6th) and the 200 IM (1:48.71, 11th) ... Turned in USC's top time of the year in the 100 back (50.40), 200 back (1:45.57) and 200 IM (1:48.13).

PRE-COLLEGE - Attended Gottleib-Daimler-Schule for high school ... 2005 and 2006 200 IM German National Champion and member of the National "B" Team.

PERSONAL - Nickname is Dom ... Mother, Andrea Lendjel, was a Hungarian Swimming Champion ... Two siblings, Patrick, 23, and Marcel, 20 ... Born May 21, 1985 ... Major is HRTM.

LENDJEL'S TOP TIMES

100 Free 45.97
200 Free 1:41.07
100 Back 49.41
200 Back 1:45.57
100 Fly 49.01
200 IM 1:47.07
400 IM 4:03.27