Men's Swimming



Pontus Renholm
Pontus Renholm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Varmdo Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 167

Position:
Back, Free


2008 ALL-AMERICAN

2007-08 (So.): Helped the Mustangs to a 14th-place team finish at NCAAs, earning All-America status in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay... Member of the Conference USA champion and record-breaking 200 and 400 medley relays and 200 free relay (both the 200 free and 200 medley relays set new SMU records); won the 100 and 200 back, setting a career-best mark in the 200 back, and placed fourth in the 50 free... Took second in the 100 and 200 back and helped the Mustangs win the 200 free relay against Texas (2/9)... Member of the first-place 400 medley relay; won the 200 back against Texas A&M (2/1)... Won the 50 back and 150 back against TCU (1/25)... Part of the second-place 200 and 400 medley relays and 200 free relay; placed second to Aaron Peirsol in the 100 back, swam the 50 free at the Classic @ SMU (1/11-12)... Member of the first-place 200 free relay and second-place 200 medley relay; took second in the 100 and 200 back against Arizona and Washington (1/4)... Part of the third-place 400 medley relay; swam the 200 medley relay, 200, 400 and 800 free relays, 100 and 200 back at the Texas Invitational (11/29-12/1)... Won the 100 back, 200 back, 50 free and 200 and 400 free relay and 200 and 400 medley relay; swam the 800 free relay... Member of the first-place 200 medley relay and 200 free relay and won the 100 back against Air Force (11/3)... Won the 200 medley relay against Centenary (10/27).

2007 ALL-AMERICAN

2006-07 (Fr.): Competed in free, back, fly and IM events and relays... Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Swam team best time in 100 back and second best in 200 back... Helped the Mustangs claim their second consecutive C-USA Invitational title and finish third at Dallas Morning News Classic... Lead-off leg of school record-breaking All-American 200 medley relay team that finished fourth at NCAAs... Finished seventh in 200 back and fourth in 100 back at American Short Course... Part of third-place 400 free relay team at American Short Course Championships... Lead-off leg of first-place 200 medley relay and second-place 400 medley relay teams at American Short Course... Swam career-best time with second-place finish in 200 back at C-USA Invite... C-USA Invite Champion in 100 back... Placed second in 200 back against Texas A&M... Competed against Texas and Arizona.

Prep: Swedish national champion 2004, 2005 and 2007... Fifth at European championship in 200 medley relay in 2005... Competed at European junior championships in 2003 and 2004, placing fifth in the 50 back in 2004... Current Swedish national record holder in 200 back short course... Swedish junior national record holder in 200 back short course and 50 back short course.

Personal: Son of Reine and Marie Renholm... One younger brother, Mattias.

Career Best
50 Free	20.29
100 Back	47.39
200 Back	1:45.10
100 Fly	50.10
200 Fly	1:54.68
200 IM	1:56.28
	
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