Luke Papendick
Luke Papendick

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kinnelon, N.J.

High School:
Kinnelon

Height:
6-4

Event:
Back/Free/IM



2013 ACC Freshman of the Year

NCAA All-American (2)
2014:
200 Back (HM)
2013:
200 Back (HM)

ACC Champion
2014:
200 Back

All-ACC (2)
2014:
200 Back
2013:
200 Back

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back:
46.83 (3rd all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:40.99 (UVa record)
200 IM: 1:44.74 (4th all-time at UVa)

2013-14
• ACC Champion in the 200 back in a career-best time 1:40.99
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with a 14th-place finish in the 200 back at the NCAA Championships
• Also placed fifth in the 100 back and sixth in the 200 IM at ACCs
• Swam career-best marks in the 100 back (46.83) and 200 IM (1:44.74) at ACCs
• Placed 28th in the 100 back and 51st in the 200 IM at NCAAs
• Finished second in the 100 and 200 back and 12th in the 200 IM at the Ohio State Invite
• Picked up six dual-meet wins (3x 100 back, 3x 200 back)
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

2012-13
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• Won the consolation final of the 200-yard backstroke in a school-record time of 1:41.50 at NCAAs to earn honorable mention All-America honors
• Earned all-conference honors in the 200 back with a second-place finish in a then-school record 1:41.90 at ACCs
• Placed fifth in the 100 back and won the consolation final in the 200-yard individual medley (ninth overall) at the conference meet
• Set season-best times in the 100 back (46.96) and 200 IM (1:46.37) at ACCs
• Placed fifth in the 200 back, seventh in the 100 back and 14th in the 200 IM at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Swept the backstroke events against North Carolina
• Honored with the team's Freshman of the Year award and Performance of the Year award at the year-end banquet
• Named to the ACC All-Academic squad
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Won the 100 back at the 2011 Summer Junior Nationals
• Four-time All-State, All-Morris County and All-Conference honoree
• N.J. state record holder in 100-yard, 200-yard and 100m backstroke for 15-18 and open groups
• A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100m and 200m back

Personal
• Son of Jean and George Papendick
• Coached by Brian Boardman at Kinnelon High School