On Potter: Returns for his senior year and will add depth in the breaststroke and IM events ... will battle for top spot in the breaststroke.
As a Junior (2003-04): Finished fourth in the 200-breast (2:15.53) and seventh in the 200-IM (2:03.23), and was part of the fourth-place 400-medley relay at N.C. State in the first meet of the season ... took ninth in the 200-breast (2:16.57) and 11th in the 200-IM (2:03.77), and was part of the sixth-place 400-medley relay against Virginia Tech and Clemson ... placed seventh in the 200-IM (2:01.94) and was part of the winning 200-medley relay against Johns Hopkins and Howard ... came in sixth in the 200-breast (2:14.93) and eighth in the 200-IM (2:01.69) against Duke ... finished sixth in the 200-breast (2:15.13) and seventh in the 200-IM (2:02.40), and was part of the third-place 400-medley relay against Georgia Tech ... took fourth in the 100-breast (57.72), fifth in the 200-breast (2:07.34) and 13th in the 200-IM (1:57.93) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... also was part of the third-place 400-medley relay and the fourth-place 200-medley relay ... placed seventh in both the 100-breast (59.93) and the 200-breast (2:14.00), and came in 12th in the 200-IM against Pittsburgh, Villanova and Notre Dame ... also was part of the fourth-place 200- and 400-medley relays in Pittsburgh ... took fourth in both breaststroke events against North Carolina with times of 59.21 in the 100-breast and 2:13.14 in the 200-breast ... also finished seventh in the 200-IM (2:03.23) and was part of the second-place 200-medley relay against the Tar Heels ... placed fifth in the 200-breast (2:12.35) and eighth in the 200-IM (2:01.87) and was part of the fourth-place 400-medley relay against Virginia ... swam season-best times of 2:07.08 in the 200-breast and 1:57.16 in the 200-IM to finish 18th and 33rd, respectively, at the ACC Championship ... also came in 16th in the 100-breast (57.73) at ACC's.
As a Sophomore (2002-03): Was injured for the first half of the season and was unable to compete ... finished fifth in the 200 breast (2:08.35) and fourth in the 200 IM (1:57.69) against Pittsburgh in his first meet back ... won the 200 IM (1:58.48) and the 100 breast (59.50) at Duke ... came in eighth in the 200 IM (2:00.05) and seventh in the 200 breast (2:11.87) against North Carolina and Georgia Tech ... placed fifth in the 200 IM (2:00.68) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:12.20) at Virginia ... established career bests in the 100 breast (57.30) and 200 IM (1:54.25) at the ACC Championships, finishing 15th and 23rd, respectively ... also finished 16th in the 200 breast at the ACC's with a season-best time of 2:07.49.
As a Freshman (2001-02): Swam a season best 57.74 at the ACC Championships in the 100 breast.
Before Maryland: Four-year letterman at West Deptford High School ... two-time high school All-American ... New Jersey state champion in the 100 breast ... holds the school record in the 200 IM and the 100 breast while also owning the South Jersey record in the 100 breast ... named all-state as a junior and a senior ... served as team captain and named team MVP his final two years.
Personal: Timothy Potter ... is the son of Lynne and Thomas Potter ... majoring in decision information systems ... was recruited by Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, Pennsylvania and Princeton.
Career Bests 200 Breast: 2:06.55 200 IM: 1:54.25 100 Breast: 57.30