On Bednarchik: A strong buttefly sprinter who adds depth to the butterfly event.
As a Junior (2002-03): Had best individual results in the butterfly events as a junior ... had two fourth-place finishes in the 100-fly against Richmond and Wingate (58.99) and Duke (59.44) ... came in third in the 100-fly against Villanova (59.63), her top individual finish of the season ... finished second with 300-fly relay team against Johns Hopkins, Howard and Wingate (3:02.01) and with the 200-medley relay team against Richmond and Wingate (1:49.92) ... had a fourth-place finish in the 400-medley relay (3:58.29) and a fifth-place finish against ACC opponent Virginia in that same event (3:59.59).
As a Sophomore (2001-02): Was a steady presence in different relay events all season ... had two second-place finishes vs. Johns Hopkins and Howard with the 200-medley (1:50.14) and the 300-fly (3:01.65) relay teams ... finished sixth in the 100-fly (58.21) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... came in ninth place in theh 100-fly vs. Virginia (59.43).
As a Freshman (2000-2001): Appeared in every regular-season meet except UMBC ... started to come on during the second half of the season ... her highest individual finish of the season was a third-place showing at North Carolina in the 100-fly (59.55) ... placed third twice in the 200-free relay vs. George Washington (1:44.79) and at Duke (1:50.71).
Before Maryland: Enjoyed stellar prep career in which she captured state championships in two states ... 1998 Utah state champ in the 100-yard freestyle and was the 1999 Ohio state champion in the 200-yard freestyle relay ... five-time high school All-American ... lettered in swimming four times and in water polo twice ... achieved junior national cuts in the 50 and 100 free and the 100 fly.
Personal: Lori Ann Bednarchik ... born March 13, 1982 ... daughter of Judy and William Bednarchik ... has a brother, Roby, 24 ... majoring in English ... recruited by Pittsburgh, Miami (Fla.), Colorado State and Penn State ... chose Maryland due to its academic reputation and the swimming program.