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Sean Mahoney
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Sean Mahoney 1261154
Position: Breast
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 192
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rio Vista, Calif.
High School: Rio Vista
Experience: 2 Letters

National Success
• At the Dec. 18-19, 2009 Duel in the Pool in Manchester, England placed third in the 200 breast (2:04.28)

• Owns the United States' second-fastest time in the 200 breast (2:09.70), swam in the prelims of the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia

• Placed 10th in the 200 breast (2:13.61) at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials

• Finished 13th in the 200 breast at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials

Cal/West Virginia Success
• Was the national runner-up in 200 breast (1:52.34) at the 2009 NCAA championships (swam an NCAA record 1:51.96 in the prelims)

• Placed fifth in the 100 breast (52.07) at the 2009 NCAA championships

• Is the Cal school record-holder in the 200 breast (1:51.96), owns the second-best all-time mark in the 100 breast (52.07) and third-best time in the 200 IM (1:44.29)

• As a freshman, set the West Virginia University school record in the 200 breast (1:57.75)

• Helped West Virginia claim the 2007 Big East Conference title

High School Success
• At Rio Vista High School was a four-time high school All-American

• Held national age group records (11-12, 13-14) in the 200 breast and was .06 off the 17-18 200 breast long-course national record (2:13.55)

• Parents are Dan and Christine Mahoney

• Majoring in interdisciplinary studies

• Born Aug. 12, 1988, in Lodi, Calif.

100 Breast	52.07
200 Breast	1:51.96
200 IM	         1:44.29

LONG-COURSE METERS 100 Breast 1:02.10 200 Breast 2:09.79 200 IM 2:00.48

What do you think makes Cal unique and distinct from any other school?
The great diversity this school has. Whether it's the campus or the people - Berkeley has it all.

What was your favorite class you have taken so far and why?
My favorite class so far was Art 13 with professor Ali Dadgar. It was great because it was all up to you what kind of art you wanted to make and how you wanted to do it.

What is your favorite part of training?
Weights and the massages.

What would you say makes Cal swimming team different than any other?
We always have a lot to prove because many people count us out too early.

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