Reed Neuendorf
Reed Neuendorf
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Blauvelt, N.Y.
High School: Tappan Zee
Position: Mid-Distance Free

2013-14: Recorded a career-best 400-yd. IM time of 3:59.20, the fifth-fastest in school history, during the prelims of the event at the CCSA Championships in Tennessee… Placed fifth in the night time finals… Also competed in the 500- (4:34.90) and 1,650-yd. freestyle (15:56.96) events at the conference championships meet in Knoxville, finishing eighth in the mile swim and tenth in the 500… The Retrievers placed second as a team behind University of the Incarnate Word and were later ranked No. 23 in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com… Captured the 1,000 free twice during the dual meet season, first against George Washington on Oct. 26 and then again on Senior Day at the UMBC Aquatic Complex (Jan. 11) against Howard.

2012-13: Won the silver medal in the 400-yd. IM and the bronze medal in the 1,650 free at the America East Championships at Maine… Also placed fifth in the 500 free at the conference meet as the Retrievers won their ninth America East title in ten years… His 400 IM finals time of 4:00.96 ranks seventh all-time in program history while his 1,650 free (15:50.71) ranks ninth… Recorded his top 200 back time (1:53.16) while finishing in 15th at the ECAC Championships at Harvard… Won three dual meet events as UMBC completed its second-ever undefeated season… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011-12: Won the 500-yd. free at the Terrapin Invitational in a career-best time of 4:38.10... His time ranks tenth in UMBC school history... Also earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 back at the meet held at the University of Maryland... Won the 1000 free against Howard for his first dual meet win... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2010-11: Placed 11th in the 500-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invitational... Swam UMBC's second-fastest 1,000-yard free (9:42.62) of the year at the Patriot Invitational... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

Background: Named All-County, All-Division and All-Section for his sophomore, junior and senior seasons… Broke his own 500-yard freestyle school record his senior year… Named 2010 Tappan Zee High School Male Athlete of the Year…  A member of the National Honor Society and the History Honor Society… An AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal: Son of Robert and Laura Neuendorf… Has a younger brother, Lance… Father was a four-year letter winner and former record holder in swimming at Maryland… Double majoring in history and political science… Born May 15, 1992.