Tom Sheranek
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Backstroke/Individual Medley
    • Senior
    • Richmond, Va.

    Updated: April 5, 2013

    2012-13: Scored at his first ACC Championships, coming in 14th in the 200 backstroke ... Finished fifth in the 200 backstroke and was the lead off of the 400 medley at came in first at Virginia ... Took third in the 100 backstroke against William & Mary ... Placed fourth in the 200 backstroke and sixth in the 100 backstroke at NC State ... Placed fourth in both backstroke events against Tennessee ... Took third in the 200 backstroke, sixth in the 100 backstroke and 10th in the 200 IM at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Won the 200 backstroke and third in the 100 backstroke at Georgia Tech ... Placed fourth in the 200 backstroke and 10th in the 100 backstroke at Duke ... Took sixth in the 200 backstroke at North Carolina ... Opened the season with a first-place finish in the 200 backstroke against VMI and Gardner-Webb.

    2011-12: Placed second in the 100 backstroke, while swimming a 'B' cut time and set a pool record touching the wall firist in the 200 backstroke at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Finished second in the 200 backstroke and fifth in the 100 backstroke against Georgia Tech ... Placed second in the 200 backstroke and fifth in the 100 backstroke at William & Mary ... Recorded a sixth and seventh-place finish in the 100 and 200 backstroke, respectively, against Virginia ... Earned 44 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, finishing third in the 200 backstroke and eighth in the 100 backstroke ... Finished second in the 200 IM at Ohio State ... Placed second in the 200 backstroke and fourth in the 100 backstroke in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington ... Posted a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke against North Carolina.

    2010-11: Finished 11th in the 200 backstroke and 16th in the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships … Finished fourth in the 200 backstroke and 13th in the 400 IM at the Volunteer Invitational … Won the 200 backstroke on Jan. 29 at Cincinnati with Kentucky … Swam a “B” cut time in the 200 backstroke at ACCs (1:46.18), which ranked him 10th in the ACC and 89th in the nation.

    2009-10: Earned top-10 finishes in the 200 back (fourth) and 400 IM (10th) and was the final point scorer in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships with a 16th-place finish… Placed ninth in the 200 backstroke, 10th in the 400 IM and 15th in the 200 IM at the Volunteer Invitational...Holds the second-best times of the season in the 200 back and 200 IM.

    High School: Competed for the Nova of Virginia Aquatics club team, who won the men’s women’s and combined championships at the NCSA Junior Nationals … Attended Mills E. Godwin High School, but it had no swimming program … Was an original member of the Junior Zookeepers of America.

    Personal: Tom Sheranek was born on Oct. 17, 1990, in Richmond, Va. … Son of John and Sheila Sheranek … Has an older sister, Lauren and a twin brother, Will ... Majoring in university studies.

    Sheranek's Career Best
    100 Backstroke: 48.83 200 Backstroke: 1:44.48
    200 IM: 1:49.79 400 IM: 3:53.88
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