2012-13 (JUNIOR): Concentrated on the 100 and 200 meter races during a solid junior campaign...placed fifth in the 100 back in addition to a fourth-place finish in the 200 back in the first meet of the season against Boston, Rowan and Vermont (Oct. 5)...recorded a season-best time in the 100 back touching the wall at 55.19...clocked in at 56.10 in the 100 back and 2:00.23 in the 200 back...took a top-10 finish in the 100 back in the meet versus LIU Post and Columbia (Nov. 17)...posted a personal-best time and a fifth-place finish in the 200 back touching the wall at 1:58.43...posted a top-10 finish in the 200 back in the meet against UConn (Oct. 26) and in the tri-meet against American and George Mason (Jan. 19)...had an impressive meet at Bucknell (Feb. 2) capturing a fourth place finish in the 200 back and a personal-best in the 200 IM touching the wall at 1:55.39.
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Focused primarily on the backstroke and individual medley events as a sophomore ... established personal bests in the 100-yard backstroke (54.06) and 200-yard backstroke (1:54.53) versus Navy (Dec. 8) ... registered a career-best time in the 200 IM (1:55.09) at the ECAC Championships ... recorded a PR in the 400 IM at the Zippy Invitational (Dec. 2) ... clocked a time of 4:06.60 to place fifth ... posted a pair of top-five times in Army's season-opening meet versus Boston College and Stony Brook (Oct. 7), placing third in the 200 back and fourth in the 100 back ... finished fifth in both the 100 back and 200 back opposite Marist (Oct. 14) ... duplicated that feat versus Drexel (Jan. 20) ... was fourth in the 200 back against Lehigh (Jan. 13) ... took fifth in that same event versus Bucknell (Jan. 14). 2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Competed mostly in backstroke events during his first season at West Point ... won the 200 back twice, taking gold against Lehigh (Jan. 14) and versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 29) ... turned a total of four top-five showings in the 200 back, placing fourth at Bucknell (Jan. 15) and finishing fifth at the George Mason quad-meet (Jan. 22).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Swam at River Hill High School ... served as team captain ... was a 10-year member of the Retriever Aquatic Club as well.
PERSONAL: Brendan J. Lorton was born June 22, 1991 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Kyle and Carol Lorton ... has one sister, Paige ... hobbies include fishing and playing golf ... majoring in Systems Engineering.