Vytenis Slenys Athlete Profile

Vytenis Slenys

Vytenis Slenys
Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke Height: 6-1 Weight: 165 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Panevezys

Personal

Born in Lithuania ... parents are Sigitas Slenys and Ona Sleniene ... has one sibling, Justina ... economics major.

Before BYU

Named schools best athlete and swimmer in 2005 and 2006 ... Lithuanian champion in 100 IM (2006) ... championship prizeman in Lithuania for three years (2005-07) ... Lithuanian Junior Champion in 200 IM.



2007-2008 | Freshman Year

Was the top man in the 100 and 200 breast all season ... named to the All-MWC team for his performance in the 100 breast and 200 medley relay at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... finished in the top 10 in three events at the MWCC, earning his best times ... placed fifth in the 200 breast at MWCC (2:03.81) ... placed sixth in the 100 breast at MWCC (56.43) ... placed 10th in the 200 IM at MWCC (1:51.96) ... had three individual firsts in conference meets.

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

Competed in all seven dual meets on the season for the Cougars ... named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for his performance in the 200 IM and 100 breast at MWC Championships ... finished second in the 200 IM at the MWCC with a time of 1:47.76 ... finished fifth in the 100 breast at MWCC with a time of 55.33, ranked fourth in BYU all-time ... swam on the 400 medley relay team that finished fourth at MWCC ... finished ninth in the 200 breaststroke at MWCC with a time of 2:00.42, a personal best ... won the 200 IM against Utah with a time of 1:55.68, helping the Cougars come out with a close win overall ... finished third in the 100 breast with a time of 59.28 ... placed third in the 100 breast at the Nike Cup with a time of 57.19, as well as seventh in the 200 breast (2:07.25) ... finished third in the 200 breast with a time of 2:07.33 at the Anteater Shootout ... helped the 200 medley relay team win against TCU in the first conference meet of the season with a time of 1:34.63 ... won the 100 breast against TCU with a time of 58.32 ... finished first in the 100 fly and 100 breast at the Blue and White Meet to kickoff the season with respective times of 51.02 and 58.03.

2009-2010 | Junior Year

Competed in ten meets of the season for the Cougars ... tallied six first place wins this season ... at the Swimming and Diving Championships he placed fifth in the 100 breast with a time of 55.20, finished third in the 200 breast with a time of 2:00.24 and placed fourth in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.27 ... ranked first in the 200 breast for the team with a personal best time of 2:00.07 which earns him the spot of fourth all-time in BYU history ... ranked first for the Cougars in the 200 IM with a time of 1:48.72 which earns him the spot of fifth all-time in BYU history ... ranked second for the Cougars in the 100 fly for the team with a time of 50.48 ... ranked second on the team in the 100 breast with a time of 55.20 which earns him the spot of fifth all-time in BYU history ... received the MWC Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC scholar athlete award ... ranked fifth in the conference overall for the 100 breast (55.20) as well as third in the 200 breast (2:00.07) and third in the 200 IM (1:48.72).

2010-2011 | Senior Year

Competed in six dual meets for the Cougars ... recorded three first-place wins during the season ... at the MWCC, he placed second in the 200 IM, third in the 200 breast, sixth in the 100 breast ... received All-Conference recognition for his performances in the 100 breast (54.40), 200 breast (1:57.52) and 200 IM (1:48.22) ... ranked third in the conference for the 200 breast, fourth for the 200 IM and sixth in the 100 breast ... ranked 46th in the nation for the 200 breast ... ranked first for the Cougars in the 50, 100 and 200 breast as well as second in the 200 IM ...received the Academic All-Conference award.