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  Anthony Robinson
Anthony Robinson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
Memorial

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Event:
Breast/Sprint Free

Will contend for national titles in the 50 free and 100 breast as a two-time NCAA finalist in each event ... Ranks 4th in Stanford history in the 50 free (19.48), 4th in the 100 breast (53.90) and 14th in the 100 free (43.93) ... Ranks 4th in the world in the 50m breast (28.03), an American record in the Olympic trials.

As a Senior in 2000-2001: Broke the world record in the 50m breast at U.S. Nationals ... Finished second at U.S. Nastionals in the 100m breast to qualify for the World Championships ... Finished fourth in the 50m breast at the 2001 FINA World Championships ... Four-time All-American ... NCAA Champion in the 50 free with a career-best time of 19.15 ... time is also the fastest in this event in school history ... Swam second leg of Stanford's NCAA Champion 200 free relay ... Biff Hoffman Ward winner for Outstanding Male Senior ... Finished third at NCAAs in the 100 breast with a school record time of 52.76 ... Placed 24th in the 100 free prelims with a season-best time of 44.20 at NCAAs ... Swam the second leg of Stanford's 400 medley relay team that placed fourth at NCAAs ... Pac-10 Champion in the 100 breast ... Swam a 19.48 in the 50 free at the conference championships to finish second ... Recorded his fastest time of the year in the 100 free (44.21) at Pac-10s ... Swam the second leg of Stanford's Pac-10 Champion 200 free relay team which holds the fastest time in the nation this season ... Also on the Cardinal's 200 medley relay whose time of 1:26.02 at the league championships was the third fastest time nationally in 2001.

As a Junior in 1999-2000: Six-time All-American ... Helped 400m free relay team to 4th place finish (49.02 split) at nationals ... Placed 8th at nationals in the 100m free (50.61) ... Took 6th at nationals in the 400m medley relay (1:01.19 split) ... Placed 6th at nationals in the 200m free relay (22.10) ... Finished 9th at NCAAs in the 100m breast (59.91) ...Placed 16th at nationals in the 50m free (22.50) ... Swam a lifetime best but just missed defending his Pac-10 title in the 100-yard breast, placing 2nd (53.90) ... Also finished 5th in the 100-yard free (44.27) and 7th in the 50-yard free (19.80) ... Swam on four relays at the 2000 Pac-10 Championships, including three champion teams ... Swam breast on both the 200-yard (23.81 split) and the 400-yard (53.18 split) medley relays ... Swam the second leg on the 400-yard (44.61 split) and 200-yard (19.42 split) free relays ... Won the 100-yard breast (57.62) in the dual-meet win over San Francisco State ... Ranks 4th in school history in the 50-yard free, 4th in the 100-yard breast and 14th in the 100-yard free.

As a Sophomore in 1998-99: Six-time All-American ... Placed 5th in the 100 breast (54.31, 54.21 prelims) at the NCAA Championships ... Also made finals in the 50 free (19.72, 19.58 prelims), tying for 7th ... Finished 18th in the 100 free (43.93) ... Also swam on four NCAA runner-up relays, sprinting on the 200 and 400 free relays and swimming breast on the 200 and 400 medley relays ... The Pac-10 champion in the 100 breast (54.08) as a Stanford swimmer won that event for the 9th straight year ... Also placed 5th in the 50 free (20.10, 19.75 prelims) and 7th in the 100 free (44.40) at Pac-10s ... Swam the breast legs on both medley relays, winning two Pac-10 titles ... Also swam on the Pac-10 runner-up 200 free relay team ... Swam the breast leg on the 400 medley relay that broke the deGuerre Pool record against USC ... A second-team Academic All-Pac-10 selection.

As a Freshman in 1997-98: Four-time All-American and NCAA Champion ... Member of 200 free relay team that won 1998 NCAA title (1:16.76) and set new American record ... Finished 5th in the 50 free (19.55), 8th in the 100 breast (55.28) and 59th in the 100 free (54.77) at NCAAs ... Swam opening leg on 200 free relay team (1:16.76) that won the NCAA title and broke the American record, and was also part of 200 medley relay team (1:25.70) that finished 2nd ... At Pac-10s, placed 4th in the 100 breast (55.22), 5th in the 50 free (20.27) and 17th in the 100 free (45.41) ... Set a career best in 100 free prelims (44.74) at Pac-10s ... Also member of 200 free relay (1:18.94) and 200 medley relay teams (1:27.48; meet record) that won conference titles ... Competed in the 50m free (23.74) and the 100m free (52.07) at the 1998 Phillips 66 Summer Nationals ... Named Freshman Most Valuable Player ... Received Spirit "Gloves" Award.

Prep: National high school record-holder in the 50 free (19.91)... The 1995-96 National High School Swimmer of the Year ... Texas record-holder in the 100 breast (54.83) ... National Honor Society ... Scholastic All-American ... Swam for Ed Lusk at Memorial and John Vogel on the club level.

Personal: Undeclared major ... Son of Theodore and Judy Robinson.

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