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     Athanasios Lamprou
    Athanasios Lamprou

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Thessaloniki, Greece

    High School:
    1st H.S. of the Dendropotamos

    Last College:
    Southern Illinois

    Position:
    Freestyle/Butterfly


    2005 ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE FIRST TEAM

    2005-06: Anchored Horizon League title-winning 400 free relay (2:59.49) that set new league and school records en route to All-Horizon League First Team accolades...Earned a fourth-place finish in the100 free finals at the Horizon League Championships, swimming a 46.15...swam a 21.16 in the league 50 free finals to take sixth overall...helped 200 free relay squad earn second place (1:21.39) and All-Horizon League Second Team honors at the league meet...turned in a time of 1:00.38 in the 100 breaststroke finals at the league meet...captured a 50 free win against Valparaiso with a time of 21.56 while also swimming a second-place 47.49 in the 100 free...won the 50 free in 21.55 against Butler...also came in second in the 100 fly (53.98) against the Bulldogs...finished second in the 100 free (48.07) against Wright State...swam a 48.04 in the 100 free at the Bill Ritter Invitational...placed second in the 50 free (21.68) and 100 free (47.72) against Iowa...swam a 48.57 to take third in the 100 free at Cleveland State.

    2004-05: Earned All-Horizon League First Team recognition as third leg of Horizon League record-setting 200 freestyle relay...also part of school record 400 freestyle relay that placed second in the league and earned All-Horizon League Second Team honors...placed second in the 50 freestyle against UW-Milwaukee with a 21.89...runner-up in the 100 freestyle (48.08) against Saint Louis...placed second in the 100-yard butterfly after finishing in 53.32 against Valparaiso...turned in team's third-best time in the 50 free with a 21.15 at the league championships...set team's third-best time of the year in the 100 freestyle with a 46.98 in the league finals...swam third leg of winning 200 free relay at the Bill Ritter Invitational...finished fifth in the league in the 200 freestyle (1:44.09).

    Prior to UIC: Swam for two seasons at Southern Illinois...won the 2003 Missouri Valley Conference Championship in the 50-yard freestyle, swimming a 20.94...earned 2003 All-MVC honors at the conference championship meet...placed second in the 50 free at the MVC meet in 2004...also finished sixth in the 100 butterfly and swam on the second-place 200 free relay squad at the 2003 MVC Championships...finished Saluki career with top 50 free time of 20.94, top 100 free time of 47.06, and top 100 fly time of 51.95.

    Prep/Personal: Placed fifth in both the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle at the Greek Open Nationals...also placed second on the 200 free relay team at nationals...was a member of the Greek Pre-National Team...also swam for the Greek Military National Team while serving in the Greek Navy for two years prior to attending SIU...swam on a 4x100 free relay team that took seventh at the 2001 World Military Games...nickname is "Sakis"...born July 9, 1981...son of George and Katerina Lamprou...major is movement science.

    UIC Career Best Times

    Event			Time		Date
    50-yard Freestyle		21.15		2-24-05
    100-yard Freestyle		46.98		2-26-05
    200-yard Freestyle	       1:44.09		2-25-05
    100-yard Butterfly	         53.32		1-8-05