Anton Pronichenko
Anton Pronichenko
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palisades, Calif.
High School: Palisades Charter
Position: Breast/IM

Career Achievements

•    Set new school record in the 100-yard breaststroke, and helped program set new marks in the 200- and 400-yard medley relays at the 2017 NEWMAC Championships
•    2015, 2016, 2017 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team

Career Highlights

2016-17: As a senior, competed in the freestyle and breaststroke at all 11 meets…recorded five wins, seven second-place results and four third-place finishes…placed second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 200 breaststroke against WPI and Brandeis on November 4…won the 100 breaststroke against Norwich and Regis on November 12…was victorious in the 100 and 200 breaststroke against Clark on November 19…came in second in both the 50 free and 100 breast and third in the 200 breast against Coast Guard on January 5…won the 50 breaststroke and was second in the 100 breaststroke at Wheaton on January 14…touched the wall first in the 100 breaststroke at Bentley on January 17…came in second in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at Springfield on January 21…made the A final and placed 10th with a school-record time of 57.97 in the 100 breaststroke at the NEWMAC Championships on February 18…also made the B final and came in 14th with a career-best time of 2:09.84, and helped Babson’s 200- and 400-yard medley relay teams set school records at the conference meet.

2015-16: As a junior, took part in five meets competing in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM…missed all six spring semester meets while studying abroad….posted three victories, one runner-up finish and a pair of third-place results….won the 100 breast and finished second in the 200 IM against UMass Dartmouth on October 24…touched the wall first in the 100 breast against Clark on October 31...came in third in the 100 breast against WPI and Brandeis on November 9…won the 100 breast and came in third in the 50 free against Norwich on November 15.

2014-15: As a sophomore, took part in all 12meets and competed in the breaststroke and individual medley events…posted two victories to go along with five runner-up finishes and eight third-place results…came in second in the 200 IM against UMass-Dartmouth on October 25…finished third in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke against WPI and Brandeis on November 9…won the 100 breast at Norwich on November 15 and against Coast Guard on January 7…came in second in both the 100 breast and 200 breast at Wheaton on January 17…finished second in the 100 breast against Bentley (January 20) and Bridgewater State (January 22)…finished 12th in the 100 breast with a career-best time of 59.87 at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20…also posted a career-best time of 2:02.52 in the 200 IM and a season-best time of 2:12.33 to finish 16th in the 200 breast.

2013-14: As a first-year, took part in nine of 10 meets, competing in the breaststroke and individual medley…posted four second-place finishes and a trio of third-place results…made his collegiate debut with a second-place showing in the 100-yard breaststroke against UMass-Dartmouth in the opening meet of the season on October 26…also came in second in the 100 breast against Clark on November 2…posted a second-place finish in the 50-yard breaststroke to go along with a third-place result in the 200 breast against Norwich on November 16…posted his best time of the season (2:15.69) in the 200-yard IM against Gordon on January 11…also came in second in the 50 breast against the Fighting Scots…was third in the 100 breast in a tri-meet against Wheaton and Saint Joseph’s on January 18…came in 10th in the 100 breast with a season-best time of 59.63 at the NEWMAC Championship on February 20…also finished with a season-best time of 2:14.16 in the 200 breast to finish 17th overall at the conference meet.

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