2003-04: Posted his best time of the season in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:11.74) against St. John's (11/22).
2002-03: Placed fourth in the 1,650-yard free (16:23.92) and 11th in the 400-yard IM (4:12.22) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... ranked second on the team in the 1,650-yard free (16:23.92, A-10's), fifth in the 400-yard IM (4:12.22, A-10's), sixth in the 500-yard free (4:48.02, A-10's), seventh in the 200-yard fly (2:03.35 at Boston University), and eighth in the 200-yard IM (2:04.70 vs. New Hamshire). 2001-02: Placed eighth in the 1,650-yard free (16:38.70) in the Atlantic 10 Championships ... ranked third on his UMass team in the 1,650-yard free (16:38.70 at A-10's), fifth in the 200-yard fly (2:03.19 vs. Rutgers), 1,000-yard free (10:03.59 at A-10's) and 400-yard IM (4:10.57 at A-10's), eighth in the 100-yard fly (58.04 vs. Fordham), ninth in the 500-yard free (5:01.21 at the Rhode Island Invitational), 11th in the 200-yard free (1:51.08 vs. Syracuse) and 12th in the 200-yard IM (2:13.74 vs. New Hampshire).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at Brodneck (Md.) High School ... two-time All-State selection ... member of the school's 1998 County championship team ... also lettered in water polo ... a scholastic All-American his senior year.
Personal: Born December 12, 1982, in Annapolis, Md. ... son of Charles and Betsy Vonderheid ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
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