Trenton Julian

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Trenton Julian is a competitive swimmer who represents the United States internationally. Julian’s father, Jeff Julian, was on the U.S. National Team, while his mother, Kristine Quance, was a 1996 Olympic gold medalist with the United States’ 400 medley relay team. Julian attended Glendale high school, where he not only earned MVP Honors on the swim team all 4 years, but set 6 school records in the process. In 2016, he earned Olympic Trials cuts in the 100 & 200 Fly and the 200 & 400 IM.

College (Cal)

2017-2018

In his freshman season, Trenton made an immediate impact. At the PAC-12 Championships, he placed third in the 200 fly (1:41.69), fifth in the 200 IM (1:44.04) and 200 free (1:34.62), and was part of Cal’s sixth place 400 free relay. At the NCAA Championships a month later, Julian finished seventh in the 200 fly (1:40.81), 27th in the 200 free (1:34.65), 31st in the 200 IM (1:44.37).

2018-2019

In his sophomore season, Julian continued to improve as well as broaden his event repertoire. He was runner-up in the 200 fly (1:41.74) and 500 free (4:13.61) at the Pac-12 Championships, and also finished fourth in the 200 free (1:34.37). At the same meet, Julian was a part of Cal’s Championship garnering 800 free relay. At the NCAA’s, Julian placed fifth in the 400 IM (3:39.83), sixth in the 200 fly (1:40.94) and ninth in the 500 free (4:11.30), helping Cal to their 4th NCAA team title in 9 seasons. He was again part of Cal’s 800 free relay, which finished 3rd overall.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 200 Free 1:34.18 03/08/19 Pac-12 Championships
Federal Way, Wash.
scy 500 Free 4:11.30 03/28/19 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
scy 1000 Free 8:58.70 02/23/19 Cal vs. Stanford
Berkeley, Calif.
scy 200 Fly 1:40.63 03/24/18 NCAA Championships
Minneapolis, Minn.
scy 200 IM 1:44.04 03/01/18 Pac-12 Championships
Federal Way, Wash.
scy 400 IM 3:39.83 03/29/19 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
lcm 400 Free 3:54.97 05/25/19 2019 Speedo Grand Challenge
Irvine, California
lcm 200 Fly 1:56.20 07/25/18 2018 Summer Nationals
Irvine, California
lcm 200 IM 1:59.93 07/29/18 2018 Summer Nationals
Irvine, California
lcm 400 IM 4:17.03 07/27/18 2018 Summer Nationals
Irvine, California
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