Parents are Hal and Julie Kendrick ... National Honor Society and academic honors in Spanish, Integrated Physics and Chemistry ... majoring in English with a minor in Spanish ... served an LDS mission to Tegucigalpa, Honduras from 2006-08.
Three-year letter winner at Plano Senior High School ... state champion in the 500 free in 2004 three-time All-American ... district and regional male Swimmer of the Year in 2005.
Anchored the second-place 800 free relay at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 6:36.48 ... finished sixth in the 500 free at MWC Championships with a finals time of 4:28.59 ... finished fifth overall in the 200 free at the MWC Championships with a time of 1:39.27 at prelims (a season-high) and 1:39.56 at finals ... runner-up in the 1650 freestyle at the MWC Championships with a season-high time of 15:25.57 ... had the fastest time on the team in the 1000 free, achieved against UNLV with a time of 9:32.39 ... had the third-fastest 200 fly time achieved against TCU with a time of 1:58.11 ... earned Swimmer of the Week honors awarded by the MWC ... garnered first-team All-MWC honors for his performance in the 1650 free and the 800 free relay at MWC Championships ... earned second-team All-MWC honors for his performance in the 200 free at the MWC Championships.
Competed in all seven dual meets on the season for the Cougars ... named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for his performance in the 500 free, 200 free, 1650 free and 400 free relay at the MWC Championships ... finished sixth in the 500 free at MWCC with a preliminary time of 4:27.02 and a final time of 4:27.89, the preliminary time being a personal best and 4th in BYU all-time ... placed second in the 200 free at MWCC with a time of 1:36.84, placing second in BYU all-time ... finished third in the 1650 freestyle at MWCC with a time of 15:21.66, a new BYU record ... swam on the 400 free relay team at MWCC that placed second ... finished second in the 1000 free against Utah with a time of 9:42.03 ... tallied two first-place finishes against Wyoming in the 500 and 1000 free with respective times of 4:43.55 and 9:47.50 ... came in .03 seconds after teammate Stott Bushnell in the 500 free against Air Force with a time of 4:41.89 ... came from behind in the 1000 free against Air Force to win it with a time of 9:41.97 ... swam on the winning 400 free relay team at the Nike Cup that achieved a time of 3:02.99 ... finished 10th in the 1650 free at the Nike Cup with a time of 16:07.19 ... led off the second-place 800 free relay team at the Nike Cup, achieving a time of 6:46.71 ... finished third in the 200 free at the Nike Cup with a time of 1:40.48 ... placed fifth in the 500 free at the Nike Cup with a time of 4:28.49 ... finished third in both the 1000 free (9:33.06) and 500 free (4:37.86) on the second day at the Anteater Shootout named Mountain West Conference Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 4, 2008 for his performance at the TCU season opener ... placed first in the 100 free (9:45.73) and 500 free (4:45.63) against TCU in the first conference meet of the season ... finished first in the 200 free and 500 free at the Blue and White Meet to kickoff the season with respective times of 1:44.25 and 4:48.23.
Competed in all ten dual meets of the season for BYU ... placed first in the 200 free in a meet against UNLV ... took first in the 1000 free in meets against Arizona State and Wyoming ... finished first in the 1000 free and 500 free against TCU ... took first again in the 200 and 500 free against Seattle University ... at the Swimming and Diving Championships, Kendrick placed third in the 200 free (1:37.82), fourth in the 500 free (4:26.88) and fifth in the 1650 free (15:31.17) ... ranked first for the team in the 200 free(1:37.82), 500 free(4:26.88), 1000 free(9:39.53) and 1650 free (15:31.17) ... ranked fourth for the Cougars in the 100 free with a time of 47.73 ... ranked fifth for BYU in the 50 free with a time of 21.70 ... received the MWC Academic All-Conference award ... ranked 3 in the conference overall for the 200 free (1:37.82) as well as fourth in the 500 free (4:26.88) and fifth in the 1650 free (15:31.17).
Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars ... tallied 17 first-place finishes during the season ... at MWCC, he placed first with teammates in the 800 free relay, first in the 200 free, second in the 500 free, second in the 1650 free and third in the 400 free relay ... received All-Conference recognition for his performances in the 200 free (1:36.84), 500 free (4:23.24), 1650 free (15:22.46), 400 free relay (2:58.10) and 800 free (6:32.64) ... ranked first in the conference in the 200 free, second in the 500 free and 1650 free as well as fourth in the 1000 free ... ranked first for the Cougars in the 200 free, 500 free, 1000 free and 1650 free ... received the Academic All-Conference award.