IM/Distance Free
Year Senior
Hometown Naples, Fla.
High School Lely
Birthdate August 24, 2010


2013-14: Earned a win against Brown in the 1650 free (15:45.75)...Grabbed a victory in the 1000 free witih a time 9:34.80 over Cornell...Picked up a victory in the 1000 free on the road at Bucknell with a time of 9:40.27.

2012-13: Competed at the 2013 Ivy League Championships, placing 10th in the 400 IM, 11th in the 1000 freestyle, and 14th in the 1650 freestyle.

2011-12: At the 2012 Ivy League Championships placed 7th in the 1650 freestyle, 10th in the 400 IM, and 16th in the 1000 freestyle.

2010-11: Competed as a member of the 2011 Ivy League squad, scoring points for the Lions in three events … was the top finisher for Columbia in the 1650 free, placing 16th overall in 15:58.24 … qualified for the consolation finals of the 400 IM, placing 16th overall in 4:06.20 … also scored points for the Lions in the 1000 free, placing 18th with a time of 9:30.95. 

At Lely: Earned four varsity letters in swimming … team captain his senior year … three-time All-American, two-time all-district, four-time all-county honoree … school record holder in the 500 free and the 200 IM … state qualifier all four years … placed second in the 500 free and third in the 200 IM at states his senior year … 2009 Naples Daily News Swimmer of the Year … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … member of the 2008-09 USA Swimming Junior National team … competed at the Junior Pan Pacific Games in Guam and the Mare Norstrum meet in Barcelona ... member of the USA Swimming National Youth team.

Sociology major ... son of Liz and Doug Stephenson …  is a twin … student body president his senior year …  member of the Key Club … National Honor Society Member.



50 Free SCY 22.79 vs. Dartmouth 2/9/2013 Senior
200 Free SCY 1:49.94 2010 Big Al Open 12/3/2010 First-year
500 Free SCY 4:38.00 Princeton 'Big Al' Open 12/6/2013 Senior
1000 Free SCY 9:12.12 2014 Ivy League Championships 2/27/2014 Senior
1650 Free SCY 15:34.48 2013 Ivy League Championships 3/9/2012 Junior
200 Back SCY 2:02.10 2010 Big Al Open 12/3/2010 First-year
100 Breast SCY 1:00.77 vs. Army 11/17/2013 Senior
200 Breast SCY 2:06.38 vs. Navy 2/1/2013 Junior
200 Fly SCY 1:57.33 vs. Princeton 2/16/2013 Junior
200 IM SCY 1:52.57 2013 Ivy League Championships 3/7/2013 Junior
400 IM SCY 3:52.77 2014 Ivy League Championships 2/27/2014 Senior


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