The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Stephen Nelson
Stephen Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, KS

High School:
Rockhurst

Event:
Free

Major:
Biology



05/19/2013

90 Student-Athletes Among George Washington University's Class of 2013

Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience

02/24/2013

Freshman Oliver Keegan Leads GW Men's Swimming on Final Day of A-10s

Rookie Claims Gold in 200-Fly, Colonials Take Fourth at Conference Championships

02/22/2013

Graeter's Gold Highlights GW Men's Swimming's Third Day of A-10 Championships

Senior Claimed First Gold Medal with NCAA 'B' Cut Time in 400 IM

02/21/2013

GW Men's Swimming in Fourth Through Two Days of A-10 Championships

Freshman Oliver Keegan and Senior Phillip Graeter Make Trips to Podium

01/26/2013

GW Men's Swimming Drops Season Finale to George Mason, 159-101

Colonials Honored Eight Seniors in Final Meet of Regular Season

02/05/2013

GW Swimming vs. George Mason (1.26.2013)

Senior Day (1.26.2013)

11/13/2012

GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang


2011-12: Finished second in the B Final of the 500-yard freestyle at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a career-best time of 4:35.88...Swam a career-best time of 15:58.70 in the 1,650-yard freestyle for a sixth-place finish at A-10s...Finished 13th at A-10s in the 200-yard freestyle with a season-best time of 1:42.07...Posted a season-best time of 22.23 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle against Georgetown (Jan. 21)...Swam a season-best 48.19 in the 100-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17).

2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championships: Finished sixth in the 500-yard freestyle, eighth in the 200-yard freestyle and 10th in the 1,650-yard freestyle...Member of the fourth-place finishing 800-yard freestyle relay...Performance ranks 10th in the 1,650-yard freestyle on the program's top times list...Swam on the second-place finishing 200-yard freestyle relay against ODU...Finished second in the 1,000-yard and 500-yard freestyle events at Georgetown and swam on the second place 400-yard freestyle relay...Finished second in the 1,000-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle against Towson and Howard and swam on the winning 400-yard freestyle relay...Finished second in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events against GMU.

2009-10: Did not compete at the 2010 Atlantic 10 Championships.

High School: Helped school to four straight Missouri State Team Championships...Served as captain during senior season...Received all-America and all-state honors in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events and in the 400-yard freestyle relay in 2008...Kansas City Star First Team All-Metro in 2008...Owns Pembroke Hill record in the 500-yard freestyle...Earned the Elite 8 Award in 2008 for qualifying in all eight state events...Named all-state in 2007 in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events...Dubbed an all-American in 2007 for his efforts on the 400-yard freestyle relay team...Swam for Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City, Team Dolphins Swimming and Suburban Swim League.

Personal: Born Stephen Michael Nelson on February 2, 1991, in Overland Park, KS...Son of Catherine and Michael Nelson...Has two brothers, Ryan and Kevin and a twin sister, Heather...Majoring in biology.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 22.23 vs. Georgetown (1/21/2012)
100-Yard Freestyle 48.19 Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:42.07 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
500-Yard Freestyle 4:35.88 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
1,000-Yard Freestyle 9:50.37 vs. Towson (11/12/2011)
1,650-Yard Freestyle 15:58.70 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
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