The Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving teams took on Michigan State at home on January 21st.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Specialized in the sprint freestyle events, racing in the 50 and 100 free events in addition to the different variations of the free and medley relays ... earned two first-place finishes at the Shamrock Invitational in the 400 medley relay (3:46.55) and the 200 free relay (1:33.27) ... swam to a fifth-place finish in the 50 free against Auburn and Indiana (24.28) ... finished as the runner-up three times as a part of the 200 medley relay team (Shamrock Invitational, vs. Michigan/Northwestern/Rutgers and vs. Cleveland State) ... placed fifth out of 22 swimmers in the 100 free at the Shamrock Invitational (52.40) ... selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Did not compete during the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Sprint specialist for the Irish, excelling in the 50, 100 and 200 yard variations of freestyle ... competed individually in those three events at the BIG EAST Championships, posting the time of 23.19 in the 50 free, 51.13 in the 100 free and 1:53.66 in the 200 free, all season-best times ... also swam on the silver-winning 200 free relay at the BIG EAST Championships, a squad that earned a NCAA B-cut ... helped the 400 free relay to a NCAA B-cut earlier in the season at the Ohio State Invitational ... picked up first place honors in the 50 free against league foe Pittsburgh ... placed third in the same event in a tri-meet against TCU and Oakland ... qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 50 free but was unable to swim due to an injury ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Stillwater Area High School (Minn.) in the spring of 2011 ... lettered four times in swimming and once in cross country skiing ... named Athlete of the Year for Minnesota in 2009 and 2010 ... owns four state records ... 10-time state champion, including six individual titles ... earned numerous all-conference, all-city, all- region, all-county, all-state and All-American honors throughout career ... also nationally ranked throughout career ... swam for the St. Croix Swim Club ... participated in the National Honor Society ... born to William and Laurie Bowen in Connecticut ... has an older sister, Jordan, who swam collegiately at Connecticut ... sister combo won state together Jordan's senior year ... also has an older brother, Jed ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in film, television and theatre.