12 swimmers set lifetime bests during the final day of competition
The team also had 12 lifetime bests on the first day of competition at the 24th Annual Speedo Winter Championships
Abbey King, Agi Bucz, and Frida Nilsson each had two first place finishes in the meet
Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Junior (2013-14): Finished in the top 16 at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championship in the 100 free (46.8), 200 free (1:41), and 500 free (4:38)...received Captain's Honors for the 2014-15 season.
Sophomore (2012-13): Completed the 200 yard free in 1:43.62 and the 500 yard free in 4:54.87 setting individual top times for the season...set the team's fifth best time for the season in the 50 yard back (25.94)...personal best finish for the season in the 100 back (56.75)...received top academic honors for the fall 2012.
Freshman (2011-12): Finished the 50 yard free in 21.92, the 100 yard free in 48.64 and the 200 free in 1:52.21 setting the ninth best time for FAU's season...finish in the 50 yard fly was the fourth best time for the season (23.50)...received top academic honors for the spring 2011 and fall 2012 semesters...named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for the 2011-12 school year.
High School: Holds school record in the 200-meter medley relay...earned second team all-county honors...swam for coach Tim O'Keefe.
Personal: Pre-Med major with a concentration in Biology...born in Clearwater...son of Cynthia and Bryan Steele...aspires to become a doctor...hobbies include longboarding.