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Shawn String
Shawn  String

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Altamonte Springs, Fla.

High School:
Lyman

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
08/24/1995

Major:
Physics

05/09/2017

CCSA Names 10 FAU Men’s Swimming & Diving Members to the Honor Roll

The honorees earned a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the Fall 2016 semester

04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

02/18/2017

Men’s Swimming & Diving Take Fourth at CCSA Championships

Yaidel Gamboa was named the CCSA Men's Diving of the Year while Ryan McIntire earned Male Oustanding Diver of the Meet

02/17/2017

Men's Swimming & Diving Earn Three Medals on Day Three of CCSA Championships

John Nolte, Jonh Brennock and the 400-yard medley relay team all took bronze medals

11/18/2016

Swimming & Diving Has Banner Day at Patriot Invitational

Ryan McIntire saw his second win of the meet while John Brennock captured his first solo victory

01/04/2017

Shawn String

Shawn String

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Sophomore (2016-17)

  • Placed 13th in the 1650 free (16:32.30) at CCSA Championships
  • Had 11 top-five finishes during the regular season including third place in the 1000 free (10:10.35) against CCSA foe Gardner-Webb
  • Broke a then-career best in the 200 free (1:43.26) at George Mason’s Patriot Invitational
  • Named to the FAU All-Academic team and the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 and to the 2016-17 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • 2016-17 Lifetime Best Times:
    • 200 free – 1:43.29 at George Mason
    • 1000 free – 9:57.12 at George Mason

Freshman (2015-16)

  • Competed in the 500 Free (4:39.92) at the Georgia Tech Invite – ranked 14th in the CCSA
  • Swam the 1650 Free in 16:47.21 at the GA Tech Invitational – ranked 16th in the CCSA
  • In the meet versus IRSC, finished 4th in the 1000 Free with a time of 10:03.94 – Ranked 20th in the CCSA
  • Finished 3rd in the 50 Fly (25.11) at the FAU Fun Invite – ranked 20th in the CCSA
  • 2016 CCSA All-Academic Honoree
  • C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Lifetime Best Times:
    • 50 Free (22.23) swam at the GA Tech Invitational
    • Claimed 20th in the 200 Free (1:44.23) at the CCSA Championships
    • 500 Free (4:39.92) swam at the GA Tech Invitational
    • 1000 Free (9:45.60) swam at the CCSA Championships
    • Finished in 9th in the 1650 Free (16:08.84) at the CCSA Championships
High School
  • Attended Lyman High School and competed under Coach Al Forbes
  • Won the Coaches Award his Freshman and Sophomore year
  • Awarded the Swimming MVP his Junior and Senior year
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Personal
  • Majoring in physics with a professional goal of developing alternative energy sources
  • Son of Alec and Debbie String
  • Hobbies include playing guitar
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