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Steven Kekacs
Steven Kekacs
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aiken, S.C.
High School: Aiken
Position: Distance Freestyle
Major: Computer Science
House Affiliation: Mather

Collegiate Records
500 Free: 4:23.04 (Ivy League Championships, 3/7/13)
1000 Free: 9:03.98 (Ivy League Championships, 3/7/13)
1650 Free: 15:22.18 (HYP, 2/2/13)
200 Fly: 1:50.00 (Best Times Meet, 8/27/09)
400 IM: 3:59.00 (Best Times Meet, 8/27/09)

Freshman 2012-13

Placed second in both the 500 and 1,000 free against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 10 to begin his collegiate career ... Earned his first career victory in the 500 free with a time of 4:34.52 against Columbia Nov. 16 ... Finished 21st in the 200 fly (1:51.61) and 23rd in the 500 free (4:28.46) at the UGA Fall Invite Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 ... Won the 500 free with a time of 4:26.23 and the 1,650 free with a personal best time of 15:22.18 at HYP Feb. 2-3 ... Posted a personal best time of 1:53.11 in the 200 fly at Penn Feb. 16 ... Finished third in the 1,000 free (4:03.98), while also competing in the 500 free (4:23.60) and 1,650 free (15:14.30) at the Ivy League Championships (March 7-9).

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner … Five-time South Carolina state champion … South Carolina high school state record holder in the 500 freestyle … Three-time All-State selection … Four-time all-region selection … Placed 46th in the 1,500 free at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials ... Class Salutatorian at Aiken High School … Received the 2012 Presidential Scholar, the AP Scholar with Distinction and the National Merit Commended Student awards … Co-founded of a summer juggling program for underprivileged children as a senior … Member of the National Honor Society.