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Nejc Zupan
Position: Freestyle/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kamnik, Slovenia
High School: GIMB-Intern. Baccal.
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Senior (2013-14): All-Ivy First Team (200 Breast) ... Harold Ulen Career High Point Swimmer Award... Finished 13th in the 100 Backstroke at the NCAA Swimming Championships…Won the 200 IM three times on the season, with his best time of 1:47.97 set at the Big Al Race in Princeton…Part of the 400 Medley Relay team that won at the Tampa Relays…Won the 100 Fly at Big Al in 49.0…Set multiple Pool Records at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center – 100 Breast (56.33), 400 IM (3:58.12), 200 Fly (1:49.29) and the 400 IM (3:28.12)…Set the Harold Ulen Pool record at Columbia in the 200 Breastroke (1:54.29)…Won the 200 Breaststroke at the Ivy Championships and set a new Blodgett Pool and Dartmouth record in 53.52. 

Junior (2012-13): All-Ivy First Team (200 Breast, 200 IM, 400 IM) ... Karl B. Michael Swimmer of the Year...Placed eighth in the 200 Breast at the NCAA Championships with a time of 1:54.40…Finished 42nd in the 200 IM at the NCAA Championships…Set three new Dartmouth records in the 100 Breast, 200 IM and 400 IM during the season…Placed his best time in the 100 Free at the Brown Invite (45.33)…Set a new Dartmouth Varsity record in the 100 Breast at the Brown Invite – 54.42. Swam a season-best 1.53.87 in the 200 Breast at Brown…Swam a 49.92 in the 100 Fly (49.92) at the Dartmouth Invitational…Set two records at the Ivy Championships – 200 IM (1:43.91) and 400 IM (3:44.39). 

Sophomore (2011-12): All-Ivy First Team (400 IM) ... Karl B. Michael Swimmer of the Year ... Won the 400 IM at the Ivy League Championships (3:49.73) ... Set a new school record in the 200 breast with a time of 1:57.15, good enough for third place and an NCAA consideration time ... Member of the record breaking 200 medley relay that finished in seventh ... NCAA consideration time in the 400 IM ... Set a new school record and earned a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM with a time of 1:47.69, another NCAA consideration time ... Member of the record breaking 400 medley relay that finished in sixth place ... Only swam against Harvard, Cornell and Brown during the regular season due to injury ... Won the 1000 free with a time of 9:39.02 against Brown ... Also won the 1000 free against Harvard and Cornell (9:35.33) and won the 500 free (4:33.30).

Freshman (2010-11): All-Ivy First Team (1000 free and 1650 free) ... Karl B. Michael Swimmer of the Year Won the 1000 meter free (9:03.37) and the 1650 free (15:14.83) at the Ivy League Championships ... His time in the 1650 set a new Dartmouth record and made him Dartmouth's first Ivy League Champion in the 1650 free ... Fourth place in the 200 IM (1:48.77) ... Won the 100 breast (57.57), 200 breast (2:05.00) and 200 IM (1:52.65) vs. Columbia ... Set pool records in the 400 IM (4:00.22) and 200 breast (2:03.33) at the Dartmouth Invitational ... Won the 1000 free (9:25.55) and the 400 free (3:36.16) vs. Princeton ... Claimed the 500 free (4:35.26) and took runner up honors in the 200 IM (1:56.91) against Yale and Penn.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year letterwinner at Gimnazija Bezigrad International School ... Led his team to championships in 400m free, 800m free, 1500m free, 200m medley, 200m free, 200m breast, and 200m back ... Member of the Slovenian youth team before joining the Slovenian National team during his senior year ... Plans to study engineering and economics and pursue a career in business.

Personal: Son of Bojan and Magdalena Zupan ... Has one brother and one sister.

Zupan's Top Times

Event Time
100-yard Freestyle 45.33
500-yard Freestyle 4:31.05
1000-yard Freestyle 9:03.37@
1650-yard Freestyle 15:14.83@
100-yard Fly 49.00
100-yard Breaststroke 54.04 @
200-yard Breaststroke 1:54.29 @
200-yard Individual Medley 1:43.94@
400-yard Individual Medley 3:37.10@

@-Dartmouth Varsity Record

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