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Aaron Athanas
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
High School: St. Johns Prep
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Junior (2014-15): Opened his junior season at the Cornell and Harvard meet, finishing in sixth place in the 100 back (52.21), ninth in the 200 back (1:54.98) and eighth in the 200 IM (1:54.76) … he improved on all of his times at the Brown Invitational, placing second in the 200 IM (1:48.82), eighth in the 400 IM (4:15.56), and fourth in both the 100 back (49.40) and the 200 back (1:47.90) … at the Ivy League Championship, he swam a 1:50.64 in the 200 IM, 48.49 in the 100 back and 44.66 in the 100 free … he was also part of the sixth-place 800 free relay (6:38.19) that broke the Dartmouth school record by over two seconds.

Sophomore (2013-14): Against Cornell and Harvard, he finished sixth in the 100 back (52.25), eighth in the 200 back (1:54.93) and first in the 200 IM (1:54.44) … fourth in the 200 IM (1:49.62), fifth in the 400 IM (3:58.77), fourth in the 200 back (1:48.67) and eighth in the 100 back (50.59) at the Big Al Invitational … at the Dartmouth Invitational, he finished 20th in the 200 IM (1:50.12), 16th in the 100 back (49.95) and 18th in the 200 back (1:48.14).

Freshman (2012-13): At his first collegiate meet against Cornell and Harvard, he placed eighth in the 200 free (1:45.47) and 10th in the 200 IM (1:58.33) … swam a 4:49.30 in the 500 free to take 10th at the Dartmouth Invitational …also came fourth in the 200 free (1:44.11) and sixth in the 100 back (53.13) … at the Ivy League Championships, he finished 19th in the 200 IM (1:50.25), 13th in the 100 back (49.58) and 17th in the 200 back (1:47.81).

Before Dartmouth: Four-year swimmer at St. John's Preparatory School … four-time member of the Catholic Conference and Massachusetts Division I team … two-time Massachusetts Division I 100 back champion (2011, 2012) … two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-America (2011, 2012) … Boston Globe Swimmer of the Year (2011) … Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic … All-American … three-time St. John's Prep Coaches Award winner … earned 13 YMCA All-American citations … also played water polo.

Personal: Son of Arthur and Deborah Athanas … has two sisters … sister, Vanessa, swam at Union College (2007-08).

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