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Shawn Western Athlete Profile

Shawn Western

Position: Distance Height: 6-3 Weight: 165 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2013 | 2015-2017 Hometown: Holladay, UT Mission: Aukland, New Zealand Last School: Olympus High School

Before BYU:

  • High School: Olympus High School under Brad Goffe
  • 4A Male Swimmer of the Year
  • Holds Utah 4A state record in 500 free (4:33.96)
  • Club: Wasatch Front Fish Market under Ron Lockwood

Personal:

  • Parents are Laura and Sam
  • One sister, Lisa and one brother, Stephen
  • Served in the New Zealand Aukland mission
  • Major is Health Promotion


2012-2013 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in eight meets on the season
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performance in 500 Free (4:30.17)
  • At MPSF meet, placed eighth in 500 Free (4:30.17), ninth in 1650 Free (16:34.03) and 13th in 200 Back (1:49.63)
  • Ranked first on the team in the 1650 Free (15:34.03), third in the 500 Free (4:28.24) and fourth in the 1000 Free (9:52.95)
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 1650 free (16:08.28) at the Pacific Invite

2015-2016 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a third-place finish in the 1650 free (16:45.04) at the Pacific Invite
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 500 free (4:48.60) against Colorado Mesa
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 1000 free (9:48.26) against Grand Canyon
  • Named Second-Team All-MPSF in 1650 free

2016-2017 | Junior Year

Achievements:

  • Swim Team Captain

Personal Best(s):

500 Freestyle

  • 4:37.28
  • 4:37.30
  • 4:38.15

1000 Freestyle

  • 9:46.10
  • 10:03.09
  • 10:08.44

1650 Freestyle

  • 16:02.36
  • 16:04.03
  • 17:00.02

100 Backstroke

  • 51.26
  • 52.26
  • 54.83

200 Backstroke

  • 1:49.88
  • 1:49.88
  • 1:50.55