AS A SENIOR (2014-15): Finished off career with solid showing at Shamrock Invitational … continued to specialize in the sprint free events … best times of year all came at the Shamrock … went 23.44 in the 50 free (leadoff), 51.55 in the 100 free and 58.72 in the 100 fly … swam on the winning 200 free relay team (1:32.49) and finished second in the 100 free (51.55) and 400 free relay (3:27.44) at the Shamrock … swam a leg of the second place 200 free relay team (1:34.72) in a double dual against Pitt and Virginia Tech … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Specialized in the sprint freestyle events, racing in the 50 and 100 free events in addition to the different variations of the free and medley relays … earned two first-place finishes at the Shamrock Invitational in the 400 medley relay (3:46.55) and the 200 free relay (1:33.27) … swam to a fifth-place finish in the 50 free against Auburn and Indiana (24.28) … finished as the runner-up three times as a part of the 200 medley relay team (Shamrock Invitational, vs. Michigan/Northwestern/Rutgers and vs. Cleveland State) … placed fifth out of 22 swimmers in the 100 free at the Shamrock Invitational (52.40) … selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Sprint specialist for the Irish, excelling in the 50, 100 and 200 yard variations of freestyle … competed individually in those three events at the BIG EAST Championships, posting the time of 23.19 in the 50 free, 51.13 in the 100 free and 1:53.66 in the 200 free, all season-best times … also swam on the silver-winning 200 free relay at the BIG EAST Championships, a squad that earned an NCAA B-cut … helped the 400 free relay to an NCAA B-cut earlier in the season at the Ohio State Invitational … picked up first-place honors in the 50 free against league foe Pittsburgh … placed third in the same event in a tri-meet against TCU and Oakland … qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 50 free but was unable to swim due to an injury … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Graduated from Stillwater Area High School (Minn.) in the spring of 2011 … lettered four times in swimming and once in cross country skiing … named Athlete of the Year for Minnesota in 2009 and 2010 … owned four state records at the time of graduation … 10-time state champion, including six individual titles … earned numerous all-conference, all-city, all-region, all-county, all-state and All-American honors throughout career … also nationally ranked throughout career … swam for the St. Croix Swim Club … participated in the National Honor Society … born to William and Laurie Bowen in Connecticut … has an older sister, Jordan, who swam collegiately at Connecticut … sister combo won state together Jordan’s senior year … also has an older brother, Jed … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in film, television and theatre with a concentration in television studies and a minor in education, schooling and society … finished with a 3.331 GPA.
Bowen’s Career Bests
|50 Free||23.19||BIG EAST, 2012|
|100 Free||51.13||BIG EAST, 2012|
|200 Free||1:53.66||BIG EAST, 2012|