Shawn Nee
Shawn Nee
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wayland, Mass.
High School: Wayland
Position: Backstroke/Butterfly/IM
Major: Economics

Best Times:     100 Back: 47.95         200 Back: 1:45.46

 400 IM: 3:55.23

Club: Shawmut Aquatic Club                  Coaches: Matt Craven and Susan Trainer 


2017-2018 (Senior): Won the Livingston Mather award for outstanding performance in backstroke swimming... Swam in the third-place 200-yard medley relay at the 2018 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Swam in fifth-place 400-yard medley relay… 100-yard backstroke: 11th place at Ivies… First place vs. Brown… Fourth place at Columbia… First place at Dartmouth vs. Penn… First place vs. Seton Hall…Seventh place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 200-yard backstroke: Ninth place at Ivies… First place vs. Brown… Fifth place at Columbia… Second place at Dartmouth vs. Penn… First place vs. Cornell… Eighth place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 100-yard butterfly: 17th place at Ivies… Second place at Seton Hall.

2016-2017 (Junior): 100-yard backstroke: First place vs. Brown and UMass… Fourth place vs. Columbia… 15th place at Virginia Tech Invitational… Fourth place vs. Boston University and UConn… First place Dartmouth and Penn… First place at Penn State… First place at Cornell… Third place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 200-yard backstroke: Second place vs. Brown and UMass… Fourth place vs. Columbia… 12th place at Virginia Tech Invitational… Second place Dartmouth and Penn… First place at Penn State… First place at Cornell… Seventh place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 100-yard butterfly: Fifth place vs. Brown and UMass.

2015-2016 (Sophomore):  Member of seventh-place 400-yard freestyle relay team at 2016 Ivy League Men's Swimming and Diving Championships... 100-yard backstroke: Twentieth place at Ivies... First place in scrimmage at Johns Hopkins... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn... First place vs. Penn State... Fifth place vs. Harvard and Princeton... 13th place at Nike Cup... 200-yard backstroke: Fifteenth place at Ivies, season-best time of 1:46.70 in prelims... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn... Fifth place at Nike Cup... Sixth place vs. Harvard and Princeton... 200-yard IM: Second place vs. Penn State...  50-yard freestyle: Nineteenth place at Ivies, season-best time of 20.40 in prelims...  100-yard freestyle: Twenty-eighth place at Ivies, recorded season-best time of 45.37... 400-yard IM: Twenty-third place at Ivies with season-best time of 3:59.75... 13th place at Nike Cup.

2014-2015 (Freshman): 100-yard backstroke: Fifteenth place at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships... Time of 50.39 in scirimmage at Johns Hopkins broke pool record... First place vs. Boston University... First place vs. Cornell... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn, time of 49.46 Karl B. Michael pool record... Second place vs. Columbia... Second Place vs. Penn State... 200-yard backstroke: Eleventh place at Ivies, season best time of 1:46.00 in prelims... First place vs. Columbia... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn...  Second place at Cornell... Third place vs. Penn State... Seventh place vs. Harvard and Princeton... 200-yard IM: Fourth place vs. Columbia... Fourth place vs. Penn State...  Eighth place at Bucknell Invitational... 400-yard IM:  12th place at Ivies with personal best time of 3:55.23... 14th place at Bucknell Invitational... 50-yard freestyle: 20th place at Ivies.

Before Yale: Six-time New England Outstanding Swimmer... Three-time Scholastic All American... Top three high point winner for the past five year... Former New England record holder in the 100-yard backstroke... NASA Junior National Cup winner in the 200-yard backstroke... Four-year Junior National qualifier... Also qualified for US Open and US Nationals... Shawmut Aquatic Club record holder in the 100 back (48.33), 200 back (1:45.47), and 400 IM (3:56.95)... Went to 2010 National Diversity Select Camp at the US Olympic Training Center.

Why I Chose Yale: "The choice was easy: Yale offered a unique balance of academic and athletic excellence that no other university can offer.  The very close team, involved coaches, and world class academics were awesome, and I can't wait to spend the next four years at Yale!"