Kevin Shivers
Kevin Shivers
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mercersburg, Pa.
High School: Chambersburg
Position: Back/Fly

Career Achievements

• Helped program set a school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the 2016 NEWMAC Championships, and new marks in the 200- and 400-yard medley relays at the 2017 conference meet

Career Highlights

2016-17: As a senior, competed in the backstroke, freestyle and butterfly at 10 of 11 meets…won five times, recorded six runner-up finishes and placed third once…opened the season with victories in the 200 free and 100 breaststroke against UMass Dartmouth on October 29…came in second in the 100 backstroke against Norwich and Regis on November 12…won the 100 and 200 backstroke and placed second in the 100 butterfly against Clark on November 19…finished fourth in the 100 back against Coast Guard on January 5 and at Wheaton on January 14…placed second in the 100 backstroke at Bentley on January 17…finished first in the 200 back and second in the 200 free against Bridgewater State on January 19…touched the wall second in both the 100 and 200 backstroke at Springfield on January 21…made the B final and came in 13th overall with a career-best time of 54.15 in the 100 backstroke at the NEWMAC Championships on February 18…also reached the B final and placed 16th with a career-best time of 1:56.75 in the 200 back and helped the Beavers set new school records in both the 200 and 400 medley relays at the conference meet.

2015-16: As a junior, competed in the backstroke in 10 of 11 meets…won four events to go along with three runner-up finishes and four third-place results…won the 100 back and finished third in the 50 free against UMass Dartmouth on October 24 and Clark on October 31…also won the 100 back against Norwich on November 15…finished second in the 100 back and third in the 200 back against Coast Guard on January 7…was third in the 100 back against Bentley on January 19…won the 100 back against Bridgewater State on January 21…came in second in both the 100 back and 200 back against Springfield on January 23...qualified for the B final with a season-best time of 54.97 and finished 16th overall in the 100 back with a time of 55.21 at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20…also made the B final and came in 15th with a season-best time of 2:01.04 in the 200 back and posted a 22nd-place result with a time of 1:48.26 in the 200 free at the conference meet.

2014-15: As a sophomore, took part in all 12 meets, competing in the backstroke, butterfly and individual medley…collected seven wins to go along with four runner-up finishes and two third-place results…won the 100 backstroke and came in third in the 200 IM against UMass-Dartmouth on October 25…won the 100 back and was second with a season-best time of 1:55.29 in the 200 free against Clark on November 1…won the 100 back against Norwich on November 15…came in second in both the 100 back and 100 butterfly against Coast Guard on January 7…was victorious in both the 50 backstroke and 100 backstroke at Gordon on January 10…won the 100 back and finished second with a season-est time of 2:10.19 in the 200 IM against Bridgewater State on January 22…also won the 100 back against Springfield on January 24…came in 17th with a  season-best time of 1:59.49 in the 200 back, 20th with a season-best time of 54.53 in the 100 back, and 21st with a season-best time of 54.33 in the 100 butterfly at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20-22.

2013-14: As a first-year, took part in all 10 meets, competing in the butterfly and the backstroke…won four races, came in second twice, and had four third-place finishes…won the 100-yard backstroke in his collegiate debut against UMass-Dartmouth on October 26…came in third in the 100-yard butterfly against Clark on November 2…finished second in the 100 back in a tri-meet against WPI and Brandeis on November 9…won the 50-yard backstroke against Norwich on November 16…won the 50 back and came in second in the 100 back against Gordon on January 11…won the 100 back and came in third in the 100 butterfly against Springfield on January 25…recorded season-best times in the 100 back (54.85) and 100 butterfly (53.58) to finish 13th and 17th, respectively, at the NEWMAC Championship on February 20.

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