Canadian Junior Worlds Team Member Stephen Calkins Commits to Denver

Stephen Calkins, a senior at William Aberhart High School in Calgary, Canada, has committed to swim at University of Denver for the 2016-17 season. Calkins currently trains denver-14-mast-logowith the University of Calgary Swim Club.

“I believe Denver was the right school for me to move to the next level not just in swimming but also in school.”

Calkins was a member of Canada’s 2015 Junior Worlds team and was on the Australian Tour as well. He specializes in the shorter end of the freestyles and butterflies, and his best times are:

Long course meters best times

50 free 23.55 20.48
100 free 51.54 44.99*
200 free 1:54.97 1:40.59
50 fly 25.09 21.95
100 fly 55.32 48.57

* has been 49.95 on a relay in 100 free

Short course meters best times

50 free 22.89 20.73
100 free 49.56 44.90
200 free 1:50.27 1:39.90
50 fly 24.69 22.36
100 fly 54.17 49.09

Calkins will bring versatile speed to the Pioneers’ roster in the fall. He will be able to fill a number of slots as his converted times would have scored in the A finals of the 50/100/200 free and 100 fly at the 2016 Summit League Championships.

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