Peter John  Stevens

Peter John Stevens

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Kranj, Slovenia

Event:
Breaststroke

CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (2)
2015 - 2

SEC MEDAL COUNT (1)
Gold: 1
2015: 200 MR

CAREER AWARDS
2015 All-American
2015 All-SEC (First Team)

2014-15 - FRESHMAN
AWARDS
2015 All-American
2015 All-SEC (First Team)

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Opened up his individual victory total by earning first place in the 100-yard breaststroke at UNCW
  • Earned three new career-high times over the two-day road trip, including a victory in the 100 Breast at UNC (55.08)
  • Won the 100 Breast for the third time already this season by clocking in 54.23 against IU and UK, breaking his career best from UNC
  • Swam the 400-yard freestyle relay for the first time this season, clocking his leg in at 46.71
  • Won the 100 Breast at the Nike Cup in 53.13, setting both a new career-best time and qualifying for a NCAA b-cut time

SEC RECAP

  • Part of the winning 200 medley relay team, his first gold medal at UT. The team finished in 1:24.09 with Stevens providing a breaststroke split of 22.72, believed to be the fastest ever.
  • Took fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 52.07. He swam a career-best time of 51.88 in the prelims.
  • Also placed 29th in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.92) and 36th in the 200 IM (1:51.37).
  • In other relays, part of the fifth-place 400 medley team.

NCAA RECAP

  • Helped the Vols to an eighth-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:24.26).
  • Finished third in consolations -- 11th overall -- in the 100 breaststroke (52.27).
  • PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
    • Won the 50-meter breaststroke at the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships, setting the meet record and Slovenian junior national record in 27.74.
    • Took second in the 50 breaststroke at the 2013 European Junior Championships.
    • Came in fifth in the 50 breaststroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in December 2013.
    • Swims on the club team PK Triglav Kranj.

    PERSONAL
    • Birthday: July 1, 1996
    • Recipient of the Womack Family Athletic Scholarship
 

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