Peter John  Stevens

Peter John Stevens

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Medvode, Slovenia

Event:
Breaststroke

CAREER HONORS

ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (5)
2016 - 3
2015 - 2

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

CAREER AWARDS
2016 All-American
2016 CSCAA Scholar All-America
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 All-American
2015 All-SEC (First Team)

2015-16 - SOPHOMORE

NCAA RECAP
  • Earned an NCAA silver medal and first-team All-America honors after finishing second in the 100 breaststroke, establishing a new Tennessee Record (51.51)
  • During his leg of the 400 medley relay, Stevens swam the fastest 100 breaststroke split in the field (50.31)
  • Earned his third First Team All American Honor by swimming the breaststroke leg of the sixth place 200 medley relay, swimming the fastest 50 breaststroke split in history (22.69)

SEC RECAP

  • Member of the 200 yard medley relay placing fourth earning 52 team points and a (1:24.09) final
  • Placed fifth in the 400 yard medley relay along with teammates Sean Lehane, Ryan Coetzee and Kyle DeCoursey earning 50 team points (3:07.41)

2014-15 - FRESHMAN

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).
  • Earned First Team All American Honors swimming the breaststroke leg of the 6th place 400 medley relay, which established a new Tennessee Record

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 Five Oaks Development Group Athletic Scholarship Endowment

 

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