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Ben  Severino
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Ben Severino

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Dowling Catholic H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Event:
Freestyle/IM

Birthdate:
05/12/1995

Major:
International Business


03/09/2017

Six Pioneers Named to Academic All-Summit League Team

Five seniors and one junior garner academic nod

03/01/2017

31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

Schrader named Men's and Women's Swimming Coach of the Year

02/16/2017

Denver Starts Record Breaking Night with A-Cut in 200 Free Relay

Pioneers' men's and women's swimmers extend streak to 14 event wins in 14 races at the 2017 Championships

12/20/2016

Denver Quartet takes Weekly Summit League Awards

Three Pioneers take home first swimmer and diver awards of their career

Top Times:

200 Free 1:39.20 11/30/16
500 Free 4:40.93 12/17/16
100 Breast 57.04 12/02/16
200 Fly 1:50.75 12/03/16
200 IM 1:48.71 02/16/17
400 IM 3:55.05 02/17/17


Honors and Awards:
CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention…Summit League Men’s Swimmer of the Week (Dec. 20)... 2016-17 All-Summit League Performer in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 100 IM…Academic All-Summit League.

2016-17:
Participated in 13 meets…Swam the ninth-best Denvertime in the 200 Free (1:39.20 – 11/30)…Clocked in at 57.04 at the Texas Invitational in the 100 breast for the fifth best Denver time during competition…Sixth-best Denver time in the 200 Fly (1:50.75 – Texas Invitational).

2015-16:
Reached NCAA B Standards in the 200 IM…Helped team win 17 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set eight Summit League Championship records…Named to the 2016 Summit All-League Team.

2014-15:
1st place - 200 IM vs. Colorado School of Mines…2nd place - 200 IM vs. Air Force…2nd place - 200 IM vs. BYU…2nd place - 200 IM vs. Wyoming…All-Conference team 400 IM, Finalist 200 IM, 200 Fly…Hawkeye Invitational - 200 IM A Finalist, 400 IM A Finalist…Nominated for Summit League Swimmer of the Week.

Before Denver:
Hornbeck Scholar…Member of the Dean's List…Daniels Excellence Award Finalist…Yost Scholarship Recipient.

Personal:
Born May 12, 1995 in Des Moines, Iowa…Son of Frank and Lisa Severino…Has one sister, Katie (17)…Enjoys rollerblading and watching horse racing…Career goals include becoming to CEO or President of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky…Member of the Campus Youth Group (Catholic)…Majoring in International Business.

 

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