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Willy  Van Dehy
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Willy Van Dehy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boulder, Colo.

High School:
Peak to Peak School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Experience:
2L

Major:
Marketing


07/21/2014

Torres Breaks Event Record at 2014 USA Swimming Speedo Champions Meet

Several Pioneers contribute to impressive results in club action

Top Times:
  • 50 Freestyle: 20.79 (MPSF Championships, 02/20/13)
  • 100 Freestyle: 47.76 (Hawkeye Invitational, 12/02/11)
  • 200 Freestyle: 1:44.09 (Utah, 1/18/13)
  • 500 Freestyle: 4:37.97 (Hawkeye Invitational, 11/30/12)
  • 50 Backstroke: 23.32 (Hawkeye Invitational, 11/30/12)
  • 100 Backstroke: 49.00 (SBC Championships, 02/22/12)
  • 200 Backstroke: 1:45.68 (SBC Championships, 02/22/12)


2014-15:

  • Achieved NCAA Standard in 200 back.


2012-13:

  • Finished sixth in the 200 backstroke and 12th in the 100 backstroke at the MPSF Championships (2/20/13)
  • Placed second in the 200 backstroke and fourth in the 200 freestyle at Utah (1/18/13)
  • Took second in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle at FAU (12/19/12)
  • Finished third in both the 200 backstroke and the 100 backstroke, and fourth in the 50 freestyle at Wyoming (1/12/13)
  • Earned MPSF All-Academic honors
2011-12:
  • Recorded a second-place finish in the 100 Backstroke at the SBC Championships (02/22/12), helping the Pioneers to a conference title
  • Placed third overall in the 200 Backstroke at the SBC meet
  • Turned in a first-place finish in the 200 Backstroke against Utah, Seattle and Colorado Mines (11/12/11)
  • Named to the SBC Academic Honor Roll
Before Denver:
  • Swam for Peak to Peak School for 12 years
  • Earned Academic All-Conference and was named MVP
  • Also played forward in basketball for Peak to Peak School for eight years
Personal:
  • Born on April 17, 1993 in Boulder, Colo.
  • Son of Jeffery and Karen Van Dehy
  • Has four brothers, Ben (23), Theo (21), Tim (20) and Zeke (11)
  • Chose DU for its academic and athletic success
  • Also recruited by Miami
  • Enjoys playing basketball and soccer
  • Participated in the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee
  • Marketing major

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