Bucknell Men's Swimming and Diving BIO
Career: Two-time Swimmer of the Meet at the Patriot League Championships ... three-time First Team All-Patriot League ... two-time Academic All-Patriot League ... five Patriot League individual titles ... one ECAC individual title ... 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier ... scored 162 points at the Patriot League Championships and 62 points at the ECAC Championships ... owns program records in the 100 back (47.74), 200 back (1:43.14), 200 IM (1:48.02) and the 400 IM (3:49.04), and the seventh-best time in the 200 free (1:39.04) ... part of 12 relays with top-10 times, including the record-holding 200 medley, 400 medley, 400 free and 800 free relays ... 50 first-place finishes in individual events ... three-time Patriot League Swimmer of the Week ... two-time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... one-year captain ... one-time CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention.
2017-18 (Senior): Team captain
2016-17 (Junior): Swimmer of the Meet at the Patriot League Championships, becoming just the second Bucknell swimmer to win the award twice in his career ... First Team All-Patriot League ... Academic All-Patriot League ... led all swimmers at the Patriot League Championships with 56 points, winning the 100 back and 200 back in addition to a third-place finish in the 200 IM ... also swam on the second-place 200 medley relay, the third-place 800 free relay, the fourth-place 400 medley relay, andthe fifth-place 400 free relay ... swam 10 events during the season (50 back, 100 back, 200 back, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 fly, 100 breast) ... 21 first-place finishes in individual events ... won all 10 of his 200 back races and ended the season on a 15-race winning streak in that event dating back to the prior season ... won the 100 back five times, the 200 IM five times, and the 400 IM one time ... named the Patriot League Swimmer of the Week (11/1) after winning the 100 back, 200 back, and 200 IM at Seton Hall ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention.
2015-16 (Sophomore): Swimmer of the Meet at the Patriot League Championships ... Bucknell's first Swimmer of the Meet since 1993 ... First Team All-Patriot League ... Academic All-Patriot League ... scored 55 points at the Patriot League Championships, the most for the Bison and the second most in the league ... won the 200 back and 400 IM with school and meet records and added a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM ... set a school record in the 100 back while competing with the 400 medley relay that took fifth with a school-record time ... also swam a leg on the second-place 800 free relay, the fourth-place 400 free relay and the fifth-place 200 medley relay at the championship meet ... competed at the ECAC Championships, where he took fourth in the 200 free, 18th in the 100 free and 24th in the 100 breast ... qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 back and 200 back with his times at the Phillips 66 National Championships ... won one Patriot League Swimmer of the Week award ... competed in eight different events during the season (100 back, 200 back, 100 free, 200 free, 100 IM, 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 breast) ... had 11 first-place finishes, including six in the 200 back.
2014-15 (Freshman): Patriot League Rookie of the Meet ... Bucknell's first Rookie of the Meet since 2007 ... First Team All-Patriot League selection ... team-high 51 points at Patriot League Championships thanks to three top-five finishes ... won 400 IM, become first Bison gold medalist outside of Mike Nicholson since 2010 ... placed second in 200 back and fifth in 100 back ... set school records in all three events ... swam with four relays that posted school top-10 times at the Patriot League Championships ... won 200 back at ECAC Championships ... first Bison to win gold in 200 back at ECACs since 1992 ... also finished third in 200 IM and eighth in 200 free at ECAC Championships ... swam seven different events during the season ... totaled 18 first-place finishes, including at least one in each of his seven events ... 31 top-three finishes overall in 43 races ... named Patriot League Male Swimmer of the Week Nov. 10 after sweeping backstroke events in quad meet with American, Lafayette and Navy ... named Bison Athlete of the Week March 2 after ECAC Championships performance ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... competed in Barcelona Meet in Spain as part of the Mare Nostrum Series in June 2015 ... won 200-meter backstroke at Mid-Atlantic Long Course Senior Championships in July 2015 to qualify for Phillips 66 National Championships in San Antonio ... set school long-course records in 100 and 200 back at Phillips 66 National Championships and also competed as part of 800 free relay ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Four-year member of swimming team at Upper Dublin High School … three-time all-league and all-district selection … two-time all-state choice … 2014 PIAA AAA state champion in 200 free … team captain as a senior … USA Swimming Junior National qualifier.
Personal: Christopher Stephen Devlin Jr. … born May 2, 1996 in Abington, Pennsylvania … son of Chris and Suzanne Devlin … has two siblings, Colin and Kevin ... major is economics.
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