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  Julian McKean
Julian McKean

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Suffern, N.Y.

High School:
Suffern Senior

Height:
6-4

Event:
Free/IM

Birthdate:
07/18/1989


2009-10 (Junior): Notched a pair of second-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.50) and 100 free (48.44) at Colgate (1/24) ... Had three top-five finishes, taking third in the 100 free (48.60), fourth in the 200 IM (2:00.49) and fifth in the 200 free (1:48.12) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16) ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 200 IM (2:04.81) at Yale (12/5) ... Finished 14th in the 100 freestyle (47.29) and 15th in the 50 freestyle (21.72) at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Had a pair of second-place finishes against Stony Brook in the 50 and 100 freestyle events, recording times of 22.12 and 47.65 respectively (10/24) ... Took third-place in the 200 IM (1:59.54) against BU (10/17).

2008-09 (Sophomore): Placed 17th in the 200 free (1:43.93) while helping the 200 free relay team to a third-place finish at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Finished third in the 200 free (1:47.24) and 200 IM (2:02.20) at Fordham (1/31) ... Placed this in the 200 fly (2:02.89) in the final home meet against Colgate (1/25) ... Notched a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:44.02) and third-place finishes in the 50 free and 200 IM at home against Boston College (1/24) ... Finished this in the 200 IM (2:00.58) and the 100 free (49.07) while helping the 400 free relay team to a second-place finish at the Rhode Island Invitation (1/16-18) ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to a second-place finish, also adding a seventh-place individual finish in the 200 IM (1:56.91) at the Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Notched fourth-place finishes in the 50 free (22.87) and the 100 free (48.92) as well as a third-place finish in the 200 IM (2:01.70) against Binghamton (11/8) ... Finished second in the 400 IM (4:20.79) and third in the 100 breast (1:03.70) at Stony Brook (11/1) ... Placed fourth in the 200 free, finishing with a time of 1:47.74, at home against Army (10/25) ... Finished fourth in the 100 free (49.36) at Boston University (10/18).

2007-08 (Freshman): A member of the fourth-place medley relay team (3:38.35) while also placing fourth in the 400 IM (4:24.60) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... A member of both the fifth-place 200 free relay (1:27.76) and the fifth-place 800 free relay (7:07.33) teams while also competing individually placing eighth in the 200 IM (1:58.29) and 11th in both the 400 IM (4:15.46) and the 200 breaststroke (2:12.77) at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

Before UMass: He swam for both Suffern High School and the New Jersey Wave swim club ... Two-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier and multiple Junior Olympic Champion ... Holds personal-best times of 21.90 seconds in the 50 free, 47.8 seconds in the 100 free, and 1:44.6 in the 200 free ... He is also a 200 IM swimmer (1:57.0) and a 100 and 200 breaststroker (1:01.2 and 2:13.20, respectively).

Personal: Julian McKean ... Born July 18, 1989 in New York, NY ... Son of Matthew and Tammy ... Has two brothers, Zach and Jacob ... Majoring in Business.

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