Stephen Quinlan
Stephen Quinlan
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Year: 2019
Hometown: Andover, Mass.
High School: Central Catholic
Major: Sports Management

GNAC Swimmer of the Week: 1/15/18, 10/22/18, 1/28/2019
GNAC Honor Roll: 1/25/2016, 11/5/2018, 11/11/2018, 1/21/2019 
NEISDA Swimmer of the Week: 10/8/2018

2017-18: The junior placed first in the 50-Back (30.02) and 500-Free (5:43.15) and third in the 100-Back (1:06.17) on October 14th in a meet against Colby-Sawyer. Finished first in the 200-Free (2:00.05) and 500-Free (5:33.61) races a double-dual meet on October 21st with Husson and Maine Maritime. Finished second in the 200-Meter Free (2:17.21), 50-Meter Back (35.92), and 100-Meter Back (1:16.65) races on November 4th against Elms, won the 1000-Free (11:50.15) and finished as the runner-up in the 50-Back (30.81) and 100-Back (1:07.48) on November 11th in double-dual meet against UNE and Husson. On November 18th against Regis he was second in the 50-Free (24.75), 50-Back (30.54), and 100-Free (53.91) events and finished third in the 500-Free (5:34.17). Finished sixth in the 200-Back (2:23.43) and eighth in the 200-IM (2:21.10) en route to contributing four points in the GNAC championships on December 2nd and the next day notched seven points with sixth-place performances in the 100-Free (53.31) and 200-Back (2:23.43) competitions and an eighth-place time in the 200-IM (2:21.10). Placed first in the 200-Free (1:59.86), 50-Free (24.81), and 100-Free (54.44) events on January 14th in a double-dual meet with UNE and Husson. On February 3rd won the 100-Free (55.43) and was second in the 50-Free (24.88). In the NEISDA Championship from February 15th-18th finished 10th in the 200-Free finals (1:53.28).

2016-17: Competed in 27 individual events as a sophomore captain...posted nine first-place finishes with four second-place efforts...won the 100-Fly (1:01.08) and 50-Fly (27.49) races versus Husson University on October 29th...posted wins in the 100-IM (1:05.53), 200-Breast (2:38.61), and 100-Fly (59.91) events against Elms College a week later...notched victories in the 100-IM (1:03.61), 200-Fly (2:29.26), and 50-Fly (27.29) events at Husson on November 12th...registered a third-place finish with a 58.93 time in the 100-Fly and finished fourth in the 200-Fly with a 2:17.49 effort in the GNAC Championships on the weekend of December 3rd...posted a 2:17.41 time to win the 200-IM against Husson and Gordon College at home on February 4th...capped the season in the NEISDA Championships on the weekend of February 18th, finishing 15th in the 100-IM finals with a 1:02.10 time after posting a 1:01.42 effort in the prelims.

2015-16: Participated in 13 individual events as a freshman…tallied three first-place finishes with three runner-up performances…listed on the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll on January 25th…swam exhibitions in the 50-Free (27.00) and 100-Free (59.18) in his collegiate debut when the women hosted Simmons College on January 10th…notched his first collegiate victory with a 26.70 effort in the 50-Free and was second in the 100-Free (59.14) and 50-Fly (28.06) events versus University of New England on January 18th…won the 100-Fly (1:04.04), finished second in the 50-Fly (28.75), and finished fourth in the 100-Free (59.47) at Husson on January 23rd…won the 100-Fly (1:01.48) and placed fourth in the 50-Fly (28.45) at Gordon College seven days later…advanced to the finals in the 100-Fly at the NEISDA Championship and finished 13th with a 59.18 time…also posted a 27.31 effort in the 50-Fly prelim at NEISDA’s. 

High School: Participated in four years of varsity swimming for Carl Cronin at Central Catholic High School, making states senior year for the 100 fly with a 58.50 finals time.

Personal: Stephen William Sweeney Quinlan, born in Boston MA...son of Michael and Paula Quinlan...majoring in Sports Management.