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Jason Dews
Jason Dews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Brook, Ill.

High School:
Fenwick

Position:
Mid-Distance


2007-2008: Tenth-place finish in the 200 fly at the Horizon League Championships...also garnered a top 20 finish in the 400 IM...competed in the 200 IM at Cleveland State, completing the race in 2:08.15...placed second in the 100 fly (53.99) and took fourth place in the 50 free (23.31) on senior day against Valparaiso...placed third in the 200 fly (2:00.23) and swam the 200 IM against Green Bay in 2:09.93...placed second in the 200 fly (1:59.24) and took fourth in the 1000 free against Western Illinois in a time of 10:23.58...swam a prelim time of 2:02.28 in the 200 fly and 54.54 in the 100 fly at the Miami Invitational...placed third in the 200 fly (2:01.80) and sixth in the 500 free (5:09.59) at Saint Louis...won his heat of the 200 fly with a time of 1:59.60, placing him fifth overall against Milwaukee and North Dakota...completed the 200 IM against Wright State in 2:08.75... finished fourth in the 200 fly at the same meet in 1:59.61...placed fourth in the 100 fly in 55.30 at Eastern Illinois.

2006-2007: Lead the team with personal bests in the 100 butterfly with a 51.97 and the 200 butterfly in a time of 1:55.06 ...opened the season with a second-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle at Eastern Illinois in a time of 10:25.49... won the 200 fly at UW-Milwaukee in a time of 1:56.97...placed seventh at the conference championships in the 200 fly.

2005-2006: Swam a 17:25.82 in the 1650 free finals at the Horizon League Championships...turned in a 1:55.88 in the 200 fly finals at the league meet...won the 200 fly in 1:57.47 against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...swam a 10:29.46 to place second in the 1000 free against Valparaiso...turned in a second-place 10:30.42 in the 1000 free against Eastern Illinois...swam a 10:25.40 in the 1000 free against Ball State...took third in the 100 fly against Ball State with a 54.13...placed a close second in the 200 fly (1:58.65) at UW-Green Bay...posted a 1:57.84 to take third in the 200 fly at the Bill Ritter Invitational.

2004-05: Recorded team season-best in the 1000-yard freestyle with a 10:05.31 at the Horizon League Championships...debuted with a second-place showing in the 1000 freestyle against Eastern Illinois...took second in the 200 fly against UW-Milwaukee with a 1:58.68...won the 200 butterfly against Butler and Lindenwood by finishing in 1:59.89...took first in the 200 fly with a 1:59.21 versus Saint Louis...placed second in the 200 butterfly at the Bill Ritter Invitational with a 2:00.23...registered a career-best time in the 100 fly against Eastern Illinois with a 54.53...posted a career-best 1:55.50 in the 200 fly at the league finals.

Prep/Personal: Lettered in four different sports at Fenwick...lettered three seasons as a butterfly specialist for the Friars swimming team...part of two relay records...swam for Westmont Swim Club and Oak Brook Bath and Tennis...also played defense and midfield for the Friar soccer team...ran the 50-yard dash for one season on the track team...lettered one season as part of the No. 2 doubles duo for Fenwick...born July 22, 1985...son of Bob and Janet Dews...currently undecided on a major.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard butterfly 51.97 2-23-07
200-yard butterfly 1:55.06 2-24-07
200-yard IM 51.33 02-02-08
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