Swimming & Diving

Kevin Skenes
Kevin Skenes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Augusta, Ga.

High School:
Lakeside

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Event:
Breast

Club:
Greater Augusta Swimming



• Named to the 2007-08 ACC Academic Honor Roll

In Tech's Record Books:

* 200-breast (9th)

As A Junior In 2007-08:

Established new personal bests at the ACC Championships in the 50-free (22.07), 100-breast (57.12) and 200-breast (2:04.97) ... His time in the 200-breast was the third-fastest on the team during the season, while his 100-breast was fourth.

As a Sophomore in 2006-07:

Clocked two lifetime-best times of 1:00.63 and 2:07.67 in the 100 and 200 breast events at the ACC Championships ... Swam a season-best time of 2:03.27 in the 200 IM at the ACC meet ... Swam legs on Tech's 200 and 400 relay teams.

As a Freshman in 2005-06:

Walked on to the team during the fall ... Clocked a season-best time of 1:01.45 in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... Posted a season-best time of 2:14.61 in the 200 breast against Emory ... Swam a season-best time of 2:14.86 in the prelims of the 200 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Finished the season fourth on the Tech squad in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke events.

High School:

Lettered in swimming for four seasons under coach Jessica Hales ... Helped guide team to CSRA Championships in 2002 and '05 ... Elected team captain as a senior ... Named NISCA Academic All-America during senior season ... Broke school record in the 100 breaststroke and swam a leg of the record setting 200 medley relay team at the 2005 Georgia State Championships ... National Merit Finalist, Honor Council Chairman, Spanish Honor Society, School Vice President, Debate team co-captain.

Personal:

Born Kevin Lilley Skenes on Sept. 22, 1986, in Augusta, Ga. ... Son of Ronald and Linda Skenes ... Has a younger sister, Carol ... Enjoys playing the guitar, cars, reading and ultimate frisbee ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Skene's Career Top Times (through 2007-08 season)
EVENT TIME
50 free 22.07
100 breast 57.12
200 breast 2:04.97
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