Kevin Van Cleave
Kevin Van Cleave
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Elm Grove, Wis.
High School: Brookfield Academy
Events: IM, BK

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME MEET DATE
50 FR 25.15 Denison Invite 11/29/2018
100 FR 45.39 Miami Invite 12/2/2017
200 FR 1:39.84 UAA Championships 2/16/2018
100 BK 50.40 Miami Invite 12/1/2016
200 BK 1:47.90 NCAA Championships 3/18/2017
100 BR 54.45 NCAA Championships 3/22/2019
200 BR 2:00.16 NCAA Championships 3/24/2018
200 IM 1:47.18 NCAA Championships 3/21/2018
400 IM 3:59.38 Miami Invite 12/1/2017

--2019 NCAA Division III 400 Medley Relay National Champion (3:14.17)
--10-time All-American: 200 IM (2017, 2018, 2019), 200-medley relay (2016, 2018, 2019), 400-medley relay (2018, 2019), 400-free relay (2018) and 800-free relay (2019)
--Seven-time All-American Honorable Mention: 200 backstroke (2017), 100 breaststroke (2019), 200 breaststroke (2018, 2019), 400-free relay (2019), 800-free relay (2017, 2018)
--2018-19 UAA Swimmer of the Year
--Six-time UAA Champion: 100-breaststroke (2019); 200-breaststroke (2019); 200-individual medley (2018, 2019); 200-medley relay (2016); 400-medley relay (2016)

--16-time All-UAA

2018-19: Swam to All-American honors at the NCAA Division III Swim & Dive National Championships in the 400 Medley Relay (First, 3:14.17), 200 IM (Second, 1:47.19), 800 Free Relay (Sixth, 6:38.97) and 200 Medley Relay (Sixth, 1:29.31) ... Helped the Bears claim fifth place overall at the NCAA Division III Swim & Dive National Championships, the highest in program history, with three All-American honors including a national championship effort and school record time in the 400 medley relay (3:14.17) ... Earned all-UAA honors as the UAA champion in 200 IM (1:48.32), 100 breaststroke (55.32) and 200 breaststroke (2:00.49) and as a member of the 800 free relay (third, 6:43.32), 200 medley relay (third, 1:29.77), 400 medley relay (third, 3:18.52) and the 400 free relay (second, 3:01.57) ... NCAA Qualifier in the 200 IM, 800 free relay, 400 medley relay, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... Awarded the UAA Swimmer of the Year on Feb. 16 after swimming to three UAA event titles during conference championships ... Named the UAA Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Jan. 28 and Feb. 18 ... Academic All-UAA ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.

2017-18: Earned All-American honors in four events during the NCAA Division III Swim & Dive National Championships including the 200 individual medley (second, 1:47.18), 200-medley relay (fifth, 1:28.83), 400-medley relay (sixth, 3:16.53) and 400-free relay (seventh, 3:00.20) ... Improved on school record time in the 200 individual medley during the NCAA Division III Swim & Dive National Championships by placing second with a time of 1:47.18, and also helped the 200-medley relay team to a school record time of 1:28.83 ... Bettered a previously set school record time in the 200 individual medley at the UAA Championships on Feb. 15 for a UAA title time of 1:48.15 ... Swam to all-UAA honors in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.08, second), 200 individual medley (1:48.15 * School Record, first), 400 freestyle relay (3:01.61, second), the 200 medley relay (1:29.80, second) and the 400 medley relay (3:17.19, second) ... Previously set a new school record in the 200 individual medley at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational on Nov. 30  with an NCAA B cut time of 1:48.21 ... WashU's fastest 200 breaststroke (2:00.16) and 200 IM (1:47.18) as well as second fastest performer in 200 freestyle (1:39.84), 200 backstroke (1:49.64) and 400 IM (3:59.38) ... Recipient of the Stanley and Ann Rosen Junior Award presented by the W Club ... Academic All-UAA.

2016-17: Swam to first individual All-American honor placing eighth overall (1:49.02) in the 200 IM at the NCAA Championships... Also earned All-American Honorable Mention honors as a member of the 800-free relay (6:41.36) that placed 11th and in the 200 backstroke placing 12th at the NCAA Championships... Also placed 29th in the 100 backstroke at NCAAs... Placed fourth in the 200 IM, sixth in the 100 backstroke, and tenth in the 200 backstroke at the UAA Championships... Also recorded a season best time in the 100 backstroke (50.40) at the Miami Invitational... UAA All-Academic.

2015-16: Led off the 200-medley relay to finish fourth in a school record time (1:29.33) earning All-America honors at the NCAA Championships ... Placed 24th in the 200 IM, 30th in the 200 backstroke, and 34th in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships ... Won a pair of UAA titles as a member of the 200-medley and 400-medley relays ... Broke the school record in the 200 backstroke (1:49.54) on his way to a UAA runner-up finish ... Added all-UAA honors with a third-place finish in the 200 IM, and also finished fourth in the 100 backstroke at the UAA Championships ... Named the UAA Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week Sept. 28  ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year team captain and four-year letterwinner at Brookfield Academy ... Six-time all-state honoree ... Four-time state qualifier ... Four-time MVP ... Set three school records as a senior ... 2015 WIAA Scholar-Athlete Award ... Member of NCSA Junior National Team ... Honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Majoring in electrical engineering ... Son of Jay and Julie Van Cleave.