Silas

Dejean

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Breaststroke
Height: 6'4"
Class: Senior
City/State: Opelousas, La.
High School: Westminster Christian Academy
Major: Marketing
Experience: 4 Letters

Bio

2015 NCAA Relay Participant
200-Medley Relay Record Holder
400-Medley Relay Record Holder
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Swam the second leg of the 200-medley relay team that set the school record at SEC Championships … Scored points in the 100 breast with a finish of 21st overall … Finished 29th in the 200 breast at conference … Finished second in the 100 breast and a part of the 200-medley relay team that finished second against Texas A&M … Tied for second in the 100 breast and finished fourth in the 200 breast against Missouri … A part of the Tigers’ wins in the 200 medley and 400 medley relays against Virginia Tech and Kentucky … Touched the wall third in the 100 breast and fifth in the 200 breast against the Wildcats and Hokies … In the championship final at midseason, finished fourth in the 200 breast and fifth in the 100 breast … Took first in the 100 breast and second in the 200 breast against SMU … Finished second in the 50 and 100 breast against Wyoming … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
A part of the 400-medley relay team that set the school record at SEC Championships ... Qualified for NCAA Championships as a member of the men’s 200-medley and 400-medley relay teams ... Set personal bests in the 50 free, 100 breast and 200 breast during his sophomore season ... Made the ‘C’ final of the 100 breast and 200 breast where he finished fifth and third, respectively ... His time of 53.89 in prelims of the 100 was the sixth-fastest time in school history and the time of 1:58.80 in the final of the 200 was the ninth-fastest time in school history ... Competed in the championship final of both breast events at the Texas A&M Invite and finished second in the 100 breast and sixth in the 200 breast... Touched the wall fourth in the 100 breast against Alabama and Auburn... Finished fourth in the 100 breast against Florida and Texas A&M ... Finished first in the 100 breast in LSU’s victory over SMU ... Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Quickly emerged as one of the team’s top breaststrokers ... Swam the eighth-fastest 100 breaststroke and 10th-fastest 200 breaststroke in program history at the SEC Championships ... Reached the ‘C’ final of the 100 breast and 200 breast at the SEC’s ... During his collegiate debut against Georgia, finished third in the 100 breast ... Finished seventh during the 100 breaststroke at the Texas A&M Invite ... Contributed a win in the 100 breast and third place in the 200 breast during a close win over Texas A&M ... Name the Most Improved Athlete on the men’s side at the team’s end of the year banquet ... Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A Louisiana state champion in the 100 breaststroke and 50 freestyle ... Holds the Division IV 100 Breast Record ... Named All-State in 2012 ... A part of the 2012 state championship team.

PERSONAL
Born on July 21, 1995 ... Parents are Thomas and Cindy Dejean ... Majoring in marketing.

DEJEAN’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle 21.23 2015 SEC Championships
100 breaststroke 53.89 2015 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke 1:58.80 2015 SEC Championships

DEJEAN’S TOP 2015-16 TIMES
50 freestyle 21.65 SEC Championships
100 breaststroke 54.46 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke 1:59.02 Texas A&M Invite

 

 

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