Steve

Tierney

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.Y.
High School: Fordham Prep

Bio

2018-2019:

  • Set a program record in the 50 freestyle at the Patriot League Championship (21.15)
  • Set a program record in the 100 freestyle at the Patriot League Championship (45.60)
  • Set a program record in the 200 freestyle at the Patriot League Championship (1:39.05)
  • Set a program record in the 100 backstroke at the Patriot League Championship (51.53)
  • Set a program record in the 100 butterfly at the Patriot League Championship (49.17)
  • Set a program record in the 200 butterfly at the Patriot League Championship (1:50.71)
  • Part of the 200 free relay team that set a program record at the Patriot League Championship (1:25.18)
  • Won the 50 free at the Patriot League Championship (21.15)
  • Won the 100 free vs. Assumption (49.60), vs. Iona  (47.61), vs. Sacred Heart & Manhattan (47.10), vs. Fairfield (47.48), vs. Providence (48.06), vs. Springfield (47.20), and at the Northeast Catholic Invitational (48.00)
  •  Won the 200 free vs. Iona (1:43.86), vs. Sacred Heart & Manhattan (1:48.96), vs. Fairfield (1:45.91), and vs. Providence (1:45.82)
  • Won the 100 back vs, Assumption (58.65)
  • Won the 100 fly vs. Assumption (54.70), vs. Iona (51.40), vs. Sacred Heart & Manhattan (52.66), vs. Fairfield (52.80), vs. Providence (52.96), vs. Springfield (51.74), and at the Northeast Catholic Invitational (52.03)
  • Won the 200 fly at the Husky Invitational (1:58.91) and at the 2019 Patriot League Championship with a personal-best time (1:50.71)
  • Won the 100 IM vs. Assumption (56.52)
  • Had 29 top three finishes, 30 top five, and 33 top ten finishes on the year
  • Set personal-best times in the 50 free at the Patriot League Championships (21.15), in the 100 breast vs. Assumption (1:12.83), in the 50 fly at the Patriot League Championship (22.86), in the 100 fly at the Patriot League Championship (49.46),  in the 200 fly at the Patriot League Championship (1:50.71), and in the 100 IM vs. Assumption (56.52)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2017-2018:

  • Finished first in the 200 free with a time of 1:44.74 and first in the 100 free with a time of 48.44 against Iona
  • Took first in the 100 fly with a time of 52.34. He also placed first in the 200 fly with a finals time of 1:59.63 in the New England Catholic Invitational
  • Placed first in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.22 and first in the 50 free with a time of 22.38 against Fairfield
  • Took first in the 100 free with a time of 48.32 at the Worcester City Championships
  • Placed first in the 500 free with a finals time of 4:44.27. The junior also finished first in the 100 fly with a time of 50.96 at the Harold Anderson Invitational
  • Finished first in the 200 free (1:49.76) and 100 fly (52.17) against Colgate
  • Took first in three events: 200 free (1:47.74), 100 free (49.00) and 100 fly (53.02) against Providence
  • Recorded a first place finish in the 50 free with a time of 22.18. He also placed first in the 500 free (4:54.03) against Springfield
  • Took first in the 400m medley relay with a finals time of 3:36.33
  • Broke his own record in the 200 free with a time of 1:39.05 at the Patriot League Championships
  • Broke the 100 free record leading off the 400 free relay. He recorded a time of 45.60 and the relay team finished ninth at the Patriot League Championships   
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016-2017:

  • Took first place finish in the 100 butterfly, setting a new team-best time and personal record of 52.88 at the New England Catholic Invitational
  • Against Fairfield, Tierney swam for a time of 1:58.98 in the 200 freestyle for first place, before leading the way in the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.68. Tierney also placed first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 58.85.
  • Took first place in the 200 freestyle with a season-best time of 1:44.30
  • Finished first place in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:40.18 against Springfield
  • Broke the standing 200-yard freestyle record at the Patriot League Championships
  • Captured standing school record for the 200 medley relay, swimming for a time of 1:35.10, at the Patriot League Championships
  • Recorded a second school record with a time of 6:58.2 in the 800 free relay at the Patriot League Championships
  • Set a school record in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:27.62 at the Patriot League Championships
  • Notched a time of 46.05 in the 100-yard freestyle breaking the standing record at the Patriot League Championships
  • Finished 11th overall in the 200-yard freestyle with his time of 1:40.27 in the Patriot League Championships
  • Named Crusader of the Week twice (10/24/2016 and 2/20/2017)

2015-2016:

  • Competed in eight individual events including the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle and 100 IM
  • His 50 (21.75), 100 (48.05), 200 (1:42.04) and 500 (4:50.50) freestyle times were ranked team-best
  • Also competed in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Also swam as a member of the Holy Cross recording breaking 800 freestyle relay team that recorded a time of 6:59.65 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Swam as a member of the 400 freestyle relay team that broke the Holy Cross record at the Patriot League Championship with a time of 3:09.61
  • Swam as a member of the 200 freestyle relay team at the Patriot League Championship that set a school record time of 1:26.51
  • Also swam as a member of the 400 medley relay team that recorded a team-best time of 3:30.70 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 backstroke (1:00.53), 100 breaststroke (1:24.40), 100 butterfly (53.58) and 100 IM (1:01.36) at the Assumption Pentathlon (10/3), in the 100 freestyle (48.05) at the New England Catholic Invitational (10/17), in the 500 freestyle (4:50.50) versus Colgate (10/25) and in the 50 (21.75) and 200 (1:42.04) at the Patriot League Championship (2/19)

Personal: 

  • Has not yet declared a major

Tierney’s Top Times 

Event (Yards)

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

21.15

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2019)

100 Free

45.60

Patriot League Championship (2/17/2018)

200 Free

1:39.05*

Patriot League Championship (2/16/2018)

500 Free

4:44.27

Colgate (1/15/2018)

50 Free

21.75

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

100 IM

56.52

Assumption (9/28/2018)

50 Fly

22.86

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2019)

100 Fly

49.46

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2019)

200 Fly

1:50.71

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2019)

100 Back

1:00.53

Assumption Pentathlon (10/3/2015)

100 Breast

1:12.83

Assumption (9/24/2018)

*Denotes school record 

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