|High School:||Covenant Day|
As a Freshman (2009-10)
Two-time Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week for his efforts against Pittsburgh, Cleveland State, Valparaiso and Niagara. Earned a bronze medal at the Atlantic 10 Swimming & Diving Championships, swimming a 15:57.28 in the 1650-yard freestyle. Placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle relay at the A-10 Championships, posting a time of 4:36.96. Swam a 1:44.05 in the 200-yard freestyle at the A-10 Championships. Took two first-place finishes against Pittsburgh in the 500 free and 1,000 free, swimming times of 4:44.80 and 9:44.24, respectively.
Varsity swim captain of high school team senior year ... NC independent School 3A State Champion ... CDS MVP Junior year ... CDS High Points winner junior year ... NC Independent schools 2A state meet record holder in the 200 free, 400 free relay his junior year ... junior year he was the state champ of 500 free ... made the All-Conference team his junior year ... U.S. Eastern Zone sectional qualifier ... Ranked NC top 10 in 1000 free and 1650 free ... 2007 NC Open Water State Champion of 5K and 10K in 2007 and 2008.
Born on May 20, 1990 ... son of Mike and Debbie Rowan ... 2 Siblings ... life guard ... member of Beta Club 9-12 grade ... community service for church, Matthews Help Center, Sting Ray aquatics, and soup kitchen.