Shane McNamara
Shane McNamara
Height: 6-0
Weight: 178
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tappan, N.Y.
High School: Don Bosco Prep
Position: Breaststroke
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Adams

Junior 2016-17
First team All-Ivy League on the 200 and 400 medley relay teams and second team in the 100 and 200 breast … Also placed eighth in the ‘B’ final of the 200 IM at the Ivy Championship Meet … Won the 100 breast (54.73) and was part of two winning relay teams against Yale … Top finisher in the 100 breast (55.44) and fourth in the 200 breast against Brown and Penn … First place in the 100 breast (56.16) and fourth in the 200 versus Denver and Utah … Second in the ‘B’ final of the 100 breast at the Texas Invite … Victorious in the 100 breast (54.73) and second in the 200 breast facing Columbia … Runner-up in the 100 breast and third in 200 breast against Cornell and Dartmouth. 

Sophomore 2015-16
Qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200 breast, finishing 20th at the meet (1:55.98) … Second team All-Ivy League (100 breast, 400 medley relay) … Earned first win of the season, taking the 1,000 free against Bryant in 9:40.45 … Member of the 200 medley relay that broke the Teague Pool record at Cornell in 1:30.16 … Also finished third in the 100 breast in 57.31 and 200 breast in 2:03.67 … Took the top spot in the 100 breast with a winning time of 56.14 and second in the 200 breast in 2:02.90 … Finished in sixth place in the 200 breaststroke (1:59.04) at the Texas Invitational ... Won the 100 breaststroke event in 55.63 against Brown and Penn with a second place finish in the 200 breast (2:02.65) ... Took second in the 100 breast (56.56) and 200 breast (2:02.10) against UNLV and Air Force … Finished third in the 200 breast (1:59.59) at the H-Y-P meet … Took second in the 100 breast (53.60), sixth in the 200 breast (1:57.05) and won the C final of the 400 IM (3:53.98) at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Freshman 2014-15
Won the 200 medley relay (1:30.04), won the 100 breaststroke (55.42) and placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:00.37) and in the 200 IM (1:53.84) at the Dartmouth/Cornell tri-meet … Took second in the 200 medley relay (1:30.01), second in the 100 breaststroke (56.39), second in the 200 breaststroke (2:03.51) against Columbia … Placed 15th in the 100 breaststroke (55.19) and seventh in the 200 breaststroke (1:58.08) at the Texas Invite … Took third in the 200 medley relay (1:32.09), third in the 100 breaststroke (55.81), second in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.74) and won the 400 free relay (3:02.62) versus Duke and South Carolina … Won the 200 medley relay (1:30.34), the 100 breaststroke (55.54) and the 200 breaststroke (2:02.48) against Brown and Penn … Won the 100 breaststroke (54.53), took third in the 400 medley relay (3:15.13) and took second in the 200 breaststroke (1:58.97) at HYP … Took third in the C Final of the 200 IM (1:48.63), third in the 200 medley relay (1:27.14), fourth in the championship final in the 100 breaststroke (53.71) and seventh in the championship final in the 200 breaststroke (1:57.09) at the Ivy League Championships.

Before Harvard:
Swam three varsity years at Don Bosco Prep … Three time First Team All-League. Two-time First Team All-County … Four-time Second Team All-County … New Jersey Male Swimmer of the Year … MVP for 2014 season … Undefeated in 100 breaststroke and 50 freestyle in Bergen County senior year … Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Selected for the 2014 National Club Swimming Association Junior National training camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado … Metropolitan Swimming record holder in 100 and 200 yard breaststroke … Record holder in multiple events for all age groups on Empire Aquatics Swim Team … Record holder in multiple events for Don Bosco Preparatory High School … Bergen County record holder in 50 free and 100 breaststroke … 26th fastest 17-18 100 yard breaststroker and 29th fastest 17-18 200 yard breaststroker of all time for USA Swimming … Sixth-fastest USA Swimming 18-year-old in 100 and 200 yard breaststroke in 2014 … Multiple-time Speedo National, U.S. Open and Junior National qualifier since freshman year.