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Steuart Martens
Steuart Martens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bethesda, Md.

High School:
Walt Whitman

Event:
Distance Free

Birthdate:
12/29/1982



2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... scored a 13th-place showing in the 1,650 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, with a lifetime-best mark of 15:40.13 ... also posted a personal record of 4:30.90 in the 500 free prelims at the conference championship meet ... during the regular season, won the 500 and 1,000 free races against Iowa and Michigan State ... was the runner-up in both distance freestyle races at the Arizona/Missouri Triangular ... placed second in the 500 and 800-meter free at Arizona State ... against Texas A&M was second in the 1,000 free and third in the 500 free ... bronze-medal winner in the 1,000 free at the Wisconsin/Minnesota Triangular ... took third place in the 500 free vs. Georgia Tech and Florida Atlantic ... swam the anchor leg for the 800 freestyle relay team at Big Ten's, which finished with a NCAA provisional time of 6:36.28 ... his 200 free split time was clocked at 1:40.93.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 500 free and 400 IM ... set a personal best in the 400 IM with a time of 4:06.01 ... racked up a victory in the 200 free by clocking a 4:44.24 against Miami (OH) ... won the 500 free against Michigan (4:40.90) ... placed second in the 500 free against Iowa ... finished second in the 1000 free against Iowa ... placed third in the 500 free against Indiana ... finished third in the 1000 free against Indiana ... placed third in the 1650 free against Notre Dame.

2001-02: Placed 48th in the 200 freestyle at the 2002 Big Ten Championships with a time of 1:43.30 ... top-20 finisher in the 1,650 free with a time of 15:46.57 in 20th place ... came in 29th in the 500 free with a time of 4:32.23 ... had the team's fourth-fastest 500 free mark ... was second in the 1,000 free behind teammate Rion Epping ... also held team's second-fastest 1,650 free time with his Big Ten mark.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner ... two-time team captain ... four-time Potomac Valley Scholar-Athlete ... four-time All-Met Team Journal and Gazette Newspapers ... two-time Scholastic All-American US Swimming ... All-Met Team Washington Post senior year ... club team, Curl-Burke, was national champions.

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1982 ... given name is James Steuart Martens ... parents are Steuart Martens and Catherine Martens ... has a younger brother, Campbell, and a older sister, Kristen ... majoring in business.