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Kiel Costella
Kiel  Costella


Carson City, Nev.

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2007-08: Finished second in the 500 Free against Connecticut...Came in sixth in the 1650 free at the Maryland Invitational...Posted second place finishes in the 1000, 500 and 200 yard free against Widener...Finished in second place against Georgetown in the 1000 yard free with a time of 10:03.62...Placed second in the 500 yard free against Delaware.

2006-07: Finished third in 100 free against La Salle (10:28.38)...Touched the wall fourth in the 1000 free in a dual meet with Seton Hall... Came in third in the 500 free against Seton Hall... Placed second in the 1000 free against Widener... Member of the BIG EAST Academic All Star Team.

2005-06: Came in second in the 1000 freestyle (10:20.37) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (5:00.21) against UConn...Earned a fifth place finish in the 1,650 freestyle (17:16.69) at Pittsburgh...recorded a first place finish in the 500 freestyle (4:56.38) at Syracuse... Member of the BIG EAST Academic All Star Team.

2004-05: Placed third in 1000 free (10:17.71) vs. Seton Hall...Scored second place points in 1000 free (10:23.15) against UConn...Swam to career best in 500 free (4:47.38) at Princeton Invitational...Recorded personal record in 1000 free (10:15.49) against La Salle.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in swimming for coach Monica Weaver...Was captain of his team...Won the Coaches' Award in 2003 and garnered MVP honors in 2004...Member of the state academic swim team champions for three consecutive years (2001-2003).

Personal: The son of Danny and Heather Costella...Has five siblings, Heather, Sean, Lauren, Danielle, and Ryan...Brother Ryan swam at Villanova for four years and was captain of the team...sister Lauren swims at Stanford...An undeclared major...Born 3/28/86.