Swimming: Prep’s Kealy, Stolarski select colleges

John “Jake” Kealy (College of William & Mary); Athletic Director Tom Curran ’05; and Sean Paul Stolarski (United States Military Academy at West Point) celebrate the Fairfield Prep student-athletes making their college choices.

Fairfield Prep seniors Jake Kealy and Sean Paul Stolarski have earned the opportunity to compete in the sport of swimming while achieving their college degrees.

John “Jake” Kealy — College of William & Mary

Kealy is a nationally ranked swimmer and one of the best backstrokers in the country. He holds a state record in the 200 yard backstroke, and was the Long Course YMCA national champion in the same event in 2016.

At the 2017 YMCA National Championships, Kealy placed third in the 100 and 200-yard backstroke and seventh in the 200 IM.

He has been a member of the Connecticut Swimming Top 16 since 2013.

In addition to his swimming achievements, Kealy has has been volunteering at the Waveny Lifecare Network since 2014, and has also participated in the Ecuador Immersion trip with Fairfield Prep.

He has been Swimming Across America to raise funds for cancer research for the last five years and is a stalwart volunteer for Meals on Wheels and has raised funds for Stroke Awareness and Multiple Myeloma.

Kealy will be attending the College of William & Mary in the fall. He is a Wilton resident.

Sean Paul Stolarski — United States Military Academy at West Point

Stolarski is a striver; a young man, achieving academic honors each year and qualifying for the National Honor Society. His career as a swimming athlete parallels his academic rise as he has improved with each year.

As a sophomore, Stolarski was All State in the 4×100 relay and helped the Prep team qualify at the State Open.

During sophomore year he swam full time for the Westport Water Rats, where he is a member of the national team.

At the Connecticut Senior Championships, Stolarski was a three-time A finalist and achieved a third place finish in the 100 yard freestyle.

Stolarski assists classmates through the Peer Tutor program and reaches out to the local community in serving at an inner city after-school program and at a local nursing home.

He has also participated in Swim Across the Sound, which raises funds to support cancer patients.

Stolarski will attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a Weston resident.

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