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 Rokas Cepulis
Rokas Cepulis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Siauliai, Lithuania

Height:
6-3

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
05/30/1991


03/13/2014

Rokas Cepulis Qualifies For NCAA Championships

ECU junior is the first male to compete in the NCAAs since 1979

02/26/2013

Twelve Pirates Earn All-Conference USA Honors

11 men and one woman achieved all-league status this season

02/24/2013

ECU Concludes Season At C-USA Championships

Ladies place fourth, while men claim third-place

02/23/2013

ECU Sets Numerous Records On Day Three Of Swimming Championships

The ladies remain in fourth-place, while the men continue to occupy third

02/03/2013

Pirates End Dual Meet Season With Sweep Of Charleston

Ladies finish the season 9-1 and the men post a 6-2 record

As A Sophomore (2012-13): Earned All-Conference USA honors with a second-place finish in the 200 breaststroke at the league's year-end meet ... Also received all-league honors as a member of the bronze medal winning 400 medley relay team ... Placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke and 12th in the 200 IM to finish with a final C-USA Invitational total of 36 points ... 200 breaststroke Nike Cup Champion ... Earned the bronze medal in the 400 IM at the Nike Cup ... Recorded fourth-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM as well ... Participated in all eight dual meets ... Posted 12 first-place finishes during the dual meet season (six in the 200 breaststroke, three in 100 breaststroke and one in the 100 butterfly and 400 IM) ... Made the ECU Honor Roll during the fall and spring semester ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

As A Freshman (2011-12): Gold Medalist in the 200 IM at the C-USA Invitational ... Silver Medalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the season ending conference meet ... Earned all-conference accolades in five events ... Scored 54 points at the C-USA Invitational ... Posted NCAA `B' qualifying times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and a pair of relay events ... Set the ECU varsity and freshmen records in both breaststroke events and the 200 IM ... Qualified for the finals in three events at the Nike Cup ... Competed in all eight dual meets ... Tallied 11 individual first-place finished during dual meet competition, including four in the 200 breaststroke and three in the 100 breaststroke.

High School/Club: Swam for PM Delfinas under coach Kęstutis Jankevičius and SK Neptune under coach Niko Martikainen ... Holds two Lithuanian U-15 records (200 breaststroke SCM and LCM) ... Member of the U-17 Lithuanian Junior National Medley Relay record holding team ... 2007 European Youth Olympic Festival Finalist ... FINA Youth World Championship participant ... European Junior Swimming Championship competitor ... Attended the 2008 Olympic Youth Camp in Beijing.

Personal: Son of Zilvinas Čepulis & Neringa Čepuliene ... Born May 30, 1991 ... Pursuing a double major in business management and psychology ... Has one younger sister, Ugne Cepulyte.

Cepulis' Top Times
Event Time Year Meet In The ECU Record Books
100 Breaststroke 54.23 2012 C-USA Invitational First
200 Breaststroke 1:57.14 2012 C-USA Invitational First
200 IM 1:47.76 2012 C-USA Invitational First