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Max Dittmer
Max Dittmer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Muscatine, IA

High School:
Muscatine

Event:
Back/IM

Iowa Items -- his best times in 100 back (49.41), 200 back (1:48.33) and 200 IM (1:49.10) rank seventh, eighth and third, respectively, on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam lead leg on 400 medley relay that ranks sixth (3:18.67-2009) in school history.

2009-10 -- team co-captain.

2008-09 -- led team in 100 (49.41) and 200 back (1:48.33)... swam on team-leading 200 medley (1:32.24) and 400 medley relays (3:18.27)... the 100 back time ranks seventh, 200 back ranks eighth and 400 medley relay ranks sixth on Iowa's all-time best performers list... also posted collegiate bests in 200 IM (1:49.10) at Big Ten Championships, and 100 breast (59.40) and 100 fly (52.53) at Western Illinois... the 200 IM time ranks third in school history... placed 22nd in 100 back (50.19) and swam lead leg on 400 medley relay that placed ninth at Big Ten Championships (3:18.27)... won five races and posted 15 top-three finishes... swam on six winning relays... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- recorded three victories and 12 top-five finishes... swam collegiate bests in 50 (21.53) and 100 free (49.05), and season bests 100 (51.44) and 200 back (1:50.21), 100 fly (53.47) and 200 IM (1:57.16)... letterwinner.

High School -- five-time all-American... six-time all-state... nine-time all-conference... state champion on 200 medley relay team as a senior... eight-time conference champion... placed second in 200 back (50.86) and fifth in 100 free (47.32) at state meet as a senior... set school records in 100 back (50.86) and as part of 200 medley relay (1:35.04) and school pool records in 50 free (21.66), 100 free (47.39) and 200 medley relay (1:36.17)... team captain as senior... high school coach was Judd Anderson and club coaches were Barry Neville and Eric Hahn... valedictorian of high school class.

Personal -- born July 5, 1988... son of Jerry and Cindy Dittmer... business major.

Dittmer's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free21.53at Big Ten Championships2/28/08
100 Free49.04at Ohio State Invite12/2/07
100 Back49.41at Big Ten Championships2/27/09
200 Back1:48.33at Big Ten Championships2/28/09
100 Breast59.40at Western Illinois1/16/09
100 Fly52.53at Western Illinois1/16/09
200 IM1:49.10at Big Ten Championships2/26/09