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Nick Divan
Nick Divan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Juan Capistrano, CA

High School:
Mission Viejo

Event:
Free/IM

Iowa Items -- his best times in 500 free (4:21.25) and 1,650 free (15:14.78) rank fifth and fourth, respectively, on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam third leg on 800 free relay that ranks eighth (6:32.74-2009) in school history.

2009-10 -- team co-captain.

2008-09 -- posted NCAA B cuts in 500 free (4:21.25) and 1,650 free (15:14.78), and as part of 800 free relay (6:32.74) to lead team... those times rank fifth, fourth and eighth, respectively, on Iowa's all-time best performers list... also led team in 1,000 free (9:27.50)... swam third leg on 800 free relay that placed seventh at Big Ten Championships (6:32.74)... won eight races and posted 16 top-three finishes... won 500 free (4:34.76) and 1,000 free (9:32.67) vs. Missouri... won 1,650 free at Missouri Invite (15:21.84)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- redshirted... competed in 1,500 free at U.S. Olympic Trials.

2006-07 -- led team in 500 (4:29.30), 1,000 (9:27.84) and 1,650 free (15:42.67), along with 400 IM (3:59.12) - all with collegiate best times... the 1,650 free time ranks ninth in school history... also posted collegiate bests in 100 back (53.82) and 200 IM (1:56.36) ... recorded six wins and 17 top-five finishes... letterwinner.

2005-06 -- led team in 500 (4:29.41), 1,000 (9:30.24) and 1,650 free (15:46.17)... swam on team-leading 800 free relay (6:41.78) that placed ninth at Big Ten Championships... placed 21st in 500 free (4:30.29) and 24th in 1,650 free (15:46.17) at Big Ten meet... won 200, 500 and 1,000 free at Truman State and Illinois-Chicago... won 1,000 free at Wisconsin (9:36.71), vs. Minnesota (9:30.62) and vs. Missouri (9:34.04)... letterwinner.

High School -- seven-time all-American... runner-up in 500 free and 200 IM at CIF senior year... four-time senior national qualifier... swam on runner-up 800 free relay, placed 15th in 800 free and 23rd in 1,500 free at U.S. National Championships... two-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American... team captain and MVP senior year... high school coach was Jeff Boss... swam for Mission Viejo Nadadores club team coached by John Dussliere and Bill Rose.

Personal -- born October 14, 1987... son of Paul Divan III and Judith Divan... his brother, Paul, was a three-year swimming letterwinners (2004-06) at Iowa... interdepartmental health studies and psychology major.

Divan's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
200 Free1:38.98at Big Ten Championships2/27/09
500 Free4:21.25at Big Ten Championships2/26/09
1,000 Free9:27.50Northwestern1/24/09
1,650 Free15:14.78at Big Ten Championships2/28/09
100 Breast59.76Iowa Senior Championships3/3/06
100 Fly53.63Iowa Senior Championships3/3/06
100 IM55.53at Missouri & Drury11/4/06
200 IM1:56.36vs. S. Illinois (@ Mizzou Duals)11/3/06
400 IM3:59.12at Big Ten Championships2/17/07