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Paul Divan
Paul Divan

Hometown:
San Juan Capistrano, CA

High School:
Mission Viejo

Event:
Breast/Free

2006-07 -- runner-up in 100 breast at Michigan State (58.67) and Truman State (59.08)... runner-up in 200 breast at Michigan State (2:10.78) and vs. Ohio State (2:12.69)... second on team in 100 (57.71) and 200 breast (2:05.09)... recorded 12 top-five finishes...

2005-06 -- placed 23rd in 100 breast (57.65) and 24th in 200 breast (2:07.68) at Big Ten Championships... swam collegiate-best 200 IM (1:54.90) at Big Ten meet... recorded 15 top-five finishes... letterwinner.

2004-05 -- swam collegiate bests 100 (56.77) and 200 breast (2:02.41) at Big Ten Championships... placed 16th in 200 breast (2:04.82) and 22nd in 100 breast (57.26) at Big Ten Championships... won 100 breast (58.28) and placed second in 200 breast (2:07.72) vs. Truman State and South Dakota... recorded 11 top-five individual finishes... letterwinner.

2003-04 -- runner-up in 1,000 free vs. Michigan State (9:40.64) and Purdue (9:36.66)... also placed second in 500 free (4:44.81) at Missouri... swam collegiate best in 500 free (4:37.44), and season bests in 100 breast (57.82) and 200 breast (2:04.99) at Big Ten Championships... recorded nine top-five finishes... letterwinner.

High School -- five-time all-American... member of state champion 200 medley relay junior year... runner-up in 100 breast and as part of 200 medley relay at state meet as a senior... best short course times were 58.32 in 100 breast, 2:06.46 in 200 breast and 9:38.86 in 1,000 free... coaches were Jeff Boss and Bill Rose.

Personal -- born December 1, 1985... son of Paul Divan III and Judith Divan... his younger brother, Nick, also swims at Iowa... economics major.

Divan's Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
500 Free4:37.44at Big Ten Championships2/26/04
1,000 Free9:35.47Indiana with Minnesota1/24/04
1,650 Free16:25.92at Purdue Invitational11/21/03
100 Breast56.77at Big Ten Championships2/25/05
200 Breast2:02.41at Big Ten Championships2/26/05
200 IM1:54.90at Big Ten Championships2/23/06
400 IM4:15.19Penn State and Minnesota1/28/05