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Ryan Phelan
Ryan Phelan


Cedar Rapids, IA

High School:



Spartans Await Hawkeyes in Season-Opener

Iowa and Michigan State will square off Friday at 3 p.m. in a B1G dual


Hawkeyes Compete on the Big Stage in Omaha

UI swimmers compete on elite stage at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials


13 Hawkeyes Head to Olympic Trials

10 current and 3 former UI swimmers will compete in Omaha


Former Hawkeyes Return for Alumni Meet

Approximately 20 former Hawkeyes particpated in Saturday's meet


59 Hawkeyes Named Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Iowa student-athletes honored for academic excellence

Iowa Items -- his best times in 50 free (19.98) ranks fourth on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam on 200 free (1:19.59-2009; 1:20.95-2009) and 400 free (2:55.19-2009) relays that rank fourth, sixth and second, respectively, in school history.

2008-09 -- posted team-leading NCAA B cuts in 50 free (19.98) and as part of 200 free (1:19.59) and 400 free (2:55.19) relays... those times rank fourth, fourth and second on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam second leg on 200 free relay (1:19.59) that placed eighth and third leg on 400 free relay (2:55.19) that placed fifth at Big Ten Championships... placed 15th in 50 free (20.24) at Big Ten meet, swimming a collegiate-best 19.98 in prelims... collected eight top-three individual finishes and swam on 10 winning relays... letterwinner.

High School -- all-American... two-time all-state selection... led team to two runner-up finishes at state meet... placed second in 50 free and fourth in 100 breast at state meet junior year... placed fourth in 50 free at state as a sophomore... swam on school record-setting 200 medley and 200 free relays... high school coach was Chris Cruise... team captain and MVP junior year.

Personal -- born October 13, 1989... son of Paul and Kathy Phelan... open major.

Phelan's Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free19.98at Big Ten Championships2/26/09
100 Free45.07at Big Ten Championships2/28/09
100 Breast56.98at Big Ten Championships2/27/09