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Grant Betulius
Grant Betulius

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Event:
Back

08/07/2014

Hawkeyes Complete Day 1 at Phillips 66 National Championships

Betulius, Champa gain experience at USA Nationals

11/21/2013

24 Hawkeyes to Watch: Grant Betulius

UI junior uses freshman-year injury to motivate him to this day

10/18/2013

Iowa Downs Spartans, 182-113

Hawkeyes win 13-of-16 events in B1G dual against Michigan State

10/11/2013

Black Squad Claims Intrasquad Meet

Black squad wins annual event

10/11/2013

Black Squad Claims Intrasquad Meet

Black squad wins annual event

01/18/2014

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

10/11/2013

Black & Gold Intrasquad Meet

Oct. 11, 2013 CRWC Pool

12/01/2012

Hawkeye Invitational - Dec. 1

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Dec. 1, 2012

Hawk Item -- Honorable mention All-American in three events in 2013... school-record holder in four events -- 100 back (46.33), 200-medley relay (1:25.82), 400-medley relay (3:09.66) and 800-free relay (6:26.79)... ranks third in school history in the 200 back (1:43.65) and 10th in the 100 butterfly (48.41)... also part of the relay that has the second and third-best times in 200-medley relay, second, third, and fourth-best in 400-medley relay, ninth-best in 200-free relay, eighth-best in 400-free relay and seventh-best in 800-free relay.

2013-14 -- Recorded NCAA "B" qualifying times in both the 100 (46.87) and 200 back (1:45.43)... swam to an NCAA provisional time as part of the 400-medley relay at Big Ten Championships... was a member of the team leading 400-free relay (2:57.20), 200-medley relay (1:26.33), and 400-medley relay (3:10.58)... recorded 12 top-five individual times on the season, including two victories while also winning three relays... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Honorable mention All-American in three events at the 2013 NCAA Championships... placed 13th in the 100-back (46.34) and swam the backstroke leg of the 200 (1:26.42) and 400 (3:09.66) medley relays that finished 16th and 13th, respectively... also was a member of the 800-free relay (6:29.96) that placed 27th, while also competing in the 200 back (1:43.93)... had NCAA "B" qualifying times in the 100 and 200 backstroke events... set the school record in the 100 back (46.33) in the opening leg of the 400-medley relay at the NCAA Championships... ... swam collegiate best times in the 200 back (1:43.65) at the Big Ten Championships, in the 50 free (20.63) and 100 fly (48.41) at the Hawkeye Invitational... swam on team-leading 200 (1:19.82), 400 (2:56.07), and 800 (6:29.79) free relays, and on the 200 (1:25.82), and 400 (3:09.66) medley relays... was a member of the third-place 400-medley relay (3:10.18), fifth-place, school-record setting 200-medley relay (1:25.82) and sixth-place, school-record setting 800 free relay (6:26.79) at the Big Ten Championships... posted 11 top-five finishes and three individual wins... co-recipient of the Armbruster/Patton Team MVP award... letterwinner... advanced to the finals in the 50-meter back at the 2013 Phillips 66 National Championships and World Championships Trials, finishing 16th in 26.17 seconds... posted a time of 26.03 -- the 15th-fastest time -- to advance to finals... also placed 24th in the prelims of 100-meter back (56.34).

2011-12 -- Led the team in the 100 back (47.17)... swam collegiate best times in the 100 (47.17) and 200 back (1:44.22) at the Big Ten Championships... also swam collegiate best times in the 50 free (21.17) and 100 fly (49.26) at the Hawkeye Invitational, 200 IM (1:57.48) at the Shamrock Invitational, and 200 free (1:42.86) vs. Michigan State... set the school record in the 100 back (47.17) at the Big Ten Championships... placed fifth in the 100 back (47.17) at the Big Ten Championships... record 13 top-three finishes... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- Redshirted.

High School -- Illinois high school state champion in 200 (1:32.01) medley relay and 100 back (49.64) ... four-time high school All-American... three-time first team all-state and one-time second team all-state... coached by Chad Allen... swam for Fox Valley Swim Club.

Personal -- Born May 5, 1992... son of Joe and Sue Betulis... majoring in biomedical engineering.

Betulius' Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.52 Hawkeye Invitational 12/6/13
100 Free 47.19 at Michigan State 10/19/12
200 Free 1:42.86 Michigan State 10/29/11
100 Back 46.33 at NCAA Championships 3/28/13
200 Back 1:43.65 at Big Ten Championships 3/2/13
100 Fly 48.41 Hawkeye Invitational 12/1/12
200 IM 1:57.48 at Shamrock Invitational 1/27-28/12

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