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Men's Swimming

Jerzy Twarowski
Jerzy  Twarowski


Krakow, Poland

High School:
Athletic Championship School



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Hawk Item -- Two-time NCAA qualifer... UI school record holder in 100 fly (46.70), 200 fly (1:44.00), and as a member of the 200-medley (1:25.53) and 400-medley (3:07.83) relays.

2015-16 -- NCAA qualifier in two events -- 200-medley relay and 400-medley relay... posted NCAA "B" qualifying times and led the team in the 100 fly (46.93) and 200 fly (1:45.41)... member of the NCAA provisional qualifying and team-leading 200-medley relay (1:25.67) and NCAA automatic qualifying and school-record-setting time in 400-medley relay (3:07.83)... swam collegiate-bests in 50 free (20.72) and 500 free (4:49.65)... had a season-best in 100 free (45.78)... placed 20th in 200-medley relay (1:26.50) and 21st in 400-medley relay (3:10.06) at NCAA Championships... scored in four events at the Big Ten Championships... placed third in 400-medley relay (3:07.83), fourth in 200-medley relay (1:25.67), eighth in 100 fly (47.47), and ninth in 200 fly (1:46.31)... won six individual races and two relays on the year... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014-15 -- NCAA Championships qualifier in two events... finished 18th in the 200-medley relay (1:26.19) and 19th in the 400-medley relay (3:10.03)... posted NCAA "B" qualifying times in the 100 and 200 fly... swam to NCAA automatic qualifying times in the 200 and 400 medley relays... swam to school records in the 100 fly (46.70), 200 fly (1:44.00), and as a member of the 200-medley relay team (1:25.53) and 400-medley relays (3:08.56)... named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Nov. 4 following a breakout meet at Minnesota... swam to four top-10 finishes at the 2015 Big Ten Championships in the 200-medley relay (third, 1:25.53), 400-medley relay (fifth, 3:08.56), 100 fly (seventh, 47.04), and 800-free relay (ninth, 6:29.57)... posted 17 wins... letterwinner.

High School -- Member of the Polish Juniors National swim team, where he was a multiple gold medalist in international junior competitions... Senior National qualifier in 2014... gold and bronze medalist at the Polish Senior Championships... swam on the 4x100-medley relay that set a Polish Senior Team record... gold medalist at the winter and summer Polish Junior Championships in 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13, winning the 100 fly (SCM), 200 fly (SCM), 100 fly (LCM), and 200 fly (LCM)... bronze medalist at the European Youth Olympic Festival Trabzon... semifinalist at the European Juniors Championships Antwerp in 2011-12... bronze medalist and finalist at the European Juniors Championships Poznan... finalist at World Junior Championships Dubai... best times are 25.08 in 50 fly (LCM), 24.55 in 50-fly (SCM), 53.74 in 100 fly (LCM), 52.81 in 100 fly (SCM), 2:00.11 in 200 fly (LCM), 1:56.60 in 200 fly (SCM), and 1:51.79 in 200 free (SCM)... member of the swimming team SMS Krakow.

Personal -- Born Dec. 19, 1995... son of Jerzey and Karina Twarowski... has an older brother, Bartosz... majoring in biology.

Twarowski's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.72 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/16
100 Free 45.44 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
500 Free 4:49.65 at Illinois Chicago 9/26/15
100 Fly 46.70 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 Fly 1:44.00 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 IM 1:51.15 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14

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