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Matthew Boyd
Matthew Boyd

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clinton, Iowa

High School:
Clinton

Position:
Back/IM

Birthdate:
07/22/1994

10/18/2013

Iowa Downs Spartans, 182-113

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

09/25/2013

Iowa Men's Swimming & Diving Team Travels to Michigan

Hawkeyes open season at Michigan

07/29/2013

14 Hawkeyes Head to U.S. Open Championships

Competition takes place in Irvine, Calif., from July 30-Aug. 3

11/30/2012

Iowa 3rd Following Day 1 of Hawkeye Invitational

UI's 400 medley relay posts 2nd-best time in school history

01/18/2014

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

12/06/2013

2013 Hawkeye Invitational

Photos from the first session of the 2013 Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa CRWC

10/11/2013

Black & Gold Intrasquad Meet

Oct. 11, 2013 CRWC Pool

12/02/2012

Hawkeye Invitational - Dec. 2

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Iowa City, Iowa

11/30/2012

Hawkeye Invitational - Nov. 30

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Iowa City, Iowa

Hawk Item -- Ranks eighth all-time in the 100 backstroke (49.14) and is on the ninth-fastest 400 medley relay team (3:14.66).

2013-14 -- Swam a career best time in the 100-back (49.14) at Big Ten Championships to rank eighth in program history... recorded a career-best time in the 200-IM (1:49.81) at the Hawkeye Invitational, while swimming a personal-best 4:01.93 at Big Ten Championships... was a member of the 400 medley relay team that swam the ninth-fastest time in program history (3:14.66)... recorded eight top-five individual finishes and three top-two finishes in relays... Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Swam collegiate best times in the 100 free (47.57) at the Northwestern Invitational, 500 free (4:51.06) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad, 100 back (50.65) at the Hawkeye Invitational, 200 back (1:47.88) and 200 (1:50.52), and 400 IM (4:01.01) at the Big Ten Championships... posted three top 10 finishes... letterwinner.

High School -- Earned All-America honors in the 100 back as a senior... two-time all-state honoree... four-time all-conference and all-district selection... Junior National qualifier... earned High Point Award and named team MVP all four years... was the state champion in the 200 IM and 100 back as a senior... earned first team all-state honors in both events as junior and senior... four-time conference champion... best times are 51.06 (100 back), 1:53.19 (200 back), 58.96 (100 breast) and 1:53.50 (200 IM)... was a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American as a junior... first team all-academic and was a Senior Scholastic Award winner... member of the National Honor Society and was academic all-state... also lettered in cross country and track and field... high school coaches were Tony Hunter and Albert Hayton... coached by Ross Burns and Steve Erling at River City Aquatics.

Personal -- Born July 22, 1994... son of Dan and Sharon Boyd... mother played volleyball at Missouri... majoring in biology.

Boyd's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 46.83 Western Illinois 2/7/14
500 Free 4:51.06 Black & Gold Intrasquad 10/13/12
100 Back 49.14 at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
200 Back 1:47.88 at Big Ten Championships 3/2/13
200 IM 1:49.81 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/14
400 IM 4:01.01 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/13

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