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Men's Swimming

Matthew Boyd
Matthew  Boyd


Clinton, Iowa

High School:




Iowa Downs Spartans, 182-113

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


Iowa Men's Swimming & Diving Team Travels to Michigan

Hawkeyes open season at Michigan


14 Hawkeyes Head to U.S. Open Championships

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


Iowa 3rd Following Day 1 of Hawkeye Invitational

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


Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri

Iowa hosts Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri


2013 Hawkeye Invitational

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


Black & Gold Intrasquad Meet

Oct. 11, 2013 CRWC Pool


Hawkeye Invitational - Dec. 2

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Iowa City, Iowa


Hawkeye Invitational - Nov. 30

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Iowa City, Iowa

2015-16 -- Swam a collegiate-best in 100 breast (58.17)... had season-bests of 50.25 (100 back), 1:49.55 (200 back), and 200 IM (1:50.10)... swam to an individual win in 100 back in season-opening dual at Illinois Chicago (9/26)... Academic All-Big Ten... named to UI's Dean's list for fall semester.

2014-15 -- Posted collegiate-best times in the 100 free (46.83), 100 butterfly (54.97), and 200 IM (1:49.48)... 200-IM time was the second-fastest on the team... member of team's second-fastest 400 free relay (3:01.08) and third-fastest 400 medley relay team (3:25.27)... 200 IM time ranks 10th all-time... posted 22 top-5 finishes... named Academic All-Big Ten... named to the Dean's List for the spring semester... letterwinner.

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 chemistry.

Boyd's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 46.83 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
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
100 Breast 58.17 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/15
100 Fly 54.97 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 IM 1:49.48 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
400 IM 4:01.01 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/13

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