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Men's Swimming

Mitch Taylor
Mitch Taylor


Urbandale, Iowa

High School:



A Senior Dual Send-Off

Hawkeyes down Western Illinois, 128-80, on Senior Night


Iowa to Host Western Illinois in its Senior Night

The University of Iowa men's swimming and diving team hosts Western Illinois in its Senior Night meet Friday inside the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Pool.


Solid Start to the Northwestern Invite

Iowa is leading a pair of duals over Notre Dame (56-53) and Missouri State (69-40) following the first day of the Northwestern Invitational


Hawkeyes Win Double Dual in Colorado Springs

The Hawkeyes posted 6 individual wins during tonight's competition


2 School Records Fall on Day 2 of Hawkeye Invitational

Trussov and Betulius break records in 100 breast and 100 back, respectively


Iowa vs. Western Illinois - Senior Night

Feb. 8, 2013 CRWC Pool


Hawkeye Invitational - Dec. 1

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Dec. 1, 2012

Hawk Item -- Holds the fifth-fastest time in the Iowa record books in the 100 butterfly (48.08)... also was a part of the 200-medley relay that holds the sixth-best time (1:28.63).

2012-13 -- Posted an NCAA "B" qualifying time in the 100 fly (48.08)... swam collegiate best times in 50 (20.72) and 100 (45.74) free and in 100 fly (48.08) at the Big Ten Championships... placed 15th in the 100 fly at Big Tens... posted 10 top five finishes... named Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011-12 -- Swam collegiate best times in the 50 free (20.97) and 100 fly (49.13) at the Big Ten Championships... also swam collegiate best time in the 200 fly (1:59.48) at the Hawkeye Invitational... named Academic All-Big Ten.. letterwinner.

2010-11 -- Swam collegiate best time in 100 fly (50.10) at the Big Ten Championships... swam seven top-10 finishes... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team... letterwinner.

2009-10 -- Swam collegiate best times in 50 free (21.25), 100 free (46.27) and 100 fly (50.48) at Big Ten Championships... letterwinner.

High School -- Won state titles in 50 free and 100 fly, and swam on third-place finishing 200 free and 400 free relays at state meet senior year... three-time All-American, earning consideration for All-America honors in two events... four-time all-state honoree and 11-time conference champion... two-time district swimmer of the year... earned team leader and most versatile swimmer awards senior year... set school records in 100 fly (50.67) and 100 free (46.81), and as part of 200 free relay (1:26.20)... four-year academic all-conference honoree, earning academic all-state honors as a senior... coached by Shari Walling.

Personal -- Born May 21, 1991... son of Bob and Dayna Taylor... his grandfather, Dick Taylor, played football, basketball and baseball at Iowa... health and sports studies major.

Taylor's Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.72 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/12
100 Free 45.74 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/10
100 Fly 48.08 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/12
200 Fly 1:59.48 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11
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