Hawkeyes win 13-of-16 events in B1G dual against Michigan State
UI freshman takes home 1st accolade of his career
Iowa sets World Record in 200 short course meters mixed-medley relay
Hawkeyes open season at Michigan
Hawk Item -- Holds fourth-fastest 200-IM (1:47.88), sixth-fastest 100-breast (54.12), ninth-fastest 400-IM (3:57.29), and 10th-fastest 200-breast (2:00.23) times in program history... garnered Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors after first competition of college career.
2013-14 -- Recorded NCAA "B" qualifying times in the 100-breast (54.12) and 200-IM (1:47.88)... led team in 200-IM, recording the fourth-fastest time in program history... posted sixth-fastest 100-breast, ninth-fastest 400-IM (3:57.29), and 10th-fastest 200-breast (2:00.23) times in school history... also recorded collegiate-bests in the 50-free (20.67) against Western Illinois, 200-free (1:42.15) at Northwestern, and 500-free (4:43.87) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad... was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Oct. 1 following the meet against Michigan, where he placed second twice, third, and seventh in his four events... recorded 13 top-five finishes, including a pair of victories in the 200-breast and 200-IM in the meet at Northwestern... letterwinner.
High School -- All-America in 100 breast and 200 IM as a senior... NCSA Junior National finalist... seven-time all-conference selection... three-time all-state selection... set the conference record in the 100 breast as a senior... team captain in 2013 and junior captain in 2012... All-America consideration in 100 breast and a Junior National and NCSA Junior National qualifier in 2012... finished as runner-up in 200-IM and fourth in 100 breast at 2013 state meet... holds school records in 100 breast (56.60), 200 IM (1:50.05), 100 fly (53.80), 50 free (21.82) and 400-free relay... member of the National Honor Society and Civitas (Social Studies Honor Society) in 2011, 2012, and 2013... USA Scholastic All-American as a senior... Illinois State Scholar in 2013... coached by Kirk Ziemke and Paul Anderson (high school) and Jon Addison and Glenn Brown (club).
Personal -- Born Oct. 10, 1994, in Winfield, Ill... son of Don and Jeannine Zito... has two older siblings, Danielle and Damon... majoring in engineering.
|50 Free||20.67||Western Illinois||2/7/14|
|200 Free||1:42.15||at Northwestern||1/15/14|
|500 Free||4:43.87||Black & Gold Intrasquad||10/11/13|
|100 Breast||54.12||at Big Ten Championships||2/28/14|
|200 Breast||2:00.23||at Purdue/vs. Ohio State||11/8/13|
|200 IM||1:47.88||at Big Ten Championships||2/27/14|
|400 IM||3:57.29||Hawkeye Invitational||12/7/13|