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Ryan Phelan
Ryan Phelan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

High School:
Washington

Event:
Free/Breast

04/16/2012

Gordon Earns 3rd MVP Award

Jordan Huff, Byron Butler, Kyle Noser and Michael Vinyard were named 2012-13 captains.

04/14/2012

Former Hawkeyes Return for Alumni Meet

Approximately 20 former Hawkeyes particpated in Saturday's meet

04/09/2012

Hawkeyes Welcome Back Alumni

Iowa will host the annual alumni meet on Saturday at 11 a.m.

03/25/2012

Hawkeyes Finish 26th at NCAA Championships

The 400 free relay team recorded Iowa's third relay All-America Honorable Mention Recognition

03/24/2012

Hawkeyes Earn 2nd NCAA All-America Honor

800 free relay team became Iowa's 12th All-America relay team since 1995.

02/23/2012

Big Ten Conference Swimming & Diving Championships

Big Ten Conference Swimming & Diving Championships Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

11/18/2011

Iowa vs. Ohio State/Purdue

Nov. 18, 2011 CRWC Pool Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa Items -- Best times in 50 (19.52) and 100 (43.31) free rank first and second, respectively, on Iowa's all-time best performers list... holds school records in the 50 free (19.52), 200 medley relay (1:27.16) and 200 (1:17.61) and 400 (2:52.53) free relays... member of the 200 (1:18.96), 400 (2:54.22) and 800 (6:29.33) free relays All-America honorable mention relays at the 2012 NCAA Championships... member of the All-America honorable mention 400 free relay (2:54.19) that placed 15th at the 2011 NCAA Championships.

2011-12 -- Team co-captian... Earned All-America honorable mention honors in the 200 (1:18.96), 400 (2:54.22) and 800 (6:29.33) free relays at the NCAA Championships... member of the 200 (1:17.61) and 400 (2:52.53) relays that won Big Ten titles and set school records... set the school record in the 50 free (19.52)... led the team in the 50 free (19.52)... earned first team All-Big Ten in the 200 (1:17.61) and 400 (2:52.53) free relays... named Academic All-Big Ten... qualifier for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials...earned the Jim Marshall Award... named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week on Nov.1... recorded eight first place finishes... swam on 19 winning relays... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- Team co-captain... earned All-America honorable mentionhonors in the 400 free relay at the NCAA Championships... 50 free (19.75) runner-up at the Big Ten Championships... posted team-leading NCAA B cuts in 50 free (19.75) and as part of 200 free (1:18.28), 400 free (2:53.50) and 200 medley (1:28.45) relays... also swam collegiate best in the 100 free (44.70) at the Big Ten Championships... swam on 200 free (1:18.28), 400 free (2:53.50) and 200 medley (1:28.45) relays that set school records at the 2011 Big Ten Championships... recorded eight top-two finishes... swam on 14 winning relays... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team... letterwinner.

2009-10 -- Posted team-leading NCAA `B' cuts in 50 free (20.04) and as part of 200 free (1:19.26) and 400 free (2:56.40) relays... those relay times rank fourth and fifth on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam first leg of 200 free relay (1:19.26) that placed fourth and third leg on the 400 free relay (2:56.40) that placed fourth at Big Ten Championships... placed 12th in 50 free (20.34) at Big Ten Championships... posted 11 top-three individual finishes and swam on 15 winning relays... letterwinner.

2008-09 -- Posted team-leading NCAA `B' cuts in 50 free (19.98) and as part of 200 free (1:19.59) and 400 free (2:55.19) relays... those times rank fourth, fourth and second on Iowa's all-time best performers list... swam second leg on 200 free relay (1:19.59) that placed eighth and third leg on 400 free relay (2:55.19) that placed fifth at Big Ten Championships... placed 15th in 50 free (20.24) at Big Ten meet, swimming a collegiate-best 19.98 in prelims... collected eight top-three individual finishes and swam on 10 winning relays... letterwinner.

High School -- All-American... two-time all-state selection... led team to two runner-up finishes at state meet... placed second in 50 free and fourth in 100 breast at state meet junior year... placed fourth in 50 free at state as a sophomore... swam on school record-setting 200 medley and 200 free relays... high school coach was Chris Cruise... team captain and MVP junior year.

Personal -- Born Oct. 13, 1989... son of Paul and Kathy Phelan... open major.

Phelan's Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free19.52at Big Ten Championships2/23/12
100 Free43.31at Big Ten Championships2/25/12
100 Breast56.98at Big Ten Championships2/27/09
100 Fly51.95Hawkeye Invitational12/2-4/11
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