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Women's Swimming

Serena Wanasek
Serena  Wanasek


Burlington, Wis.

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Black Squad Claims Intrasquad Meet

Black squad wins annual event


Black Squad Claims Intrasquad Meet

Black squad wins annual event


Hawkeyes Take Down World Record

Iowa sets World Record in 200 short course meters mixed-medley relay


Iowa Women's Swiming & Diving Travels To Michigan

Hawkeyes open season at Michigan


2013 Hawkeye Invitational

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


Iowa vs. Michigan State/Northern Iowa

Oct. 18, 2013 CRWC Pool

Hawk Item -- Ranks seventh in the UI record books in the 200 free (1:49.20).

2015-16 -- Swam to collegiate-bests in 50 free (24.31), 100 free (51.07), 200 free (1:49.20), and 500 free (4:56.05)... member of the 10th-place 800-free relay (7:20.79) at Big Ten Championships... member of two winning relays on the year... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2014-15 -- Swam collegiate-best times in the 100 free (51.26), 200 free (1:49.80), 500 free (4:56.53), and 1,000 free (10:37.11)... recorded to 21 top-5 finishes... named Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- Was a member of the 800-free relay team that posted the fifth-fastest time in program history (7:20.52)... recorded collegiate-best times in the 50-free (24.60) at the Hawkeye Invitational, 100 (51.50) 200 (1:51.20) and 500-free (10:41.36) at Big Ten Championships, and 1,000-free (10:41.36) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad... posted 13 top-10 times... letterwinner.

High School -- Named the All-County Swimmer of the Year as a senior... all-state in 200 free as a junior... three-time honorable mention all-state... two-time team MVP... recipient of the Coaches Award as a junior... seven-time conference champion... school-record-holder in 100 free, 200 free and 200 and 400-free relays... 2011 state champion in the 400-meter freestyle... finished eighth in 800-free relay at NCSA Junior Nationals in 2013... four-time Academic All-American... coached by Denita Jones and Ken France.

Personal -- Born March 1, 1995... daughter of John and Leslie Wanasek... has four younger siblings, Sara, Olivia, Devon, and Ian... majoring in human physiology.

Wanasek's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.31 Hawkeye Invitational 12/4/15
100 Free 51.07 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/16
200 Free 1:49.20 at Big Ten Championships 2/19/16
500 Free 4:56.05 at Big Ten Championships 2/18/16
1,000 Free 10:37.11 Nebraska/Michigan 10/3-4/14

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