Serena Wanasek Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Women's Swimming

Serena Wanasek
Serena Wanasek


Burlington, Wis.

High School:




Hawk Item -- Ranks fifth in program history in the 800-free relay (7:20.52).

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 kinesiology.

Wanasek's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.60 Hawkeye Invitational 12/6/13
100 Free 51.50 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/14
200 Free 1:51.20 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/14
500 Free 4:57.20 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/14
1,000 Free 10:41.36 Black & Gold Intrasquad 10/11/13

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