University of Iowa Athletics

Allie Orvis

Class Sr.
Hometown Decorah, Iowa
High School Decorah

Hawk Item — Closed out her career as a school-record holder in 200-medley relay (1:39.18)… also was fourth in 200 IM (2:01.76), fifth in 200 back (1:58.50), and sixth in 100 back (54.43) in the UI record books.

2015-16 — Swam an NCAA “B” qualifying time in 100 and 200 back… honorable-mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… ranked second on team in 100 back (54.68) and 200 back (1:58.50)… swam season-best times of 52.76 (100 free), 55.63 (100 fly), and 2:03.40 (200 IM)… member of the team’s top 200-medley relay and second-fastest 400-medley relay… scored team points in three events at Big Ten Championships… placed seventh as part of 200-medley relay and was 18th in 100 back and 22nd in 200 back… swam to a pool record in 200-medley relay (1:40.29) at Iowa State’s Beyer Pool… swam to six relay victories on the year… Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar selection.

2014-15 — Posted collegiate-best times in the 100 back (54.43), 200 back (1:59.43), and 100 fly (55.58)… ranks sixth all-time in both the 100 and 200 back… member of the record-setting 200 medley relay (1:39.18)… recorded 32 top-5 finishes, including four wins… honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… named Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List honoree during fall and spring semesters… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Swam collegiate-best time in the 200-IM (2:01.76), which ranks fourth in school history, at Big Ten Championships… posted collegiate-best times in the 100-fly (56.00) and 100-free (51.43) at Big Ten Championships, and in the 100-back (59.01) against UNI and Michigan State… swam season-best time in 50-free (24.21) at Iowa State… eight top-five finishe,s including a pair of victories… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Swam collegiate best times in 50 free (23.88) and 200 IM (2:03.21) vs. Iowa State, 100 free (52.26) and 100 butterfly (56.56) at Hawkeye Invitational, 100 back (59.57) at Black & Gold Intrasquad, 200 free (1:59.95) at Colorado College/vs. Austin College, and 100 breast (1:05.92) vs. Northwestern… swam on team-leading 200-free relay (1:31.73)… posted 11 top-five finishes… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

High School — Junior National qualifer… two-time first team all-state selection… team Most Valuable Player… holds 10 school records… was the Iowa state champion in the 200 IM in 2010… District Athlete of the Year, team MVP and spirit award recipient as a junior… top times are 56.29 (100 fly) and 2:04.97 (200 IM)… named Iowa Outstanding Swimmer of the Year as a freshman… three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… National Honor Society and honor roll all four years… coached by Stephanie Huber and Doug Colin at Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricanes.

Personal — Born Aug. 18, 1993, in Modesto, Calif… daughter of Brad and Debra Orvis… has three siblings, Ashley, Erik and Jason… majoring in art.

Orvis’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.88 Iowa State 12/7/12
100 Free 51.43 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/14
200 Free 1:59.95 at Colorado College/vs. Austin College 12/17/12
100 Back 54.43 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15
200 Back 1:58.50 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/16
100 Breast 1:05.92 Northwestern 1/26/13
100 Fly 55.58 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 IM 2:01.76 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/14