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Brian Donatelli

Class Fr.
Hometown LaGrange, Ill.
High School Lyons Township

2014-15 — Saw limited action because of injury… swam season-best times in the 50 free (20.71) and 100 free (45.97)… member of team’s second-fastest 200 free relay (1:21.87), 400 free relay (3:01.08), and 400 medley relay team (3:18.88)… posted 20 top-5 finishes… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Redshirted because of injury.

2012-13 — Led team in the 50 free (20.23), swimming a collegiate-best at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 19th… swam on team-leading 200 (1:19.82) and 400 (2:56.07) free relays… swam collegiate best times in the 100 (44.53) and 200 (1:40.55) free at the Big Ten Championships… posted eight top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 50 (20.51), 100 (45.13) and 200 free (1:41.80) at the Big Ten Championships… recorded six top-five finishes… qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials in the 50 free (23.49) letterwinner.

High School — Three-time All-American and three-time team Most Valuable Player… team captain as a senior… led team to three conference championships and three top-15 state finishes… won the 50 free in 2009 at conference meet, won the 100 free and placed second in the 50 free in 2010 and finished second in 50 free and third in 100 free in 2011… placed fifth in 100 free and seventh in 50 free at state meet in 2010… finished seventh in 50 free and eighth in 100 free at state meet in 2011… holds the school record in the 200-free and 400-free relays… coached by Scott Ealker and Casey Hnawtik.

Personal — Born Dec. 16, 1992… son of Mike and Julie Donatelli… has three siblings… majoring in international studies.

Donatelli’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.23 at Big Ten Championships 2/28/13
100 Free 44.53 Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
200 Free 1:40.55 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/13