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Chris Freeman

Class Fr.
Hometown Rochester, Minn
High School Rochester Century

Hawk Item — Finished his career with the third-best 100 fly (47.29), fourth-fastest 100 back (47.68) time, fifth-best 200 back (1:44.52), and sixth-best 200-IM (1:49.03).

2014-15 — NCAA Championships qualifier, serving as an alternate… posted NCAA “B” cut time in the 200 free, 100 back, 200 back, 100 fly, and 200 IM… led team in 200 free and 200 IM… swam to collegiate-best times in the 100 free (45.12), 200 free (1:36.94), 100 back (47.68), 200 back (1:45.57), 100 breast (1:01.50), 100 fly (47.29), and 200 IM (1:49.03)… member of team-leading 800 free relay (6:29.57) and third-fastest 400 medley relay quartet (3:25.27)… ranks third all-time in the 100 fly, fourth in the 100 back, fifth in the 200 back, sixth in the 200 IM, and eighth in the 200 free… recipient of the team’s Irving B. Weber Leadership Award… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Recorded an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 200-back (1:46.27) at the Hawkeye Invitational, a time that ranks seventh all-time in program history… paced team in the 200-fly (1:48.86)… recorded four collegiate best times at the Hawkeye Invitational (100 free, 200 free, 200 back, 200 fly)… swam collegiate-bests at Big Ten Championships in both the 100-fly (49.34) and 200 IM (1:50.16)… recorded eight top-five finishes, including a victory in the 200 fly against Northwestern… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Swam collegiate best time in 50 free (22.02) vs. Western Illinois … posted season-best times in 500 free (4:35.26) vs. Minnesota, 1,000 free (9:57.07) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad, and 200 free (1:42.07) and 200 back (1:49.37) at the Hawkeye Invitational… posted six top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 200 free (1:40.03), 500 free (4:31.34) and 200 back (1:48.80) at the Big Ten Championships… also swam collegiate best times in the 100 free (48.19) at the Hawkeye Invitational and 1,000 free (9:43.42) at Northwestern… letterwinner.

High School — Four-time NISCA All-American… four-time all-state selection… co-captain his senior season… placed first in the 500 free (4:32.24) and second in the 200 free (1:39.34) at the Minnesota state swim meet.

Personal — Born April 2, 1993… son of Doug and Diane Freeman… majoring in leisure studies.

Freeman’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 21.89 at Shamrock Invitational 1/31/14
100 Free 45.12 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 Free 1:36.94 Big Ten Championships 2/26/15
500 Free 4:31.34 Big Ten Championships 2/23/12
1,000 Free 9:43.42 at Northwestern 1/21/12
100 Back 47.68 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
200 Back 1:45.57 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Fly 47.29 at Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
200 Fly 1:48.86 Hawkeye Invitational 12/8/13
200 IM 1:49.03 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
100 Breast 1:01.50 Intrasquad Meet 10/11/14