University of Iowa Athletics
Free/Back

Daniela Cubelic

Class Fr.
Hometown Glenview, Ill.
High School Glenbrook South

Iowa Items — Best times in the 50 free (23.52), 100 free (50.79), 100 back (53.63) and 200 back (1:58.38) rank ninth, fifth, first and third, respectively, in school history… holds school records in the 100 back (53.63), 200 (1:41.33) and 400 (3:40.33) medley relays and 200 (1:31.68) and 400 (3:21.27) free relays.

2011-12 — Team co-captain… set the school record in the 100 back (53.63) at the Big Ten Championships… led the team in the 100 back (53.63)… placed sixth in the 100 back (53.63) at the Big Ten Championships… member of the 200 free (1:31.68) and 400 medley (3:40.33) relays that set school records at the Big Ten Championships… swam a collegiate best time in the 100 back (53.63)… recorded 16 top-three finishes… swam on eight winning relays… named Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Team co-captain… set school record in the 100 back (54.32) leading off the record-setting 400 medley relay (3:41.87) at the 2011 Big Ten Championships….. led team in 200 free (1:50.94), 100 back (54.32) and 200 back (1:59.70)… swam a collegiate best time in the 200 free (1:50.94) against Wisconsin that ranks 10th in school history… led off the 400 medley relay (3:41.87) that set a school record at the Big Ten Championships… recorded 13 first-place finishes… swam on nine winning relays… her 100 (54.32) and 200 back (1:58.87) times qualify as NCAA `B’ cuts… named to the Academic All-Big Ten team… letterwinner.

2009-10 — Led team in 200 back (1:58.87)… placed 17th in the 100 back (55.71) and 19th in the 200 back (1:58.87) at Big Ten Championships… 200 back time ranks second in school history… swam on 200 medley relay (1:42.12) and 400 (3:23.30) and 800 free relays (7:22.77) that rank second, fourth and fourth in school history… recorded 14 individual top-three finishes… letterwinner.

2008-09 — Swam on school record setting 200 free (1:32.37), 200 medley (1:42.43) and 400 free (3:21.27) relays at Big Ten Championships… the 200 medley and 400 free relay times also met NCAA `B’ standards… led team in 200 back (2:00.67), which ranks second on Iowa’s all-time top performers list… also anchored team-leading 800 free relay (7:21.08) at Big Ten meet, which ranks second in school history… placed 20th in 100 back (55.80) and 21st in 200 back (2:01.00) at Big Ten Championships… her best 100 free (50.79), 100 back (55.44) and 50 free (23.52) times rank third, fourth and eighth, respectively, in school history… won six individual races and swam on 15 winning relays… swam on 13 winning relays… recorded 23 individual top-three finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Three-Time All-American, all-state and team MVP… swam on state champion 200 free relay… four-time state runner-up… won conference titles in 100 and 200 free… set school records in 100 free, 200 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 IM, and every relay event… high school coach was Kelly Timson… competed for Northwestern Aquatic Swim Association coached by Andy Grevers.

Personal — Born April 16, 1990… daughter of Angelo Cubelic… sports studies major.

Cubelic’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.52 at Big Ten Championships 2/16/12
100 Free 50.79 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/09
200 Free 1:50.94 Wisconsin 10/15/10
100 Back 53.63 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/12
200 Back 1:58.87 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/10