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Danielle Carty

Class Sr.
Hometown Caledonia, Ontario, Canada
High School McKinnon Park

Iowa Items — Best times in 100 back (54.25), 200 back (2:02.96), 50 free (23.17) and 100 free (50.26) rank second, 10th , second and second, respectively, on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… holds school records in the 200 medley (1:41.33), 400 medley (3:40.33) and 200 free (1:31.68) relays.

2011-12 — Team co-captain… led the team in the 50 (23.17) and 100 (50.26) free… swam collegiate best times in the 500 free (23.17), 100 free (50.26) and 100 back (54.25) 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… placed seventh in the 100 back (54.34) at the Big Ten Championships… named Academic All-Big Ten… recorded 14 top-three finishes… swam on eight winning relays… CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Team co-captain… swam collegiate best times in the 50 (23.62) and 100 free (51.84) at the Hawkeye Invitational… recorded 11 top-three finishes… swam on six winning relays… placed third in the 50 free (23.62) and 100 back (55.99) at the Hawkeye Invitational… named to the Academic All-Big Ten team… letterwinner.

2009-10 — Swam collegiate bests in the 100 back ( 55.17) at Big Ten Championships and 100 free (52.16) vs. Iowa State … placed 12th in the 100 back (55.17) at Big Ten Championships… recorded 19 top-five finishes… swam on 13 winning relays… letterwinner… was a member of the 200-meter medley relay (1:50.18) at the 2009 Canada Games that set the Canadian national relay record… placed first in the 50-meter free (27.97) and third in the 100-meter back (1:00.41) at Canadian Summer National Championships.

2008-09 — Swam lead leg on school-record setting 200 medley relay (1:42.43) at Big Ten Championships… led team in 100 back (55.31), which ranks second on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… also swam lead leg on team-leading 400 medley relay (3:43.73), which ranks second in school history… placed 23rd in 100 back (55.98) at Big Ten Championships… swam collegiate-best 2:02.96 in 200 back at Big Ten Championships… that time ranks ninth in school history… won 100 back five times and placed second three times… swam on 12 winning relays… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner… letterwinner… 2009 Canada Games team captain… named to 2009 Canada Games team after placing third in 50-meter back (27.94), and 14th in 100-meter back (1:01.23) at Canadian Spring National Championships in short course meters.

High School — Named to 2009 Canada Games Hopeful Team in 100 back (long course meters)… won gold medals as part of 200 free and 200 medley relays and silver medal in 100 back at 2007 Provincial Championships… two-time age group national champion… placed eighth in 50 back at 2008 Summer Nationals… competed at 2008 Canadian Olympic Trials… won 50 back title and placed second in 100 back at 2006 Eastern National Championships… won 100 back Youth Cup in 2006… placed eighth in 50 back at 2006 Bell Grand Prix-Nationals… best short-course meter times are 29.06 in 50 back, 1:03.53 in 100 back, 2:18.0 in 200 back, 27.01 in 50 free and 58.0 in 100 free… coached by Sean Baker… also competed in triathlon at Provincial and Eastern National Championships… named an Ontario Scholar and earned school’s academic gold award.

Personal — Born May 14, 1990… daughter of Bernard and Pauline Carty… her sister, Stephanie, was the captain of the women’s swimming team at McMaster University and her sister, Adele, runs cross country at Brock University… business major.

Carty’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet  Date
50 Free 23.17 Big Ten Championships 2/16/12
100 Free 50.26 Big Ten Championships 2/18/12
200 Free 1:57.09 at Missouri Invitational 12/5/08
100 Back 54.25 Big Ten Championships 12/17/12
200 Back 2:02.96 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/09