University of Iowa Athletics

Heather Arseth

Class Fr.
Hometown Plymouth, Minn.
High School Wayzata
Heather Arseth - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — Member of the UI record-setting 200-medley (1:40.97) and 200-free (1:31.68) relays… has the fourth-best 100 back (54.55) and fifth-fastest 50 free (23.25) and 100 free (50.54) in Iowa history… member of relays that have the third, fourth and 10th-best times in 200-medley relay, second and fourth-fastest times in 200-free relay and fifth and ninth-best times in 400-free relay.

2012-13 — Posted an NCAA ‘B’ qualifying time in the 100 back (54.55)… swam collegiate bests in the 50 free (23.25), 100 free (50.54), 200 free (1:51.93) and 100 back (54.55)… led the team in the 100 back and had the second-fastest time in the 50 and 100 free… member of the team-leading 200-freestyle relay (1:31.73), school-record-setting 200-medley relay (1:40.97) and 400-medley relay (3:42.52)… won a pair of events (100 back, 100 free) in the dual at Michigan State and posted five individual event wins and 12 top-five finishes on the year… Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named a Scholar All-America honorable mention honoree… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 50 (23.49) and 100 (51.32) free at the Big Ten Championships… also swam a collegiate best time in the 100 back (56.43) at the Hawkeye Invitational… member of the 200 free relay (1:31.68) that set a school record at the Big Ten Championships… recorded 20 top-four finishes… swam on nine winning relays… letterwinner.

High School — Four-time All-American… four-time all-state selection… received the high point award her sophomore, junior and senior seasons… scholastic All-American her sophomore and junior seasons…placed third in the 50 (23.44) and 100 free (51.26) at the 2010 Minnesota state meet… member of the 200 and 400 free relays that won state… holds her high school records in the 50 and 100 free… varsity letter winner in track and field.

Personal — Born Aug. 9, 1993… daughter of Paul and Caroline Arseth…biology major.

Arseth’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.49 Big Ten Championships 2/16/12
100 Free 51.32 Big Ten Championships 2/18/12
100 Back 56.43 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11