University of Iowa Athletics

Joe Myhre

Class Sophomore
Hometown St. Charles, Ill.
High School St. Charles North

Hawk Item — School record holder as part of the 200-free relay (1:17.46) and 400-free relay (2:51.06)… also ranks fourth all-time in the 50 free (19.65), fifth in the 100 free (43.39), and 10th in 200 free (1:36.62).

2019-20 — Posted an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 50 free (19.77) to rank third on the team… also was third in the 100 free (43.87)… member of the team-leading 200-free (1:18.31), 400-free (2:53.74), and 200-medley (1:25.75) relays… scored in three events at the Big Ten Championships, placing sixth as part of 200-free relay (1:18.32), eighth as part of 200-medley relay (1:25.75), and 18th in 50 free (19.97)… had season-best times of 19.77 (50 free), 43.87 (100 free), 1:43.17 (200 free), and 51.51 (100 fly).

2018-19 – Swam NCAA “B” cut times in the 50 free (19.65) and 100 free (43.39)… posted an NCAA  auto qualifying time as member of 400-free relay (2:51.06) and a provisional time in the 200-free relay (1:17.65)… placed third at the 2019 Big Ten Championships as a member of the 400-free relay, fourth as a member of the 200-free relay, seventh as a member of the 400-medley relay, and ninth as a member of the 200-medley relay… individually was 10th at Big Tens in the 50 free (19.68) and 16th in the 100 free (44.14)… led the team in the 50 free (19.65), ranked third in the 100 free (43.39)… ranks third all-time in program history in the 50 free, fifth all-time in the 100 free… also swam a career best in the 100 fly (50.28) at the Hawkeye Invitational.

2017-18 Honors — Honorable mention All-American as part of 200-free relay… Big Ten Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 11. 2017-18 — Swam to a school-record time of 1:17.46 in the 200-free relay prelims at NCAA Championships… went on to finish 16th overall to earn honorable mention All-America honors… NCAA qualifier as part of 200 and 400-free relays… placed 23rd in 400-free relay (2:53.41) at NCAAs… swam the anchor leg of Iowa’s fourth place 200-free relay (1:17.50) and fourth-place 400-free relay (2:51.58) and the lead league of the 800-free relay (6:28.83) that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships… also placed 17th in 50 free (19.84) and 22nd in 100 free (44.09), individually, at the Big Tens… swam to NCAA “B” qualifying times in the 50 free and 100 free… was third on team in 50 free and fourth in 100 free… swam to seven individual event victories.

2016-17 — Swam to collegiate-best times in 50 free (19.96), 100 free (43.63), and 200 free (1:36.62) with NCAA “B” qualifying times in all three events… scored in both the 50 and 100 free at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 18th and 21st, respectively… member of the 200, 400, and 800-freestyle relays that finished fifth, sixth, and sixth at the Big Tens.

High School — Three-time All-American as a junior… competed in the NCSA Summer Junior Nationals, NCSA Spring Junior Nationals, and NCSA Winter Nationals… three-time state qualifier, two-time all-conference, all-state selection, and three-time team MVP… four-time conference champion in 100 and 200 freestyle… swam a split time of 20.06 in 200-free relay and 44.63 in 400-free relay as a junior… school record-holder in the 50 free, 100 free, 200-medley relay, and 200-free relay… top times: 50 free (20.55), 100 free (44.92), 200 free (1:38.77), 500 free (4:37.17), 100 back (52.73), and 200 back (1:53.22)… high school coach was Rob Rooney… club coach was Tim Lewarchick.

Personal — Born Nov. 12, 1997… son of David and Paula Myhre… mother ran collegiate track at Drake… has a younger brother, Will… majoring in health and human physiology.

Myhre’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 19.65 Big Ten Championships 2/28/19
100 Free 43.39 Big Ten Championships 3/2/19
200 Free 1:36.62 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/17
500 Free 4:48.07 Western Illinois 2/4/17
100 Fly 50.28 Hawkeye Invitational 11/16/18