University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Free

Katie Michelau

Class Sr.
Hometown Mundelein, Ill.
High School Stevenson

Iowa Items — her best times in 100 fly (56.36) and 200 fly (2:03.66) rank 10th and fifth, respectively, on Iowa’s all-time best performers list.

2008-09 — placed third in 200 fly with collegiate-best 2:03.66 at Missouri Invite… that time ranks fifth in school history… recorded collegiate bests in 50 free (24.46) and 100 fly (56.36) at Big Ten Championships… the 100 fly time ranks 10th in school history… posted 15 top-five finishes… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — swam collegiate best in 200 free (1:57.29), and season bests in 100 (56.90) and 200 fly (2:04.06)… won 200 fly (2:07.22) vs. Northern Iowa… recorded six top-five finishes… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2006-07 — runner-up in 200 fly (2:07.75) vs. Iowa State… recorded 11 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — four-time all-state, all-section and all-conference swimmer… three-time scholastic all-American and two-time team captain… five-time conference champion… state runner-up in 100 fly (57.10) senior year… set school records in 100 fly (56.88) and as part of 200 medley relay… driver on varsity water polo team, earning first team all-conference and all-section and third team all-state honors… four-year honor roll student… swimming coaches were Karl Milkereit and Maureen Sheehan.

Personal — born February 16, 1988… daughter of Bill and Debbie Michelau… business major.

Michelau’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.46 Big Ten Championships 2/19/09
100 Free 54.78 Wisconsin 10/17/08
200 Free 1:57.29 at Ohio State Invite 12/1/07
50 Fly 26.74 vs. Western Illinois 1/18/08
100 Fly 56.36 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/09
200 Fly 2:03.66 at Missouri Invite 12/5-7/08