University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Back

Kyle Patnode

Class So.
Hometown Sioux Center, Iowa
High School Holland (Mich.)

Hawk Item — Competed at the 2016 USA Olympic Team Trials in 100-meter fly.

2016-17 — Recipient of the Jim Marshall Award… swam to a collegiate-best time in 100 fly (47.99) and season-best times in 100 back (50.28), 200 back (1:51.26), 50 free (22.97), and 100 free (46.48)… ranked third on the team in the 100 fly with an NCAA “B” qualifying time… placed 23rd in 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships.

2015-16 — Swam collegiate-bests in 50 free (21.02), 100 back (49.27), 200 back (1:47.04)… ranked third on team in 100 back and fourth in 200 back and 100 fly… had a season-best time of 48.76 (100 fly)… member of the winning 400-medley relay in dual against Western Illinois… recipient of team’s Strength & Conditioning Award.

2014-15 — Swam an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 100 fly (48.27)… posted collegiate-best times in the 50 free (21.67), 100 back (49.36), 100 fly (48.27), and 200 IM (1:52.50)… recorded 16 top-5 finishes, including one win… member of team’s fourth-fastest 200 free relay (1:22.88)… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Swam collegiate-best times in the 100-back (49.85), 200-back (1:48.90), 100-fly (48.68), and 200-fly (1:51.40) at Iowa Senior Championships… recorded eight top-10 times this season… letterwinner.

High School — All-state as a senior after placing fourth in the 100 back, ninth in 100 fly at the state meet… led team to a 10th-place finish at the state championship… team captain as a senior… named team MVP and was an honorable mention IHSA selection as a junior… all-conference honoree as a freshman and sophomore… holds school records in the 100 back (50.31) and 100 fly (50.19)… placed third in the 100-meter back (58.05), third in 200-meter back (2:07.03) and 15th in 200-meter IM (2:11.43) at the 2012 YMCA Long Course Nationals … also placed 28th in 200-meter back (2:06.61) at Speedo Junior Nationals… two-time academic All-American… high school coaches were Pete Quinn, Clyde Lundgren and George Adcock.

Personal — Born Jan. 12, 1995, in Chicago… son of Bret and Deb Patnode… has a younger sibling, Riley… majoring in health and human physiology.

Patnode’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 21.02 Hawkeye Invitational 12/4/15
100 Free 46.48 at Ohio State Invitational 11/20/16
100 Back 49.27 at Big Ten Championships 2/26/16
200 Back 1:47.04 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/16
100 Fly 47.99 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/17
200 Fly 1:51.40 Iowa Senior Championships 3/2/14
200 IM 1:52.50 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15