University of Iowa Athletics

Matt Kamin

Class Sr.
Hometown Dunlap, Ill.
High School Notre Dame

2018-19 – Posted season-bests in the 50 free (20.08) and 100 free (44.69) at the 2019 Big Ten Championships and in the 200 free (1:40.78) at the Hawkeye Invitational.

2017-18 Honors — Honorable mention All-American as part of 200-free relay. 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 third leg of Iowa’s fourth place 200-free relay (1:17.50) and the second leg of of the fourth-place 400-free relay (2:51.58) at the Big Ten Championships… also scored in two individual events, finishing 18th in 100 free (43.85) and 21st in 50 free (19.92)… swam to NCAA “B” qualifying times in the 50 free (19.84) and 100 free (43.68)… had the second fastest time on the team in the 100 free, third-fastest in 200 free (1:38.32),  and the fourth-fastest in the 50 free.

2016-17 — Posted NCAA “B” qualifying times in the 50 and 100 free events… swam to a collegiate-best in 50 free (20.07)… swam to a season-best in 100 free (44.11)…  had the third-fastest 100 free time and fifth-best 50 free time on the team… member of the 400-free relay that placed sixth (2:54.39) at the Big Ten Championships.

2015-16 — Swam an NCAA “B” qualifying time in 100 free (43.95) — the second-best time on the team… swam collegiate-bests in 50 free (20.46), 100 free (43.95), 200 free (1:38.85), and 100 breast (1:02.46)… member of the team-leading 800-free relay (6:27.83) and second-fastest 400-free relay (2:56.46)… scored in three events at Big Ten Championships… placed sixth in 800-free relay (6:27.83), eighth in 400-free relay (2:56.46), and 14th in 100 free (44.33)… won four relay titles on the year.

High School — Two-time All-American… two-time all-state… two-time team captain… won the 400-free relay at state meet as the anchor as a senior… also finished second in 100 and 200 free and third in the 200-free relay… helped team to a state runner-up finish… placed fourth in the 200-free, fifth in the 100 free, and sixth in 200-free relay as a junior at Evanston High School… placed ninth in 200-medley relay at IHSA State Meet at New Trier High School as a sophomore… personal bests are 20.91 (50 free), 45.21 (100 free), 1:38.32 (200 free), and 4:36.45 (500 free)… holds school records in 100 free, 200 free, and 200 and 400-free relays… high school coaches were Shawn Ribordy and Vern Eroh.

Personal — Son of John and Nancy Kamin… has an older sister, Allison… majoring in communication studies.

Kamin’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 19.84 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/18
100 Free 43.68 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/18
200 Free 1:38.32 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/18
100 Breast 1:02.46 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/15