University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Free

Maverick Hovey

Class Fr.
Hometown Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School Eden Prairie

2015-16 — Swam collegiate-bests in 50 free (20.91) and 200 fly (1:50.00)… had season-bests of 47.05 (100 free), 1:45.94 (200 free), 51.97 (100 back), 48.94 (100 fly)… Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree… named to UI’s Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters… also named to President’s List for fall semester.

2014-15 — Posted collegiate-best times in the 50 free (21.10), 200 free (1:43.11), 100 breast (1:03.93), and 100 fly (48.58)… recorded 17 top-five finishes, including three wins… named Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List honoree for the spring semester… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Swam collegiate-bests in the 100-free (46.68), 100-back (50.63), and 100-fly (49.29) at the Iowa Senior Championships, and in the 50-free (22.19) at the Shamrock Invitational… recorded one top-10 time… Academic All-Big Ten… named to UI’s Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Swam collegiate best times in 50 free (22.44) vs. Western Illinois, 100 free (47.83) vs. Minnesota, and 100 (51.02) and 200 (1:54.74) fly, and 200 IM (1:57.54) at the Hawkeye Invitational… posted a pair of top-five finishes… named to UI Dean’s List for spring semester… letterwinner.

High School — Three-time All-American and four-time all-state and all-conference selection… was a 10-time automatic All-America selection sophomore through senior seasons… received Hardest Worker Award as a sophomore and senior… team captain as a senior… led team to state title as a senior… set a Minnesota state record in the 200 free relay (1:23.90) as a senior… five-time state champion… eight-time conference champion… holds school record in 100 fly (49.52), 200 free (1:40.97), 200 medley relay (1:33.75) and 200 free relay (1:23.90)… named Star Tribune Athlete of the Week once as a junior and senior… named Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week as a senior and KARE 11 Athlete of the Week as a junior… member of the National Honor Society and was a Scholastic All-American and AP Scholar… coached by Kelly Boston.

Personal — Born Aug. 22, 1993… son of Mark and Nancy Hovey… has a younger brother, Zachary… majoring in mechanical engineering.

Hovey’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.91 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/16
100 Free 46.48 Iowa Senior Championships 3/2/14
200 Free 1:43.11 Northwestern 1/24/15
100 Back 50.63 Iowa Senior Championships 3/2/14
100 Breast 1:03.93 Intrasquad Meet 10/11/14
100 Fly 48.58 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
200 Fly 1:50.00 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/16
200 IM 1:57.54 Hawkeye Invitational 11/30/12