University of Iowa Athletics
Back/IM

Max Dittmer

Class Fr.
Hometown Muscatine, Iowa
High School Muscatine

Iowa Items — his best times in 100 back (48.75), 200 back (1:46.72) and 200 IM (1:49.10) rank second, fourth and third, respectively, in school history… swam lead leg on 400 medley relay that ranks first (3:15.37-2010) in school history.

2009-10 — team co-captain… led team in the 100 back (48.75)… the 100 back time ranks second in school history… also swam collegiate best time in 200 back (1:46.72) at the Big Ten Championships… the 200 back time ranks fourth in school history… was a member of the school record breaking 200 medley (1:29.02) and 400 medley relay (3:15.37) at the Big Ten Championships… placed 12th in the 100 back (48.75) at the Big Ten Championships…the relays rank second and first in school history… recorded 19 top-three finishes… swam on eight winning relays..letterwinner.

2008-09 — led team in 100 (49.41) and 200 back (1:48.33)… swam on team-leading 200 medley (1:32.24) and 400 medley relays (3:18.27)… the 100 back time ranks seventh, 200 back ranks eighth and 400 medley relay ranks sixth in school history… also swam collegiate bests in 200 IM (1:49.10) at Big Ten meet, and 100 breast (59.40) and 100 fly (52.53) at Western Illinois… the 200 IM time ranks third in school history… placed 22nd in 100 back (50.19) and swam on 400 medley relay that placed ninth at Big Ten meet (3:18.27)… won five races and posted 15 top-three finishes… swam on six winning relays… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — recorded three victories and 12 top-five finishes… swam collegiate bests in 50 (21.53) and 100 free (49.05), and season bests 100 (51.44) and 200 back (1:50.21), 100 fly (53.47) and 200 IM (1:57.16)… letterwinner.

High School — five-time all-American, six-time all-state, eight-time conference champion and nine-time all-conference… swam on state champion 200 medley relay team as a senior… placed second in 200 back (50.86) and fifth in 100 free (47.32) at state meet as a senior… set school records in 100 back (50.86) and as part of 200 medley relay (1:35.04) and school pool records in 50 free (21.66), 100 free (47.39) and 200 medley relay (1:36.17)… team captain as senior… coached by Judd Anderson, Barry Neville and Eric Hahn… class valedictorian.

Personal — born July 5, 1988… son of Jerry and Cindy Dittmer… business major.

Dittmer’s Collegiate Best Times
50 Free – 21.53 at Big Ten Championships, 2/28/08
100 Free – 49.04 at Ohio State Invite, 12/2/07
100 Back – 48.75 at Big Ten Championships, 2/24/10
200 Back – 1:46.72 at Big Ten Championships, 2/24/10
100 Breast – 59.40 at Western Illinois, 1/16/09
100 Fly – 52.53 at Western Illinois, 1/16/09
200 IM – 1:49.10 at Big Ten Championships, 2/26/09