University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/IM

Mike Vinyard

Class Fr.
Hometown Carmel, Ind.
High School Carmel

2014-15 — Swam collegiate-best times in the 200 free (1:53.00), 100 fly (50.79), and 200 fly (1:50.45)… posted six top-five finishes… recipient of team’s Robert F. Ray Faculty Award… named Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… recipient of Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship… Dean’s List honoree for the fall and spring semesters… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Swam collegiate-best times in the 100-fly (51.99) at the Hawkeye Invitational and the 1,000-free (10.21.70) at the Intrasquad meet… recorded season-best times in the 200-fly (1:52.08), 200-IM (1:55.79) and 400-IM (4:01.35) at the Hawkeye Invitational… registered five top-10 times this season… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Co-captain… swam collegiate best time in the 100 back (52.29) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad… posted season best times in the 100 fly (54.87) in dual at Colorado College/vs. Austin College, 200 fly (1:53.09) and 200 IM (1:56.83) at the Hawkeye Invitational, and 400 IM (4:09.28) vs. Northwestern… posted a pair of top-five finishes… named Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Swam collegiate best times in the 200 fly (1:51.68), 200 IM (1:55.77) and 400 IM (3:58.52) at the Hawkeye Invitational… also swam best times in the 500 free (4:59.61) vs. Western Illinois and 100 fly (53.11) at the annual intrasquad meet… letterwinner.

High School– Three-time NISCA All-American swimmer… two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… team co-captain his senior season… four-time state qualifier… three-time state finalist… four-time all-conference team… two-time Carmel High School scholar athlete…finished eighth in the 200 IM and 13th in the 500 free at the 2010 Indiana state meet… Olympic Trial qualifier in 400 IM… placed 24th at the 2011 Speedo junior nationals in the 400 IM.

Personal — Born Dec. 18, 1992… son of Ron and Sue Vinyard… majoring in chemistry.

Vinyard’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
200 Free 1:53.00 at Michigan State 10/17/14
500 Free 4:59.61 Western Illinois 2/3/12
1,000 Free 10:21.70 Black & Gold Intrasquad 2/3/12
100 Fly 50.79 Big Ten Championships 2/26-28/15
200 Fly 1:50.45 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14
200 IM 1:55.77 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11
400 IM 3:58.52 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2-4/11
100 Back 52.29 Black & Gold Intrasquad 10/13/12