University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Free

Nathan Keeling

Class Sr.
Hometown Baraboo, Wis.
High School Baraboo

2007-08 — team co-captain… swam third leg on eigthth all-time 200 yard medley relay (1:31.44)… led team in 100 (49.26) and 200 fly (1:49.30)… recorded 10 top-five finishes… season bests in the 50 (22.08) and 500 free (4:30.65) and 100 (49.26) and 200 fly (1:49.30)… set collegiate-best in the 500 free (4:30.65)… academic all-big ten… letterwinner… Jim Marshall award winner.

2006-07 — led team in 200 fly (1:48.74) with collegiate best, which ranks ninth on Iowa[apos]s all-time top performers list… won 100 fly vs. Truman State (52.03)… runner-up in 200 fly at Michigan State (1:57.27) and vs. Ohio State (1:55.88)… recorded eight top-five finishes… letterwinner… placed 74th in 200-meter fly (2:05.94) and 107th in 100-meter fly at USA Swimming National Championships in July.

2005-06 — led team in 50 free (21.01), 100 fly (48.89) and 200 fly (1:49.12)… swam lead leg on team-leading 200 free relay (1:23.88), anchor leg on team-leading 800 free relay (6:41.78) and third leg on 200 (1:31.77) and 400 medley relays (3:19.66)… the 200 medley relay placed seventh at Big Ten Championships and ranks 10th on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… placed 13th in 200 fly (1:49.84) and 18th in 100 fly (49.22) at Big Ten Championships… swam collegiate best 100 fly (48.89) in Big Ten prelims, which ranks seventh on Iowa’s all-time bests list… recorded 11 top-five finishes… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2004-05 — led team in 100 (49.47) and 200 fly (1:50.21), and swam on team-leading 200 free (1:23.58) and 200 medley (1:31.56) relays… placed 14th in 100 fly (49.89) and 200 fly (1:50.77) at Big Ten Championships… recorded six top-five individual finishes… letterwinner.

High School — seven-time state champion, winning five individual titles and swimming on two champion relays… three-time all-state in both 100 fly and 200 free… set school records in 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM… academic all-conference… competed for Badger Aquatics Club under coach Jack Pettinger… high school coach was Dave Schwarz.

Personal — born November 7, 1985… son of Greg and Lynn Keeling… management major.

Keeling’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 21.01 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/06
200 Free 1:42.80 Iowa Senior Championships 3/3/06
500 Free 4:30.65 at Minnesota Invitational 2/28/08
50 Fly 23.94 vs. Louisville 11/4/06
100 Fly 48.89 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/06
200 Fly 1:48.74 at Big Ten Championships 2/16/07