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Nick Divan

Class Sr.
Hometown San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
High School Mission Viejo

Iowa Items — his best times in 500 free (4:21.25) and 1,650 free (15:14.78) rank fifth and fourth, respectively, on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… swam third leg on 800 free relay that ranks eighth (6:32.74-2009) in school history.

2009-10 — team co-captain.

2008-09 — posted NCAA B cuts in 500 free (4:21.25) and 1,650 free (15:14.78), and as part of 800 free relay (6:32.74) to lead team… those times rank fifth, fourth and eighth, respectively, on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… also led team in 1,000 free (9:27.50)… swam third leg on 800 free relay that placed seventh at Big Ten Championships (6:32.74)… won eight races and posted 16 top-three finishes… won 500 free (4:34.76) and 1,000 free (9:32.67) vs. Missouri… won 1,650 free at Missouri Invite (15:21.84)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — redshirted… competed in 1,500 free at U.S. Olympic Trials.

2006-07 — led team in 500 (4:29.30), 1,000 (9:27.84) and 1,650 free (15:42.67), along with 400 IM (3:59.12) – all with collegiate best times… the 1,650 free time ranks ninth in school history… also posted collegiate bests in 100 back (53.82) and 200 IM (1:56.36) … recorded six wins and 17 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2005-06 — led team in 500 (4:29.41), 1,000 (9:30.24) and 1,650 free (15:46.17)… swam on team-leading 800 free relay (6:41.78) that placed ninth at Big Ten Championships… placed 21st in 500 free (4:30.29) and 24th in 1,650 free (15:46.17) at Big Ten meet… won 200, 500 and 1,000 free at Truman State and Illinois-Chicago… won 1,000 free at Wisconsin (9:36.71), vs. Minnesota (9:30.62) and vs. Missouri (9:34.04)… letterwinner.

High School — seven-time all-American… runner-up in 500 free and 200 IM at CIF senior year… four-time senior national qualifier… swam on runner-up 800 free relay, placed 15th in 800 free and 23rd in 1,500 free at U.S. National Championships… two-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American… team captain and MVP senior year… high school coach was Jeff Boss… swam for Mission Viejo Nadadores club team coached by John Dussliere and Bill Rose.

Personal — born October 14, 1987… son of Paul Divan III and Judith Divan… his brother, Paul, was a three-year swimming letterwinners (2004-06) at Iowa… interdepartmental health studies and psychology major.

Divans Collegiate Bests
200 Free – 1:38.98 at Big Ten Championships, 2/27/09
500 Free – 4:21.25 at Big Ten Championships, 2/26/09
1,000 Free – 9:27.50 vs. Northwestern, 1/24/09
1,650 Free – 15:14.78 at Big Ten Championships, 2/28/09
100 Back – 53.82 vs. Western Illinois, 1/19/07
50 Breast – 28.55 vs. Western Illinois, 1/19/07
100 Breast – 59.76 Iowa Senior Championships, 3/3/06
100 Fly – 53.63 Iowa Senior Championships, 3/3/06
100 IM – 55.53 at Missouri & Drury, 11/4/06
200 IM – 1:56.36 at Mizzou Duals, 11/3/06
400 IM – 3:59.12 at Big Ten Championships, 2/17/07