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Ryan Evans

Class So.
Hometown Reno, Nev.
Previous School Cal State Northridge

Iowa Items — his best time in 1,650 free (15:40.35) ranks ninth on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… swam on 800 free relay that ranks eighth (6:32.74-2009) in school history.

2008-09 — anchored 800 free relay to seventh-place finish at Big Ten Championships with a team-leading and NCAA B cut time of 6:32.74… that time ranks eighth on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… placed second in 1,650 free at Missouri Invite with a collegiate-best 15:40.35… that time ranks ninth in school history… swam collegiate bests in 200 (1:39.94) and 500 free (4:28.73) at Big Ten Championships… named Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner… letterwinner.

2007-08 — posted two top 10 finishes… swam collegiate best in 100 free (47.81), and season bests in 200 (1:42.48) and 500 free (4:34.91)… letterwinner.College Competition — swam for Cal-State Northridge for one season before transferring to University of Nevada.

High School — two-time all-American… state 100 breast champion junior year, placing second once and third twice… 200 free runner-up at state meet junior year, helping team to second-place finish… placed second in 200 IM at state meet senior year… high school coach was Erik Scalise… swam for Reno Aquatic Club coached by Dave Hoover… placed fifth as part of 800 free relay at 2006 Spring National USA Swimming Championships and sixth in 2004… three-time letterwinner in water polo.

Personal — born October 17, 1985… son of Mike and Chris Evans… interdepartmental studies major… brother Scott swam for UNLV.

Evans’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 47.81 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
200 Free 1:39.94 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/09
500 Free 4:28.73 at Big Ten Championships 2/26/09
1,000 Free 9:37.76 Missouri 1/31/09
1,650 Free 15:40.35 at Missouri Invite 12/5-7/08