University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/Free/IM

Seth Wessels

Class So.
Hometown Cedar Falls, Iowa
High School Cedar Falls

2008-09 — swam collegiate-best 100 fly (49.88) at Missouri Invite… posted seven top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2007-08 — won 200 fly at Truman State (1:56.83)… recorded 12 top-seven finishes… set collegiate bests in the 50 (24.19) and 200 fly (1:53.12) and season-bests in 100 free (49.10),100 fly (50.84) and 200 IM (1:55.17)… letterwinner.

2006-07 — runner-up in 200 IM at Minnesota and 400 IM vs. Truman State… recorded nine top-five finishes and 13 top 10 finishes… letterwinner.

High School — 10-time all-American… two-time state 200 IM champion… swam on state record-setting 200 medley relay senior year… state runner-up in 500 free as a sophomore, 200 IM as a junior and 100 fly as a senior… set school records in 100 fly (50.7) and as part of 200 medley (1:33.56) and 400 free relays… coached by Dana Pieffer and Nick Laken.

Personal — born January 8, 1988… son of Dean and Elaine Wessels… psychology major.

Wessels’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.60 Wisc. & Wisc.-Milwaukee 10/13/06
100 Free 48.30 Ohio State 1/20/07
100 Back 58.20 Wisc. & Wisc.-Milwaukee 10/13/06
50 Fly 24.19 vs. Western Illinois 1/18/08
100 Fly 49.88 at Missouri Invite 12/5-7/08
200 Fly 1:53.12 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
100 IM 54.54 Western Illinois 1/19/07
200 IM 1:52.47 at Big Ten Championships 2/16/07
400 IM 4:17.30 Truman State 11/10/06