University of Iowa Athletics
Free/Fly/IM

Tyler Lentz

Class Fr.
Hometown Reedsburg, Wis.
High School Sauk Prairie

Hawk Item — School record-holder in the 200-IM (1:46.15) and 400-IM (3:47.65)… also has the fourth-fastest time in the 200 butterfly (1:46.60).

2013-14 — Recorded NCAA ‘B’ qualifying times in the 200 (1:48.17) and 400 IM (3:52.70)… led team in 400 IM… posted season-bests in the 200-fly (1:49.16), 200 (1:48.17) and 400 IM (3:52.70) at the Hawkeye Invitational… registered 12 top-five finishes, including a victory in the 200 IM against Michigan State… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Led the team in the 200 (1:46.15) and 400 (3:48.84) IM and 200 fly (1:47.26) with NCAA ‘B’ qualifying times in all three events… set the school record in the 200 IM (1:46.15) at the Big Ten Championships, en route to a 17th place individual finish… also placed ninth in the 400 IM (3:48.84) and 15th in the 200 fly (1:47.26) at the Big Tens… swam collegiate best times in 200 free (1:43.78) vs. Western Illinois and 100 breast (58.00) at the Black & Gold Intrasquad meet… posted 15 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Led the team in the 200 fly (1:56.60), 200 (1:46.82) and 400 (3:47.65) IM… swam collegiate best times in the 200 (1:46.82), 400 (3:47.65) IM and 200 fly (1:46.60) at the Big Ten Championships… placed fifth in the 400 IM (3:47.65) at the Big Ten Championships… set school records in the 200 (1:46.82) and 400 (3:47.65) IM at the Big Ten Championships… qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials… recorded 17 top-three finishes… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Set school record in the 200 IM (1:47.51) at the Big Ten Championships… led team in the 200 (1:47.51) and 400 (3:53.54) IM… also swam collegiate bests in the 500 free (4:39.93), 200 back (1:49.38), 100 fly (49.66), 200 fly (1:48.78) and 100 breast (1:00.59)… record 10 top-three finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Set school records in the 200 free, 500 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, and 200 and 400 free relay… three-time Junior National qualifier and state record holder in the 200 free relay… earned All-America honors in the 200 free relay as a sophomore and was a four-time All-American his junior year.

Personal — Born June 15, 1992… son of Kurt and Kerri Lentz… undecided major.

Lentz’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
200 Free 1:43.78 Western Illinois 2/8/13
500 Free 4:39.96 vs. UNI/WIC 2/4/11
200 Back 1:49.38 Hawkeye Invitational 12/3/10
100 Fly 49.66 Hawkeye Invitational 12/3/10
200 Fly 1:46.60 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
100 Breast 58.00 Black & Gold Intrasquad 10/13/12
200 IM 1:46.15 at Big Ten Championships 2/28/13
400 IM 3:47.65 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/12