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Tyler Verink

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

2008-09 — redshirted… letterwinner.

2007-08 — won the 500 free vs. Western Illinois (4:48.49)… recorded seven top-seven finishes… set collegiate bests in 100 (52.05), 200 (1:45.17) and 1,000 free (10:06.62) and a season best in 500 (4:48.49)… letterwinner.

2006-07 — set collegiate bests in 500 (4:40.71) and 1,650 free (16:50.17), and 400 IM (4:37.75)… recorded six top-five and 14 top 10 finishes… letterwinner.

High School — all-American and team captain senior year… won state title as part of 400 free relay and placed second in 500 free at state meet senior year… team won three state titles… two-time all-state… four-year letterwinner… honor roll student… coached by Dana Peiffer, Dick Marcussen and Nick Lakin.

Personal — born December 16, 1987… son of Bruce and Shelly Verink… his father swam at Northern Iowa and his uncle, Jon, swam at Iowa State… athletic training interest.

Verink’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 52.05 vs. Minnesota 10/19/07
200 Free 1:45.17 at Ohio State Invite 12/1/07
500 Free 4:40.71 at Big Ten Championships 2/16/07
1,000 Free 10:06.62 at Missouri Dual 1/26/08
1,650 Free 16:50.17 at Big Ten Championships 2/18/07
400 IM 4:37.75 vs. Wisconsin & Wisc.-Milwaukee 10/14/06