University of Iowa Athletics

Will Myhre

Class So.
Hometown St. Charles, Ill.
High School St. Charles North
Will Myhre - Men's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

2020-21 Honors – NCAA Qualifier in the 100-yard breaststroke… Academic All-Big Ten. 2020-21 – Set the school record in the 100-breast twice at the Big Ten Championships… finished sixth in the 100 breast (51.70) and 15th in 200 breast (1:56.33)… had the 14th-fastest time in the country in 100 breast heading into NCAA Championships, but he scratched after testing positive for COVID-19… posted an NCAA “B” qualifying time in 100 breast (51.70) and 200 breast (1:55.83)… swam a career-best in 100 fly (48.23) at Big Tens… member of the record-setting 200-medley relay (1:25.06) that placed sixth and 400-medley relay (3:07.52) that was seventh at Big Tens… the 400-medley relay posted an NCAA provisional qualifying time… also anchored the team-leading 200-free relay (1:18.54) that placed ninth at Big Tens.

2019-20 — Posted NCAA “B” qualifying times in 100 breast (53.08) and 200 breast (1:55.88), ranking second on the team in both events… also ranked second in the 100 fly (48.65)… member of the team-leading 200-medley (1:25.75) and 400-medley (3:10.08) relays… scored in four events at the Big Ten Championships… was eighth in 200-medley relay (1:25.75), ninth in 400-medley relay (3:10.08), 14th in 100 breast (53.08), ad 15th in 200 breast (1:55.88)… swam collegiate bests in 50 free (20.42), 100 free (45.51), 100 breast (53.08), 200 breast (1:55.88), and 100 fly (48.65).

High School — Nineteen time All-American… 15-time Illinois state finalist… 2019 Illinois Swimmer of the Year… two-time individual state champion in 100 breast and 100 fly… led team to a state title… seven-time team record holder… high school coach was Rob Rooney.

Personal — Born Sept. 18, 2000, in Hartford, Connecticut… son of David and Paula Myhre… older brother, Joe, swam at Iowa from 2016-2020… enterprise leadership major.

Myhre’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.42 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/20
100 Free 45.51 at Minnesota Invitational 12/7/19
100 Breast 51.70 at Big Ten Championships 3/5/21
200 Breast 1:55.83 at Big Ten Championships 3/6/21
100 Fly 48.23 at Big Ten Championships 3/4/21