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Will Scott

Class Sophomore
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School Iowa City West

Hawk Item — Finished his career as a school record holder in the 200-free relay (1:17.46) and 400-free relay (2:51.06)… ranked sixth in school history in the 100 free (43.40) and 10th in 50 free (19.73)… had a total of 10 top-10 relay times in program history.

2019-20 — Member of the team-leading 200-free (1:18.31) and 400-free (2:53.74) relays… scored in three events at the Big Ten Championships… placed sixth as part of 200-free relay (1:18.32) and ninth in the 400-free relay (2:54.97)… also was 22nd in the 50 free (20.12)… had season-best times of 20.04 (50 free) and 44.58 (100 free) at the Big Ten Championships.

2018-19 – Swam NCAA “B” cut times in the 50 free (19.73) and 100 free (43.40)… posted an NCAA  auto qualifying time as member of 400-free relay (2:51.06) and a provisional time in the 200-free relay (1:17.65)… placed third at the 2019 Big Ten Championships as a member of the school-record-setting and NCAA auto qualifying 400-free relay… placed fourth as a member of the 200-free relay, 17th in the 100 free (43.40), and 23rd in the 50 free (19.99)… swam career-bests in the 50 free (19.73) and 100 free at the Big Ten Championships, and in the 200 free (1:40.50) at the Hawkeye Invitational… moved to sixth all-time in program history in the 100 free, eighth in the 50 free, and holds two school records in the 200-free relay and 400-free relay.

2017-18 Honors — Honorable mention All-American as part of 200-free relay… 2017-18 — Swam to a school-record time of 1:17.46 in the 200-free relay prelims at NCAA Championships… went on to finish 16th overall to earn honorable mention All-America honors… NCAA qualifier as part of 200 and 400-free relays… placed 23rd in 400-free relay (2:53.41) at NCAAs… swam the second leg of Iowa’s fourth place 200-free relay (1:17.50) and third leg of the team’s fourth-place 400-free relay (2:51.58) at the Big Ten Championships… also scored individually, placing 14th in 50 free (19.94) and 17th in 100 free (43.72)… posted NCAA “B” qualifying times in the 50 free (19.77) and 100 free (43.72)… was second on the team in the 50 free and third in the 100 free.

2016-17 — Swam to collegiate-bests in 50 free (19.77), 100 free (44.82), and 200 free (1:43.99)… was a member of the 200-free relay that finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships (1:18.13)… swam to an NCAA “B” qualifying time in the 50 free… finished 22nd at the Big Ten Championships… ranked second on the team in 50 free and sixth in 100 free.

High School — Summer Junior National qualifier… All-American as a junior… three-time state qualifier… three-time state champion as a junior, winning the 200-free relay, 200-medley relay, and 400-free relay… also finished fourth in the 50 free… helped team to back-to-back state titles as a sophomore and junior… school record-holder in the 200-free, 200-medley and 400-free relays… team captain as a senior, winning the 50 free and finishing fourth in the 100 free… high school state record-holder in the 200-free, 200-medley and 400-free relays in addition to the 50 free… top times: 50 free (20.29), 100 free (45.50)… high school coaches were Rob Miecznikowski and Byron Butler… club coaches were Robert Pinter and Richard Salhus.

Personal — Born April 8, 1998… son of Dr. Christopher and Kassia Scott… has an older sibling, Callum… majoring in computer science.

Scott’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 19.73 Big Ten Championships 2/28/19
100 Free 43.40 Big Ten Championships 3/2/19
200 Free 1:40.50 Hawkeye Invitational 11/16/18