University of Iowa Athletics
Free/Back

John Colin

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Dubuque, Iowa
High School Dubuque Senior

Hawk Item — Ranks seventh in school history in the 100 back (48.19)… also has two top 10 relay times, including the second-fastest time in the 200-medley relay.

2019-20 — Member of the team-leading 200-medley (1:25.75) and 400-medley (3:10.08) relays… ranked second on the team in the 100 back (48.47) and fourth in 200 back (1:47.13)… scored in two events at the Big Ten Championships… swam the opening leg of the 200-medley relay (1:25.75) that placed eighth and the 400-medley relay (3:10.08) that was ninth… swam collegiate-bests in the 50 free (20.17), 100 free (46.93), 100 fly (50.82).

2018-19 – Swam to career-bests in the 100 back (48.19) and 200 back (1:45.63) at the 2019 Big Ten Championships… now ranks seventh all-time in program history in the 100 back and ninth in the 200 back.

2017-18 — Redshirted… did not compete.

2016-17 — Swam to collegiate bests in the 200 back (1:50.11), 100 back (50.35), 50 free (21.07), and 100 free (47.54).

High School — USA Swimming Summer and Winter Junior Nationals qualifier… two-time All-American (100 free as a sophomore, 100 back as a junior)… three-time all-state, and four-time all-conference selection… was the Iowa state runner-up in the 100 back as a junior and 100 free and 100 back as a sophomore… helped Dubuque to a team state runner-up finish as a freshman… helped team to two conference team titles, swimming on the winning 200-medley relay as a freshman and junior… school record holder in the 200-medley relay (1:34.03) and 100 back (50.48)… top times: 50 free (21.10), 100 free (45.67), 200 free (1:42.95), 500 free (4:44.08), 100 back (50.48), 100 fly (51.61), 200 IM (1:55.85), 50-meter free (23.97), 100-meter free (52.13), 100-meter back (58.88), 100-meter fly (58.55)… high school coaches were Dan Duclos and Jesse Huff… club coach is Doug Colin.

Personal — Born Feb. 27, 1998… son of Doug and Marie Colin… has two brothers, Ben and Will… Ben, is currently a sophomore on the Iowa men’s swimming and diving team… majoring in art.

Colin’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 20.17 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/20
100 Free 46.93 at Northwestern 1/18/20
100 Back 48.19 Big Ten Championships 3/1/19
200 Back 1:45.63 Big Ten Championships 3/2/19
100 Fly 50.82 at Minnesota Invitational 12/6/19