University of Iowa Athletics
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Payton Lange

Class So.
Hometown McHenry, Ill.
High School McHenry

2019-20 — Posted collegiate bests in the 50 free (24.10), 100 free (51.83), 200 free (1:52.93), and 500 free (5:04.67).

High School — Three-time all-state and all-conference selection… team MVP as a senior… Northwest Herald Swimmer of the Year as a senior… three-time conference champion in 50 free, 100 free, and 100 back… placed eighth at state in 200 free and 11th in 500 free… school record holder in 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, and 100 back… top times are: 23.82 (50 free), 51.34 (100 free), 4:55.51 (500 free), 1:51.95 (100 back)… high school coach was George Keenan.

Personal — Born May 17, 2001… daughter of Brad and Shannon Lange… has an older sister, Hannah… father played hockey at Drake and Northwestern… majoring in pre-physician’s assistant.

Lange’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.10 Western Illinois 2/7/20
100 Free 51.83 at Minnesota Invitational 12/7/19
200 Free 1:52.93 Western Illinois 2/7/20
500 Free 5:04.67 at Minnesota Invitational 12/5/19