UW Health Sports Medicine 

Matt Hutchins
Matt  Hutchins


Christchurch, New Zealand

High School:




2014-15: The first-team All-Big Ten honoree earned the first Big Ten title of his career in the 500-yard freestyle (4:14.00) ... broke the school record in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Texas Invitational (15:00.71) ... collected four first-place finishes in the 1000-yard freestyle and lowered personal best to 9:06.13 ... contributed to the UW record-breaking 800-yard freestyle relay at Big Ten Championships.

The second-team All-Big Ten honoree also earned NCAA honorable-mention All-America honors at the NCAA championships after helping the 800-yard freestyle relay squad to a 13th-place finish (6:22.00) and helping set a school record (6:19.22) in the event's prelims ... raced to the third-fastest time in school history in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.10) and eighth-fastest in the 500-yard freestyle (4:22.36) at the Big Ten championships ... set a pool record with a victory in the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.54) and also won the 500-yard freestyle (4:37.90) at the Green Bay Dual ... won the 1000-yard freestyle (9:38.72) at the Milwaukee Dual

Before Wisconsin: Competed in the 2013 World University games in Russia ... swam in the 2011 Junior Commonwealth Games in Isle of Man ... member of New Zealand National team.

Personal: Born in Blenheim, New Zealand ... parents are Tony and Cindy ... has one older sister, Laura ... also competed in rugby in high school ... enjoys football, watching basketball, food and learning about history ... intended major is sports and movement science.

Top Times (2013-14)
100 Free: 45.23 (2/26/2014)
200 Free: 1:35.10 (2/26/2014)
500 Free: 4:14.00 (2/26/2015)
1000 Free: 9:06.13 (1/16/2015)
1650 Free: 15:00.71 (12/6/2014)
200 Fly: 1:53.14 (12/7/2014)
200 IM: 1:53.33 (10/17/2014)
400 IM: 4:00.49 (10/4/2014)

2015 First-Team All-Big Ten
2014 Second-Team All-Big Ten

Honorable Mention All-America Honors (1)
2014 (1)
800 Free Relay: 13th (6:22.00)

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