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Michael Weiss
Michael Weiss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno

Height:
6-3

Event:
Free/Back/IM

2012-13: Named to U.S. National Team, as well as 2012 Short Course World Championships U.S. squad ... selected to compete for Team USA during 2012 World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

2011-12: Was named second-team All-Big Ten after Big Ten Championships ... claimed first-place finishes in the 100 free at both the Milwaukee Dual (46.60) and Green Bay Dual (45.93) ... came in first in the 200 free at the Milwaukee Dual (1:40.93), Arizona Dual (1:40.40), Northwestern Dual (1:39.10), and the Big Ten Quad Duals (1:37.18) ... earned victories at the Milwaukee Dual (4:41.61), Arizona Dual (4:36.89), and Arizona State Dual (4:36.82) in the 500 free ... took home a second-place 4:40.62 at the Minnesota Dual as well as a ninth-place Texas Invitational finish (4:25.44) in the event ... streaked to a 1:51.84 time in the 200 IM at the Arizona State Duals,on his way towinning the event... improved on that time with subsequent times of 1:50.41at the Texas Invitational and 1:48.36 in the Big Ten Quad Duals, where he finished in first place ... added two second-place finishes in the 400 IM to his resume with times of 4:01.17 and 3:54.89 at the Arizona Dual and Big Ten Quad Dual, respectively ... was part of the 800 free relay team that set a school-record at the Big Ten Championships (6.26.07) and well as the 400 free relay team that posted a season-best time of 2:57.35, also at the Big Ten Championships ... holds NCAA provisional qualifying marks in six different events: four individual events (200 free, 500 free, 200 breast, 200 IM) and two relays (400 free relay, 800 free relay) ... broke school records in the 200 free (1:34.99), 500 free (4:19.07) and 400 IM (3:43.80) at the Big Ten Championships ... also set two school records at the NCAA Championships, the first in the 400 IM (3:43.12) and the second in the preliminaries of the 200 breast (1:55.78)... the record 400 IM time boosted him to a third-place finish and doubled as an NCAA 'A' qualifying time, while his record 200 breast time was good for 16th place ... finished the meet as an All-American in the 400 IM as well as an Honorable Mention All-American in the 200 breast

2010-11: Placed 2nd in both the 200 yard freestyle (1:43.02) and the 200 yard individual medley (1:56.22) at the Milwaukee Dual ... Finished 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:40.84) and 5th in the 100 yard freestyle (46.90) at the Minnesota Dual ... Set a personal best time of 1:40.22 in the 200 yard freestyle to take 2nd at the Arizona Dual ... Took 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:40.86) and 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle (4:36.59) at the Northwestern Dual ... Set four personal bests at the Texas Invitational, including an NCAA 'B' qualifying time of 4:26.13 to take 7th place in the 500 yard freestyle ... Finished 1st in the 100 yard breaststroke at the Green Bay Dual, in a career best time of 56.64 ... Took 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:41.30), the 500 yard freestyle (4:34.37), and the 200 yard individual medley (1:51.78) at the Hawaii Dual ... Placed 2nd in the 400 yard individual medley (3:59.96)and 5th in the 100 yard breaststroke (56.96) at the Big Ten Quad Duals ... Finished 10th in the 500 yard freestyle (4:19.68) and 11th in the 200 yard freestyle (1:37.05) at the Big Ten Championships.

2009-10: Finished 19th in the 400 yard individual medley (3:56.22), 20th in the 200 yard individual medley (1:51.30), and 60th in the 100 yard freestyle (46.56) at the Big Ten Championships... finished 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle at the Milwaukee Dual in 4:44.61... took 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle at the Iowa Dual in 1:41.53... took 2nd in the 200 yard individual medley at the Milwaukee Dual in 1:55.98... also contributed to the Badgers' 2nd place finish in the 400 yard freestyle relay at the Minnesota Dual

Prep: Four-time NISCA All-American ... three-time state champion, winning the 500-yard freestyle as a sophomore, the 100 back as a junior and the 50 free as a senior ... Speedo Junior National Championships and U.S. Open qualifier ... scored win in the 200 back at 2009 Speedo Sectionals

Personal: Born in Reno, Nev. ... parents are Alan and Sharon ... mother, Sharon, swam at the University of Arizona for four years ... has two sisters, Shane and Alex ... major is undecided

Personal Bests (SCY)
50 Free: 21.39 (Prep)
100 Free: 45.88 (12/1/2012)
200 Free: 1:34.99 (2/22/2012)
500 Free: 4:17.29 (3/22/2012)
100 Back: 52.46 (Prep)
100 Breast: 56.64 (1/22/2011)
200 Breast: 1:55.78 (3/22/2012)
200 IM: 1:48.36 (1/27/2012)
400 IM: 3:43.12 (3/22/2012)

Personal Bests (LCM)
100 Free: 52.48 (Prep)
400 Free: 4:05.29 (Prep)
100 Back: 58.70 (Prep)
200 Back: 2:04.15 (Prep)
200 IM: 2:04.29 (Prep)
400 IM: 4:26.75 (Prep)

At the Big Ten Championships
2012
500 Freestyle: 15th (4:18.67)
400 IM: 3rd (3:43.12)
200 Breaststroke: 16th (1:56.52)

At the Big Ten Championships
2011
200 Breast: 20th (2:00.99)
200 Free: 11th (1:37.05)
500 Free: 10th (4:19.68)

2010
100 Free: 60th (46.56)
200 IM: 20th (1:51.30)
400 IM: 19th (3:56.22)

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