Nick Hatanaka  
Nick Hatanaka

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Loveland, Colo.

High School:
Loveland HS

Position:
Breaststroke


11/22/2014

Grand Prix Day3

Swimming

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2013-14 Freshman Season:Placed 21st in the 200 breast (1:58.91) and completed the 100 breast with a time of 55.11 at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/28-03/01)• Placed 17th in the 100 free (47.92) and 18th in the 100 fly (53.31) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/08)• Completed the 200 breast with a time of 2:03.84, and placed 5th in the 100 breast (57.00) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01)• Placed 1st in the 200 breast (2:02.56) and 3rd in the 100 breast (56.06) vs. NC State (01/21)• Placed 9th in the 100 fly (50.77), placed 7th in the 100 free (46.72), and placed 4th in the 200 IM (1:56.21) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07)• Placed 6th in the 200 IM (1:54.96), placed 6th in the 200 breast (2:00.60), and placed 10th in the 100 breast (55.30) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16)• Placed 1st in the 200 breast (2:04.27) and 1st in the 100 breast (56.97) vs. North Dakota (11/09)• Placed 3rd in the 200 breast (2:01.94) and 3rd in the 100 breast (55.87) vs. Iowa (11/01)• Placed 1st in the 100 breast (56.85) and placed 2nd in the 200 breast (2:04.02) vs. Wisconsin (10/18-10/19)• Placed 12th in the 400 IM (4:10.47), 3rd in the 200 breast (2:04.15), and placed 2nd in the 100 breast (56.61) vs. Florida (10/12)• Placed 1st in the 200 breast (2:03.52) and 2nd in the 100 breast (56.79) vs. Arizona State (10/05).

High School:
Graduate of Loveland High School (2013) • graduated with 4.0 GPA • member of the National Honors Society • swam for high school team under instruction of Jim Nickell • Colorado State High School Division 5A Record Holder in 100 Breast • took 3rd place at the 2012 USA Swimming Junior National Championships in 200 Breast • 2012 US Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 100 and 200 Breast • All-Conference Honors from 2010 to 2013 • All-Area honors from 2010 to 2013 • All-American from 2012 to 2013 • member of the Loveland Swim Club • entering freshman season with short course times of 54.68 in the 100 breast and 1:59.89 in the 200 breast • recorded long course time of 1:03.47 in 100 breast and 2:15.82 in 200 breast • two-time state champion in 100 breast.

Personal: Born March 2, 1995 • son to Steve and Lori Hatanaka • has two siblings, Brandon and Kelly • undecided on major • older brother Brandon is current member of Gopher swim team • enjoys playing basketball and volleyball • his favorite sport memory was making two Olympic Trials cuts at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.