Nick Hatanaka  
Nick Hatanaka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Loveland, Colo.

High School:
Loveland HS

Position:
Breaststroke


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.