Nick Orf
Nick  Orf

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Parkway Central HS

Event:
Butterfly/IM


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

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2016-17 Senior Season:
 Academic All-Big Ten Teamimproved to 1:46.37 in the 200-yard fly at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned a 48.45 in the 100-yard fly at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • clinched first place in the 200-yard fly with a 1:50.63 against North Dakota • improved to 1:50.23 in the 200-yard fly at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two, top-two finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 100-yard fly (48.99) and 200-yard fly (1:47.99).

2015-16 Junior Season:
Named Academic All-Big Ten • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Orf placed 12th in the 200 fly, 30th in the 100 fly and 47th in the 500 free • Tallied 15 top-five finishes during the regular season • Swept the men’s butterfly events at North Dakota • Named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week after winning the 200 fly against Florida.

2014-15 Sophomore Season: At the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Orf finished 16th in the 200 fly, 33rd in the 400 IM and 38th in the 500 free (2/26-2/28) • Placed 3rd in the 400 IM at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • Took 3rd in the 200 fly and 6th in the 100 fly against Purdue and Northwestern (1/30-1/31) • Finished 3rd in the 200 fly and 5th in the 100 fly at N.C. State (1/23-1/24) • Placed 3rd in the 200 fly at Hawaii (1/7) • At the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Orf took 8th in the 100 back, 10th in the 500 free and 29th in the 100 free (12/5-12/6) • During the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, he finished 8th in the 200 fly, 16th in the 100 fly and 42nd in the 200 IM (11/20-11/22) • Finished 6th in the 100 fly and 8th in the 200 fly at Florida (11/8) • Took 2nd in both the 100 and 200 fly events against Iowa (10/31) • Placed 4th in the 1000 free vs. North Dakota (10/24) • Finished 4th in the 200 fly and 7th in the 100 fly against Wisconsin (10/17) • At Arizona State, Orf placed 1st in the 200 fly and 2nd in the 100 fly (10/4).

2013-2014 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • Placed 8th in the 200 fly (1:44.89), finished 27th in the 100 fly (48.45), and finished 41st in the 500 free (4:29.84) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/27-03/01)• Placed 6th in the 200 free (1:43.87) and 5th in the 400 IM (4:07.88) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/08)• Placed 5th in the 100 fly (50.50) and 2nd in the 200 fly (1:49.20) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01)• Placed 4th in the 100 fly (49.62) and 2nd in the 200 fly (1:47.17) vs. NC State (01/24)• Completed the 100 free with a time of 48.12, placed 2nd in the 100 backstroke (52.88), placed 5th in the 400 IM (4:08.96), and completed the 200 free with a time of 1:43.37 at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07)• Placed 2nd in the 200 IM (1:54.39), placed 4th in the 200 fly (1:47.15), and placed 1st in the 100 fly (49.40) at the Minnsota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16)• Placed 2nd in the 100 fly (50.13) and placed 2nd in the 200 fly (1:48.63) vs. Iowa (11/01)• Placed 2nd in the 100 fly (50.36) and 1st in the 200 fly (1:50.75) vs. Wisconsin (10/18-10/19).

High School:
Graduate of Parkway Central High School (2013) • swam for high school under instruction of Kevin Mabie • four year letter-winner in Swimming • swam for club coaches Colin Kennedy and Thom Bick • received All-American awards from 2011 to 2013 • All-State in 200 Medley Relay from 2010 to 2012 • All-State in 100 fly from 2010 to 2012 • All-State in 400 free relay from 2009 to 2012 • All-State in 200 individual medley from 2011-2012 • Scholastic All-American • enters freshman season with a long course time of 2:02.3 in the 200 fly and 1:47 short course time.

Personal: Born March 15, 1995 • son of Pat and Garry Orf • has one younger sister Maggie • majoring in computer engineering


Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
100 fly 48.45 02/28/2014
200 fly 1:44.75 03/01/2014



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