Kyler Van Swol  
Kyler Van Swol

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Frankfort, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way North HS

Position:
Backstroke/Butterfly


01/30/2013

Kelly Kremer Named USA Team Coach

Kremer will help coach at the World University Games this summer

01/29/2013

Greg Norsten Earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week

The honor is Norsten's first of his career

12/01/2012

Jean Freeman Invite Wraps Up

Minnesota hosted a successful first year of the invite

12/01/2012

Jean Freeman Invite Wraps Up

Minnesota hosted a successful first year of the invite

11/30/2012

Day One of Jean Freeman Invite Concludes

The Gophers won six of the ten events on the night

Career Notes: Named to the 2013 National Team • ranks second all-time at Minnesota in the 200 butterfly (1:44.24) • ranks first all-time in the 100 butterfly (46.16) • four-time All-American.

2013-14 • Senior Season:At the 204 Big Ten Championships Kyler took second in the 100 fly, setting a new Minnesota record with a time of 46.16, sixth in the 200 fly, sixth in the 400 medley relay, fifth in the 200 medley relay, fourth in the 400 free relay, and sixth in the 800 free relay (2/26-3/1) • During the 2014 Minnesota Challenge he took ninth in the 50 free, first in the 100 back, second in the 200 IM, first in the 100 fly and first in the 100 free (2/7-2/8) • At the B1G Triple Dual Van Swol took second in the 200 free, first in the 100 fly, anchored in the second place 200 free relay, first in the 200 fly and first in the 200 medley relay (1/31-2/1) • Took second in the 400 medley relay, first in the 400 free relay, first in the 100 fly, first in the 200 fly and second in the 200 free relay against NC State (1/24-1/25) • Finished first in the 100 fly and first in the 200 free in Hawaii (1/11) • At the 2013 Jean Freeman Invite, he took first in the 200 free relay, fourth in the 50 free, first in the 200 free, first in the 400 medley relay, first in the 200 medley relay, second in the 100 free, first in the 100 fly and first in the 400 free relay (12/6-12/7) • At the 2013 Arena Grand Prix, Van Swol took fourth in the 100 fly, second in the 200 fly and ninth in the 200 IM (11/14-11/16) • Finished second in the 200 medley relay, first in the 200 fly, first in the 100 fly and first in the 400 free relay at Iowa (11/1) • Took first in the 200 free relay, first in the 200 medley relay, second in the 800 free relay, first in the 400 medley relay, first in the 100 fly and first in the 400 free relay against Wisconsin (10/18-10/19) • Took second in the 400 medley relay, third in the 200 fly, first in the 100 fly and first in the 400 free relay against Florida (10/12) • Against Arizona State, he finished first in the 200 medley relay, third in the 200 fly and first in the 100 fly (10/5).

2012-13 • Junior Season: Added 60.5 points to the team total for season dual meets • letter winner • earned a top time in the 200 IM at the 2012 Grand Prix• lead the season in top times in the 100 fly with a time of (47.66) • won both the 100 and 200 fly and also the 200 medley relay while also placed third in the 200 IM in the Iowa dual (11/2/12) • took first place in the 200 fly and 100 fly and also was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team against Wisconsin (10/26/12) • placed second in the 200 fly and 100 fly and third in the 200 IM and as a member of the 200 medley relay team at Michigan (10/5/12).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Earned All-American Honors in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships, placing 12th (1:44.42) • also earned All-American honors with a 16th place finish in the 800 free relay • finished 29th in the 100 fly (47.40) • established a top time in the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships (46.95) for ninth place • placed fourth in the 200 fly (1:44.52) • member of the fourth place 400 medley relay and eighth place 200 medley relay • finished 19th in the 100 back (49.03) • claimed 16 different first place titles throughout the season • earned Big Ten Swimmer of the Week Accolades • letterwinner.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Earned All-America honors as part of the 400 medley and 800 free relays • finished sixth in the 100 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 47.05 • won the 100 fly against Iowa • was fifth in the 100 fly and sixth in the 200 fly at the Minnesota Grand Prix • placed second in the 100 fly and sixth in the 200 fly at the Georgia Invitational • won the 100 backstroke against Hawaii • won the 100 fly and 200 back and was second in the 200 fly against Missouri • won the 100 fly at the Minnesota Challenge • letterwinner.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Lincoln-Way North High School • high school coaches were Pat Shaughnessy and Paul Desruisseaux • 2010 Illinois state champion in the 100 butterfly • Illinois state runner-up in the 100 fly as a junior • NISCA All-American and all-state honoree all four years of high school • set six individual school records and three Southwest Suburban Conference records • swam for North Aquatic Club and coach Bill Magnuson • also won four letters in water polo and was an all-state honoree • Illinois State Scholar • high honor roll student • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born August 19, 1991 • majoring in chemical engineering • son of Tim and Maureen Van Swol • has two brothers, Josh and Zach • Josh swam for Monmouth and Zach swam for Illinois-Chicago.

Van Swol's Top Times:

100 fly • 46.16 • 2014 B1G Championships

200 fly • 1:44.24 • 3/24/12


100 back • 48.76 • 2/25/11


200 IM • 1:47.69 • 2013 Arena Grand Prix