Charlie Houchin
Charlie Houchin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
William G. Enloe

Event:
Distance


08/02/2013

Former Wolverines Clary, Houchin Win Medals at World Championships

Former Men's Swimmers Clary, Houchin Win Medals at FINA Worlds

At Michigan... 2010 All-American (800-yard freestyle relay) ... 2010 Honorable Mention All-American (500-yard freestyle) ... 2010 All-Big Ten first team ... 2009 All-American (800-yard freestyle relay) ... 2009 Big Ten champion (400-yard freestyle relay) ... 2009 All-Big Ten first team ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award.

Senior (2009-10) ... Earned fourth varsity letter ... Selected Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 13) ... First team All-Big Ten ... NCAA All-American ... Championship Meets ... Member of fifth-place 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:20.30) at NCAA Championships (March 27) ... Also finished 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:18.31 finals, 4:17.53 prelims) and 30th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:36.74) at NCAAs (March 26-27) ... Member of winning 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:15.80) that set a new school, Big Ten and Big Ten Championships record at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Finished third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:17.01) and fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.66) at the Big Ten Championships ... Regular Season ... Winner of 500-yard freestyle (4:23.50) at Big Ten quad (Jan. 29-30) ... Won the 400-meter freestyle (3:54.58) at the Long Course Invitational (Dec. 6) ... Finished fourth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:22.12), sixth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:36.90) and seventh in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:20.05) at the Short Course Nationals (Dec. 3-5) ... At the Minnesota Grand Prix, was part of winning 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:36.26) while placing fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.41), sixth in the 200-yard individual medley (1:52.22) and 10th in the 500-yard freestyle with a 'B' time of 4:25.56 ... Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.12) and 500-yard freestyle (4:32.33) against Toronto (Oct. 23) ... Member of winning 200-yard freestyle relay (1:22.49) and 800-yard freestyle relay (6:48.14) at the Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).

Junior (2008-09) ... Earned third varsity letter ... All-American (800-yard freestyle relay) ... Big Ten champion (400-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten first team ... Championship Meets ... Was a part of the fourth-place 800-yard freestyle relay (6:17.08) and finished 26th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.56) at the NCAA Championships (March 27) ... Took 18th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:17.72) at the NCAA Championships (March 26) ... Was a member of U-M's winning 400-yard freestyle relay (2:51.28) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 28) ... Finished ninth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.26) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27) ... Took sixth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:20.12, 4:17.92 prelims) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26) ... Regular Season ... Won the 500-yard freestyle with a NCAA `B' time of 4:20.44 and was part of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:19.41 at Ohio State (Jan. 31) ... Was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay (2:59.14) and took third in the 50-yard freestyle (20.49) at Ohio State (Jan. 30) ... Won the consolation heat of the 500-yard freestyle with a consideration time of 4:22.53 and was on the winning 200-yard freestyle relay with a NCAA `B' time of 1:20.09 at the SMU Invite (Jan. 17) ... Part of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay that posted an NCAA `B' time of 6:24.33 at the SMU Invite (Jan. 16) ... Won the 200-yard freestyle at Indiana (Jan. 10) with an NCAA consideration time of 1:35.56 and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay with a NCAA `B' time of 2:57.07 ... Member of third-place 400-yard freestyle relay (2:53.06), took 11th in the prelims of the 200-yard butterfly (1:47.03) and 18th in the 100-yard freestyle (43.60) at USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 6) ... Member of the first-place 800-yard freestyle relay (6:20.86) and finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.23) at USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 5) ... Member of first-place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:19.13) and finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:21.27) at USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 4) ... Member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay (1:20.28), the second-place 400-yard medley relay (3:16.76) and finished fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.45) against Texas and Indiana (Oct. 31) ... Member of the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay (3:01.27), took second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.55) and third in the 100-yard freestyle (46.05) against Florida (Oct. 17).

Sophomore (2007-08) ... Earned second varsity letter ... Second team All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets... Finished seventh in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:17.70), 12th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.53) and 17th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.28) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 28 - March 1) ... Regular Season... Won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:29.18 against Michigan State (Jan. 18) ... Touched the wall second with an NCAA 'B' time of 15:31.57 in the 1,650-yard freestyle and fifth (1:51.80) in the 200-yard backstroke against Indiana (Jan. 12) ... Placed fourth (1:40.48) in the 200-yard freestyle against Wisconsin and Northwestern (Nov. 16) ... Was a member of the second place (3:00.53) 400-yard freestyle relay team against Indiana and Texas (Nov. 2) ... Was a member of the first place (7:43.15) 800-meter relay team and finished fourth (53.46, 1:55.20) in the 100- and 200-meter freestyle against Florida (Oct. 19-20) ... Finished second (9:29.50) in the 1,000-yard freestyle against Eastern Michigan (Oct. 12).

Freshman (2006-07) ... Earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Championship Meets... Placed 24th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:22.43) and 33rd in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.74) at NCAAs (March 15-17) ... Claimed third place in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:07.37), 14th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:26.03) and 18th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.55) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-18) ... Regular Season... Won the 500-yard freestyle (4:27.91) and placed third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.85) vs. Indiana (Jan. 13) ... Took second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.43) and helped a 400-yard freestyle relay team to victory (3:03.69) vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... Placed second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:27.20), third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.62) and clocked 46.55 in the 100-yard freestyle against Arizona State and California (Jan. 6) ... Also helped a 200-yard freestyle relay team to a third place finish (1:23.30) ... Took second in the 500-meter freestyle (4:27.20), recorded a time of 53.64 in the 100-meter freestyle and helped a 400-meter freestyle relay team to place third (3:32.14) at Arizona (Jan. 5) ... Captured two NCAA 'B' times at the U.S. Open (Nov. 30 - Dec. 2) after finishing 12th in the 1,500-meter freesstyle (15:51.56) and seventh in the B-final for the 400-meter freestyle (4:00.58; prelim time) ... Also finished 37th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:56.50), 39th in the 200-meter butterfly (2:08.2), 50th in the 100-meter freestyle (53.56) and assisted on an 800-meter freestyle relay team that finished foourth with an NCAA 'B' time of 7:37.16 at the U.S. Open ... Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:41.27) and placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:52.43) at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 20) ... Also helped a 200-yard freestyle relay team to record a time of 1:26.72 against the Eagles ... Placed third in the 1000-yard freestyle (9:23.50) and second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:28.46) vs. Florida (Oct. 14).

National/International... Competed at the 2008 U.S. Open, finishing sixth in the 400-meter freestyle (3:55.08), 17th in the 200-meter freestle (1:50.38) and 24th in the 200-meter backstroke (2:06.52, 2:04.93 prelims) ... Was a member of Club Wolverine's second-place 4x100-meter freestyle relay team (3:20.60) at the 2008 U.S. Open.

Prep... Enloe (2006) ... High school All-American in the 200 and 500 freestyle as a sophomore, junior and senior, All-American in the 500 his freshman year ... Won the consolation finals of the 400-meter freestyle at the 2006 U.S. Summer Nationals, finished eighth in 2005 and fifth in 2004 ... 2005 and 2006 U.S. Summer Nationals 18 and under 400-meter freestyle champion ... U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200-, 400- and 1,500-meter freestyle, and 200-meter butterfly ... Member of the U.S. National Junior Team in 2005 ... State champion in the 200 and 500 freestyle as a senior, setting state records ... State champion in same events as a sophomore.

Personal... Enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology, majoring in sports management ... Brother, Joe, is a senior on George Mason's swim team ... Mother, Jane, and father, Edward, both swam at N.C. State ... Birthday is November 3, 1987.