Dane Vanderkaay
Dane Vanderkaay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Mich.

High School:
Adams

Event:
Individual Medley/Distance Freestyle


06/25/2012

Alum Vanderkaay Clinches Spot on U.S. Olympic Team

Alum Vanderkaay Clinches Spot on U.S. Olympic Men's Swim Team

06/20/2012

Schedule and Results from U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Current, Former Men's Swimmers Gear Up for US Olympic Trials

04/23/2012

2011-12 Michigan Men's Swimming and Diving Roster

2011-12 Michigan Men's Swimming and Diving Roster

04/06/2012

Wolverine Summer Updates

Wolverine Summer Updates

03/19/2012

Weekly #14: Wolverines Set for NCAA Championships in Washington

Weekly #14: Wolverines Set for NCAA Championships in Washington

At Michigan ... 2011 All-Big Ten second team.

Senior (2011-12) ... Championships Meets ... Placed 20th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.36), eighth in the 400-yard individual medley (3:52.55, 3:48.90 prelim) and 10th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:12.47) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22-25) ... Regular Season ... Placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:26.44), 31st in the 200-yard freestyle (1:42.85), third in the 800-yard freestyle relay (6:41.29), fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:31.53), and fifth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:05.47) at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2).

Junior (2010-11) ... All-Big Ten second team ... Championships Meets ... Placed 20th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:06.98) and 28th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:21.80) at the NCAA Championships (March 24-26) ... Placed second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:18.53), fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:06.07) and 11th in the 400-yard individual medley (3:50.79 final, 3:50.07 prelim) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ... Swam a career best 200-yard freestyle (1:43.87) vs. Purdue (Jan. 16) ... swam season best 1,000-yard freestyle (9:24.67) against Indiana/Texas (Nov. 5).

Sophomore (2009-10) ... Championship Meets ... Finished eighth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:16.48), 10th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:20.96) and 25th in the 400-yard individual medley (3:53.32) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Regular Season ... Runner-up in 1,000-yard freestyle (9:29.14) against Oakland ... Member of winning 400-yard breaststroke relay (3:58.72) at the Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).

Freshman (2008-09) ... Championship Meets ... Took eighth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:12.42) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 28) ... Finished 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:23.44, 4:23.24 prelims) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26) ... Regular Season ... Finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:45.56) at Michigan State (Feb. 8) ... Took fourth in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:15.03) and fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:30.58) at Indiana (Jan. 10).

Prep ... Adams (2008) ... National Honors Society member.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general biology ... Birthday is July 24, 1990 ... Brothers Christian (2001-02, '04-05), Peter (2003-06) and Alex (2005-08) also swam for U-M.

Top Times

Event

Time

Date

200-yard Freestyle

1:39.26

12/2/2011

500-yard Freestyle

4:18.53

2/24/2011

1,000-yard Freestyle

9:15.03

1/10/2009

1,650-yard Freestyle

15:06.07

2/26/2011

100-yard Breaststroke

59.65

2/6/2010

400-yard Individual Medley

3:48.90

2/22/2012