Kyle Whitaker
Kyle Whitaker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterton, Ind.

High School:
Chesterton

Event:
Butterfly/IM


09/03/2014

Five Former Wolverines Named to USA Swimming National Team

Five Former Men's Swimmers Named to USA Swimming National Team

08/11/2014

Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 National Championships

Ex-Men's Swimmers Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 Nationals

03/30/2013

Even Dozen: Wolverines Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

Even Dozen: Men's Swimmers Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

03/29/2013

Wolverines Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

Men's Swimmers Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

03/28/2013

Jaeger Wins 500 Free National Title, U-M in First at NCAAs

Jaeger Wins 500 Free National Title, Men's Swimmers in First at NCAAs

09/27/2012

2012-13 Men's Swimming & Diving Season Preview

The Wolverines open the season on Sept. 29 at home, where they will compete three straight weekends to begin 2012-13.

At Michigan ... 12-time NCAA All-American (2014: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 200-yard IM, 200-yard butterfly; 2012: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 800-yard Freestyle Relay; 2011: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 800-yard Freestyle Relay) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 400-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 400-yard IM) ... Nine-time Big Ten champion (2014: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM; 2013: 800-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 800-yard Freestyle Relay; 2011: 200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 800-yard Freestyle relay) ... Four-time All-Big Ten (First Team: 2011-14) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Championships (2011).

Senior (2013-14) ... U.S. National Team ... Four-time NCAA All-American (200-yard IM, 400-yard IM, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle relay) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (400-yard freestyle relay) ... Two-time Big Ten champion (200-yard IM, 400-yard IM) ... All-Big Ten ... Championships Meets ... Finished fourth in the 200-yard IM (1:41.51), fifth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:42.56), sixth in the 400-yard IM (3:41.33) and swam on two relays at the NCAA Championships (March 27-29) ... Won the 200-yard IM (1:41.30) and 400-yard IM (3:38.51) and took second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:41.90) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1) ... Regular Season ... Swam four events at the SMU Classic (Jan. 17-18), scoring a second-place finish in the 200-yard IM (3:43.51) and a third-place finish in the 200-yard IM (1:45.01) ... Won the 200-yard breaststroke (2:01.02) at Northwestern (Jan. 11) ... Swam two events at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Swam four events at AT&T Winter Nationals, finishing fifth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:43.81), the 200-yard IM (1:44.47) and the 400-yard IM (3:47.76) ... Swam three events at the Univ. of Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24), winning the 400-yard IM, taking third in the 500-yard freestyle and taking eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke ... won the 200-yard IM (1:46.71) and took second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:46.05) against Indiana and Texas (Oct. 25) ... won the 200-yard IM (1:48.41), finished second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:47.91) and took fifth in the 100-yard butterfly (49.28) against Notre Dame and Auburn (Oct. 12) ... won the 200-yard IM (1:48.77) and took second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:48.32) vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Junior (2012-13) ... Two-time NCAA All-American ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Big Ten champion (800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Finished seventh in the 200-yard IM (1:43.26), eighth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:43.84) and ninth the 400-yard IM (3:43.15) at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ...Took second in the 400-yard IM (3:40.94), third in the 200-yard IM (1:42.61) and fourth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:43.80) while aiding to a win in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Won the 200-yard IM and finished fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... won the 200-yard IM, took third in the 200-yard butterfly and swam on two relays vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... took second in the 200-yard IM and 400-yard IM and was ninth in the 200-yard backstroke at the SMU Classic (Jan. 18-19) ... won the 200-yard freestyle and took third in the 100-yard freestyle against Purdue (Jan. 12) ... set U.S. record (for 20-yard pool length) in the 100-yard breaststroke against EMU (Jan. 11) ... won the 200-yard IM and 400-yard IM, finished fifth in the 200-yard butterfly and ninth in the 200-yard backstroke at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... won the 200-yard butterfly and 400-yard individual medley at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... won the 200-yard IM and swam three other races vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... won the 200-yard IM and swam two other races vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).

Sophomore (2011-12) ...Three-time NCAA All-American (200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley, 800-yard freestyle relay ... Three-time Big Ten Champion (800-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley ... First-Team All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Took second in the 400-yard individual medley at the NCAA Championships, clocking a 3:44.33 ...Placed sixth in the 200-yard individual medley with a finals time of 1:43.91 ... Tied for 17th in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:44.63 ...Won the 200-yard individual medley at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22) for the second straight season and marked U-M's fifth straight title in the event ... Took second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:43.50 in the final heat ... Notched season bests in the 200-yard butterfly at Big Ten's with a 1:43.25 (prelims) and a 3:41.04 in the 400-yard individual medley ...Regular Season ... Clocked a season-best of 1:51.62 in the 200-yard backstroke against Michigan St. (1:51.62) ... Swam the third leg of the 200-yard medley relay against the Spartans with a 1:31.44 to win the race ... Won the 200-yard individual medley against Penn State and Ohio State (Jan. 28) with a time of 1:48.07.

Freshman (2010-11) ... Three-time NCAA All-American (200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten first team ... Big Ten Freshman of the Championships ... Championships Meets ... Finished second in the 400-yard individual medley (3:41.69), seventh in the 200-yard individual medley (1:43.92 final, 1:43.80 prelim), 23rd in the 200-yard butterfly (1:46.05) and swam on the sixth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 24-26) ... Won the 200-yard individual medley (1:43.23), 400-yard individual medley (3:41.06) and the 800-yard freestyle relay and placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:43.52) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ... Swam a career best 200-yard freestyle (1:38.55) vs. No. 11 Ohio State/Penn State/Northwestern (Jan. 28-29) ... Recorded career bests in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:02.17), the 100-yard butterfly (49.20) and the 400-yard individual medley (3:47.62) at the SMU Classic (Jan. 14-15) ... Posted NCAA Consideration times in the 200-yard individual medley (1:46.74) and 200-yard butterfly (1:45.96) and posted a career best in the 100-yard breaststroke (55.99) at the USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 2-4).

National/International ... U.S. National Team (2013-14) ... USA Swimming Junior National Team (2007-10) ... 2013 World University Games (USA) ... Placed seventh in the 200-meter individual medley (2:01.49), 17th in the 400-meter individual medley (4:23.39) and 19th in the 200-meter butterfly (2:00.38) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Prep ... Chesterton High School (2010) ... National High School Swimmer of the Year (2010) ... Boy's Swimming MVP (2007-2010) ... Placed first in two All-State events (2007-2010) ... Boy's Swim team State Champions (2008-2009) ... Indiana High School Mental Attitude Award-winner.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts, undeclared major ... Birthday is October 10, 1991 ... Father, Steve, swam for Wabash College ... Mother, Lisa, swam at Ball State University ... Sister, Talor, swam at Washington State University.

Top Times

Event

Time

Date

50-yard Freestyle

21.03r

12/5/2010

100-yard Freestyle

46.18

1/12/2012

200-yard Freestyle

1:37.70

12/2/2011

500-yard Freestyle

4:27.18

11/22/2013

200-yard Backstroke

1:46.87

12/2/2012

100-yard Butterfly

49.20

1/14/2011

200-yard Butterfly

1:41.90

3/1/2014

100-yard Breaststroke

55.99

12/3/2010

200-yard Breaststroke

2:02.17

1/15/2011

200-yard Individual Medley

1:41.14

2/27/2014

400-yard Individual Medley

3:38.51

2/28/2014