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Nick Hadinger
Position: Backstroke
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Sabino HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2011-12: Received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention accolades...Posted a personal best and an NCAA "B" cut in the 100 back at the Texas Invite.

2010-11: Finished in fifth in the 100-yd backstroke versus UNLV...Earned a second-place finish in the 100-yd backstroke and fourth in the 50-yd freestyle and 200-yd backstroke versus Wisconsin...Recorded a first-place finish in the 400-yd medley relay, fourth-place finish in the 100-yd backstroke and sixth-place in the 200-yd backstroke at the Texas Invitational...Finished third in the 200-yd freestyle relay versus Stanford...Earned fifth-place finishes in the 200-yd medley relay, 200-yd backstroke and 400-yd freestyle relay versus California...Finished 11th in the 100-yd backstroke and third in the 400-yd freestyle relay versus Texas and SMU...Placed first in the 200-yd medley relay, second in the 100-yd backstroke and fourth in the 100-yd freestyle, versus Arizona State.

2009-10: Posted sixth fastest time for UA in the 50 free with a 20.22 at the Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif...Also swam a 44.42 in the 100 free at the conference championships, 10th best on the team...Had a 49.45 in the 100 backstroke and a 1:46.74 in the 200 backstroke.

2008-09: Joined UA team after standout prep career at nearby Sabino High School...Recorded 10th fastest time for Arizona in 50 free with a 20.30...Went a 44.48 in the 100 free as his top time in the event during freshman season...Posted time of 49.48 in 100 backstroke at Pac-10's...Went a 1:47.77 in the 200 backstroke.

Personal: Son of Tom and Cindy Hadinger...Has a younger brother, Kyle

Major: Physiology

Career Ambition: Physical therapy

Why Arizona: The sunshine and great team.

Personal Bests:
50 free: 20.16
100 free: 43.83
100 back: 48.00
200 back: 1:45.36

2012 Olympic Trials

100m Back Preliminaries: 70th - 57.44

200m Free Preliminaries: 150th - 52.18