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Daniel Wimer
Daniel Wimer


Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS

Last College:
Univ. of Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175




Personal Bests
50 free - 20.56
100 free - 45.65
100 fly - 48.82

2002-03 Season: Transferred from the University of Kentucky... At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, finished 18th in the 100 fly (48.89), 20th in the 100 free (46.46) and 22nd in the 50 free (21.10)... Also helped the 200 free relay to an eighth-place finish... In dual meet action, was fifth in the 100 fly and sixth in the 50 free against Arizona State... Finished fourth in the 100 fly at USC...

At Kentucky - 2001-02 Season: At 2002 SEC Championships, was 15th in the 50 free (20.64)... Also helped the 200 free and 400 free relays both finish sixth... Was third in the 50 free (20.93) in a three-way meet with Cincinnati and Indiana... Finished third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free against South Carolina... At the Nike Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C., was fourth in the 50 free (21.24), 12th in the 200 free (46.45), 14th in the 100 fly (50.79) and 24th in the 200 free (1:46.88)... Also helped the 200 free relay to a runner-up finish and the 400 free relay to a third-place finish... Won the 100 free (47.62) and was third in the 50 free (21.72) against Florida...

2000-01 Season: Swam a leg for the 200 medley and 200 free relays that made the NCAA "B" cuts ... At the 2001 SEC Championships, placed 28th in the 100 fly and 43rd in the both the 50 and 100 free... Finished third in the 100 free at Cincinnati... At the Texas A&M Invitational, was 16th in the 50 free and 20th in the 100 free... Also a member of the runner-up 200 free relay squad at that meet... Against Indiana, placed third in the 50 and 1000 free and was fourth in the 100 free... Claimed 10th-place finishes in both the 50 free and the 100 back at the SEC East Extravaganza... Won the 50 and 100 free against Louisville...

Prep: Four-year letterwinner in both swimming and water polo at Palatine (Ill.) High School... Named Illinois High School Swimmer of the Year in 2000-01... Set school records in 50m and 100m free... Finished first in the 50m free and fourth in the 100m free in state meet (2001-02)... Team MVP as a senior... Named all-conference in 1999-2000 and 2000-01... All-state selection as a junior and senior... Named All-American in 2000-01...

Personal: Born Daniel Bruce Wimer on Oct. 2, 1981, in Evanston, Ill.... Son of Bruce and Jane Wimer... Has one older sister, Alison... Majoring in retail and consumer sciences.