The Wildcats Swimming and Diving teams made history at the NCAA Championships
Sophomore Kevin Cordes was named NCAA Swimmer of the Year after shattering records in both the 100 and 200 breast
Kevin Cordes swims the fastest 100y Breast in history
The competition takes place Thursday-Saturday at the IUPUI Natatorium
Kevin Cordes earned a Pac-12 title in the 100 breast and 200 breast
Four-time All-American...2012 Pac-12 Champion in the 100 breast and 200 breast...Has earned two Honorable Mention All-American honors three seasons at Arizona...2010 Pac-10 Champion in the 200 breast...Is third on the Arizona school record list in the 200 breaststroke.
2011-12: Earned two All-American honors after finishing fourth in the 100 breast and the 200 breast at the NCAA Championships...Won the 100 breast and the 200 breast at the Pac-12 Championships...Posted two career-best times and two NCAA "A" cuts in the 100 and 200 breast at the Texas Invite.
2010-11: Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke at the
2009-10: Pac-10 Champion in the 200 breaststroke...An Honorable Mention All-American at the
High School: Three-time Arizona state champion in the 100 breaststroke...East Valley Tribune Class 5A All-Tribune team in '06, '07 and `08...Named to the
Personal: Son of Kurt and Krista Mickelson...Has one sister, Janet.
Major: Public Management
Career Ambition: Firefighter
Spends free time: Golfing and wakeboarding
Why Arizona: I feel like swimming at Arizona will put me in the best position possible to accomplish the goals I have set for myself next year, that is one of the main reasons I chose to come to Arizona. I am so impressed by the coaching staff and how fast the team is year after year.
200 Breast: 1:52.18
100 Breast: 51.86
2012 Olympic Trials
100m Breast Preliminaries: 32nd - 1:02.79
200m Breast Preliminaries: 20th - 2:14.45