Men's Swimming



    Heath Tameris  
    Heath Tameris

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    Sycamore

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Event:
    Breast


    10/31/2006

    Men's Swim Dive Vs Kentucky 2006

    Men's Swim Dive Vs Kentucky 2006

    JUNIOR YEAR (2007-08)

    Swam the 200-yard individual medley (37th), 100-yard breaststroke (20th) and 200-yard breaststroke (29th) at the Big Ten Championships ... competed in the 200 breast at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials ... posted his season-best times in the 100 and 200 breast at the Big Tens ... sixth in the 100 breast in a dual meet victory at Tennessee ... eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke at Michigan ... 13th in the 200-yard individual medley, 10th in the 200-yard breaststroke, 22nd in the 200-yard butterfly, and swam the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke at the Hoosierland Open ... fifth in the 100 breast and seventh in the 200 breast against No. 1 Texas and No. 5 Michigan ... took sixth in the 100-yard freestyle in the season opener at Missouri.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2006-07)

    Reached the bonus finals of three events at the Big Ten Championships, winning his final in the 200-yard breaststroke for 17th overall ... also took 18th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 20th in the 200-yard individual medley ... also had the fourth-fastest IU times in the 200 breast and 200 IM and the fifth-best time in the 400-yard medley relay ... swam to career-best times in the 100-yard butterfly, 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle at the IU Open Invitational ... had 17 top-five finishes on the season ... took second in the 200 breast against No. 14 Ohio State; finished fifth in the 200 breast in a double dual with No. 3 Texas and No. 4 Cal ... took fourth in the 100 breast against No. 8 Northwestern.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2005-06)

    Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke, but did not make the cut ... scored at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 breast (10th) and 200 breast (fifth) ... placed in the top five 12 times on the season ... closed the season among IU's all-time top 20 in the 100 breast and 200 breast.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    A seven-time All-American ... won both the 100 LCM and 200 LCM breast titles at the Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine, Calif., in 2005 ... finished 10th in the 200 LCM breast and 12th in the 100 LCM breast at the 2005 Senior National Championships ... led Sycamore to four consecutive conference championships during his time in the prep ranks ... placed second in the 100 breast and eighth in the 200-yard individual medley at the state championships his senior season ... finished fifth in the 100 breast at the U.S. Open in San Antonio, Texas ... competed at the World Championship Trials in Indianapolis ... a three-year letterwinner in water polo ... paced his team to a regional championship as a three-time member of the all-state first team ... water polo runs in his family, as sister Jaclyn played for the Hoosiers ... graduated with high honors ... served in the German Club and the Student-Athlete Leadership Team ... son of Gary and Heidi Tameris ... born Dec. 23, 1986.

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