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NCAA MEN’S DI NOTES 500 FREE © 2012, by Sports Publications International

All-Time Top 15 Performances:

The Records:

(These include more than just NCAA swims)

American: 4:08.54 Peter Vanderkaay, Club Wolverine Rochester, Mich. 02-09-08 U.S. Open: 4:08.54 Peter Vanderkaay, Club Wolverine Rochester, Mich. 02-09-08 NCAA: 4:08.60 Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan Atlanta, Ga. 03-23-06 47.74, 1:37.72, 2:27.81, 3:18.54, 4:08.60

1 4:08.54 Peter Vanderkaay Club Wolverine Rochester 2/8/08 2 4:08.60 Peter Vanderkaay Michigan Atlanta 3/23/06 3 4:08.75 Tom Dolan Michigan Indianapolis 3/23/95 4 4:08.92 Jean Basson Arizona TAMU 3/26/09 5 4:09.32 Michael Klueh TAMU 3/26/09 6 4:09.48 Sebastien Rouault Georgia F. Way, Wash. 3/27/08 7 4:09.80 Larsen Jensen USC Minneapolis 3/15/07

Past National Champions: 1924 Richard Howell, Northwestern, 5:28.9*

1998 Ryk Neethling, Arizona, 4:13.42

8 4:09.82 Peter Vanderkaay Michigan Minneapolis 3/24/05

1963 John Konrads, Southern California, 4:50.7

1999 Ryk Neethling, Arizona, 4:13.80

9 4:10.00 Michael Klueh Texas Federal Way, Wash. 3/28/08

1964 Roy Saari, Southern California, 4:45.8

2000 Ryk Neethling, Arizona, 3:40.47 ***

9 4:10.00 Matt McLean Virginia College Park, Md. 2/26/08

1965 Roy Saari, Southern California, 4:43.6

2001 Klete Keller, Southern California, 4:14.67

11 4:10.15 Matt McLean Virginia Minneapolis 3/24/11

1966 Roy Saari, Southern California, 4:50.59

2002 Klete Keller, Southern California, 4:12.83

12 4:10.41 Matt McLean Virginia TAMU 3/26/09

1967 Greg Buckingham, Stanford, 4:37.16

2003 Erik Vendt, Southern California, 4:13.63

13 4:10.43 Michael Phelps Club Wolverine Long Beach 1/18/08

1968 Greg Charlton, Southern California, 4:38.24

2004 Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan, 3:40.78 ***

14 4:10.75 Peter Vanderkaay Club Wolverine Atlanta11/29/07

1969 Mark Spitz, Indiana, 4:33.48

2005 Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan, 4:09.82

15 4:11.15 Ous Mellouli Trojan Minneapolis 11/12/10

1970 Mike Burton, UCLA, 4:37.29

2006 Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan, 4:08.60

1971 John Kinsella, Indiana, 4:27.39

2007 Larsen Jensen, Southern California, 4:09.80

1972 John Kinsella, Indiana, 4:24.496

2008 Sebastien Rouault, Georgia, 4:09.48

(These include more than just NCAA swims)

1973 John Kinsella, Indiana, 4:27.593

2009 Jean Basson, Arizona, 4:08.92

1 4:08.54 Peter Vanderkaay Club Wolverine Rochester 2/8/08

1974 John Naber, Southern California, 4:26.855

2010 Conor Dwyer, Florida, 4:13.64

2 4:08.75 Tom Dolan Michigan Indianapolis 3/23/95

1975 John Naber, Southern California, 4:20.450

2011 Matt McLean, Virginia, 4:10.15

3 4:08.92 Jean Basson Arizona TAMU 3/26/09

All-Time Top 15 Performers:

4 4:09.32 Michael Klueh Texas TAMU 3/26/09

1976 Tim Shaw, Long Beach St., 4:19.05 1977 Tim Shaw, Long Beach St., 4:17.39

* - indicates 20-yard pool

5 4:09.48 Sebastien Rouault Georgia F. Way, Wash. 3/27/08

1978 Brian Goodell, UCLA, 4:18.05

** - indicates LCM

6 4:09.80 Larsen Jensen USC Minneapolis 3/15/07

1979 Brian Goodell, UCLA, 4:16.43

*** - indicates 400 SCM

7 4:10.00 Matt McLean Virginia College Park, Md. 2/26/08

1980 Brian Goodell, UCLA, 4:17.81

8 4:10.43 Michael Phelps Club Wolverine Long Beach 1/18/08

1981 Doug Towne, Arizona, 4:16.54

9 4:11.15 Ous Mellouli Trojan Minneapolis 11/12/10

1982 Andy Astbury, Arizona St., 4:18.15

10 4:11.36 Conor Dwyer Florida Gainesville 2/16/11

1983 George DiCarlo, Arizona, 4:16.93

11 4:11.59 Chad Carvin Arizona Minneapolis 3/24/94

1984 George DiCarlo, Arizona, 4:15.36

12 4:12.24 Artur Wojdat Iowa Indianapolis 3/31/89

1985 Mike O’Brien, Southern California, 4:13.06

13 4:12.49p Troy Prinsloo Georgia TAMU 3/26/09

1986 Matt Cetlinski, Florida, 4:15.19

14 4:12.80 Matt Patton Michigan Atlanta, Ga. 12/4/08

1987 Daniel Jorgensen, Southern California, 4:16.25

15 4:12.83 Klete Keller USC Athens, Ga. 3/28/02

1988 John Witchel, Stanford, 4:15.67 1989 Artur Wojdat, Iowa, 4:12.24 1990 Artur Wojdat, Iowa, 4:13.80

Most 400/500 Free Titles:

1991 Artur Wojdat, Iowa, 4:12.80

TEAM

INDIVIDUAL

13 – Southern California 8 – Arizona 7 – Michigan 4 – Indiana 4 – Iowa 4 – UCLA 2—Florida 2 – Long Beach State 2 – Stanford 1 – Four others

4 – Artur Wojdat, Iowa 3 – Brian Goodell, UCLA 3 – John Kinsella, Indiana 3 – Ryk Neethling, Arizona 3 – Roy Saari, Southern California 3 – Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan 2 – George DiCarlo, Arizona 2 – Tom Dolan, Michigan 2 – Klete Keller, Southern California 2 – John Naber, Southern California 2 – Tim Shaw, Long Beach State

1992 Artur Wojdat, Iowa, 4:12.79 1993 Marcel Wouda, Michigan, 4:15.55 1994 Chad Carvin, Arizona, 4:11.59 1995 Tom Dolan, Michigan, 4:08.75 1996 Tom Dolan, Michigan, 4:12.77 1997 John Piersma, Michigan, 4:15.79

Margins of Victory: BIGGEST

SMALLEST

9.20

0.01

John Konrads of Southern California (4:50.7)

Conor Dwyer of Florida (4:13.64) over Jean

over James Corfman of Southern California

Basson of Arizona (4:13.65)

(4:59.9)

2010

1963

2012 NCAA Division I Men's Historical Guide  

2012 NCAA Division I Men's Historical Guide

2012 NCAA Division I Men's Historical Guide  

2012 NCAA Division I Men's Historical Guide