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Dan Hare
Dan Hare

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Homer Glen, Ill.

High School:
Lockport Township

Position:
Sprints


Three-Time Horizon League First Team Honors

2007-2008: Closed out a fantastic career with a third-place finish in the 100 free at the Horizon League Championships ... also took fifth in the 200 free and sixth in ght 50 free...member of the school record setting 800 free relay...earned second team all-league honors for the runner-up 400 free relay at the league meet...runner-up finish in the 100 free (47.22) and earned a sixth-place finish in the 200 IM at Cleveland State...took the top spot in both the 100 free (46.99) and the 100 breaststroke (1:00.33) in the final home meet of his career against Valparaiso...won the 200 IM at Green Bay with a 1:59.02 effort...anchored the victorious 200 free and medley relay teams, as well as placed third in the 200 free (1:45.90) against Western Illinois...took first place in the 200 IM (1:59.66) and second in the 100 free (48.18) at Saint Louis...won the 200 free in 1:44.60, the 100 free in 47.31 and anchored the victorious 400 free relay against Milwaukee and North Dakota......finished second in the 100 free (47.77) and tied for third-place in the 50 free (21.92) at Northwestern...took second in the 200 free (1:46.49) against Wright State...placed second in the 200 IM (2:01.58) and the 100 back (57.01) at Eastern Illinois.

2006-2007: Lead the team in the 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM...member of the conference championship 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams, earning All-Horizon League First Team accolades...named the January 23rd Horizon League Swimmer of the Week after placing first in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, the 200 IM and racing on five relays that were all victorious for the flames at the Bill Ritter Invite.

2005-2006: Swam second leg of Horizon League title-winning 400 free relay (2:59.49) that set new league and school records en route to All-Horizon League First Team accolades...Finished fifth in the 100 free finals at the Horizon League Championships, racing to a 46.41...led team with a 1:54.79 in the 200 IM at the league finals, finishing seventh...swam a 59.54 in the league 100 breaststroke finals...made season debut against Butler with victorious time of 2:01.80 in the 200 IM...took third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:00.31 against Ball State...swam a 2:00.18 in the 200 IM for a second-place finish at the Bill Ritter Invitational...finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.66) at the Ritter Invitational...won the 100 back in 53.93 against Iowa...placed second in the 200 IM (1:57.13) and the 100 breaststroke (59.19) against the Hawkeyes...turned in a second-place 1:57.28 in the 200 IM at Cleveland State.

2004-05: Set school record in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:53.49 at the Horizon League Championships...ran second leg of the 200 medley relay at the Horizon League finals that broke the school record with a 1:31.88 and earned All-Horizon League Second Team recognition...finished third in the Horizon League in the 200 IM (1:52.55)...captured fourth in the league in the 400 IM (4:04.65)...posted nine victories during his rookie season...made collegiate debut by winning 200 IM against Eastern Illinois (1:57.24)...won 100 breaststroke (59.48) and 400 IM (4:14.21) against UW-Milwaukee...took 200 IM with a 1:57.56 and scored win in 500 freestyle (4:54.86) against Butler and Lindenwood...secured 200 IM win against UW-Green Bay with a 1:57.23...won 200 IM against Cleveland State by finishing in 1:55.76.

Prep/Personal: Four-year swimming letterwinner at Lockport...helped the Porters make state meet appearances all four seasons...placed sixth in the 200-yard IM at the 2004 IHSA finals, swimming a 1:57.14...finished in the top 12 of the 100 breaststroke, 200 free relay and 400 free relay state finals in 2004...captained the team in 2003-2004...born February 28, 1986...son of William and Mary Hare...currently undecided on a major.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
50-yard freestyle 20.97 02-21-08
200-yard freestyle 1:40.97 02-23-07
200-yard backstroke 1:53.49* 2-26-05
100-yard breaststroke 58.36 2-23-07
* UIC RECORD
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