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Mike Hedge
Mike Hedge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Libertyville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Event:
Free/Back/IM

Birthdate:
06/29/1987



2007-08: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... main events were the 100 and 200 back and the 100 and 200 fly ... recorded season-best times at the Purdue Invitational: 53.21 in the 100 back, 1:53.93 in the 200 back, 51.74 in the 100 fly and 1:52.78 in the 200 fly ... finished second in the 200 fly against Miami ... took third place in the 200 back versus Iowa.

2006-07: Named to Coach's Honor Roll in spring of 2007 ... Academic All-Big Ten ... did not see action after mid-November, competing in the first three home meets of the season: Indiana Intercollegiates, Arizona State dual and Purdue Duals vs. Georgia, Penn State and Louisville ... totaled 31 points at the Indiana Intercollegiates, placing third in the 100 back and fourth in the 100 fly.

2005-06: Named to Coach's Honor Roll in both spring and fall semester ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 back and 100 and 200 fly, posting season best marks in each race ... season best time of 53.09 in the 100 back was recorded vs. Notre Dame ... placed second in the 200 back (1:53.77) at the Northwestern/Michigan State triangular.

High School: Graduated from Libertyville High School in 2005 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... captained team during senior year ... 2004-05 team MVP ... three-time state qualifier ... 2005 All-American in the 100 backstroke ... received All-America consideration with the 200 medley relay team ... 2005 Lake Shore Swimmer of the Year ... was runner-up in the 100 back at the 2005 Illinois state championships and was ninth in the 200 freestyle ... 2004 All-American with the 400 free relay ... 2005 USS sectional finalist in both backstroke races ... 200 back junior national qualifier ... made school's honor roll through eight semesters ... school record holder in the 100 back.

Personal: Given name is Michael Joseph Hedge ... born June 29, 1987 ... son of Thomas and Mary Hedge ... has an older brother, David, who also swims for Purdue ... majoring in management.