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2011 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Colin Hamilton


Jacksonville, Fla. (The Bolles School)

2014 SEC Community Service Team

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll


Top Times

200 Free: 1:37.90               (2013 Bulldog Invitational)
500 Free: 4:36.33               (2013 Ohio State Invitational)
100 Back: 50.26                 (2013 Bulldog Invitational)
200 Back: 1:44.00              (2014 Bulldog Invitational)

100 Free:
52.47                   (2012 U.S. Olympic Trials)
200 Free:
1:52.60               (2012 Southern Zone Selectionals)
400 Free:
4:08.58               (2012 Southern Zone Selectionals)
100 Back:
59.56                 (2012 Southern Zone Selectionals)
200 Back:
2:07.23              (2012 Southern Zone Selectionals)

National/International Competition:
Participated in the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials in the 200 free…Finished 15th in the 200 free, 21st in the 200 back, 34th in the 100 fly and 52nd in the 50 free at the 2010 U.S. Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif.


At Florida


Won the 200 backstroke in a personal best time of 1:44.00 at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Time trialed a career low 100 butterfly mark of 49.86 at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Recorded his season low in the 100 back (51.06) at the Ohio State Invitational … Contributed in UF’s victory over Auburn in the 200 back, stopping the clock in 1:47.03 … Swam the 100 free in 46.25 at the Ohio State meet … Named to the SEC Community Service Team … Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.


2012-13: Competed at the 2013 Bulldog Last Chance Invitational swimming four personal-best times in the 200 back (1:44.61), 100 free (45.12), 200 free (1:37.90) and 100 back (50.26)…Swam on the third place 400 free relay against Tennessee…Tied for second in the 200 free (1:41.00) and finished fifth in the 100 free (47.44) in the win over Florida Atlantic…At the Ohio State Invitational, took 15th in the 200 back (1:48.20), 17th in the 200 free (1:40.19) and 27th in the 100 back (51.35)…Took fifth in the 200 free (1:43.60) and eighth in the 100 free (47.89) at Florida State…Touched the wall fifth in the 200 back (1:51.56) against Texas A&M…Was third in the 200 back (1:52.35) and seventh in the 100 back (52.82) at South Carolina…Took seventh in the 200 back (1:53.38) and eighth in the 200 free (1:41.45) against Georgia.


2011-12: Had a career meet at the 2012 Bulldog Invitational, swimming career-lows in the 200 free (1:39.07), 100 back (50.92) and 200 back (1:46.77)…Finished the season against Tennessee with a fifth- and sixth-place finish in the 100 (52.54) and 200 back (1:53.08), respectively…Against Auburn, took eighth in both the 100m- and 200m-back with times of 1:01.65 and 2:11.74, respectively…Finished third in both the 100 back (53.20) and 500 free (4:38.67) in the win over FAU…Collected two top-20 finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational, taking 14th in the 200 back (1:50.72) and 18th in the 200 free (1:42.10)…Finished five-six against rival FSU in the 100 (52.87) and 200 back (1:52.93), respectively…In the Gators’ tie to Georgia, helped boost points with a fifth-place effort in the 100m back (1:02.17) and seventh-place finish in the 200m back (2:13.02)…Opened SEC competition against LSU, touching third in the 200 back with a 1:51.43 swim…Made his NCAA debut at the All-Florida Invitational, taking sixth in the 200 back (1:51.86).


Prior to Florida: Attended, and swam at The Bolles School under head coach Sergio Lopez…An eight-time NISCA All-American…A two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… Helped The Bolles School win a team state championship all four years of high school, increasing their state record to 23 consecutive team state championships…Member of The Bolles’ 2010 Swimming World Magazine Boys National Championship Team…Won the Class 1A state championship in the 100 and 200 free his senior year after winning silver in the 100 back his junior year…Part of The Bolles School squad that won the 2009-10 national championship, awarded by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association…Member of the Florida 1A state-record 200 free relay squad…Named to the 2008 and 2009 All-First Coast Team…Swam on the same high school team as fellow newcomer Lauren Neidigh.

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