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2012 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Colin Hamilton


Jacksonville, Fla.
The Bolles School

2014 SEC Community Service Team

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Marine Student-Athlete of the Month (January 2015)


Top Times

50 Free: 21.07 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

100 Free: 46.21 (Tennessee, Jan. 31, 2015)

200 Free: 1:37.90 (2013 Bulldog Invitational)
500 Free: 4:36.33 (2013 Ohio State Invitational)

100 Fly: 49.50 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)
100 Back: 49.06 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)
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 Sectionals)
400 Free: 4:08.58 (2012 Southern Zone Sectionals)
100 Back: 59.56 (2012 Southern Zone Sectionals)
200 Back: 2:07.23 (2012 Southern Zone Sectionals)

National/International Competition:

Participated at the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials… Competed at the 2010 U.S. Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif., where he finished 15th in the 200 free, 21st in the 200 back, 34th in the 100 fly and 52nd in the 50 free.


At Florida:


Ended his season by clocking career-best times in three events (50 Free, 100 Fly, 100 Back) at Florida’s Last Chance Meet… Finished runner-up in the 200-yard backstroke in UF’s dual meet against Tennessee with a time of 1:45.75… Placed third in the 200-yard backstroke in the Gators dual meet at Florida State with a time of 1:50.57… Competed in two relays (200 FR, 400 MR) at the Georgia Tech Invitational… Participated in the 100-yard (52.20) and 200-yard (1:52.38) backstroke races in a dual meet against Minnesota… Honors: Marine Student-Athlete of the Month (January 2015).



Placed first in the 200-yard backstroke at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet… Posted a season-best time of 51.06 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke at the Ohio State Invitational… Contributed in UF’s dual meet victory over Auburn in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:47.03… Honors: SEC Community Service Team Selection… 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



Swam four personal-best times in the 200-yard backstroke (1:44.61), 100-yard freestyle (45.12), 200-yard freestyle (1:37.90) and the 100-yard backstroke (50.26) Bulldog Last Chance Invitational… At the Ohio State Invitational, Hamilton placed 15th in the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.20), 17th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.19) and 27th in the 100-yard backstroke (51.35)… Competed and recorded multiple top-5 finishes between each dual meet for the Gators.



Collected a pair of top-20 finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational, as he placed 14th in the 200-yard backstroke (1:50.72) and 18th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:42.10)… Made his collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational, where he placed sixth in the 200-yard backstroke (1:51.86).


Prior to Florida:

Eight-time NISCA All-American… Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… Helped Bolles win a team state championship in each of his four years of high school; increasing their state record to 23 consecutive 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 in 2011 after placing second in the 100 back in 2010… Was a member of the Bolles’ squad that won the 2009-10 National Championship, awarded by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association… Named to the 2008 and 2009 All-First Coast Team… Swam under head coach Sergio Lopez at Bolles.

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