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2012 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Natalie Hinds


Midland, Texas

13-Time All-American

Six-Time All-SEC

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC Champion in the 100 Fly

2013 SEC Female Freshman Swimmer of the Year

2013 SEC All-Freshman Team Honoree


Top Times


50 Free:                 21.66      (2014 NCAA Championships)

100 Free:               47.40      (2014 NCAA Championships)

100 Back:              53.74      (2013 Ohio State Invitational)

100 Fly:                  51.70      (2013 SEC Championships)



50 Free:                 25.61      (2013 US National Championships)

100 Free:               55.50      (2013 Mel Zajac Jr)

200 Free:               2:09.44  (2013 Charlotte Arena Grand Prix)

50 Back:                29.86      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

100 Back:              1:03.95  (2013 US Open Championships)

50 Fly:                    24.49      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

100 Fly:                  1:00.32  (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)


UF All-Time Rankings


50 Free:                 First (21.66)

100 Free:               First (47.40)

100 Fly:                  Third (51.70)

100 Back:              Tenth (53.74)

200 Free Relay:   First (1:27.54)

400 Free Relay:   First (3:12.44)

200 Medley Relay: First (1:35.42)

400 Medley Relay: First (3:29.67)


National/International Competition:

Participated in five events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif. and recorded three personal-best times… Competed at the 2013 U.S. Nationals in the 50 fly and took seventh… Participated in the 2012 USA Olympic Team Trials… Finished third at both the 2010 Summer and Winter Junior Nationals in the 100 fly.


At Florida


NCAA Championships: Earned six All-American honors, including three individual accolades in the 100-yard freestyle (47.40 UF - record), the 50-yard freestyle (21.66 – UF record), and the 100-yard butterfly (52.33)… In relays, Hinds was a member of the 200-yard medley relay that took third (1:35.42), the 400-yard medley relay that placed fourth (3:29.67) and the 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:12.44) that finished fifth… In addition, she was a part of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that took ninth (1:27.54) … All four relay times were UF records … SEC Championships: Finished third in the 100-yard freestyle (47.71) and fourth in both the 50-yard freestyle (21.91) and 100-yard butterfly with a personal-best time of 52.32… In relays, Hinds was a member of UF’s third place 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:14.11) and the Gators 200-yard medley relay squad that clocked a time of1:36.20… Won 13 individual and 14 relay events during dual meets and invitational competition throughout the regular season… Honors: Six-time All-American… 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



NCAA Championships: Earned seven All-America honors, which tied for the team lead… Placed third in the 100-yard freestyle with a UF-record time of 47.73 seconds and finished ninth in both the 100-yard butterfly (51.89) and the 50-yard freestyle (22.12)… In addition, Hinds was a member of the school-record-setting 400-yard freestyle relay… SEC Championships: Named SEC Female Freshman of the Year after winning her first SEC title in the 100-yard butterfly in a personal-best time of 51.70 seconds... In addition, she placed third in the 100-yard freestyle (47.95), seventh in the 50-yard freestyle (22.26) and was a member of the team’s school record setting 400-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay teams... Won a pair of races in his Gator debut at the All-Florida Invitational, as she placed first the 100-yard butterfly (53.99) and in the 50-yard freestyle… Won 11 individual events during dual meets and invitational competition throughout the regular season… Honors: Seven-time All-American… SEC Champion… First-Team All-SEC… SEC Freshman of the Year.


Prior to Florida:’s No. 1 recruit out of Texas and their No.13 recruit in the 2012 class… Named the Female Swimmer of the UIL Class 5A 2011 meet… Broke two district records in 2011 in the 100 fly and back… Coach in high school by John Bettina … Chose Florida over USC, Arizona and Texas… Parents are Melvin and Claudia… Has one sibling, Loren.

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