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2013 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Theresa Michalak


Halle, Germany

2012 Olympian

2015 SEC Champion (200 IM)

2015 First Team All-SEC


Top Times


100 Breast: 59.94 (2015 SEC Championships)

200 Breast: 2:20.07 (Florida State, Jan. 3, 2015)

200 Free: 1:49.22 (Auburn, Jan. 24, 2015)

100 Fly: 53.94 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

200 Fly: 1:55.69 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

200 IM: 1:56.09 (2015 SEC Championships)

400 IM: 4:09.50 (Tennessee, Jan. 31, 2015)



200 Free: 2:03.00 (2015 German National Time Trials)

400 Free: 4:45.19 (2015 German National Time Trials)

200 IM: 2:12.26


UF All-Time Rankings:

50 Free: Ninth (22.45)

100 Breast: Second (59.94)

200 Fly: Seventh (1:55.69)

200 IM: Third (1:56.09)

200 Medley Relay: Fifth (1:37.12)



Clocked career-best times in the 200-meter (2:03.00) and 400-meter (4:45.19) freestyle races at the 2015 German National Time Trials… Placed 19th overall in the 200 IM at the 2013 World Championships… 2013 German Short Course National Champion in the 100 IM, 200 IM and 400 IM and silver medalist in the 100 breaststroke… Represented Germany at the 2012 Olympic Games in London where she placed 12th in the 200 individual medley (2:13.24) and she swam the 3rd leg of Germany’s 13th place 800 freestyle relay team…  Captured the 2011 European Short Course Championship in the 100 IM… Owns the German national record in the 100 IM (short course) and the 200 IM (long course).


At Florida


NCAA Championships: Individually she competed in the 200-yard individual medley (1:59.43), 400-yard IM (4:12.81) and 200-yard butterfly (1:57.73)… Was a member of the Gators 200-yard freestyle (1:29.29), 200-yard medley (1:38.41) and 400-yard medley (3:36.65) relay events at the national meet… SEC Championships: Won the women’s 200-yard individual medley SEC Championship in a career-best time of 1:56.09… Also finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke B-Final (59.94) and second in the 400-yard IM C-Final with a time of 4:13.24… Was a member of the Gators fifth-place 200-yard medley (1:37.12), sixth-place 200-yard freestyle (1:29.43) and seventh-place 400-yard medley (3:34.76) relay races at the conference meet… Clocked personal-best times in the 100-yard (53.94) and 200-yard (1:55.69) butterfly events at the Gators Last Chance Meet… Recorded a personal-best mark in the 400-yard IM (4:09.50) in UF’s dual meet against Tennessee… Made her UF debut in the Gators dual meet at Florida State where she finished runner-up in both the 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.79) and 200-yard IM (2:02.90) races, respectively… Honors: SEC Champion… First Team All-SEC.



Joined the Gators in January of 2014… Sat out season as a redshirt.


Prior to Florida:

Named the Athlete of the Year at her high school as a senior… Trained with the Hall Swim Club under Frank Embacher… Parents are Ingo and Grit… Has one sibling, Till… Chose Florida because she felt between the academics and the training facilities, this was a perfect fit for her… Enjoys surfing, playing and listening to music and learning new languages and cultures in her spare time.


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