Head coach Matt Gianiodis talks about the graduating seniors and remembering past Spartans this summer.
Junior: Academic All-Big Ten?John Munley Memorial Scholarship recipient?member of the MSU record-setting 200 medley relay team?set season best marks at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free (20.82) and 200 Free (1:44.04)?set personal best times in the 50 and 100 free?member of the 200 free relay squad that finished ninth at the Big Ten Championships
Sophomore: Competed in the 50 free, 100 fly, 100 free at the Big Ten Championships.
Freshman: Competed in the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at the 2000 Big Ten Championships.
High School: A four-year letterwinner...all-state honorable mention in the 200 IM and 100 back his final year...MVP and a team captain as a senior...a National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born October 29, 1981... son of Steven and Terry DeFauw.
DeFauw?s Lifetime Bests
50 Free: 20.82 ? 100 Free: 46.15
Coach Lutz says: ?Nick is another one of our captains and there has never been a question about Nick being a great worker. He wants to contribute wherever it is going to help the team and that is primarily as a sprinter, but he?s not afraid to swim other events if that will help us.?