Rudolf Wagenaar
Rudolf Wagenaar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Capetown, South Africa

High School:
Grey College

Event:
Mid Dist.

Birthdate:
08/02/1982


Junior: Member of the school record 200 and 400 medley relay teams (1:29.10, 3:15.33)... 200 medley team also broke Rolfs Aquatic Center record at Notre Dame (1:31.56)... won both the 100 back (52.48) and the 200 back (1:53.33) against Ball State... took a first place finish in the 100 back against Oakland with a time of 50.18... finished 15th in the 100 back (50.23) and 22nd in the 200 back (1:51.35) at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore: Helped set school records in the 200 (1:29.22) and 400 (3:17.05) medley relays at the Big Ten Championships... set career-best times in the 100 back at the Big Ten Championships (50.24) and in the 200 IM against Michigan (1:53.01)... claimed first-place honors in the 100 back against Northwestern (51.86) and Purdue (50.82).

Freshman: Claimed fifth in the consolation heat of the 200 back with a time of 1:49.00 at the Big Ten Championships... took first in the 200 back against Oakland (1:50.55).

Prep: Swam for the South African Schools Team (1999-Taiwan and 2000-Sydney) and for the South African Junior Team (2000 Perth).

Personal: Born Aug. 2, 1982... son of Pieter and Natalia Wagenaar... a communications major.

Wageneaar's Career Bests
100 Back: 49.50 200 Back: 1:48.50