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Daniel Whitcomb
Position: Sprint
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier Township High School
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Junior (2014-15): Opened his junior year against Penn and Yale, finishing 10th in the 50 free (21.64) and 11th in the 100 free (48.59) … at the Dartmouth Invitational, he touched in fourth place in the 50 free (21.66), 10th in the 100 back (55.76) and sixth in the 100 free (47.29) … against UConn, he placed fourth in the 100 back (54.34) and the 50 free (21.78) … at the Ivy League Championship, he swam the 50 free (20.24), 100 back (52.15) after swimming a 50.87 at prelims, and 100 free (45.10).

Sophomore (2013-14): Placed fourth in the 50 free (20.32) at the Big Al Invitational … was also eighth in the 200 free (1:40.83) and third in the 100 free (44.54), breaking the Dartmouth record in the latter event… at the Dartmouth Invitational, he finished 20th in the 100 fly (54.37), 10th in the 100 back (54.50) and second in the 100 free (46.78) … at the Ivy League Championships, he was seventh in the 50 free (20.33), 21st in the 200 free (1:41.00) and 10th in the 100 free (44.58).

Freshman (2012-13): At his first collegiate swim meet of the year against Harvard and Cornell, he placed eighth in the 50 free (21.97) and eighth in the 100 free (48.27) … improved to 21.56 in the 50 free to take sixth at the Dartmouth Invitational … also swam the 100 fly (52.94) and the 100 free (46.91), finishing ninth and fifth, respectively … at the Ivy League Championships, he placed 23rd in the 50 free (20.64), tied for 20th in the 100 back (50.97) and was 16th in the 100 free (45.06).

Before Dartmouth: Three-year letterwinner at New Trier Township High School … led team to IHSA state championship in 2010-11 … member of the NSCA Junior National men's championship team … swam on the winning 4 x 100 free relay at the NCSA national championship … Chinese National Honor Society … interested in computer science at Dartmouth.

Personal: Son of Robert and Susan Whitcomb … has one sister.

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