Daniel Whitcomb
Position: Sprint
Year: Junior
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier Township High School
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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), third in the 100 free (44.54) … 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.