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Northwestern’s Kevin Houseman Enters Portal As Graduate Switch, In search of Medical Redshirt

2022-2023 US Nationwide Teamer Kevin Houseman has entered the switch portal and is at the moment in search of a medical redshirt waiver.

Houseman arrived at Northwestern within the 2019-2020 season and spent his undergraduate profession with the Wildcats. He returned this previous season for what would have been his COVID-19 fifth yr however informed SwimSwam that “the plan was medical redshirt” as a result of he “had an incident in December after [the] US Open.” Houseman declined to remark additional on the topic.

As a sophomore at 2021 NCAAs, Houseman swam the ninth quickest time in prelims of the 100 breast swimming a 51.75. He scratched the ultimate and the remainder of the meet “due to a medical situation that’s not COVID associated.”

As a junior, Houseman completed a career-high 2nd within the 100 breast on the Large Ten Championships as he swam his private finest time of a 51.23 to complete behind Minnesota’s Max McHugh who a month later went on to win the NCAA title within the occasion at 2022 NCAAs. Houseman made the NCAA ‘B’ closing within the 100 breast as a junior swimming a 51.69 in prelims for twelfth earlier than swimming a 51.57 for tenth in finals.

As a senior, Houseman earned one other particular person invite to NCAAs within the 100 breast the place he went on to complete twenty eighth in prelims in a 52.23. Houseman started his “fifth yr” this previous fall swimming in three twin meets earlier than competing at midseason. His final meet was on the US Open the place he was 58th within the LCM 100 breast in a 1:04.14.

Time Development:

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Fifth Yr
SCY 100 breast 52.00 51.75 51.23 51.83 52.43
SCY 200 breast 1:59.25 1:55.11 1:54.61 1:59.66 1:56.80

The Washington native has additionally had success within the lengthy course meters pool as he made the 2022-2023 US Nationwide Crew. His finest time within the LCM 100 breast is a 59.79 from July 2021.

This previous summer season, Houseman represented the US on the World College Video games. Within the Summer season of 2022, he represented the US on the Duel within the Pool in opposition to Australia.

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