Swimming & Diving

 Rudi Hanekamp
Rudi  Hanekamp


Laramie, Wyo.

High School:
Laramie HS

Last College:




Senior (2014-15): Hanekamp finished his senior season as a Cowboy competing in a number of events for Wyoming. Against Air Force, Hanekamp finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 58.84. Against Denver in October, he finished fifth in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:10.06 and tied for third with teammate Kevin Waller in the 50 free with a time of 23.70. At the WAC Championships, Hanekamp placed fifth in the 200 breaststroke with the fourth fastest time in school history at 1:59.84. He was named to the ALL-WAC Academic Team.

Junior (2013-14): Hanekamp appeared in six meets in his first season with the Cowboys. He swam a season-best 1:55.19 in the 200 butterfly against UNLV on his way to a fifth place finish. Hanekamp recorded a season-best time of 2:10.75 in the 200 breaststroke in the same meet against the Rebels, as he finished seventh. He recorded a season-best time of 52.04 in the 100 butterfly against UIC.

Indiana: Hanekamp competed at Indiana University for two seasons. During his sophomore season, he recorded a 33rd place finish in the 100 butterfly at the Ohio State Invitational. Recorded a career-best time of 1:59.21 in the 200 individual medley during his freshman season. During his freshman season, he also recorded career-best in the 100 butterfly (51.46), 200 butterfly (1:52.21) and 50 freestyle (22.34) at the Georgia Invitational.

High School: Hanekamp was a five-time state champion at Laramie High School. He was named the Wyoming High School State Meet Swimmer of the Meet. Hanekamp made history by becoming the first swimmer in state history to break 50 seconds in the 100 butterfly. He was named All-American in the 100 butterfly. He helped Laramie High School to three state championships.

Personal: Hanekamp was born in Laramie, Wyo. His birthday is on Feb. 19, 1993. He is the son of Pam Langer and Theo Hanekamp and has one sister Heidi. He plans on majoring in kinesiology and nutrition.

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