ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Douwe Yntema
Douwe Yntema
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: Highland
Position: Distance/IM
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore 2008-09
Tabbed to All-Ivy League second team in 800 freestyle relay (6:30.96) ... Was second in both 200 freestyle (1:42.38) and 200 IM (1:53.58) against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Touched the wall first in 200 IM (1:53.71) and was third in 200 freestyle (1:42.38) against Columbia ... Placed seventh in 400 medley relay (3:25.05), seventh in 200 medley relay (1:32.30), ninth in 400 IM (4:00.62) and 10th in 1650 freestyle (16:06.70) at Georgia Invitational ... Captured the 100 IM with a time of 53.73 at Arizona State ... Was second in 200 freestyle against Navy, finishing in 1:42.67; also took second in 400 IM (4:02.36) ... Claimed first in 200 butterfly with a mark of 1:52.73 against Penn ...Took third in 200 IM (1:50.01), third in 400 IM (3:54.75) and seventh in 500 free with a time of 1:39.19 at HYP meet ... Swam third in 400 IM (3:50.33) and eighth in 200 IM (1:50.07) at Ivy League Championships.

Freshman 2007-08
Placed third in the 200-yard freestyle in a dual win over Penn (Feb. 9) ... Was 12th at EISL Championships in 1650 freestyle (15:43.27).

Background
Member of swimming and cross country squads at Highland High ... Eight-time swimming All-American ... Six-time New Mexico state champion.