The Collegiate Years
In his third year of competition at U.C. Berkeley, Nathan participated in three of Cal's four winning relays and also won the 100 Freestyle. In addition to pulled off a second place in the 50 Freestyle, Nathan also scored points in the 100 Butterfly. Nathan led the team to its highest finish at the NCAA Championship meet since 1986, placing 2nd. Following is a photo and video gallery of his 1st place finishes. All photos are courtesy of Tim Binning at www.TheSwimPictures.com.
Going a 41.50 and taking 1st place, Nathan turned a personal best in the post-tech suit era.
200 Freestyle Relay
Leading off the relay in an 18.99, Cal won the first relay of the meet with a time of 1:15.71.
400 Medley Relay
Anchoring the relay with a 40.89 split, Cal won its second relay on the first day of competition, with a time of 3:02.83.