Redshirt SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
At the SEC championships, finished sixth in the 100 back in 48.39, 13th in the 100 fly in 48.60 and 15th in the 200 back in 1:49.67 ... Finished fifth in the 200 back in 1:54.53 in double-dual action against Virginia and Princeton.
Redshirted 2004-05 Season.
FRESHMAN (2003-04 at Minnesota)
Competed at the Big Ten championships ... Finished second in the 100 back in 50.42 at the Minnesota Challenge ... Against Wisconsin and Purdue, placed sixth in the 100 back in 52.00.
Won the high school state championship four straight years in the both the 100 fly and the 100 back at the Iowa State High School Championships ... Holds the state record in both the 100 back and 100 fly ... Multiple high school All-America ... Senior qualifier in both the 100 fly and 100 back events ... Named the NISCA Swimmer of the Year his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons ... 2002 and 2003 recipient of the Iowa High School Swim Coaches Association's Athlete of the Year award ... Coached by Dan Flannery at Ames HS.
Born June 14, 1984, in Ames, Iowa ... Parents are William and Karen Van Meter ... Major: Exercise Science.