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2015-16 Swimming and Diving Roster

Soren Holm

Back/Free/Fly


Height 6'1''
Weight 167 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Rodovre, Denmark
High School Falkonergårdens Gymnasium
Bio

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Transferred from Wayne State at start of 2015-16 school year but took the year off to train for the Olympics.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15 at WSU): Received the NCAA Elite 89 Award, presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s 89 Championships … swam at NCAA Div. II Championships, becoming a six-time First Team All-American … swam third leg on the national champion 200 free relay team, setting a Div. II record (1:18.89) … also swam the fly leg on the national champion 200 medley relay team (1:26.17) … helped Wayne State finish second in the 400 medley relay, setting school record of 3:09.81 … finished third in 100 fly (46.66), shattering his own previous school record … aided the 400 free relay to fourth place (2:57.00), setting program record … came in eighth place in 200 fly (1:51.02) … at GLIAC Conference Championships, won the 200 fly (1:48.61), placing third in the 100 fly (47.77) … swam with three title-winning relays … swam the third leg in both the 200 medley relay (1:27.89) and 400 medley relay (3:13.26) … led the 400 free relay, winning in 2:59.03 … swam in seven regular-season meets … posted personal best times throughout the regular season in the 50 free (21.96), 100 free (48.21), 50 back (23.94), 100 fly (49.77) and 200 fly (1:55.80) … repeated as CSCA First Team Scholar All-American … voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s At Large First Team and went on to become a First Team Academic All-American … named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team.AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14 at WSU): Earned six First Team All-America accolades … won national title at NCAA Div. II Championships, swimming the fly portion of 200 medley relay (1:26.02) that broke Div. II record … finished second in the 100 fly (47.63) … swam third leg of 400 medley relay (3:11.45) that broke school record, finishing second … also broke school record in 200 free relay (1:20.45), finishing fifth … swam with fifth-place 400 free relay (2:57.64) and sixth-place 800 free relay (6:34.53) … came in 16th in 200 fly prelims (1:50.41) but didn’t swim in finals … at GLIAC Conference Championships, won three conference titles with relay teams … swam the fly leg of the 200 (1:27.78) and 400 (3:13.41) medley relays, both of which broke pool, meet, school and GLIAC records … anchored first-place 400 free relay (2:58.88) team that set meet record … came in second in 100 fly (47.94), setting yet another meet record … placed fifth in the 100 back (50.01) and 200 back (1:50.15), and finished the meet in seventh in the 200 fly (1:50.79) … competed in nine, regular-season meets … named GLIAC men’s swimming athlete of the week on Jan. 22 … broke pool record in 100 fly (48.86) vs. Grand Valley on Jan. 11 … logged a 22.21 time as the lead swimmer of the 200 free relay Nov. 15 at Oakland … named First Team CSCAA Scholar All-American.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Falkonergårdens Gymnasium in June 2013 … hails from Rodovre, Denmark … swam with club team Vest Brøndby, under coach Ricky Jørgensen … is an East Danish senior champion in the 50m and 100m fly … only son of Gert and Anne-Mette Holm … has a younger sister, Kathrine … named to Wayne State Athletic Director’s Honor Roll four times for consistently maintaining a term GPA higher than 3.5 … majoring in Chemistry with Computing at the University.