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University of Miami Athletics

Dana Hatic

position

Freestyle

Height

5-10

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Coral Springs, Fla.

High School

Coral Springs HS

Dana Hatic - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics
Hatic’s Career Bests ?
100 Breast 1:01.93 (Feb. 20, 2009)
200 Breast 2:15.47 (Feb. 17, 2011)
200 IM 2:07.24 (Feb. 18, 2011)

Junior (2010-11)…
Recorded the third and fifth-fastest times on the year for UMiami in the 100 breaststroke… Had a season-best time and an NCAA “B” cut performance of 1:02.07 in the finals of the 100 breast at the ACC Championships (Feb. 16-19)… Finished 11th overall in the event… Also had an NCAA provisional qualifying mark (1:02.50) during the prelims of that same event… Had three (3) second-place finishes in the 100 breast in a tri-meet against Florida Gulf Coast and Florida State, Florida Atlantic and cross-town foe FIU… Registered two of the team’s top times in the 200 breaststroke, including a team and personal-best mark of 2:15.47 at the ACC Championships in Atlanta… Garnered third-place honors in races against Houston and Rice… Had second-place showings against FAU and a tri-meet with FIU and Central Connecticut State… Established a new personal-best time in the 200 IM at ACC’s with a time of 2:07.24 in the prelims… Swam second leg in a few 200 MR races… Also swam second leg in 400 MR events… Over the summer she competed in the 48th Annual Sette Colli International Open with the South Florida Aquatics Club in Rome… Finished the weekend with a personal-best time of 1:13.74 in the 100-meter breast… Her previous best was 1:13.97… Set a new personal-best mark in the 50-meter breast with a finishing time of 33.99, winning her heat in the process…Sophomore (2009-10)…
Produced the team’s third-fastest time in the 100 breaststroke, turning in a time of 1:03.36 during the finals of the ACC Championships… Picked up her second-fastest time of the year for the 100 breast in the prelims of the ACC Championships with a time of 1:03.77… Had a second-place finish in the 100 breast against Florida Atlantic, while also posting a third-place finish against Maryland… Had the team’s fastest 200 breast time, in addition to holding three of the top six times on the year in the event for the Canes… Posted the team’s fastest mark with a time of 2:18.40 in the finals of the ACC Championships… Finished with a time of 2:19.84 in the prelims… Also garnered a second-place finish in the 200 breast against Florida Atlantic… Swam second leg on the team’s third-fastest time of the 400 medley relay with a mark of 3:58.44 at the Ohio State Invitational… Swam in one 200 IM race, taking a time of 2:07.67 in the ACC Championships…Freshman (2008-09)…
Posted 12 top-five times for UM on the year, including a school-record performance in the 100 breaststroke… Part of four of the team’s top five times in the 200 medley relay, as well as four top times in the 400 medley relay… Member of the school-record performing 200 MR team that claimed a time of 1:42.95 at the ACC Championships, swimming the second leg of that event for a split time of 28.34… Also a part of the school-record 400 MR team that laid a time of 3:43.42 at the ACC Championships, swimming the second leg (1:02.44)… Helped the Canes to a win in the 400 MR in a dual meet against Central Connecticut State with a time of 3:56.66… Became the first freshman in more than 10 years to claim a school-record time, registering a mark of 1:01.93 at the ACC Championships… Collected two wins in the 100 breast–both coming against rival FIU, including a time of 1:05.56 at home… Finished second in a tri-match with ACC foe Maryland and Richmond (1:04.62)… Finished ninth at the Ohio State Invitational with a time of 1:03.96… Recorded two (2) top-five season times in the 200 breast… Grabbed a winning time of 2:20.80 in the 200 breast against Florida Atlantic… Earned a top-15 showing (13th) at the ACC Championships, turning in a performance of 2:15.75… Had another top-15 mark at the Ohio State Invite, touching the wall at 2:22.22… Had three (3) second-place finishes, including a 2:22.68 showing in a tri-meet with Campbell and ACC opponent Duke… Saw action in five (5) 200 medley relay events, picking up a win (2:13.22) at FIU… Had her best time in the ACC Championships, posting a mark of 2:07.41… Finished third against CCSU (2:13.02)… Swam second leg at the Ohio State Invite with a split of 29.53, while the team finished with a season second-fastest mark of 1:45.26…High School/Prep…
Competed in the 100 breaststroke at Coral Springs under head coach Michael Lohberg… Finished fourth in the FHSAA State Championships in the 100 breast (1:06.05)… An all-district, all-region and all-state team member as a senior … As a junior, finished second in the 100 breast (1:05.27) at the FHSAA State Championships… Her junior year, collected All-District, All-Region and All-State honors… Named to the Sun-Sentinel Broward County First Team for swimming… Selected as the 2005 Sun-Sentinel Broward County “Swimmer of the Year”… Selected to the 2005 Miami Herald First Team… National Honor Society Service Project Coordinator at Coral Springs… BCAA Scholar-Athlete…Personal…
Sister of former UM swimmer Meredith Hatic… Daughter of Deborah and Haas Hatic… Father is a lawyer in the Miami area, and is a graduate of the University of Miami… Majoring in Journalism at UM… Attended the same high school as 2008 Summer Olympic medalist (USA) in track & field Walter Dix… Biggest influences in life are her mother, father and sister… Enjoys playing the piano, reading and writing… Chose Miami because of the journalism school and the resources around the area… Advice to youngsters is not to get ahead of themselves or rush to grow up… Says if she wasn’t swimming, then she’d be involved with another organization on campus…