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    Chris Doman
    Chris Doman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pittsburgh, Pa.

    High School:
    St. Charles Prep (Columbus, Ohio)

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Free/Fly



    2009-10: Member of both the butterfly and sprint free groups for the Wildcats ... Ranked third on Northwestern's top times list for the year in the 100 fly ... Anchored NU's top 200 free relay for the year ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned a second swim in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best 1:50.96 in the prelims ... Placed 24th overall in the event after his evening effort ... Also competed in the 100 fly (28th) and 50 free (61st) at the conference meet ... Made the consolation finals in the 50 fly, 100 fly and 200 fly at the six-team TYR Invitational ... Best finish was 10th in the 50 and 100 fly races ... Qualified for the bonus heat in the 200 free at the TYR, placing 20th overall ... Finished third in both the 50 and 100 fly in a dual against UIC (11/14) ... Matched that season-best dual finish with a third in the 100 fly versus Notre Dame (1/9) and against in the 200 fly against Carthage and Lewis (1/16).

    2008-09: Part of the Wildcats' freestyle and butterfly units ... Swam on NU's top 200 free relay and recorded the team's second-best time of the year in the 100 fly ... Swam in three events at the Big Ten Championships, recording season-best times in each ... Turned in a career-best time of 48.81 in the 100 fly at the conference meet, taking 20th overall ... Also competed in the bonus final of the 200 fly ... Earned a third-place finish in the 100 fly at the TYR Invitational (11/21), while swimming in the finals of the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free and 500 free at the same meet ... Was first to the wall twice against Carthage (1/10), finishing first in the 100 and 200 fly ... Clawed his way to another top-time in the 100 fly against Indiana (10/24) ... Finished the season with 13 top-five performances.

    2007-08: Participated in the 100 fly, 50 free and 100 free at the Big Ten Championships, turning his best finish with a 31st-place effort in the 100 fly ... Best dual-meet finish was a second-place effort in the 200 free against Carthage and Olivet (1/8) ... Had a third-place finish in the 200 free on Oct. 26 against No. 8 Indiana ... Qualified for the consolation final in the 100 fly while earning a spot in the bonus final in the 100 free at the UGA Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07: Made bonus final in the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 21st in the final after swimming a personal-best time of 49.48 in the prelims ... Also participated in the 100 and 200 free at the Championships ... Earned the first victory of his collegiate career in the 200 free against Carthage, swimming a time of 1:43.78 to take home the win ... Also earned a second-place finish in the 100 free against Carthage ... Started the season strong, swimming his season-best time in the 100 free (47.18) in the opening meet against Indiana ... Swam his then-season-best time in the preliminaries of the 200 free at the TYR Invitational to earn a spot in the `B' final ... Bested that time by .02 seconds with a 1:43.35 in a double-dual meet against Ohio State and Michigan.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa., before attending high school at St. Charles Prep in Columbus, Ohio ... State champion in the 200 free relay ... State runner-up in the 200 free and fourth-place in the 100 fly ... Six-time district champion ... Three-time team and school MVP ... 13-time All-American ... Columbus Dispatch Scholar-Athlete ... 610 WTVN Athlete of the Week ... Columbus Dispatch Athlete of the Week ... Set three team records and six pool records ... Swam eight years with the Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio ... Finished second in the 100 fly at the U.S. Sectionals ... Set 13-14 year-old team records in the 100 fly, 200 fly, 100 free and 200 free ... National Honor Society and student council member ... Honor roll student every quarter at St. Charles.

    PERSONAL: Born Christopher Ryan Doman on 8/8/88 ... Son of Bernard and Susan Doman ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame and North Carolina ... Double major in economics and legal studies.

    DOMAN'S PERSONAL BESTS

    100 Free 46.06
    200 Free 1:40.66
    100 Fly 48.81