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Nathan                             Cobbe
Nathan
Cobbe
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Victoria, Australia
Height: 6-2
Weight: 176
Sport: Men's Swimming
Position: Free

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Swimming & Diving First Team
  • Finished sixth in the 200 free (1:37.92), 12th in the 100 free (45.30) and 12th in the 500 free (4:29.80) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Took third place in the 200 free (1:42.97) against TCU
  • Finished the 500 free (4:28.50) in ninth place and the 200 free (1:39.34) in 17th place at the Pitt Invitational
  • Won the 500 free in back-to-back meets against Villanova (4:35.47) and Cincinnati (4:36.32)
  • Swam to second- and sixth-place finishes in the 500 free (4:40.42) and 200 free (1:43.58), respectively, against Penn State
  • Finished third in the 200 free (1:43.32) at the West Virginia State Games

At West Virginia in 2011-12

  • Earned All-Big East honors in the 400 free relay
  • Member of the third-place 400 free relay at the Big East Championships, while also finishing fourth in the 200 free (1:37.20), 12th in the 100 free (44.85) and 18th in the 500 free (4:32.06)
  • Began his career as a Mountaineer with a second-place finish in the 500 free (4:39.74), sixth in the 200 free (1:45.03) and was a member of the second-place 400 free relay (3:04.18) against Pitt
  • Joined the Mountaineers midway through the season

In High School

  • Swam for Michael Bohl at St. Peter’s Lutheran College and St. Peter’s Western
  • 2009 Queensland 16&U Age Champion in the 400 free relay
  • 2009 Victorian 16&U Age Champion title in the 100 free, 200 free and 400 free
  • Age champion in 2006 (100 back), 2007 (100 back) and 2008 (100 free)
  • Member of the 800 free relay team that set an Australian record for 18&U men

Personal

  • Son of Graham and Karen Cobbe
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Birthday is March 5
  • Majoring in general engineering
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • President’s List

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