Kyle Riekena
    Kyle Riekena


    Canton, Ill.

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    Updated Aug. 27, 2010

    2009-10 / Junior
    Swam in seven meets for the Salukis...Finished first in the 100 back against Washington (Mo.)...Set new career bests in the 50 free and 100 back at the Missouri Invitational...Part of the 200 free relay team that took first place against Evansville and Washington (Mo.)

    2008-09 / Sophomore
    Captured five finshes in the top five...Swam a career best 52.05 in the 100 back to take first place against Western Kentucky...Member of the 200 free relay team that took first place at Evansville.

    2007-08 / Freshman
    In his first season as a Saluki, posted a 52.39 in the 100 fly at the Purdue Invitational...Third-place finish in the 100 fly versus Evansville in the first meet of the season...Competed in the 200 back (1:52.96) and 100 back (52.75) at the Purdue Invitational...Posted a 21.91 in the 50 free at the Purdue Invitational.

    High School / Canton
    Four-time National YMCA qualifier in the back, fly and free...His best finishes at the national meet include 21st in back, 23rd in fly and 76th in free...Served as his team's captain as a senior...Named MVP as a junior and as a senior.

    An accounting major...Son of Ray and Joyce Riekena...Born Sept. 16, 1988 in Peoria, Ill.

    Career Bests
    100 fly -- 52.39
    100 back -- 51.66
    200 back --1:52.96
    50 free -- 21.57