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Mike Kline
Position: Back
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ft. Wayne, Ind.
High School: Carroll High School

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2013-2014: Kline began his senior year with a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay and the 200 backstroke against Xavier. He swam to a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay again against Cleveland State and Purdue. Against Purdue, Kline also took eighth in the 100 backstroke. At the Miami Invitational, Kline took 13th in the 100 backstroke and 12th in the 200 backstroke. He took fifth in the 100 backstroke against Cincinnati and added seventh-place finishes in the 200 backstroke and 200 freestyle relay. Against Buffalo, Kline took fifth in the 200 medley relay 200 freestyle relay and swam to a sixth-place finish in the 100 backstroke. He took third in both the 400 medley relay and 200 backstroke against Ball State. 

2012-2013: Kline 's season started with a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke, followed by victories in the 200 medley relay and 100 back at Evansville. He finished fifth in the 200 back at Purdue, and took fifth again in the 200 back and 100 back against Cleveland State. In the Miami Invitational, Kline finished 13th in the 200 back and 20th in the 100 back events, and placed 42nd in the 200 IM prelim and 76th in the 50 freestyle prelim. He went runner-up in the 200 back at Cincinnati, and earned a fourth-place finish in the 100 back and a fifth-place finish in the 200 back against Buffalo. In the final home meet of the season, Kline took fifth in the 200 IM contest. He then finished 15th in the 100 back final and 12th in the 200 back final when he competed in the 2013 MAC Championships.

2010-11: Won the 200 back against Evansville ... finished 13th in the 200 back and 20th in the 100 back at the Miami Invite ... recorded top times of 1:54.53 in the 200 back, 53.64 in the 100 back and 1:49.48 in the 200 free.

High School: School record-holder in 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay ... state finalist in 100 back his senior year ... team captain as a senior.

Personal: Son of Karl and Ann Kline ... born September 27, 1991 ... majoring in exercise science.

Kline's Career Bests
EventTime
100 Backstroke 53.64
200 Backstroke 1:54.53
200 Freestyle 1:49.48
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