Hrafn Traustason
Hrafn  Traustason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Akranes, Iceland

High School:
Flensborgarskolinn

Height:
6-0

Event:
Breast/IM

Major:
Chemistry


06/30/2016

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 SPRING HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the sixth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 126 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

05/04/2016

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN WINTER ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

The Golden Grizzlies earned a league-best 17 selections

01/28/2016

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES HOST CLEVELAND STATE ON SENIOR DAY

Oakland will honor its seniors at 12:45 p.m. with the meet starting at 1 p.m.

01/15/2016

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT SEMESTER

For the fifth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 123 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria.

12/16/2015

ISLAND LIFE: AN OAKLAND BLOG

Follow the Golden Grizzlies on their training trip in Puerto Rico

03/24/2016

Oakland participates in March Reading Month

Student athletes read to local elementary students to promote National Reading Month.

01/30/2016

Oakland vs. Cleveland State

Oakland vs. Cleveland State 1-30-16 Senior day

02/28/2015

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

01/17/2015

Oakland Swimming & Diving 2015 Winter Invite

Oakland Swimming & Diving 2015 Winter Invite

09/26/2014

Black & Gold Intrasquad, 2014

Black & Gold Intrasquad, 2014


2015-16:
▪ Horizon League Runner-Up in the 200 breaststroke (1:59.65)
▪ Placed 10th in the 100 breaststroke (56.00) at Horizon League Championships
▪ Competed in the 200 IM at Horizon League Championships (1:54.75)
▪ Ranked in the top three on the team in the 100 and 200 breaststroke
▪ Recorded career best times in the 100 freestyle (51.22), 200 breaststroke and 100 butterfly (55.39)

2014-15:
▪ Swam 100 and 200 breaststroke along with 200 IM at 2015 Horizon League Championships
▪ Placed fourth in 100 breast (54.75), moving his PR time up to sixth-best in team history
▪ Touched eighth in 200 breast (2:02.33) after advancing to the "A" final in a swim-off
▪ Finished in 15th place in 200 IM (1:53.03)

2013-14:
▪ Swam 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke at 2014 Horizon League Championships
▪ Improved both PRs in the breaststroke and moved into seventh and fourth, respectively, in OU history

2012-13
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won the 200 breaststroke title with a time of 2:01.86
▪ Earned a runner-up finish in the 100 breast
▪ Finished sixth in the 200 IM

ACADEMIC ACHIEVMENTS
▪ Horizon League Academic All-League selection (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16) 
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

High School

▪ Member of two-time Icelandic championship team in 2011 and 2010
▪ Icelandic champion in the 200-IM in short course and long course last three years
▪ Small Nation Games champion in the 200-IM and 100- and 200-Breast in 2010
▪ Voted Most Promising Young Swimmer in Iceland in 2006
▪ Flag Bearer at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Qualifying for European Championships for the first time

Personal
Full Name: Hrafn Traustason
Parents: Trausti Gylfason and Sigriour Ragnarsdottir
Siblings: Steinunn and Brynhildur

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Distinguished Academics
2. Quality and prestige of swim program
3. The campus

Traustason Personal Bests
Event 2015-16 Top Time Career Top Time
100 Free 51.22
UIC/Wright State
11/14/15
51.22
UIC/Wright State
11/14/15
100 Breast 56.00
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
54.75*
2015 HL Championship
2/27/15
* 100 breast time is 7th in Oakland history

200 Breast

1:59.65*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
1:59.65*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
* 200 breast time is 7th in Oakland history

100 Fly

55.39
Kenyon Winter Invite
1/15/16
55.39
Kenyon Winter Invite
1/15/16

200 IM

1:54.75
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
1:53.03
2015 HL Championship
2/26/15

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