Northwestern is facing No. 23 Minnesota, Purdue in final Big Ten Championships tune up
2014-15: Northwestern’s most versatile swimmer, competed in seven different events across four disciplines in 2014-15 …Ranked on NU’s top times list for the year in all seven of those races in addition to swimming with four of the Wildcats’ best relays of the year … Ranked second for NU in the 100 fly, 100 back, 200 IM and 100 free while ranking fourth in the 200 free and fifth in the 50 free and 200 back … Swam the backstroke leg on both on NU’s top medley relays of the year at the Big Ten Championships … The 200 medley was the third fastest while the 400 medley was the fifth-fastest in school history … In addition, the 200 free relay he swam the second leg for at the Big Ten meet was the fifth-fastest in school history in that race … Swam career-best times in three different individual events at the Big Ten Championships … Had an NCAA ‘B’ cut of 47.65 in the 100 back to qualify for the bonus final, which he then won with a 47.95 to place 17th in the conference … That 47.65 ranks him fifth all-time in NU history in the 100 back … Had career-best times of 44.52 in the 100 free and 47.82 in the 100 fly to make bonus finals at the Big Ten meet, but scratched those heats to concentrate on relays … Qualified for five championship finals and one consolation final at Northwestern’s home TYR Invitational (11/21-11/23) … Won the 50 back and 100 back while taking second in the 100 fly, third in the 200 back and fourth in the 200 IM at the TYR … Competed in the 100 back, 100 free and 50 free at the AT&T U.S. Winter Nationals (12/3-12/6) … Scored dual meet points 16 times via top-five race finishes … Won the 200 fly on Senior Night against Milwaukee (1/16) … Best overall dual came via three second-place finishes in a double dual sweep of UIC and Oakland (10/25).
2013-14: Posted 11 NU top times in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 200 back, 200 fly, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay, 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay ... Competed in the Big Ten Championships in the 200 IM, 100 fly and 100 back ... Finished 23rd in the 200, finished 17th in the bonus final of the 100 fly and second NU with a B cut time of 47.94, finished 23rd in the 100 free and second NU with a B cut time of 44.54 ... Competed in the finals of the TYR invitational in the 200 IM, 50 free, 100 fly, 100 back, 200 back, and 50 back ... Posted top times in the 50 free finishing sixth overall and third for NU with a time of 20.83, finished third in the 200 IM and first for NU top times in the 200 IM 1:47.59 B cut, finished third in the 100 back and swam the second NU top time 48.85, and finished second in the 200 back and second NU 1:45.94 B cut ... Also finished third in the 50 back and second in the 100 fly at TYR finals ... Finished first in the200 back and second in the 50 free vs. E. Mich./Illinois (10/18) ... Finished second in the 200 fly posting fourth NU top time 1:54.02, fourth in the 200 back and third in the 100 fly vs. WKU (10/25) ... Finished second in the 100 back, 200 back, and 100 fly vs. UIC/Wyoming (11/9) ... Finished third in the 100 back, second in the 200 back, and second in the 100 fly vs. Wisconsin (11/15) ... Finished fourth in the 200 back and sixth in the 200 IM vs. ND, Michigan (1/11) ... Finished second in the 200 back and fourth in the 100 fly vs. Iowa (1/25) ... Finished first in the 100 back vs. Milwaukee (1/31).
High School: Ranked as the No. 12 overall recruit in the nation and No. 2 in Illinois by Collegeswimming.com ... Four-time Illinois state champion, winning titles in the 50 free, 100 back and 100 fly (twice), setting in the Illinois state record in the 100 back during prelims at the 2013 state meet ... Seven-time All-State and All-American as an individual ... Six-time All-State and All-America as a member of relays ... Four-time Loyola Academy team MVP, holding school records in the 50 free, 100 fly, 100 back, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay and 400 free relay ... Has competed for Wildcat Aquatics for 10 years, earning multiple age group state titles and records ... Previous 11-12 age ground 50 and 100 free national record holder and 13-14 age group 400 free relay national record holder ... Won the 50 back and 100 free while finishing second in the 100 back and 100 fly and third in the 50 free at the 2013 NCSA Junior National Championships to lead NASA Wildcat Aquatics for a fourth-place team finish ... Earned Second Honors academically as a freshman and First Honors every year after.
Personal: Born Andrew N. Jovanovic ... Son of Dragomir and Theresa Jovanovic ... Father works as a physician, mother is a lawyer and professor at Loyola (Chicago) ... Chose Northwestern over Stanford ... Attended same high school as 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Connor Dwyer ... Majoring in classics.