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    Jon Ehret
    Jon Ehret

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Phoenix, Ariz.

    High School:
    Brophy College Prep

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Free/Fly



    2007-08: Competed primarily in the 100 fly and sprint free events ... Swam in the 100 fly, 50 free and 100 free at the Big Ten Championships, establishing career-bests with a 49.42 in the 100 fly and a 45.66 in the 100 free ... Best finish at the conference meet was a 27th-place effort in the 100 fly ... Best dual-meet finishes of the year both came against No. 21 Notre Dame (Jan. 19), where he took second in the 100 fly and 50 free ... Competed in the breaststroke races against No. 4 Michigan and Wisconsin (Nov. 11), finishing third in the 200 and fourth in the 100 in the double dual ... Won the consolation final of the 50 free at the Georgia Invitational (11/30-12/2) ... Qualified for the bonus finals in the 100 fly and 100 free at the UGA Invite ... 2007-2008 Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2006-07: Swam a personal-best time in the 50 free (20.56) at the Big Ten Championships ... Also participated in the 100 and 200 fly at the Championships, becoming NU's third-quickest swimmer of the year in the 200 fly with a personal-best time of 1:50.90 ... Earned four different third-place finishes in dual-meet events, his best finishes of the season ... Made the `B' final in three events at the TYR Invitational (50 free, 100 fly and 200 fly) ... Provided the Wildcats with some important depth at the talent-filled Dallas Morning News Classic, earning a fifth-place finish in the 200 fly with a then-season-best time of 1:53.28 ... Recorded 10 top-five finishes throughout the course of the season.

    2005-06: Placed 20th in the bonus final of the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships, swimming a personal best of 49.62 in the preliminary heat ... Swam in the 50 and 100 free at the Big Ten meet, turning in personal bests in both events ... Member of the 400 free relay that finished first against Iowa with an `A' time of 3:06.54 ... Member of the 200 free relay that finished second at the Dallas Morning News Classic, where he also placed 10th individually in the 50 free.

    2004-05: Earned a 17th-place finish in the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for NU's fastest time of the season in the 200 fly with a 1:51.91 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 23rd ... Finished second in the 200 fly against Iowa (2/4) and second in the 50 free against UW-Milwaukee (10/22), his highest finishes in a dual meet for the season ... Won the C Final in the 200 fly at the TYR NU Invite, earning a 13th-place finish.

    High School: Earned 12 high school All-America awards ... State champion in the 200 IM, 50 free and 100 fly ... Gold medalist in the 100 fly at the Arizona Class 5A State Championships in 2003 before finishing second in 2004 ... Desert Valley Region's Swimmer of the Year in 2002-03 ... Arizona Republic's All-State team member in the 100 fly as a junior and senior ... Lettered four years and was team captain as a senior ... Undefeated in dual meets as a junior and senior ... Holds 5A State record in the 200 medley relay ... Member of a national championship 400 free relay team ... Brophy was seventh in the nation in 2002-03 and second in 2003-04 ... Swam for the Arizona Desert Fox club team ... Former NU swimmer Kellan O' Connor attended Brophy along with Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall, Jr. ... Graduated with Second Honors ... Recipient of Brophy's "Men For Others" award.

    Personal: Born Jonathan Patrick Ehret on 4/14/86 ... Son of Richard and Patricia Ehret ... Chose NU over the military academies, George Washington, USC, Fordham, Columbia, Arizona, SMU and Colgate ... Majoring in history and international studies.

    EHRET'S PERSONAL BESTS

    100 Fly 49.42
    200 Fly 1:50.90
    50 Free 20.56
    100 Free 45.66