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    Gage Kohner
    Gage  Kohner

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Boca Raton, Fla.

    High School:
    Boca Raton Community

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 175

    Event:
    Free



    02/26/2015

    Wilimovsky Breaks 500 Free NU Record Twice at B1G Championships

    Northwestern is in seventh place as a team following the first full day of competition

    02/26/2015

    Wilimovsky's School Record Highlights Thursday B1G Prelims

    Junior qualifies second overall in the 500 free with exceptional morning swim

    02/25/2015

    #B1GCats Enter Record Books on B1G Champs Opening Night

    Wildcats get three performances that rank among the top-3 all-time at NU in their respective events

    01/30/2015

    Wildcats Claim Pair of Events on First Day of Double Dual

    Northwestern is facing No. 23 Minnesota, Purdue in final Big Ten Championships tune up

    01/16/2015

    Wildcats Win Every Event in Senior Day Sweep of Milwaukee

    Northwestern honors six member Senior Class with dominating performances

    2014-15: Freshman member of Northwestern’s sprint freestyle group … Ranked second for the Wildcats in the 50 free and third in the 100 free and 200 free his first season of collegiate competition … Swam on NU’s top 200 and 800 free relays of the year, both at the Big Ten Championships … The 800 free relay was the second-fastest in Northwestern history while the 200 free relay was the fifth-fastest … Had a strong Big Ten Championships with career-best swims in all of his events … Qualified for the bonus final of the 100 free before placing second in the heat and 18th overall in the conference with a 44.70 … Placed 38th overall in the 50 free with a 20.52 before turning in an even-better 20.33 during a time trial at the Big Ten Championships … Also had a good 200 free swim, cutting 4.45 seconds off his previous season best to touch in 1:38.53 and place 30th … Qualified for three consolation finals at Northwestern’s home TYR Invitational (11/21-11/23), winning the heat in the 100 free while taking 11th in the 50 free and 14th in the 50 fly … Also earned a second-swim in the 200 free at the TYR where he eventually finished 18th overall … Competed in all three sprint free events at the AT&T U.S. Winter Nationals (12/3-12/6) … Scored points in both the 50 free and 100 free in dual meet wins over Eastern Michigan (10/16) and Milwaukee (1/16) … Was third in the 50 free during a double dual sweep of UIC and Oakland (10/25).


    High School: Competed in four years of swimming and three years of water polo at Boca Raton Community high school ... Ranked as a top-100 overall recruit in the nation by Collegeswimming.com with prep top times of 20.44 in the 50 free and 44.64 in the 100 free ... All-America, all-area and team MVP honoree ... Is a five-time high school state champion with two individual crowns, two relay titles and one team championship in 2012-13 ... Swam club for three seasons with Saint Andrews Aquatics.

    Personal: Born Gage Samuel Kohner ... Son of Karen and Michael Kohner ... Chose Northwestern over Florida, Florida State, North Carolina and N.C. State ... Major is undeclared.

    KOHNER'S PERSONAL BESTS

    Event Personal Best
    50 freestyle 20.33
    100 freestyle 44.70
    200 freestyle 1:38.53
    100 butterfly 52.55