Freshmen account for four of NU's eight individual event victories
Fall 2014: Freshman member of Northwestern's sprint freestyle group ... Ranks third for the Wildcats in the 50 free and 100 free following the fall season ... Swam on NU's top 400 free relay of the fall ... 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 a dual meet win over Eastern Michigan (10/16) ... 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.