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    John Kim
    John Kim

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Newport Coast, Calif.

    High School:
    Corona del Mar

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 170

    Event:
    Individual Medley



    02/25/2012

    Four 'Cats Post NCAA `B' Cut Times at Big Ten Championships

    Tony Mattar and Uula Auren record quick times in their respective events Saturday

    02/25/2012

    Rimkus Leads 'Cats on Final Day of Big Ten Championships

    Junior won the consolation final of the 200 butterfly Saturday.

    02/24/2012

    Several 'Cats Swim Fast at Big Ten Championships Friday

    Frutiger, Ferguson and Auren all enjoy strong showings in the pool

    02/24/2012

    Wildcats Post Top Times Across The Pool at Big Ten Championships

    Northwestern qualifies five swimmers for `B' finals Friday

    02/23/2012

    'Cats Continue Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships

    Wildcats are in ninth place after three sessions in Iowa City

    2011-12: A strong freshman member of several stroke groups, ranked on Northwestern's top times list in five different events... Was third in the 100 fly and 200 fly, and fourth in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM ... Won the 200 fly in a double dual against UIC and North Dakota (11/12) and the 100 fly in another double dual versus Lewis and Carthage (1/7) ... Had six total top-three dual meet finishes on the year ... Qualified for one championship and four consolation finals at Northwestern's own five-team TYR Invitational (11/18-11/20) ...Finished eighth in the 100 fly, captured the consolation heat in the 200 IM to place ninth, came in 10th in the 200 fly, turned in an 11th-place effort in the 50 breast and touched in 12th in the 100 breast.

    High School: All-American in the 100 breast, 100 fly, 200 IM, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... Ranked as the 29th-best recruit in the state California by Collegeswimming.com ... Won the silver medal in the 100 breast and 200 IM at CIF while team won the 2010 CIF title in the 200 medley relay ... CIF Southern Section champion in the 100 breast, 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... Named Orange County top swimmer in 2010 and 2011 ... Team MVP for three-straight years ... Holds school records in the 200 IM and 200 medley relay ... Swam club for 10 years for three different organizations, earning Junior National and National qualifier status ... Honor roll member with a 4.0 GPA.

    Personal: Born Geon (John) Woong Kim ... Son of Francisca and Felix Kim ... Competed against current Wildcat and Tustin, Calif., native Charlie Rimkus in Southern California ... Chose Northwestern over Yale ... Major is undeclared.

    KIM'S PERSONAL BESTS
    Event Personal Best
    100 breaststroke 59.56
    200 breaststroke 2:12.62
    100 butterfly 50.68
    200 butterfly 1:53.57
    200 individual medley 1:53.92