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
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