NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

Official Store



    Fotini Kaufman
    Fotini Kaufman

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Oak Brook, Ill.

    High School:
    Hinsdale Central

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Free/Fly



    2012-13: Member of Northwestern's butterfly stroke group ... Ranked fifth in the 200 fly on NU's top times list for the season ... Competed in the 200 fly (46th), 100 fly (60th) and 200 IM (89th) at the Big Ten Championships ... Swam in four events at NU's own six-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18), nearly picking up a second-swim in the 200 fly after a 25th-place finish ... Also competed in the 100 free (33rd), 200 IM (44th) and 100 fly (50th) at the TYR ... Competed in three different events at the fall-season-ending seven-team Iowa Invitational (11/30-12/2), cutting significant time in all of her swims ... Dropped over three seconds to swim a season-best 2:10.56 in the 200 fly and finish 29th ... Cut almost four seconds from her season-low in the 100 fly and more than 7.5 seconds in the 200 IM in Iowa ... Best dual-meet performance of the fall was a sixth-place finish in the 200 fly against UIC (11/2).

    High School: All-state and all-American in the 400 free relay in 2010 and 2011 ... 2010 sectional champion in the 100 free ... State qualifier in the 100 free and 400 free relay in 2010 and 2011, finishing sixth in the 400 free relay in 2010 and 10th in 2011 ... Led team to top-10 finishes at the Illinois state meet in 2010 (6th) and 2011 (9th) ... Swam club from 2000-06 with the Oak Brook Stars and from 2008-12 with Ultimate Swimming ... Finished third at the Illinois State Championships in the 200 fly ... Four-year honor roll and Dean's list member ... Illinois High School Association Scholastic Achievement Award ... Hinsdale Central High School Foundation Young Scholar ... West Suburban Conference Scholar Athlete, Illinois Scholar Athlete and Illinois Swimming Association Interscholastic All-State Swimming and Diving Team in 2010-11 ... National Honor Society member.

    Personal: Born Fotini Lefke Kaufman ... Daughter of Mark and Mary Ann Kaufman ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan ... Anticipated major is undecided.

    KAUFMAN'S CAREER BESTS

    Event Career Best
    100 butterfly 58.67
    200 butterfly 2:08.85
    200 IM 2:11.22