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    Jenn Kocsis
    Jenn Kocsis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Omaha, Neb.

    High School:
    Marian

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Free



    2009-10: Had Northwestern's best time of the year in the 1,000 free while ranking third in the 1,650 free and fifth in the 500 free ... Competed in the 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free at the Big Ten Championships, with her best finish coming via a 27th-place effort in the mile ... Finished fifth in the mile at the TYR Invitational, also earning consolation final spots in the 200 free and 500 free ... Finished in the top three in every 1,000 free race during the dual-meet season, winning at the FAU Quad (12/18) and against Iowa (1/23) ... Also won the 500 free at FAU ... Named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week following the holiday training quad-dual at Florida Atlantic ... Had 12 total top-3 dual meet finishes on the year.

    2008-09: Member of the Wildcats' strong distance freestyle group ... Had Northwestern's second-fastest times of the year in the 1,650 free and 1,000 free while ranking as the third-fastest performer of the year in the 200 free ... Earned a spot in the bonus final of the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 21st in the event ... Her time of 1:48.75 in the prelims of the 200 free was a career-best and placed her seventh on NU's all-time top performers list in the event ... Also participated in the 500 free and 1,650 free at the conference meet ... Finished third in the 1,650 free at the TYR Invite while also taking fourth in the 500 free and seventh in the 200 free ... Came on strong at the end of the dual-meet season, winning both the 500 free and 1,000 free against No. 22 Michigan (1/17) before capturing the 500 free and finishing second in the 200 free at Iowa (1/24) ... Totaled five first-place efforts in dual-meet races ... Had six other top-three dual-meet finishes on the year.

    2007-08: Northwestern's third-fastest distance freestyler this year, did not compete in the Big Ten Championships following an injury ... Ranks third on NU's top times list in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free ... Qualified for the bonus final in the 500 free at the Georgia Invitational (12/1) ... Best dual-meet finish of the year came in a third-place effort in the 200 free against Illinois-Chicago on Oct. 27.

    2006-07: Finished 19th in the 800 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Swam a 4:57.15 in the 500 free at the NCAA Championships ... Swam a 16:54.92 in the 1650 free at the NCAA Championships ... Earned a second-place finish in the 800 free relay at the Big Ten Championships ... Named second-team All-Big Ten for that effort ... Swam a 4:56.66 in the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished 23rd in the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Swam a 17:08.14 in the 1650 free at the Big Ten Championships ... One of Northwestern's trio of freshmen distance freestyle swimmers ... Broke through for her first collegiate victory, winning the 500 free against Purdue with a time of 5:01.24 ... Swam an NCAA `B' cut time while winning the 500 free against Hawaii (4:52.78) ... Swam the 1000 free and 1650 only once but had success in both, claiming the 1000 free victory against Marshall and swimming an NCAA `B' cut time in the 1650 free against Tennessee ... Finished the season as Northwestern's second-fastest swimmer in all three distance freestyle events ... Entered the Big Ten Championships as the 12th seed in both the 500 and 1650 free.

    High School: 13-time high school All-American ... Set the Nebraska state records in the 200 free and the 400 free relay in 2004 ... Earned the Nebraska state record in the 200 free relay in 2003 ... 10-time Nebraska state champion, winning the 200 free in 2004 and 2005, the 500 free in 2003-05, the 200 free relay in 2003-05 and the 400 free relay in 2004 and 2005 ... State runner-up in the 200 free in 2003 ... Junior National Qualifier in the 200, 400 and 1500 free ... U.S. Open Qualifier in the 200, 400, 1000 and 1500 free ... Team captain from 2004-06 ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-America team selection in 2003-04 and 2004-05 ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member ... Member of Mu Alpha Theta ... Earned school's First Honors as a freshman, sophomore and junior.

    Personal: Born Jenn Kocsis on 5/3/88 ... Daughter of John and Mary Kocsis ... Majoring in psychology with a minor in business institutions.

    KOCSIS' PERSONAL BESTS

    200 Free 1:48.75
    500 Free 4:52.78
    1,650 Free 16:51.49