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Jin-Soo Kim
Jin-Soo Kim

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yuseong-Gu, Korea

High School:
Chungnam

Event:
Breaststroke/Individual Medley



2006-07: Dean's List honoree and named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters ... Academic All-Big Ten ... team's second fastest swimmer in the 100 and 200 breast and third best in the 200 IM ... posted a personal best of 55.98 in the 100 breast at the Big Ten Championships ... placed 16th in the 200 breast at Big Ten's with a time of 2:03.70 ... won consecutive 200 breast races against Notre Dame and Northwestern ... winner of the 1000 free vs. Luther College ... earned a pair of runner-up showings in the breaststroke events vs. Arizona State ... also was second in the 200 breast in duals vs. Indiana, Ohio State and Michigan ... six-time runner-up in the 100 breast during the regular season ... U.S. Open qualifier in the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM ... competed 11 times in the 200 IM, placing as high as third and setting a season best of 1:51.87 vs. the Hoosiers.

2005-06: Academic All-Big Ten ... named to Coach's Honor Roll in fall of 2005 ... received Dean's List and semester honors, and was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in spring of 2006 ... named CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American for a second-consecutive year ... Big Ten scorer in the 200 breaststroke with an eighth-place time of 2:01.80 ... during prelims, placed seventh at 1:59.68, which is the fourth-fastest mark in Boilermaker history ... competed in the 100 breast and 200 IM also at Big Tens, recording lifetime bests of 56.41 and 1:51.60 ... during the regular season, was the runner-up in six breaststroke races.

2004-05: CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... joined Boilermakers at season's halfway point ... in collegiate debut at the Minnesota/Wisconsin triangular, placed second in the 200 breast (2:03.51) and was fourth in the 200 IM (1:52.62) ... Big Ten consolation champion in the 200 breast, posting a ninth-place time of 2:00.43, which was the fourth fastest in Boilermaker history ... against Indiana, finished as the runner-up in the 200 breast (2:02.50) and was third in the 200 IM with a lifetime best of 1:51.85.

High School/International Competition: Graduated from ChungNam High School in 2004 ... as a senior in Korea was ranked third in the 100 and 200-meter breaststroke ... the previous year, Kim was second in the 200 breast at Korean Nationals and was third in the 200 individual medley ... competed with West Lafayette High School during sophomore year and finished fourth in the 200 IM at the Indiana State Championships.

Personal: Given name is Jin-Soo Kim ... parents are Jong-Duk and Wonna Kim ... has two sisters, Naomy and Young My ... majoring in biology.