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Aaron Koger
Aaron Koger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Ind.

High School:
Richmond

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 145

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
12/09/1987

Experience:
3L



2008-09: Swam second leg on Purdue's school-record 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay...200 medley relay clocked 1:26.67 to break previous record of 1:28.20 set in 2002 and finish sixth at Big Ten Championships (2/27)...400 medley relay broke school record three times...first was with 3:12.61 clocking vs. Indiana (2/7)...second came while finishing fourth with 3:11.04 time at Big Ten Championships (2/26)...quartet lowered record to 3:10.91 at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)...moved to third on Purdue's all-time performance list in 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke...recorded 100 breaststroke time of 53.79 while finishing third at Big Ten Championships (2/27)...200 breaststroke time of 1:58.33 came during preliminary round at Big Ten Championships (2/28)...finished seventh in 200 breaststroke final after touching wall in 1:58.68...won 100 breaststroke and swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...won 100 breaststroke in 56.74 vs. Miami (10/31)...also won 200 breaststroke in 2:03.61 and swam second leg on victorious 400 medley relay...won 100 breaststroke in 55.78 and 200 breaststroke with 2:02.43 clocking at Northwestern (11/7)...also swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay...won 100 breaststroke in 56.23 and 200 breaststroke in 2:02.64 at Notre Dame (11/8)...also swam second leg on victorious 400 medley relay...won 100 breaststroke in 55.62 and swam second leg on victorious 400 medley at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also won 200 breaststroke in 2:01.73 and swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay (11/15)...swam second leg on third-place 400 medley relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also finished sixth in 100 breaststroke with 55.06 time and swam second leg on fifth-place 200 medley relay (11/22) and placed eighth in 200 breaststroke with 2:00.74 clocking (11/23)...won 100 breaststroke in 55.51 in triple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...won 100 breaststroke in 55.22 and 200 breaststroke in 2:02.18 at Michigan State (1/17)...finished second in 100 breaststroke with 55.74 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...finished second in 100 breaststroke with then-personal-best time of 54.27 and in 200 breaststroke with 1:59.86 clocking vs. Indiana (2/7)

2007-08: Made the Coach's Honor Roll ... touched the wall in 54.89 in the 100 breast and 1:59.22 in the 200 breast for season-best times at the Big Ten Championships ... finished ninth in the 200 and 14th in the 100 at the Big Ten meet ... won five races, including four at 100 and one at 200 ... took four second place finishes, all in the 200 breast ... also scored at meets against Notre Dame and Texas A&M, Northwestern and Texas A&M, and Florida.

2006-07: Tabbed to Coach's Honor Roll in fall semester of 2006 ... scored in both breaststroke races and on the medley relays at the Big Ten Championships ... finished 13th in the 100 breast at 55.57 and was 14th in the 200 breast at 2:01.64 ... recorded a 100 breast prelim time of 54.78 that is the fourth best in Purdue history .... prelim time of 2:00.29 in the 200 breast is the fifth fastest at Purdue ... 400 medley relay recorded a time of 3:14.90, which was good for seventh place ... 200 medley relay finished eighth in 1:29.30 ... won three of four races in his first collegiate weekend ... won the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates then swept the breaststroke events vs. Arizona State ... also posted breaststroke sweeps vs. Ohio State and Michigan State ... against Northwestern and Notre Dame and at the Purdue Duals, won the 100 breast and finished second in the 200 breast ... won the 200 breast at the Wisconsin/Minnesota Triangular, but was second in the 100 breast ... overall, won 12 races through the regular season, with five runner-up showings and two third-place finishes ... placed 14th in the 200-meter breast at the U.S. Open, posting a time of 1:05.22.

High School: Graduated from Richmond High School in 2006 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... three-time Most Valuable Swimmer ... team captain as a senior ... 2006 state champion in the 100 breaststroke ... qualified for state meet three times in both the 100 breast and 200 medley relay ... left Richmond H.S. as its program and pool record holder in the 100 breast ... three-time All-American ... recieved 2006 NISCA single event performance of the year award ... three-time sectional champion in the 100 breast ... five-time all-North Central Conference ... three-time North Central Conference champion in the 100 breast ... conference record holder in the 100 breast ... 2006 100 breast champion at Indiana Senior States and Speedo Sectional Championships.

Personal: Given name is Aaron Rhys Koger ... born Dec. 9, 1987 ... son of Steve and Kay Koger ... has an older sister, Julie ... mechanical engineering major.