Ginger Lakos
Ginger Lakos

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Ady Endre Gimazium

Event:
Free



1999-2000: Swam for the Hungarian Olympic team in Sydney ... Academic All-Big Ten ... swam second-fastest 200 free in school history (1.49.78) and third fastest 100 (51.12) at Big Ten's, both were the team's top times ... placed fifth at the Big Ten's in the 200 free and placed 11th in the 100 free ... swam free on both the 200 and 400 medley relays and anchored the 200, 400 and 800 free relays at the conference championships ... led Purdue in scoring at Big Ten's with 20 points.

1998-99: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... swam the anchor leg of the record-setting 200 and 400 free relay teams, along with Erika Whyte, Nikki Lively and Missy Bromley at Big Ten's ... grabbed eighth place in the 200 free (1:51.74) at Big Ten's ... swam a team-best 1:50.55 in the preliminaries of the Big Ten's in the 200 free ... grabbed first in the 200 free in the South Bend Quad Meet ... notched two first-place finishes against Michigan State, winning the 200 free and swimming the last leg of the 400 medley relay ... second in the 100 freestyle (52.08), third in the 50 free (24.01), and fourth in the 500 free (5:14.09) on Purdue's top times list.

1997-98: Swam the team's top time in the 200 free (1:51.42) at the Big Ten Championships, placing fifth in the consolation finals ... ranked second on the team in the 100 free after posting a time of 51.52 in the Big Ten consolation final, placing sixth ... collected four first-place finishes since her first official meet in January ... anchored the 400 medley relay and 400 and 800 free relay teams that finished in season-best times ... swam third leg on 200 free relay team that placed fifth at Big Ten's with a time of 1:33.98 ... owned second-best time in the 50 free (23.98) ... swam the team's third-best times in the 500 free (5:06.31) and 200 fly (2:09.38).

High School: Junior European runner-up ... World Championships qualifier.

PERSONAL: Born June 1, 1977 ... parents are L?sil? and L?sil?n? Lakos ... majoring in interior design.

- LAKOS' PERSONAL BESTS -
50 Freestyle: 23.26 (Split)		200 Freestyle: 1:49.78
100 Freestyle: 50.49 (Split)