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Will Ikeda
Will Ikeda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skokie, Ill.

High School:
Niles North

Event:
Mid-Distance


05/21/2012

UIC Student-Athletes Post Third-Straight Semester with 3.0 GPA

Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

02/25/2012

Swimming & Diving Breaks School Records On Day Three

The Flames set school records on the men's and women's side.

02/25/2012

Swimming & Diving Breaks School Records On Day Three

The Flames set school records on the men's and women's side.

AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): Finished first in the 100 breast at 58.96 against Wright State (10/15) ... took first place in the 200 free (1:48.67) and the 100 breast (58.68) at Eastern Illinois (10/29) ... placed second in the 200 IM with 1:58.46 and first in the 200 breast with 2:05.45 against Milwaukee (11/5) ... claimed first in the 200 breast with 2:08.76 versus Northwestern and North Dakota (11/12) ... qualified and competed in the 100 breast, finishing eighth, and 200 breast, finishing sixth, at the TYR Invitational (11/18-20) ... won the 100 breast with 58.97 and 500 free with 4:49.56 against Western Illinois and Saint Louis (12/17) ... came in second in the 200 IM with 1:57.39 and first in the 200 breast with 2:06.75 at Green Bay (01/14) ... against Valparaiso (01/20), finished second in the 200 free with 1:45.73 and had an exhibition time of 56.93 in the 100 breast ... took third in the 200 IM (1:56.93) and first in the 200 breast (2:05.20) at Cleveland State (02/04) ... set a team best in the 200 breast with 2:02.95 at the Horizon League Championships (02/22-25) ... had 14 top-3 performances throughout the season, with nine coming in first place

AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): Came in second for the Flames for the season in the 100 breaststroke with 56.96 (2/25) and the 200 breaststroke with 2:01.67 (2/26) ... took second to teammate Dunn at Northwestern in the 100 breaststroke with 57.75 (11/6) ... placed first in the 200 breaststroke with 2:05.95 at the TYR Invite (11/21).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): Took first place in the 200 breast in the season's opener against Wright State (2:08.73) ... won the 200 breast at home (2:05.29) ... placed second in the 100 breast at Northwestern (58.14) ... won the 200 breast against Western Illinois (2:07.40) ... finished in the top three in the 100 breast (56.70) and 200 breast (2:03.60) at the 2010 Horizon League Conference Championship.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): Placed second in the 200 breast (2:06.72) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:00.32) at Wright State ... finished in fourth in the 100 free against Green Bay (49.08) ... won first place in 400 medley relay, second-place in 200 medley relay, third place in the 200 breast, fifth place in the 100 breast, and seventh in 200 IM at the 2009 Horizon League Conference Championship.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner for Niles North ... placed third in the 100-breaststroke at the 2007 state championships, and was a three-year all-state performer ... earned Central Suburban East all-conference accolades every season he competed ... two-time All-American...runner-up finish in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the Summer long course YMCA nationals in 2006 ... set CSL records in the 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM ... broke school records in six events, including the 50 free and 200 IM ... three-year team MVP ... born March 4, 1989 ... son of Fumie Ikeda ... majoring in economics.

CAREER BEST:
200 Free: 1:45.73 (01/20/12)
500 Free: 4:49.56 (12/17/11)
100 Breast: 56.69* (2/28/09)
200 Breast: 2:02.02 (2/28/09)
200 IM: 1:54.03 (02/23/12)
*SCHOOL RECORD

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