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     Kei Ishimaru
    Kei Ishimaru

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Sycamore, Ill.

    High School:
    Sycamore

    Event:
    Fly/IM


    07/15/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards

    Ishimaru named Swimmer of the Week, Ciesielski named Diver of the Week

    06/19/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Kei Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship

    Ishimaru crowned champion with 1:47.95 finish

    04/09/2014

    Swimming & Diving Highlight Season At Awards Banquet

    Lord, Mordach, Ostrowski, Jacobsen, Millin and Hare will serve as captains for the 2014-15 season

    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    03/02/2014

    Swimming & Diving Finishes Third, Fifth At Championships

    Kei Ishimaru claimed the Flames only first-place finish on final day

    CAREER BEST
    100 free: 48.46 (01/18/2014)
    200 Free: 1:45.38 (02/02/2013)
    50 Fly: 23.78 (11/18/2012)
    100 Fly: 48.46 (02/26/2014)
    200 Fly: 1:47.95 (02/26/2014)
    200 IM: 1:50.86 (02/26/2014)
    400 IM: 4:08.02 (11/09/2013)

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Earned first place in the 200 fly at the Horizon League Championships with a final time of 1:47.95... Took home first place in the 100 fly (51.40) and 200 fly (1:54.86) versus Wright State....Earned first place in the 200 fly (1:52.31), 100 fly (50.58) and 200 IM (1:54.24) against Milwaukee... Placed third in the 100 fly (51.56) and fourth in the 200 IM (1:59.35) against Oakland... Took home first place in the 100 fly (50.77) and third place in the 200 free (1:45.55) versus Eastern Illinois and IUPUI... Earned third place in the 400 IM (4:08.02) and the 200 fly (1:52.01) and also earned fifth in the 100 fly (50.92) against Northwestern and Wyoming... Placed third in the 200 fly (1:49.26), seventh in the 100 fly (49.69) and eighth in the 50 fly (22.86) at the Northwestern TYR Invitational... Captured first place in the 100 fly (50.62) versus Olivet Nazarene and Western Illinois... Earned first place in the 200 fly (1:53.84), 100 fly (50.87) and 200 IM (1:54.22) against Green Bay... Took home first place in the 200 IM (1:55.51), 100 fly (50.30) and 200 fly (1:50.89) against Cleveland State. Was named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week on November 6 and January 14.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Won the 100 fly (52.61) and 200 fly (1:55.24) at Wright State (10/13) ... was the runner up in the 400 IM (4:16.76) and 100 fly (52.71) against Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... versus IIT (11/10), captured first in the 100 fly (52.81) and second in the 200 IM (1:58.01) ... competed in the prelims and finals of the 50, 100 and 200 fly at the TYR Invitational (11/16-18) and came away with third place in the 200 fly (1:54.20) ... finished first in the 200 fly (1:57.51) and second in the 200 IM (2:02.65) at Western Illinois (12/15) ... against Green Bay (01/12), took third in the 200 fly (1:54.06) ... claimed first in the 200 IM (1:57.92) at Valparaiso (01/26) ... produced a pair of second-place finishes versus Cleveland State (02/02) in the 200 free (1:45.38) and 200 fly (1:53.45) ... in the finals, came in third in the 200 fly (1:49.27), fourth in the 100 fly (49.53) and fifth in the 200 IM (1:52.68) at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02)

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Member of swimming team at Sycamore High School...undefeated season junior year...Conference Champion all four years...Sectional Champion junior season...National ranking, team captain, MVP during junior and senior years...All-Conference, All-City, All-Region, All-County all four years...born July 30, 1994...Son of Miho and Taukasa Ishimaru...two siblings, Sho and Rina...currently enrolled as a Psychology major.