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Kei Ishimaru
Kei  Ishimaru

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sycamore, Ill.

High School:
Sycamore

Event:
Fly/IM


08/03/2015

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06/26/2015

Top 25 Flames for 2015-16: Kei Ishimaru

Men’s swimmer won eight individual events during the 2014-15 season

03/01/2015

Brianna Hines Named Horizon League Freshman of the Year

UIC finishes fourth (women) and fifth (men) at the Horizon League Championships

03/01/2015

Brianna Hines Named Horizon League Freshman of the Year

UIC finishes fourth (women) and fifth (men) at the Horizon League Championships

02/27/2015

Voorhees Takes Second in 100 Fly

Danel Voorhees clocked in with a time of 55.29

Ishimaru's Individual Results

CAREER BEST

100 Free: 47.69 (11/24/2013)
200 Free: 1:45.38 (02/02/2013)
50 Fly: 22.56 (11/24/2013)
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 JUNIOR (2014-15): Horizon League Men's Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 13) ... placed third in the 200 medley relay (1:37.25), first in the 200 fly (1:53.82) and the 100 fly (51.58) and third in the 400 free relay (3:18.98) versus Wright State (Oct. 11) … finished fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:35.26), first in the 200 fly (1:50.77), fourth in the 100 fly (51.45) and third in the 400 free relay (3:14.40) against Northwestern and Oakland (Oct. 25) … earned third in the 200 medley relay (1:38.24), first in the 200 fly (1:54.37), second in the 100 fly (50.94) and fourth in the 200 free relay (1:28.54) versus Milwaukee (Nov. 8) … finished third in the 200 medley relay (1:35.55) and second in the 200 IM (1:55.62) and the 200 fly (1:51.98) versus Olivet Nazarene (Nov. 14) … came in second in the 200 fly (1:49.85) at the TYR Invite (Nov. 23) translating to a third place rank in the Horizon League regular season standings for the 200 fly … claimed first in the 200 fly (1:52.49), the 100 fly (50.69) and the 200 IM (1:55.80) versus Green Bay (Jan. 10) … took home second in the 200 medley relay (1:36.89), first in the 200 fly (1:52.70) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:00.30) against Valparaiso (Jan. 17) … collected a third place finish in the 200 fly (1:49.96) at the Horizon League Championship (Feb. 25-28).

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.

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