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Kris Simos
Kris Simos

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Forest, Ill.

High School:
Oak Forest

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle


2005-06: Earned All-Horizon League Second Team accolades after a second-place finish in the 100 fly (49.51)...part of Horizon League Championship-winning 200 medley relay that set league and school records with a time of 1:30.77... also part of school record-setting 400 medley relay (3:22.77) at the league finals...took fifth in the 200 fly league finals with a time of 1:52.17...swam a 1:57.35 in the 200 IM league finals...captured first-place in the 100 fly with a time of 51.99...took second in the 100 fly with a 51.44 at UW-Milwaukee...swam a second-place 1:59.24 in the 200 fly against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...placed second in the 100 fly with a time of 51.62 against Valparaiso...won the 100 fly in 51.28 against Ball State...took first in the 300 fly with a 1:58.40 at UW-Green Bay...won the 100 fly in 51.08 and the 200 fly in 1:56.60 at the Bill Ritter Invitational...swam a 2:00.50 in the 200 IM at the Ritter Invitational...turned in a 1:58.07 in the 200 fly at Cleveland State.

2004-05: Set career bests and team's top times of the season in the 100 butterfly (50.10) and 200 butterfly (1:52.93) at the Horizon League Championships... placed sixth in the league in both events...part of school record in 200 medley relay (1:31.88) at league finals that earned All-League Second Team recognition...won 100 fly against UW-Milwaukee with a 52.37...won 100 fly in 52.91 against Western Illinois...took 200 IM (2:00.42) versus Saint Louis...won another 100 fly title with a 52.96 against Valpo...swam a 52.23 to win the 100 fly at the Bill Ritter Invitational...turned in team's second-best 200 IM time of the year with a career-best 1:56.33 at the league finals.

2003-04: Shared team's Most Improved Swimmer award with Ari Bernstein...fifth-place finisher in the 200 fly at the league finals...turned in a career-best 200 fly time of 1:52.94 to lead the team...turned in team's second best 200-yard IM time of 1:56.45 after competing in the event for only the final half of the season...broke previous 100 butterfly best with a 50.18 at the league meet to place seventh overall...won 100 fly against Butler in 52.63.

2002-03: Established three then-career bests, all at the Horizon League Championships...swam a team-best 1:55.97 in the 200-yard butterfly...set a then-career best 100 fly mark of 50.93...100 fly time was second-best of the season for UIC...swam the 200-yard free in 1:45.48 at the league meet...paced himself to a season-best time of 5:11.45 in the 500-yard freestyle against Northwestern.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Oak Forest...state qualifier in 100-yard butterfly...All-SICA honors in 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly and two relays...set school record in 100 fly...earned all-conference honors in his last three campaigns...also lettered two years as a forward on the soccer team...earned scholar-athlete award recognition...born July 5, 1984...son of Greg and Cathy Simos...major is undecided.

Career Best Times

Event			Time			Date
100-yard Butterfly	         50.10			2-25-05
200-yard Butterfly	       1:52.93			2-26-05
200-yard IM              1:56.33			2-24-05
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