Freshman Class Makes Instant Impact in Year One for Swimming & Diving
Men's Swimming & Diving Dominates MSU to Cap Dual Season
Men's Swimmers Funk, Whitaker Claim Big Ten Weekly Honors
• NCAA All-American (2015: 400-yard Medley Relay)
• Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2015: 200-yard Backstroke, 200-yard Medley Relay)
• Two-time Big Ten champion (2015: 200-yard Medley Relay, 400-yard Medley Relay)
• All-Big Ten (2015: First Team)
• NCAA All-American (400-yard Medley Relay)
• Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (200-yard Backstroke, 200-yard Medley Relay)
• Two-time Big Ten champion (200-yard Medley Relay, 400-yard Medley Relay)
• All-Big Ten (First Team)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 7).
• NCAA Championships (March 26-28): Finished 15th in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:42.66) and 29th in the 100-yard Butterfly (46.77).
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished 2nd in the 100-yard Butterfly (46.37), 4th in the 200-yard Backstroke (1:41.39) and 6th in the 100-yard Backstroke (46.63).
• Made collegiate debut at Iowa (Oct. 3-4).
• High School: Chesterton (2014)
• Four-year varsity letterwinner
• Four-time Indiana state champion as a junior.
• Broke four Indiana state records.
• 2013-14 Duneland Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year.
• Club: Duneland (2000-10)
• U.S. Junior National Team (2013-14).
• Swam at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
• Full Name: Aaron Wayne Whitaker
• Birthday: June 6, 1995
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Major: Undeclared
• Brother, Kyle, swam at Michigan (2011-14)
• Sister, Talor, swam at Washington State (2007-11)
• Brother, Ethan, swims at Navy (2014-present)