Aaron Whitaker
Aaron Whitaker

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chesterton, Ind.

High School:
Chesterton

Event:
Butterfly


10/07/2014

Wolverine Combo Funk, Whitaker Claim Big Ten Weekly Honors

Men's Swimmers Funk, Whitaker Claim Big Ten Weekly Honors

At Michigan ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 7, 2014).

National/International ... 2013-14 U.S. Junior National Team ... 2012 Olympic Trials ... 2013 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Freshman (2014-15) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 7) ... Regular Season ... Had two top-four finishes vs. Indiana, Texas and Louisville (Oct. 24-25) ... Made collegiate debut at Iowa (Oct. 3-4), winning the 100-yard butterfly and finishing fourth in the 100-yard backstroke.

Prep ... Chesterton High School (2014) ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... four-time Indiana State champion as a junior ... won four conference and sectional titles as a senior ... holds four Indiana State records ... 2013-14 Duneland Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year ... Team MVP as a senior ... All-American as a freshman ... also won conference and sectional titles as a sophomore.

Club ... Duneland (2000-10).

Personal ... Full name is Aaron Wayne Whitaker ... born June 6, 1995 ... three siblings all swim: Talor (sister) at Washington State (2007-11), Kyle (brother) at Michigan (2011-14), Ethan (brother) at Navy (2014 - present) ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... open major.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard Backstroke 49.06 10/24/2014
100-yard Butterfly 47.96 10/25/2014


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