Connor Jaeger
Connor Jaeger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fair Haven, N.J.

High School:
Rumson-Fair Haven

Event:
Distance


10/16/2014

Post-Grad Standouts Added to Slate of Powerhouse Quad Meet

Pro Swimmers Added to Schedule of Powerhouse Quad Meet

09/03/2014

Five Former Wolverines Named to USA Swimming National Team

Five Former Men's Swimmers Named to USA Swimming National Team

08/21/2014

Former Wolverines Jaeger, Clary Win Medals for USA on Day One of Pan Pacs

Former Swimmers Jaeger, Clary Win Medals for USA on Day One of Pan Pacs

08/11/2014

Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 National Championships

Ex-Men's Swimmers Clary, Jaeger Win Titles at Phillips 66 Nationals

06/23/2014

Jaeger, Sampson Repeat as Michigan Athletes of the Year

Jaeger, Sampson Repeat as Michigan Athletes of the Year

05/12/2014

Jaeger DAC Student Athlete of the Year

United States Olympian, NCAA champion and Big Ten champion Connor Jaeger became the first two-time winner of the Detroit Athletic Club Student-Athlete of the Year.

02/06/2013

Connor Jaeger Interview

Connor Jaeger prior the dual meet against Michigan State this Saturday (Feb. 9) at noon (Feb. 6, 2013).

At Michigan ... Three-time NCAA champion (2014: 1,650-yard freestyle; 2013: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... 10-time NCAA All-American (2014: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 500-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 200-yard freestyle) ... Nine-time Big Ten champion (2014: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2011: 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Two-time University of Michigan Male Athlete of the Year (2012-13, 2013-14) ... Two-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Year (2013, 2014) ... Two-time Detroit Athletic Club Michigan Male College Athlete of the Year (2012-13, 2013-14) ... Four-time All-Big Ten (First Team: 2011-14) ... Five-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Week ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012-14) ... Dean's List (Fall 2011, Winter 2012) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011-14) ... University Honors (Winter 2012) ... Two-time CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men's At-Large selection (2014 - First Team; 2013 - Second Team) ... Two-time CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Five Men's At-Large (2013-14 - First Team).

Olympics/Olympic Trials (2012) ... Finished sixth in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the 2012 London Olympics (14:52.99) ... Became the 80th U-M swimmer in program history to earn an Olympic berth (July 2) after taking second in the 1,500-meter freestyle with a time of 14:59.97 at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials ... Also placed 6th in the 400-meter freestyle (3:49.55) and 33rd in the 200-meter freestyle (1:50.72) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Senior (2013-14) ... U.S. National Team ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Year ... University of Michigan Male Athlete of the Year ... NCAA champion (1,650-yard freestyle) ... Three-time NCAA All-American (500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (200-yard freestyle) ... Three-time Big Ten champion (500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men's At-Large (First Team) ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Five Men's At-Large (First Team) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships Meets ... Won his second consecutive national title in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:29.27) at the NCAA Championships (March 27-29); also took third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:12.67), 16th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.48) and swam on the 800-yard freestyle relay ... Won the 500-yard freestyle (4:12.52), 1,650-yard freestyle (14:34.19), took fourth in the 400-yard IM (3:43.84) and helped set NCAA record as part of winning 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:09.85) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1) ... Regular Season ... Swam three events at the SMU Classic (Jan. 17-18), including a win in the 500-yard freestyle (4:16.54) ... Won the 1,000-yard freestyle at Northwestern (Jan. 11) ... Won the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Swam four events at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 5-7), winning the 500-yard freestyle (4:15.05) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:39.02), sixth in the 400-yard IM (3:45.50) and eighth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.32) ... swam the 50-yard freestyle and the 200-yard IM at the Univ. of Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24) ... won the 500-yard freestyle (4:22.13) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:07.66) against Indiana and Texas (Oct. 25) ... won the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.56) and 1,000-yard freestyle (9:02.50) and finished fifth in the 200-yard IM (1:52.16) against Notre Dame and Auburn (Oct. 12) ... won the 500-yard freestyle (4:27.09) and 1,000-yard freestyle (9:04.52) and swam in two other events vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Junior (2012-13) ... U.S. National Team ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Year ... University of Michigan Male Athlete of the Year ... 2012-13 Michigan Male College Athlete of the Year by the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC) ... Two-time NCAA champion (500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... Four-time NCAA All-American ... Three-time Big Ten champion (500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 2) ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men's At-Large, Second Team ... CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Five Men's At-Large, First Team (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championship Meets ... Won national titles in the 500-yard freestyle (4:10.84) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:27.18), finished eighth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.85) and swam on the 800-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ... won the 500-yard freestyle (4:13.44) and 1,650-yard freestyle (14:34.87), finished seventh in the 400-yard IM (3:47.07) and aided to a win in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ... Regular Season ... Swam three events at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... set a new Canham Natatorium record in a win in the 1,000-yard freestyle (8:59.17) and also won the 500-yard freestyle vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... won the 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle and finished second in the 400-yard IM at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... won the 500-yard freestyle and 1,000-yard freestyle in each of the first three meets of the season -- vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29), vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5), and at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... also finished third in the 400-yard IM against Texas and Indiana.

Sophomore (2011-12) ... Championship Meets ... Took third in the mile at the NCAA Championships (March 22) with a time of 14:35.14, nearly eight seconds faster than his previous best of 14:43.64, to earn All-America honors and the fifth-fastest time in the event in U-M history ... Placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:15.67 after clocking a 4:13.67 in prelims ... Won the mile at Big Ten's with a time of 14:43.64, leading a 1-2-3 Wolverine finish in the event ... Swam third leg of Big Ten Champion 800-yard freestyle relay that set a pool record of 6:16.26 ... Took second behind teammate Ryan Feeley in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:15.65, the tenth-fastest time in school history, and in the 200-yard freestyle behind teammate Michael Wynalda (1:34.10) ... Regular Season ... Won the 400-yard individual medley against Michigan State (Feb. 4) with a time of 3:59.16 ... Hit a trio of Olympic Trial cuts at the Charlotte UltraSwim (May 10) with a 1:52.67 in the 200-meter freestyle, a 3:50.87 in the 400-meter freestyle (3:50.87) and an 8:00.81 in the 800-meter freestyle ... Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.36) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:27.43) against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... Won the 500-yard freestyle (4:15.94), the 800-yard freestyle relay (6:28.09) and 1,650-yard (14:55.70) and finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:36.86) at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2).

Freshman (2010-11) ... Championship Meets ... Won the 800-yard Freestyle Relay and placed 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:23.27 final, 4:22.45 prelim), 27th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.23) and 32nd in the 200-yard butterfly (1:50.31) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ...Posted a career best and NCAA 'B' time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.59) at the Last Ditch Meet (March 6) ... Swam a career best in the 100-yard freestyle (46.88) at Michigan State (Feb. 5) ... Posted a career best 200-yard individual medley (1:55.11) vs. Purdue (Jan. 16) ... Set a career best in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:26.44) vs. Eastern Michigan (Jan. 15) ... Recorded an NCAA consideration time in the 500-yard freestyle (4:24.56) and added career bests in the 200-yard butterfly (1:48.31) and 400-yard individual medley (3:59.35) at the USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 2-4) ... Swam career best 50-yard freestyle (21.24) vs. Indiana/Texas (Nov. 5).

International ... U.S. National Team (2012-13, 2013-14) ... 2013 FINA World Championships (USA) ... Won bronze medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2013 FINA World Championships; also took fourth in both the 800-meter freestyle and 1,500-meter freestyle ... Won the 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyles at the 2013 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Prep ... Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (2010) ... Honor Roll ... All-State in 200-yard freestyle (2010) ... Owns five Shore Conference records.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering ... mechanical engineering major ... Birthday is April 30, 1991.

Top Times

Event

Time

Date

50-yard Freestyle

21.24

11/5/2010

100-yard Freestyle

46.88

2/5/2011

200-yard Freestyle

1:33.80

3/28/2014

500-yard Freestyle

4:10.84

3/28/2013

1,650-yard Freestyle

14:27.18

3/30/2013

200-yard Butterfly

1:46.40

1/18/2014

200-yard Breaststroke

2:12.90

10/26/2012

200-yard Individual Medley

1:55.11

1/16/2011

400-yard Individual Medley

3:43.49

2/28/2014



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