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Angela Chokran
Angela Chokran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Elgin, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Position:
Breaststroke


04/19/2013

Chokran Named MVP at Team's Annual Awards Banquet

Women's Swimmer Chokran Named Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet

03/27/2013

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

03/23/2013

Four Swim on Final Day of NCAA Championships

Four Women's Swimmers Compete on Final Day of NCAA Championships

03/22/2013

Five Wolverines Earn All-America Honorable Mentions on Day Two

Five Women's Swimmers Earn All-America Honorable Mentions

03/21/2013

Two Swim to Career Bests on Day One of NCAA Championships

Two Women's Swimmers Set Career Bests on Day One of NCAAs

At Michigan ... Captain (2013-14) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 200-yard medley relay) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2013: 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard Medley Relay) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013, 2014) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American first team (2013) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2011: 400-yard Medley Relay) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2012-13) ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 2, 2012; Jan. 22, 2013).

Senior (2013-14) ... Captain ... NCAA All-America honorable mention ... Academic All-Big Ten ...Championship Meets ... Finished 20th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 38th in the 200-yard breaststroke, plus assisted in a 12th-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay and 21st in the 400-yard medley relay at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22); also earned NCAA All-America honorable mention in the 200-yard medley relay ... Finished third in the 100-yard breaststroke, fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 15th at the 200-yard IM, plus assisted in a fourth-place 200-yard medley relay and fourth-place 400-yard medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-22) ...Regular Season ... Finished second in both the 100 and 200-yard breaststrokes at the Northwestern Qaud Meet (Jan. 11) ... Won the 100-yard breaststroke and took second in the 200 breaststroke at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Took first in the 50-meter breaststroke and helped set a meet record in the 200-meter medley relay at the Orange Bowl Swim Classic (Jan. 3) ... Finished sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke, eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 20th in the 200-yard IM at the U.S. Winter National Championships (Dec. 5-7) ... Placed second in the 100-yard breastroke against Texas and Indiana (Oct. 25) ... Helped win the 200-yard medley relay, finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke, and won the 200-yard breastroke against Minnesota (Oct. 11) ... Placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke and assisted in the first place finish on the 200-yard medley relay team vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Junior (2012-13) ... Academic All-Big Ten... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... CSCAA Scholar All-American first team ... Twice named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 2 and Jan. 22) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 16th in the 100-yard breaststroke, 22nd in the 200-yard breaststroke, plus assisted in a 13th place finish on the 200-yard medley team and a 17th place finish on the 400-yard medley relay team at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23); also earned NCAA All-America Mentions in the 100-yard breaststroke and in the 200-yard medley relay... Finished fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke, fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke, and 27th in the 200-yard IM, plus assisted in a third-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay and fifth-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) ... Regular Season ... Part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... Set new pool records at the McCaffree Pool in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breastroke vs. Michigan State, part of the first place team in the 400-yard medley relay (Jan. 25) ... Won the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke, and assisted in one relay win vs. Ohio State (Jan. 18) ... Finished third in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke, and assisted on two relay wins at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... Swam in three events vs. Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... Swam in four events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... Won the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststrokes vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).

Sophomore (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke, and ninth in the 200-yard breaststroke, assisted in a third-place finish in the 200-yard medley and a fifth-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... Third in the 100-yard breaststroke against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... Fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke and seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... Third in both breaststrokes against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... Won both breaststrokes against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... Finished second in the 200-yard IM, the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... Third in the 200-yard breaststroke, fifth in the 100-meter breaststroke, and 12th in the 200-meter IM against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... Also set new program and Canham Natatorium record in the long-course 200-meter medley relay against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4) ... Second in the 200-yard breaststroke, fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke and 13th in the 400-yard IM against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... Second in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... Second in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke, and fifth in the 200-yard IM against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Freshman (2010-11) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (400-yard Medley Relay) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 39th in both the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke at the 2011 NCAA Championships (March 17-19) ... Earned NCAA All-America honorable mention on the 400-yard medley relay team; also finished 18th on the 200-yard medley relay team ... Finished sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke, 11th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 21st in the 200-yard IM at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Won both breaststroke races against Ohio State (Jan. 22) ... Swam both breaststrokes at Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... Placed second in both the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes at Indiana (Jan. 8)... Took third in the 200-yard breaststroke and sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 3-4)... Finished fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 13th in the 200-yard IM against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6)... Took fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke and second in the 200-yard breaststroke against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30); also swam the 200-yard IM (13th) and on both the 200- and 400-medley relays... Finished second in 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes against Toledo (Oct. 22)... Made career debut against Minnesota (Oct. 8), winning the 200-yard breaststroke.

Prep ... Attended St. Charles North H.S. (2010) ... National youth team member for U.S.A. Swimming ... World Championship Trials finalist in the 100-yard breaststroke (2009) ... Olympic Trials qualifier in 100-meter breaststroke as a sophomore (2008) ... NCSA Junior national champion in 50-meter breaststroke (2009) ... Placed third in 100-meter breaststroke at U.S.A. Junior Nationals (2009) ... State champion in 200-yard medley relay as a senior ... Four-time first team All-State selection ... Also second team selection as a sophomore ... Academics ... Four-time Academic All-American ... Spanish National Honor Society ... Math National Honor Society ... High Honor Roll all four years.

National/International... Competed at the 2013 U.S. National Championships finishing 13th in the 50-meter breaststroke (32.21), 16th in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:10.59) and 16th in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:33.02) ... Placed 68th 100-meter breaststroke (1:11.81) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Personal ... Angela Susan Chokran born Feb. 19, 1992 ... Last name pronounced "CHOCK-ran" ... Parents Laurie and Mark Chokran both attended Penn State University ... Sister, Nicole, attends DePauw University and swam during the 2009-10 year ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... actuarial mathematics major.

Top Times

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 24.35 11/30/12
100-yard Breaststroke 59.80p 2/22/13
200-yard Breaststroke 2:10.54 2/23/13
100-yard Butterfly 57.98 1/7/12
200-yard Individual Medley 2:00.43p 2/20/14
400-yard Individual Medley 4:34.45 10/28/11

p - Preliminaries


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