Ian Gordon  
Ian  Gordon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oconomowoc, WI

High School:
Oconomowoc HS

Event:
Sprint Freestyle


07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

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2014-15 Sophomore Season: Second-year letterwinner • At the 2015 Big Ten Championships, Gordon finished 18th in the 50 free and 23rd in the 100 free. He also placed 4th in the 200 medley relay with teammates Turner, McHugh and Fair (2/25-2/28) • Placed 27th in the 100 fly at the 2015 Minnesota Challenge (2/7) • Took 5th in the 50 free and 9th in the 100 free against Northwestern and Purdue (1/30-1/31) • Finished 5th in the 50 free at N.C. State (1/23) • During the 2014 Jean K. Freeman Invite, Gordon placed 8th in the 50 free, 10th in the 100 free, 39th in the 100 fly and 46th in the 100 breast (12/5-12/6) • During the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Minneapolis, Gordon finished 16th in the 50 free, 38th in the 100 free and 51st in the 100 fly (11/20-11/22) • Placed 6th in the 50 free and 8th in the 100 free at Florida (11/8) • Took 4th in the 50 free and 8th in the 100 free against Iowa (10/31) • Finished 2nd in the 50 free vs. North Dakota (10/24) • Finished 4th in the 50 free and 6th in the 100 free against Wisconsin (10/17) • Placed 4th in the 50 free and 6th in the 100 free at Arizona State (10/4).

2013-14 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • Relay member for the Gophers at the 2014 NCAA Championships • Finished the 100 free with a time of 44.71 and placed 15th in the 50 free (20.09) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/27-03/01) • Finished the 100 free with a time of 46.76, placed 22nd in the 100 fly (54.33), and placed 7th in the 50 free (21.13) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/07-02/08) • Placed 9th in the 50 free (21.05) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01) • Placed 1st in the 100 free (47.06) and 6th in the 50 free (21.13) vs. NC State (01/24) • Finished 45th in the 100 fly (55.15), placed 15th in the 100 free (49.19), and placed 10th in the 50 free (21.66) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07) • Finished the 100 free with a time of 48.86, finished the 50 free with a time of 21.36, and completed the 100 fly with a time of 53.29 at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16) • Completed the 50 free with a time of 21.56 vs. North Dakota (11/09).

High School: Graduate of Oconomowoc High School (2013) • graduated with high honors • member of National Honor Society • USA Swimming Academic All-American • coached by Dave Joyce of the YMCA at Pabst Farms Swim Team • Wisconsin USA State record holder in 50 free (20.16) • five-time Wisconsin USA Swimming Champion from 2010 to 2013• placed 4th at YMCA National Swim Meet in 50 free in 2012 • placed 2nd at YMCA National Swim Meet in 50 free in 2013 • placed 10th at Junior Nationals in 50 free in 2013 • YMCA All-American in 50 free and 100 free • has 16 club team records • voted Most Valuable Swimmer for club team • enters freshman season with time of 20.16 in 50 free.

Personal: Born April 21, 1995 • son to Tim Gordon and Geri Krupp-Gordon • has two younger brothers, Jared and Sean • favorite swimming memory was breaking the YMCA National Record in the 50 free at the YMCA National Swim Meet • enjoys ceramics as a hobby • can speak conversational German.

Gordon’s Top Times:
50 free – 19.98 – 2014
100 free – 44.71 – 2014