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Jonathan Buerger

Free/IM
Position
Senior
Class
Wexford, Pa.
Hometown
North Allegheny
High School

NCAA All-American
2013:
800 Free Relay (HM)

Virginia Career Bests
100 Free:
45.28
200 Free: 1:37.27
500 Free: 4:22.10
1650 Free: 15.30.21
400 IM: 4:08.69

2013-14
Placed 14th in the 500 free and 22nd in the 200 free at the ACC Championships
Swam a career-best time in the 100 free (45.28) at ACCs
Posted season-best times in the 200 free (1:37.67) and 500 free (4:23.29) at ACCs
Placed ninth in the 200 free, 18th in the 100 free and 22nd in the 500 free at the Ohio State Invite

2012-13
Went to NCAAs as a relay alternate and earned honorable mention All-America honors as the anchor of the 13th-place finishing 800-yard freestyle relay
Placed 11th in the 200 free and 500 free and 13th in the 1,650 free at ACCs
Set career-best times in the 200 free (1:37.27), 500 free (4:22.10) and 1,650 free (15:30.21) at ACCs
Posted a career-best time in the 100 free (46.06) against Virginia Tech and Wisconsin
Placed 14th in the 200 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
Named to the ACC All-Academic squad
Given the team[apos]s Ramirez Family Leadership Award at the year-end banquet
Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2011-12
Set a career-best time of 46.70 in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invite
Notched a career-best mark of 16:03.36 in the mile at the same meet
Best finish was third set twice in the 500 free against Pitt and Duke
Competed in the 200m free at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials

2010-11
Won the 500 freestyle in 4:31.29 at the Terrapin Invitational
Also placed third in the 200 freestyle (1:40.92) to cap a 1-2-3 Virginia finish
Went faster in the preliminaries in both the 500 freestyle (4:29.38) and 200 freestyle (1:39.85)
Anchored the 400 medley relay team and led-off the 400 freestyle relay team that both claimed first-place honors at the Terrapin Invitational
Posted a time of 10:10.69 in the 1000 freestyle against Penn State and Indiana (Nov. 20)
Clocked a mark of 4:08.69 in the 400 IM at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 4)

High School
Pennsylvania state champion in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and as a member of the 200 freestyle relay
WPIAL district champion in 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay
WPIAL record holder in 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay
Named 2010 North Allegheny Senior Athlete of the Year
School record holder in 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay
Three-time team MVP Four-time Scholar Athlete and Scholastic All-American
Member of the National Honor Society
Named 2010 High Honor Scholar
Worked at Adaptive Aquatics teaching swim lessons to mentally and physically handicapped children

Personal
Son of David and Sonya Buerger
Has two brothers, Matthew and Zachary, and a sister, Victoria