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Jon Christensen
Position: Breast/IM
Year: Senior
City/State: Reston, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson
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At Princeton — 2010-11: earned multiple first-team All-Ivy honors in leading Princeton to the 2011 Ivy League championship by a narrow 5.5-point margin over Harvard … won individual Ivy League titles in both the 200 IM (1:45.91) and the 200 breast (1:56.33); his time in the 200 breast was both a Princeton and Ivy League record … earned second-team All-Ivy honors by finishing second in the 100 breast final … swam on winning 200 and 400 medley relays, as well as winning 800 free relay … scored 92 individual points for the weekend, second-most in the league … won 100 and 200 breast, as well as 200 IM, during H-Y-P weekend … won 200 IM and 200 breast at Big Al Open … won at least one event during every meet of the season. 2009-10: won an Ivy League individual championship by taking 200 IM in 1:46.76; defeated senior teammate Chris Quemena by .11 of a second … won the 100 breast title in 54.08 for second individual title of the meet … earned first-team All-Ivy honors in the 200 and 400 medley relay … finished second in the 200 breast; missed out on sweeping individual championships by .34 of a second … earned the team's Dermod F. Quinn Memorial Award … won 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM during sweep of HYP weekend … part of winning 200 and 400 medley relays during HYP weekend. 2008-09: broke former Olympian Nelson Diebel's 18-year Princeton record in the 200 breast; Christensen's time of 1:56.42 earned him an individual Ivy League title and first-team All-Ivy honors … earned first-team All-Ivy honors in helping 400 medley relay to Princeton and meet record winning time of 3:11.44 … earned second-team All-Ivy honors by placing second in the 100 breast (54.33) and as a member of the second-place 200 medley relay team (1:28.07) … recipient of the The William B. Nash II Memorial Award … made conference team in his first year … part of winning 400 medley relay team at Big Al Open.

Before Princeton: Earned three Most Valuable Swimmer Awards while at the Thomas Jefferson School for Science and Technology ... earned Newcomer Award as a freshman ... named team captain as a senior ... won 100 breast in Virginia AAA state championships as a senior and set state record ... won 200 IM state title as a senior.

Personal:
Born Sept. 16, 1990 ... son of Dee and Andrea Christensen ... father is a pilot, mother is a homemaker ... has an older sister Mei ... born in Singapore ... interested in cooking and sports.

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