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Ava Ohlgren
Ava  Ohlgren


Northville, Mich.

High School:



Exercise Science / Pre-Physical Therapy

18-Time All-American
Two-time NCAA Champion (200 IM, 400 IM)
13-time SEC Champion (200 IM, 400 IM, 400 FR, 800 FR, 400 MR)
2007 SEC Freshman of the Year
SEC Academic Honor Roll
CSCAA Academic All-American

Junior Season (2008-09)
Competed at the 2009 World University Games and accumulated five gold medals, more than any other Tiger in World University Games history ... Earned her first gold in the 400m IM, finishing in a career-best time of 4:40.61 ... Took gold in the 200m IM in career-best 2:12.07 ... Swam on the first-place finishing 800m free relay and was a part of the winning 400m free relay squad ... Swam the prelims for the 400m medley relay that went on to win gold in the finals ... Also competed in the 200m fly, taking seventh in 2:14.18 ... Picked up five All-America honors at the 2009 NCAA Championships ... Swam to a third-place finish in the 200 IM in a time of 1:54.08 ... Member of the fifth-place finishing 400 free relay (3:12.75) ... Also swam on the 800 free relay that took eighth overall in 7:04.85 ... Took ninth in the 400 IM in a time of 4:04.18 and finished 13th in the 200 fly in 1:55.37 ... Tallied five SEC titles and set three new SEC records at the conference championships ... Swam the lead leg on the record-breaking 800 free relay that touched the wall in 6:54.02 ... Her 200 free split of 1:42.99 set a new school record in that distance ... Also swam on the SEC Champion 400 free relay that broke a SEC record with a 3:12.00 finish ... Swam on the title-winning 400 medley relay that set a new Auburn record with a time of 3:31.28 ... Individually, she won her third-straight 200 IM title, touching the wall in a time of 1:55.18 ... She won her second-consecutive title in the 400 IM with a SEC record-breaking time of 4:03.70 ... Was runner-up in the 200 fly, finishing in a time of 1:54.94 ... Swam the first leg of the 200 free relay that finished second in 1:28.50 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2007-08)
Won the 400m IM at the U.S. Open with a time of 4:43.30... Also finished second in the 200m IM (2:13.72), third in the 200m fly (2:11.32), seventh in the 100m fly (1:00.64) ... Competed at the 2008 United States Olympic Trials in the 50m free, 100m free, 200m fly, 200m IM and 400m IM... Qualified for the finals in the 200 IM, placing sixth in 2:12.99... Also placed 12th in 400m IM (4:45.44), 15th in the 200m fly (2:12.26), 60th in the 100m free (56.88) and 34th in the 50m free (26.01)... At the NCAA Championships, earned seven All-America honors, swimming to a NCAA title in the 200 IM (1:53.94)... Earned two runner-up finishes in the 400 IM (4:04.07) and in the 400 medley relay (3:32.84)... Swam on the third place 200 free relay, on the 400 freestyle relay that placed fourth in 3:13.65 and on the 800 freestyle relay that placed eighth (7:06.71)... Individually, swam to a third-place finish in the 200 fly (1:54.64)... Set an Auburn record in the 200 fly (1:54.64) and is second all-time in the 200 IM (1:53.94)... At the SEC Championships, earned five SEC titles... Swam on the SEC Champion 400 freestyle relay, the SEC Champion 800 freestyle relay and on the 400 medley relay... Also swam on the 200 freestyle relay that finished third... Individually, picked up two SEC titles in the 200m IM (1:54.97) and the 400 IM (4:05.78)... Also swam to a runner-up finish in the 100 free (48.33)... Won the 200 IM at the 2007 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming Short Course National Championships... Named SEC Female Swimmer of the Week (Dec. 4, 2007) and National Swimmer of the Week (Nov. 15, 2007)...SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Season (2006-07)
Won two gold medals while representing the United States at the Pan-American Games... Won the 200m free with a time of 2:00.03 and swam on the winning 800m free relay team... A six-time All-American as a freshman... Won the 400 IM at the NCAA Championships with a time of 4:04.08... Finished runner-up in the 200 IM (1:55.67) and seventh in the 200 fly (1:56.34)... Swam on Auburn's runner-up 800 free relay team... Also swam on the fourth-place 400 free relay team and in the preliminaries for the 400 medley relay team that went on to finish sixth at NCAAs... Swam on Auburn's SEC champion 800 free relay team... Won the 200 IM (1:57.74) and finished fourth (1:46.88) in the 200 free ... Also swam on Auburn's SEC champion 400 free relay team ... Swam leadoff on the winning 400m free relay team at the U.S. Open... Swam on the runner-up 800m free relay team... Named SEC Freshman of the Year.

High School
Attended Northville High School... Swam for Brad Brockway at Northville and with the Bulldog Aquatic Club... Two-time Scholastic All-American... Michigan High School Swimmer of the Year... Two-time All-American... Michigan state record holder in 200 IM... 2004 National Junior team member... Competed at the 2005 U.S. World Championship Trials... Given the 2006 McDonald's-Powerade Tomorrow's Winners Award by the Michigan Hall of Fame in October, 2006 for her accomplishments in high school.

Full name is Ava Bailey Ohlgren... Parents are Kurt and Terri Ohlgren... Has two siblings, Kathryn and Derek... Majoring in exercise science / pre-physical therapy.

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