Jonathan Rutter
Jonathan Rutter
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wyoming, Ohio
High School: Wyoming High School
Events: Breaststroke/IM/Freestyle
Major: Undeclared

Best Times:       200 Breast:  1:56.82        100 Breast:  55:58

200 IM:        1:46.79       200 Free: 1:35.86

Clubs: Powel Crosely, Jr. YMCA Tigersharks & Wyoming Swim Club Swordfish             Coach: Mike Leonard (PCY)


2016-2017 (Junior): Won M. Davies Award for excellence in breaststroke swimming... Shared the Tim Jecko Award for excellence in the individual medley events with his teammate Jonathan Rutter... Swam in the second-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the 2017 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships... Swam breaststroke in the 400-yard medley relay… 100-yard breaststroke: Second place vs. Brown and UMass… Ninth place at Virginia Tech Invitational… Second place at Cornell… 200-yard breaststroke: Fourth place at Ivies... First place vs. Brown and UMass… First place vs. Columbia… Fifth place at Virginia Tech Invitational… First place vs. Boston University and UConn… Second place Dartmouth and Penn… Second place at Penn State… First place at Cornell… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 200-yard freestyle: Fifth place at Ivies with a personal best time of 1:35.86... Third place vs. Columbia… First place vs. Boston University and UConn… First place Dartmouth and Penn… Second place at Penn State… Third place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 200-yard IM: Fifth place at Ivies with a personal best time of 1:46.79... First place vs. Brown and UMass… Second place vs. Columbia… Sixth place at Virginia Tech Invitational… First place vs. Boston University and UConn… Third place Dartmouth and Penn… Third place at Penn State… First place at Cornell… Third place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 400-yard IM: Third place at Virginia Tech Invitational… Third place at Penn State… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton.

2015-2016 (Sophomore): Won M. Davies Award for excellence in breaststroke swimming... Member of third-place 800-yard freestyle relay team at 2016 Ivy League Men's Swimming and Diving Championships... 100-yard breaststroke: Second place vs. Brown... Second place vs. Penn State... Third place at Columbia... Third place vs. Dartmouth and Penn... 200-yard breaststroke: Ninth place at Ivies with season-best time of 1:57.51... First place vs. Columbia... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn... 200-yard freestyle: Fifth place at Ivies, recorded season-best time of 1:37.06... First place vs. Brown...  200-yard IM: Nineteenth place at Ivies, season-best time of 1:48.90 in prelims... First place vs. Brown... First place vs. Penn State... Second place vs. Columbia... Ninth place vs. Harvard and Princeton. 

2014-2015 (Freshman):  200-yard breaststroke: Sixth place at 2015 Ivy League Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with Yale-record time of 1:56.45... First place vs. Brown... Second place vs. Columbia... Second place at Cornell... Second place vs. Penn State... Fourth place at Bucknell Invitational... Sixth place vs. Harvard and Princeton... 200-yard freestyle: Ninth place at Ivies with personal best time of 1:36.79... Second place vs. Columbia... Second place at Cornell...  Sixth place vs. Penn State  200-yard IM: 12th place at Ivies, personal best time of 1:47.12 in prelims... Second place vs. Brown... Third place vs. Columbia... Third place vs. Penn State... Fifth place at Bucknell Invitational...  400-yard IM: Fifth place at Bucknell Invitational... Seventh place vs. Harvard and Princeton... 

Before Yale: Captain of Wyoming High School Swim Team during senior year... Cincinnati Hills League First Team... School records in 100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle... four-time Ohio D2 state champion: 100 breaststroke for 2013 & 2014; 200 individual medley for 2014... four-year junior national qualifier...five-year YMCA national qualifier (11 YMCA national meets)... 200 LCM Breaststroke: US Open, senior national, US Olympic Trial qualifier; 2013 and 2014 YMCA National Champion and National record holder... four-year Icarus literary magazine editor, published author in the magazine... Member of Project LEAD, a school-based community service organization.

Personal: Plays piano, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone and baritone saxophone... Actor, musician and producer for Wyoming Corral Show since 2012 (famous for dancing in speedos)...Enjoys recreational skiing and table tennis.

Why I Chose Yale"I was denied from Hogwarts, but Yale was definitely the second most magical school I could find."