Mike Bogese
Mike Bogese
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: St. Christopher's
Position: Freestyle/IM

2010-2011: 1650-yard freestyle: 6th at Ivy League Championships (15:41.97)...3rd at HYP (15:29.41)...3rd at Terrier Invitational (16;17.40)...1000-yard freestyle: 21st at Ivy League Championship (9:35.64)...2nd vs. Columbia (9:35.56)...1st vs. UMass (9:32.80)...3rd vs. Cornell (9:45.38)...5th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (9:31.23)...1st vs. UConn (9:28.98)...2nd vs. Brown (9:27.55)...500-yard freestyle: 4th vs. Columbia (4:43.41)...7th at Terrier Invitational (4:44.13)...400-yard IM: 1st at HYP (3:54.84)...6th at Terrier Invitational (4:05.84)...200-yard IM: 16th at Ivy League Championships (1:53.20)...10th at HYP (1:52.55)...2nd vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:55.90)...3rd vs. UConn (1:55.72)...2nd vs. UMass (1:58.52)...200-yard backstroke: 13th at HYP (1:54.19)...4th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:54.21)...3rd vs. Cornell (1:56.75)...4th vs. UMass (1:54.72).

Before Yale: Graduated with High Honors from St. Christopher's School... Winner of the Moore French Prize... Lettered five years... All State, All Prep, and All American... Holds four individual records plus two relay records at Saint Christopher’s... Co-captain for two years...Swam year round for Nova of Virginia Aquatics... Member of two Junior National Championship winning teams... Ranked 2nd in the 1000y free, 4th in the 1650y free, and 4th in the 400y IM in Virginia... Ranked 15th in the 1000, 21st in the 1650, and 32nd in the 400 IM in the nation by age group.... Swam at 2010 National Championship in Irvine, CA... Received 2009-2010 Coaches' Award from Nova of Virginia Aquatics... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American recipient.

Personal: Member of Timothy Dwight College... undecided major... Interests include amateur animation, writing, and spending time with friends... Father, Mike, attended Virginia Tech... Mother, Susie, attended Radford University... Sisters Ally Ashcraft and Jessie attended Virginia Tech and Leslie University respectively.

Why Yale: "It was a combination of factors. Yale has top notch academics in addition to an exciting social scene, and the swim team is on its way up in the Ivies. Yale is everything I was looking for in a University."

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