Kei Hyogo
Kei Hyogo
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yokohama, Japan
High School: Singapore American School
Events: Freestyle/IM
Major: Economics and Mathematics

Best Times:        200 Free: 1:35.77          500 Free: 4:15.32          

                             200 IM: 1:46.68              400 IM: 3:42.77

   1,000 Free: 8:49.45        1,650 Free: 14:45.21

Club:  Swimfast Aquatics Club              Coach: Gary Tan

2017-2018 (Senior): Awarded the 2018 Harold S. Ulen Award as the Ivy League’s career high point swimmer… Won fourth consecutive John Edward Heaton High Point Award, awarded to the swimmer who scored the highest possible number of points for the team in dual meet competition for the past season... Shared the Phil Moriarty Prize, given to an upperclassman "who has contributed immeasurably to the Yale Swimming tradition by his dedication and personal achievement," with teammate Aaron Greenberg... Anchored the second-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the 2018 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships... Swam in the second-place 400-yard freestyle relay… Swam in the third-place 200-yard freestyle relay… Swam in fifth-place 400-yard medley relay… 200-yard freestyle: First place vs. Seton Hall… Fourth place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 500-yard freestyle: 31st place at the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships… Second place at Ivies… Fourth place at Ohio State Invitational… First place vs. Brown… First place at Columbia… First place at Dartmouth vs. Penn… First place vs. Cornell… Third place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 1000-yard freestyle: First place vs. Brown… First place at Columbia… First place at Dartmouth vs. Penn… First place vs. Cornell… 1,650-yard freestyle: 20th place at NCAAs… Third place at Ivies… Fourth place at Ohio State Invitational… Eighth place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 100-yard butterfly: First place at Seton Hall… 200-yard butterfly: First place at Columbia… First place at Dartmouth vs. Penn… 200-yard backstroke: First place vs. Seton Hall… 200-yard IM: First place at Harvard vs. Princeton… 400-yard IM: 20th place at NCAAs… Second place at Ivies… Second place at Ohio State Invitational… First place vs. Cornell… Second place at Harvard vs. Princeton.

2016-2017 (Junior): Honorable mention All-American in the 1,650-yard freestyle… Won third John Edward Heaton High Point Award, awarded to the swimmer who scored the highest possible number of points for the team in dual meet competition for the past season... Shared the Tim Jecko Award for excellence in the individual medley events with his teammate Jonathan Rutter... Anchored the second-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the 2017 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships... Swam in the second-place 400-yard freestyle relay… Swam butterfly in the 400-yard medley relay… 200-yard freestyle: First place at Cornell… Second place vs. Harvard and Princeton with a personal best time of 1:35.77… 500-yard freestyle: 22nd place at 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships… Ninth place at Ivies with a personal best time of 4:16.71... First place vs. Brown and UMass… First place vs. Columbia… First place vs. Boston University and UConn… First place Dartmouth and Penn… First place at Penn State… First place at Cornell… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton 1000-yard freestyle: First place at Ivies with a personal best time of 8:49.45... First place vs. Brown and UMass… First place vs. Columbia… First place vs. Boston University and UConn… First place Dartmouth and Penn… 1,650-yard freestyle: 16th at NCAAs… First place at Ivies... First place at Penn State… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton… 200-yard IM: First place vs. Columbia… First place Dartmouth and Penn… First place at Penn State… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton with a personal best time of 1:46.68… 400-yard IM: First place at Penn State… First place vs. Harvard and Princeton.

2015-2016 (Sophomore): All-American in the 1,650-yard freestyle... Second-team All-Ivy in the 500 and 1,650-yard freestyle events...  Won second John E. Heaton High Point Award, awarded to the swimmer who scored the highest possible number of points for the team in dual meet competition for the past season... 500-yard freestyle: 41st place at 2016 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships... Runner-up at 2016 Ivy League Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with season-best time of 4:17.66... First place vs. Brown... First place vs. Columbia... First place vs. Dartmouth and Penn... 1,650-yard freestyle: Eighth place at NCAAs... Runner-up at Ivies, season-best time of 14:45.21 was an NCAA "A" cut... 400-yard IM: Fourth place at Ivies with season-best time of 3:46.97... First place at Nike Cup. 

2014-2015 (First Year): Honorable mention All-American in the 1,650-yard freestyle... Won the John E. Heaton High Point Award, awarded to the swimmer who scored the highest possible number of points for the team in dual meet competition for the past season... Won Corvias ECAC Rookie of the Week Award three times... Anchored second-place 800-yard freestyle relay at 2015 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships... 500-yard freestyle: Fourth place at Ivies... 1,650-yard freestyle: Fifteenth place at NCAA Championships...Second place at Ivies with personal best time of 14:50.88, besting previous meet record... First place at Bucknell Invitational... 400-yard IM: Fourth place at Ivies with personal best time of 3:46.95... First place at Bucknell Invitational. 

Before Yale: Two-time MVP of Singapore American School Sharks... Holds 14 school records, eight IASAS records... Four-time IASAS FINA High Point Winner... Won three ISAS Championships with SAS Sharks and seven Singapore Opens with Swimfast Aquatics Club.

Personal: Also has lived in Japan, New Jersey and California... Studying Chinese, his third language after Japanese and English. 

Why I Chose Yale: "I truly felt that the guys and coaches at Yale are amazing people, and that they have an amazing program. I can’t wait to contribute to their program as one of its members while striving to achieve my own goals at the same time."