Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech swimming & diving wraps up the White vs. Gold intrasquad meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.
Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday
Georgia Tech swimming & diving earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors for both the women's and men's teams for the Spring 2017 semester
Georgia Tech swimming set a number of new career best times on the day
2016-17 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention
2016-17 (Freshman): Closed out his freshman season with three season-best marks in the 200 back (1:48.10), 200 IM (1:50.81) and 400 IM (3:53.41) at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Posted the fifth-fastest time on the year for Tech in the 400 IM (3:53.41) … Recorded the seventh-fastest time on the season for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 back (53.58), 200 back (1:48.10) and the 200 IM (1:50.81) … Also turned in the ninth-fastest mark of the season for Tech in the 500 free (4:38.01) … Posted 18 top-10 finishes on the season, including a fourth-place finish in the 400 IM versus Cincinnati and FAU (4:07.74) and against Alabama (4:06.30) … Turned in a total of seven sixth-place finishes throughout the year ... Recognized as a 2016-17 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.
Before Tech: Lettered for four years at Northview High School in Johns Creek, Georgia under coach Colin Maloney … Ranked as high as 13th overall in the state of Georgia … Set and holds the high school team records in the 200 IM, 4x100 free relay and the 4x50 free relay events … Was a four-year member of the Super Honor Roll.
Personal: Full name is Joonas Anthony Koski … Born April 15, 1998 in Morristown, N.J. … Has also lived in Stevens Point, Wis., Westin, Fla. and Johns Creek, Ga. … Son of Matti and Sanna Koski … Has three siblings – Tomas, Matias and Jannika … Enjoys wakeboarding, kayaking, longboarding and snowboarding … Began swimming at the age of six … Chose to attend Tech because of its academic and athletic success, close to home and felt comfortable with the team … Plans to major in biology.
|Koski's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)|
|200 Free||1:46.80||vs. Boston College & Pittsburgh (10/8/16)|
|500 Free||4:38.01||2016 GT Invitational|
|1000 Free||9:41.90||vs. Pitt (10/6/17)|
|50 back||25.47 (s)||vs. Florida State & SCAD (1/28/17)|
|100 Back||53.58 (s)||vs. Notre Dame (10/21-22/16)|
|200 Back||1:48.10||Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)|
|200 IM||1:50.81||Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)|
|400 IM||3:53.41||Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)|
|* relay split (s)|