As a Freshman (2002-03): Swam a lifetime-best time of 49.57 in the 100 butterfly to finish ninth at the ACC Championships ? Helped the 200 medley relay team finish fourth at the conference championship ? Finished 24th at the ACC meet in the 100 free (47.28) ? Dean?s List for fall and spring semesters ... ACC Honor Roll.
High School: Swam from 1998-2001 at Makelanrinne Sports High School under coach Mika Kekalainen ... Recognized as a ?Young Talented Athlete? by the Finnish Olympic Committee in 2002 ... Member of Finnish National Swimming Team for 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons ... Finnish national champion in 200 fly and runner-up in 50 free in 2001 ... Finnish Junior Champion in 100 fly and 200 fly in 2000 ... Nordic Junior Champion in 200 fly in ?99 ... Placed 13th in 100 fly and 16th in 200 fly at 2000 European Junior Championships.
Personal: Teemu Samuli Kettunen ... Son of Kari and Eeva Kettunen ... Born Jan. 31, 1982, in Vantaa, Finland ... Majoring in industrial engineering ... Brother Timo and sister Kati are also national-level swimmers.