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Jonathan Buerger
Jonathan  Buerger


Wexford, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny




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NCAA All-American
800 Free Relay (HM)

Virginia Career Bests
100 Free:
200 Free: 1:37.27
500 Free: 4:22.10
1650 Free: 15.30.21
400 IM: 4:08.69

• Placed 14th in the 500 free and 22nd in the 200 free at the ACC Championships
• Swam a career-best time in the 100 free (45.28) at ACCs
• Posted season-best times in the 200 free (1:37.67) and 500 free (4:23.29) at ACCs
• Placed ninth in the 200 free, 18th in the 100 free and 22nd in the 500 free at the Ohio State Invite

• Went to NCAAs as a relay alternate and earned honorable mention All-America honors as the anchor of the 13th-place finishing 800-yard freestyle relay
• Placed 11th in the 200 free and 500 free and 13th in the 1,650 free at ACCs
• Set career-best times in the 200 free (1:37.27), 500 free (4:22.10) and 1,650 free (15:30.21) at ACCs
• Posted a career-best time in the 100 free (46.06) against Virginia Tech and Wisconsin
• Placed 14th in the 200 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Named to the ACC All-Academic squad
• Given the team's Ramirez Family Leadership Award at the year-end banquet
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Set a career-best time of 46.70 in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Notched a career-best mark of 16:03.36 in the mile at the same meet
• Best finish was third set twice in the 500 free against Pitt and Duke
• Competed in the 200m free at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials


• Won the 500 freestyle in 4:31.29 at the Terrapin Invitational
• Also placed third in the 200 freestyle (1:40.92) to cap a 1-2-3 Virginia finish
• Went faster in the preliminaries in both the 500 freestyle (4:29.38) and 200 freestyle (1:39.85)
• Anchored the 400 medley relay team and led-off the 400 freestyle relay team that both claimed first-place honors at the Terrapin Invitational
• Posted a time of 10:10.69 in the 1000 freestyle against Penn State and Indiana (Nov. 20)
• Clocked a mark of 4:08.69 in the 400 IM at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 4)

High School
• Pennsylvania state champion in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and as a member of the 200 freestyle relay
• WPIAL district champion in 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay
• WPIAL record holder in 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay
• Named 2010 North Allegheny Senior Athlete of the Year
• School record holder in 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay
• Three-time team MVP • Four-time Scholar Athlete and Scholastic All-American
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Named 2010 High Honor Scholar
• Worked at Adaptive Aquatics teaching swim lessons to mentally and physically handicapped children

• Son of David and Sonya Buerger
• Has two brothers, Matthew and Zachary, and a sister, Victoria


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