Yannick Kaeser
Yannick Kaeser

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mumpf, Switzerland

High School:
Gymnasium Baeumlihof

Height:
6-1

Event:
Breast



10/24/2014

Virginia Men Open Season with 183-117 Win over Navy

Cavaliers win 10 events

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

04/09/2014

Virginia Leads Conference with 18 All-ACC Academic Selections

Cavaliers have 12 women and six men recognized

03/29/2014

Kaeser Breaks 200 Breast Record on Final Day of NCAAs

Three Cavaliers earn honorable mention All-America honors

03/28/2014

Kolod Posts Highest NCAA Finish in UVa History

Junior became first diver in school history to advance to championship final at national meet

2012 Olympian

All-American
2014:
200 Breast (HM)

All-ACC (3)
2014:
100 Breast, 200 Breast
2013:
200 Breast

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
52.88 (2nd all-time at UVa)
200 Breast: 1:53.71 (UVa School Record)
200 IM: 1:47.93

2013-14
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 breast, placing 16th at the NCAA Championships
• Broke the school record in the 200 breast (1:53.71) in the prelims
• Also placed 17th in the 100 breast at NCAAs
• Earned All-ACC honors with second-place finishes in both the 100 and 200 breast at the ACC Championships
• Part of the 200 medley relay (1:24.98) that broke the school record and the 400 medley relay (3:08.64) that ranks second all-time in school history at ACCs
• Set career-best marks in the 100 breast (52.88) and 200 IM (1:47.93) at ACCs
• Finished second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast at the Ohio State Invite
• Picked up four dual-meet wins (2x 100 breast, 2x 200 breast)
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13
• Earned all-conference honors with a third-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke at ACCs
• Placed sixth in the 100 breast at the conference meet
• Posted season-best times in the 100 breast (53.97), 200 breast (1:56.98) and 200-yard individual medley (1:49.38) at ACCs
• Picked up three dual-meet wins in the 100 breast
• Selected to represent Switzerland at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia
• Qualified for the semifinals in the 200m breast, finishing 15th, at the World University Games
• Placed 26th in the 100m breast and 29th in the 50m breast at the WUGs
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Finished 24th in the 200m breaststroke for Switzerland at the 2012 London Olympics
• Placed seventh in 200m breast at 2012 European Championships
• Broke the Swiss long course national record in 200m breast at 2012 Swiss Championships (2:12.99)
• Finished 18th in the 200m breast at the 2011 European Short Course Championships (2:09.99 - national record)

Personal
• Son of Martin and Regula Kaeser
• Has a brother, Pascal