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Jesper Akesson
Position: Free/Breast
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oxie, Sweden
High School: Oxie, Sweden
Experience: Transfer


2010-11
• Recorded season-best sprint times at the Pac-10 Championships
• Touched in with a career-best 54.84 in the 100 breast.
• Swam a time of 20.64 in the 50 free, tenth of second off his career time set at the previous Pac-10 Championships.

2009-10
• Made an immediate impact in the sprint events
• Clocked in his fastest times of the season at the Pac-10 Championships
• Sprinted to a career-best 20.57 in the 50 free
• Touched the wall at 44.96 in the 100 free
• Finished in 55.92 in the 100 breast

Wayne State University:
•Totaled seven All-America honors, joining four First Team relays (including one national champion foursome) and earning three individual Honorable Mention accolades
• Swam the second leg of the first-place 400 medley relay, which broke the national record and edged runner-up Ouachita Baptist by .06 seconds (3:14.15)
• Also swam the second leg of the 200 medley relay which finished second and came in under the previous national record but .72 seconds behind Ouachita Baptist (1:27.97)
• Joined the fourth-place 200 and 400 free relays, both finishing fourth and setting school records in the prelims and finals (1:21.07, 2:57.34)
• Tied for 12th in the 100 breaststroke (56.46) and placed 14th in the 100 free (44.84)
• Finished 14th in the 50 free (20.49) after setting a school record in the prelims (20.23)
• Named GILIAC Freshman of the Year

Personal:
•Majoring in business communication at ASU

 •Parents are Mats and Ingrid Akesson of Sweden
•Has two siblings, Henrik and Katrin
•Brother, Henrik, competed at Huntington Beach College
•Born February 3, 1988 in Malmoe

•Lists most exciting sports moment as winning the 400 IM relay for Div. II and setting the new national record

Jesper Akesson's Top Times
50 Free20.572011
100 Free44.962010
100 BR54.842011
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