Bouke Edskes
Bouke Edskes
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Richard Montgomery
Position: Fly, IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 20.78
100-Free - 45.46
200-Free - 1:44.96
500-Free - 4:51.43
100-Back - 49.28
200-Back - 1:50.22
100-Fly - 47.41
200-Fly - 1:45.69
200-IM - 1:47.15
400-IM - 3:52.03

2017-18: CoSIDA Academic All-American … CoSIDA Academic All-District … All-American (400 IM, 400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (200 IM, 200 Fly) … NCAA Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (200 IM, 400 IM, 200 Fly, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Swimmer of the Year … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week (12/4, 1/22, 1/29) … broke two program records and four NEWMAC records as a sophomore … at the NCAA Division III National Championship, finished third in the 400-IM in a personal best time of 3:52.03 as well as fifth in the 800 Free relay in a NEWMAC record time of 6:38.62 … additionally touched the wall fifth with the 400 Medley Relay team in 3:!6.19, ninth in the 200 Medley Relay (1:30.26), tenth in the 200 IM (1:49.30) and tenth in the 200-fly (1:48.80) … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title in the 200 IM (1:51.07), 200-fly (1:49.16), 400-IM (3:54.66), 400 free relay (3:00.18), 200 medley relay (1:30.19) and 400 medley relay (3:17.92) … his swims in the 400 IM and the 400 medley at the NEWMAC Championship set new league open records … at the MIT Winter Invitational, won four events including the 400 medley relay (3:17.58), 200 medley relay (1:29.89), 200-fly (1:48.47) and 100-fly (49.10) … also placed third with the 400 free relay team in 3:03.60 …  set new collegiate best times in the 100-free (45.46 – Winter Invite), 500-free (4:51.43 – Springfield) and 400 IM (3:52.03 – Nationals) … during the regular season, took first in 11 different events … individually swam 19 NCAA “B” cut times as a sophomore.

2016-17: All-American (100 Fly, 200 Fly, 200 IM, 400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Champion (200 Fly, 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … NEWMAC Swimmer of the Year … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week (12/5, 1/9, 1/17) … NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week (11/21, 12/5, 1/30) … CollegeSwimming.com NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week (12/6, 1/24, 1/31) … CollegeSwimming.com Division III Preseason All-American … broke five NEWMAC records and four MIT records as a freshman … at the NCAA Division III Championship, was the national runner up in both the 100 fly (47.41) and the 200 fly (1:45.69) and also placed third in the 400 free relay (2:58.77), fifth in the 200 IM (1:47.15) and eight in the 400 medley relay (3:17.85) … his time of 1:45.69 set a new NEWMAC open record … claimed the league championship titles in the 200 fly (1:49.64), 200 IM (1:50.88), 400 IM (3:57.01), 200 free relay (1:21.71), 400 free relay (3:00.16), 200 medley relay (1:29.04) and 400 medley relay (3:18.22) … the time he swam in the 100 fly time trial (48.70) broke the NEWMAC meet record … he also set a NEWMAC open record in the 400 IM with a time of 3:53.40 during a time trial swim at the MIT Winter Invitational … continued his success at the MIT Winter Invitational where he claimed first with the 200 medley relay team (1:29.74) and the 400 medley relay team (3:16.93), first in the 200 fly (1:49.01), second in the 200 IM (1:51.67), third in the 100 back (49.95), fifth in the 200 back (1:50.22) and eighth in the 50 free (21.16) … his time in the 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay were also facility records inside the Z-Center at the Invite … came in first place during 38 swims during his freshman year … individually swam 27 NCAA “B” cuts times throughout his rookie campaign.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … completed research in the Aerospace Controls Lab on Autonomous Rovers … 2017 Varsity Club Award Winner … 2017 Male Freshman Excellence Award Winner … 2017 Varsity Swimming MVP.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Richard Montgomery High School … four-time varsity letterwinner in swimming … captain … four-time PVS Scholar-Athlete … three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … three-time MVP of the Richard Montgomery High swim team … 200 Medley Relay All-American … school record holder in the 200-IM, 100-fly, 100-free, 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay … state record holder in the 200-IM, 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay … 2016 State Champion in the 200-IM and 100-fly … also competed for the Nation’s Capital Swim Club where he earned the 2010 Tom Dolan Award … Honor Roll … AP Scholar.