Lara Ketonen
Lara Ketonen
Height: 5-10
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
High School: Aurora
Position: Free
Major: Biological Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 23.78
100-Free - 51.75
100-Fly - 1:03.11

Honorable Mention All-American (200 Free Relay) ... NCAA Qualifier ... NEWMAC Champion (200 Free Relay) ... NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Nov. 15, Nov. 20, Jan. 14, Jan. 22, Jan. 28) ... at the NCAA Championship, placed 12th in the 200-free relay in a time of 1:34.88 and 55th in the 100-free in 53.14 ... at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed gold in the 200-free relay in a time of 1:34.65 and also placed sixth in the 50-free in 24.44, 26th in the 100-free in 55.27 and 35th in the 100-fly in 1:03.11 ... at the Winter Invitational, touched the wall first in the 400-free relay (3:30.20), first in the 400-medley relay (3:50.05), first in the 200-free relay (1:36.04), second in the 50-free (23.94) and 22nd in the 100-fly (1:00.68) ... in regular season dual meets, placed third or better 20 times ... individually swam one NCAA "B" cut time as a first-year.

Out of the Pool at MIT:
Majoring in biological engineering.

High School: A 2018 graduate of Aurora High School … earned varsity letters in swimming, cross country and track and field … All-Conference … All-Ohio … Scholar-Athlete … holds seven school records … also competed for the Hudson Explorers Aquatics Team … National Honor Society … Bridgestone Emerging STEM Leaders program … Science Olympiad … Scholastics Art and Writing Awards … Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition Awards … Alpha Beta Kappa Nominee … Outstanding Senior Award.