Northwestern swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky took second place in the 10K and 5K swims at last month’s Open Water National Championships in California, earning a spot on USA Swimming’s team for next month’s Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.


Wilimovsky narrowly missed out on a national championship in last month’s 5K race in Castaic Lake, California, coming in second place after a photo finish.


Wilimovsky, a sophomore from Malibu, California, is a two-time NCAA qualifier for the Wildcats. After reaching the national championships in each of his first two seasons, Wilimovsky was named an All-American in 2014 after finishing fourth in the mile at the national championships and second at the Big Ten Championships.


He holds the Wildcats’ mile record, which he has broken three times, and remains the only swimmer in school history to post a time in the mile under 15 minutes.


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