Joon Chung
Joon Chung

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Novi, Mich.

High School:
Novi

Position:
Breaststroke/IM



01/25/2014

Army Men Romp In Triangular; Women Post 1-2 Mark

Men Pick Up Pair of PL Wins, Women Post One

03/06/2013

Three Black Knights Named To Academic All-Patriot League Team

Trio among 20 Student-Athletes Honored by the Conference

02/23/2013

Army Continues To Excel At PL Championships

Both Teams Shatter Academy Records in 800-Yard Freestyle Relay

02/23/2013

Army Wraps Up Competition At PL Championships

Nguyen, Wender Collect Major Awards

02/21/2013

Army Starts Strong At PL Championships

Black Knights Break Three Academy Records

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Finished off sophomore career with a strong showing at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 21-23)...clocking in a personal best in the 200 breaststroke touching the wall at 202.41 followed by a personal best in the 100 breast touching the wall at 56.28 both recording all-time top-10 time in Army history ... posted a pair of top-three finishes versus Boston, Rowan and VMU... (Oct.5) in 100 breast and 200 IM...swam for a first-place finish at Lehigh (Jan. 11) in the 100 breast...took gold in the 100 breast and 200 back versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan.26)...won the 100 breast and 200 breast in the meet versus Delaware (Jan.18)...took the bronze in the 100 breast followed by a fifth-place finish in the 200 back at Bucknell Invitational (Feb.2)... was fourth in the 100 breast (PR 57.06) and fifth in the 200 breast in the 200 back in the meet with academy rivals, Navy (Dec.6)...was runner-up in the 100 breast touching the wall at 58.02 in the tri-meet versus LIU Post and Columbia (Nov. 17)...recorded a first-place finish in the 200 breast and runner-up finish in the 200 breast at Buffalo (Nov. 10)...swam for two second place finishes and a sixth place finish versus UConn (Oct. 26)... clocked in at 58.39 securing a first-place win in the 100 breast against American and George Mason (Jan. 19)...recorded a personal best in the 200 IM preliminaries at the Big Brown Invitational (Dec. 2) touching the wall at 1:55.75...also had a fifth-place finish in the 200 breast...earned a spot on the 2013 Academic All-Patriot First Team.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Capped a solid freshman season with strong showings at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 16) and ECAC Championships (Feb. 24) ... scored points in a pair of individual events at Patriots, placing 10th in the 200 breast (2:05.48) and taking 12th in the 100 breast (58.03) ... clocking in the 200 breast represents a personal best ... posted a pair of top-12 finishes at the ECACs, placing 11th in the 100 breast (57.91) and 12th in the 200 breast (2:06.33) ... took gold in the 100 breast and 200 breast versus Massachusetts (Oct. 22) ... also swept the breaststroke events opposite Lehigh (Jan. 13) ... won the 100 breast and 200 IM at Columbia (Nov. 19) ... also placed runner-up in the 200 breast versus the Lions ... won the 100 breast in the season-opening tri-meet versus Boston College and Stony Brook (Oct. 7) ... posted three runner-up showings against Connecticut (Nov. 5) ... placed second in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM versus the Huskies ... was runner-up in both breaststroke events at Marist (Oct. 14) ... placed second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast opposite Drexel (Jan. 20) ... took third in both breaststroke events during the tri-meet versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 28) ... finished third in the 100 breast and fourth in the 200 breast against Bucknell (Jan. 14) ... swam to three top-10 showings during the quad-meet versus American, George Mason and Old Dominion (Jan. 21) ... was fourth in the 200 breast, fifth in the 100 breast and ninth in the 400 IM ... clocked a PR in the 400 IM (4:16.89) ... recorded three top-10 finishes and two personal-best times at the Zippy Invitational (Dec. 2), placing fourth in the 200 breast, sixth in the 100 breast (PR, 57.81) and 10th in the 200 IM (PR, 1:54.68) ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after forging a 3.927 grade point average during the spring semester.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned All-America honors in the 100-yard breaststroke as a junior and senior at Novi High School ... also picked up an All-America certificate in the 200 IM during his standout senior campaign ... twice named an NISCA Academic All-American by USA Swimming, earning the honor following his junior and senior seasons ... was a three-time all-state selection in the 100-yard breaststroke, picking up the accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior ... earned all-state plaudits in the 200 IM as a senior ... won back-to-back Oakland County championships in the 200 IM, capturing the crown as a junior and senior ... won the county title in the 100 breast as a junior ... captained squad during his senior season ... named hardest worker on the team as a junior and senior ... tabbed a KLAA Scholastic Athlete as a sophomore, junior and senior ... swam for the Novi Sturgeons club team under the direction of head coach Bob Jenrow.

PERSONAL: Joon Mo Chung was born Nov. 30, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea ... parents are Dooyoul Chung and Soomee Park ... has one brother, Daniel, and one sister, Stella ... moved to the United States when he was three years old ... has trained in Tae Kwan Do for the past 12 years and currently holds a fourth degree black belt ... has overcome several injuries over the course of his career ... hobbies include playing the piano and listening to music ... majoring in Information Systems Management.

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