Jake Stronko
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    Jake Stronko

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Woodbridge, VA

    High School:
    Osbourn Park

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Free/Fly

    2009-10 Highlights: Competed in several dual meets throughout the season ... specialiazes in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle events.... also swam the 100 and 200 backstroke events.

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming for coach Kate Thomas ... All-American in the 200 freestyle ... three-time all-area first team ... All-Metro honorable mention selection in 2009 ... also swam for the QDD Swim Team, coached by Rick Benner ... graduated summa cum laude.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 15 ... son of Gary and Lesli Stronko ... has two siblings, Sam and Kylie ... major is foreign area studies ... aspires to work for the office of special investigations or become a diplomat ... nickname is Dolce ... hobbies include traveling, foreign language and trying new things ... favorite foods are Italina, Mexican, sushi and Pad Thai ... favorite movie is The Godfather and Get Him to the Greek ... credits his mother has having the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite athlete is Casey Converse, because "he's a swimming legend" ... on his iPod: anything that makes you want to fist bump like you're on Jersey Shore ... favorite quote: "But I love, love." -Jack Kerouac.

    Inside Men's Swimming