Swimming & Diving
Aaron Cuker - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Hampton

Major – Mechanical Engineering

2001-02 – Is in UK’s top 10 in the 100y breaststroke and 200y breaststroke … Placed 11th in the 200y breaststroke (2:02.47), 19th in the 100y breaststroke (57.51) and 33rd in the 100y butterfly (51.58) at the SEC Championships … Competed at the Nike Cup, finishing 13th in the 200y breaststroke (2:07.54), 14th in the 400y IM (4:06.71), 16th in the 100y breaststroke (59.01) and 21st in the 200y IM (1:55.62) … At the SEC East Extravaganza, placed 16th in the 100y breaststroke (59.68) and 26th in the 400y IM (4:16.67) … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2000-01 – Made the NCAA ?B? cuts in the 200y breaststroke … Finished 14th in 200y breaststroke and 23rd in both the 100y breaststroke and 400y IM at the SEC Championships … Placed fourth in the 100y breaststroke at Tennessee … Finished fourth in the 400y IM and fifth in the 100y butterfly at Cincinnati … Finished second in the 200y breaststroke, sixth in the 200y IM and eighth in the 200y butterfly at LSU … Competed at the Texas A&M Invitational, finishing sixth in the 200y breaststroke, 14th in the 100y breaststroke, 17th in the 200y IM and 18th in the 400y IM … Placed third in the 50y freestyle at IUPUI dual meet … Won in the 200y breaststroke and had a third-place finish in the 200y IM at Indiana … Competed at the SEC East Extravaganza, finishing eighth in the 200y breaststroke, ninth in the 100y breaststroke and 11th in the 400y IM … Began season with a third-place finish in 200y butterfly and was a member of the first-place 400y medley relay squad vs. Louisville … Academic All-America honorable mention.

1999-00 – Had a mark that placed second on UK?s all-time list in the 200y breaststroke, third in the 400y IM, and in the top 10 in the 100y breaststroke … Finished 11th in the 200y breaststroke, 17th in the 200y IM, and 19th in the 100y backstroke at the Nike Cup … Placed 13th in the 200y breaststroke, 20th in the 100y breaststroke, and 29th in the 200y IM at the SEC championships … Won the 200y breaststroke to top off a top-four sweep in his college debut against Louisville … Won the 200y breaststroke against Tennessee to once complete a one-two-three sweep … Won the 200y breaststroke in the South Carolina dual meet.

Pre-College – Four-year letterman at Hampton High School… Won the 1999 North Carolina state championship in the 200 breaststroke and placed third in the 100 breaststroke… Placed fifth in the 200 breaststroke at the 1999 Spring Junior Nationals… Finished 11th 11th in the 100 breaststroke and 17th in the 200 breaststroke at the 1999 Summer Juniors… Chose UK because he wants to be a part of the success that lies ahead for the Wildcats… Chose the Cats over Maryland, Princeton, and Virginia Tech.

Best Times – 100 breaststroke – 57.21; 200 breaststroke – 2:01.82; 200 IM – 1:54.19; 400 IM – 3:59.00; 100 butterfly – 51.58.

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