Mark Rogers
Mark Rogers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beverly Hills, Mich.

High School:
Groves

Event:
Sprint Free


Getting to Know Mark Rogers

Where were you born?
Royal Oak, MI

What do you want to be when you grow up?
When I was ten I wanted to be an architect ... Now I want to be a sofware engineer.

What is your favorite movie?
300

Why did you choose Michigan State University?
The people.

Who is your favourite MSU athlete of all time?
Magic Johnson

Name one person living or dead, that you would most like to compete against?
Mark Spitz

Top 5 songs on your iPod?
All classic rock

Your favorite moment in the outdoor pool?
Swimming outside during a snow storm in Fall 2006.

GREEN or WHITE???
Green

Favorite sport outside of swimming?
Water polo

Junior Season: Earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades...Won the 50 free at Valparaiso (1/11) with a time of 21.87...Part of the 200 free relay team that took thrid at Purdue (1/12).

Sophomore Season: Competed in every dual meet ... Scored in the 100 back versus Ball State (12/9) ... Competed in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events and the Big Ten Championships.

Freshman Season: Took sixth place in the 100 free (49.07) and competed on the second-place 400 free relay team against Michigan (10/28), ... Finished second in the 50 free and took third in the 100 free (48.77) against St. Bonaventure (1/28).

High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Earned All-America accolades junior and senior year ... Received all-state honors four times ... Member of 2004 and 2005 state champion teams ... Named academic all-state ... Earned team MVP honors during senior year.

Personal: Born Jan. 14, 1987 ... Son of Larry and Jo Ann Rogers ... Mother was a swimmer at Oakland University ... Computer engineering major and Honors college member.