Saori Haruguchi

Saori Haruguchi

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fukuoka, Japan

High School:
Chikuyo High School

Height:
5-6

Event:
Fly;Free

OREGON STATE: (2008) Qualified for the Japanese Olympic team in the 400 individual medley by winning the event (4:38.94)... Made OSU history by winning the 200 butterfly (1:52.39) at the NCAA Championships where she earned her third All-America title and set new school records in the 200 butterly, 400 individual medley (4:07.63) and the 200 individual medley (1:57.37), finished 21st overall... Broke the oldest school record, 100 freestyle (50.59)...set school record in 100 backstroke (54.96), 200 backstroke (1:57.73),100 butterfly (52.91) and 200 freestyle (1:47.10)... Recieved the OSU Female Athlete of the Year and Female Preformance of the Year. (2007) Set the school record in the 200 butterfly at the NCAA Championships (1:56.05), earned the All-America honor... Was part of the history making 800 meter freestyle relay team to go to the NCAA Championships... Finished sixth in the Pacific-10 Conference in the 200 butterfly... Had 24 dual meet wins. (2006) Captured All-America honors by finishing sixth in the 200 butterfly at the NCAA Championships... finished 15th in the 100 butterfly, and finished 38th at the 200 individual medley... Only OSU swimmer at NCAA Championships... Tallied 14.5 points by herself and finished 31st overall... Finished fourth in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the Pac-10 Championships... Led the Beavers with 15 individual event victories... Set school record in 200 backstroke (2:00.39), also set school record in 100 butterfly (53.85)... Fifth OSU swimmer to earn All-America honors.

CHIKUYO GAKUEN HIGH: Swam for coach Yoshihiro Hanamura... At 2005 Japan Nationals placed seventh in 100 butterfly and second in 200 butterfly.

PERSONAL: Born in Furuoka, Japan... Majoring in human development and family science... Parents are Fujiko and Shinji Haruguchi... Enjoys Japanese art "Shodo" and watching the Beavers... Favorite athlete is Michael Johnson... Biggest athletic thrill was making the NCAA with her teammates... Chose Oregon State because, "it's a great team, super coaches and its location on the west coast."

Oregon State Season-By-Season Bests

Year 2008 2007 2006
50 free N/A N/A 24.87
100 free N/A 51.59 53.41
200 free 1:47.10 1:48.67 1:49.64
500 free 5:00.23 N/A 5:02.30
1000 free 10:47.04 10:10.65 10:30.87
100 back 54.96 N/A N/A
200 back 1:57.73 N/A 2:00.39
100 fly 52.91 53.17 53.85
200 fly 1:52.39 1:56.05 1:57.71
200 IM 1:57.37 2:00.70 2:00.95
400 IM 4:07.63 4:14.32 N/A

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