Jonathan Ekas
Jonathan Ekas
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Erie, PA
High School: McDowell
Event: Back/Free

High School: A four-year letter winner and one-year team captain for head coach David Schultz at McDowell High School. Was a three-time All-American. He competed at USA Winter Nationals. Set the school record in the 100 backstroke. Was a three-time district champion. Won five state medals (three relay, two individual).

Personal: Son of Michael and Jill. Has one brother (Jacob). Career goal is to become a physical therapist and to work with athletes at a college. Chose UB because the people at the school were very welcoming and friendly, the academics were outstanding and it has a great swim program. Dream as a college athlete is to compete at the Olympic Trials.