SOPHOMORE (2019-20): Competed in all seven meets … earned All-Mountain West honors in the 400-IM, finishing seventh at the MW Championships … owned the tenth-best time in the Mountain West in the 400-IM, and the 15th-best in the 200 IM … posted career-bests in five events … had a career-best 4:21.70 in the 400-IM at the Mountain West Championships.
FRESHMAN (2018-19): Posted nine top-five finishes on the season … competed in eight meets … career bests included a 1:00.29 in the 100-yard back at the home meet against Nevada (6th) … Set season bests at the Phill Hansel Invitational including a 2:03.87 in the 200 back, a 2:25.47 in the 200 breast and a 4:26.71 in the 400 IM … swam the 200-yard IM at the Mountain West Championships (2:03.17) for her fifth career mark of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Montana High School Swimming State Champions 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 … Knight Medallion (Valedictorian) … Hellgate National Honor’s Society … Hellgate Swimming Senior Captain in 2017-2018 … Hellgate Swimming Junior Captain in 2016-2017 … Academic All-State … letter in Hellgate HOSA … Hellgate Trig-Star Champion in 2016 … earned 2016 National Latin Exam Silver Medal Award … 2016 PSAT/NMSQT National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendation Award … Earned an academic letter.
PERSONAL: Born in Bozeman, Mont … parents are Kenji & Kiyomi … has two siblings, Nobu and Mikiyo … swam for Bozeman Barracudas from 2005-2014 and the Missoula Aquatic Club from 2014-2018 … achievements include USA Swimming 2016-2017 Scholastic All-America … Montana Swimming Athlete Representative, 2017-2018 …was a USA Swimming Western Zone Select Camp Member, a 2013 USA Swimming National Diversity Select Camp member and was 2015 MAC Team Captain… Majoring in computer science.
|MARY AOKI’S MAIN EVENT COLLEGIATE BESTS (per USA Swimming)|
|200 individual medley||2:03.17||2019 MW Championships||2/21/2019|
|400 individual medley||4:21.70||2020 MW Championships||2/21/2020|
|100 backstroke||58.66||Houston/Phill Hansel Invitational||11/17/2018|
|200 backstroke||2:02.79||SMU Invitational||11/23/2019|
|100 individual medley||59.68||CSCAA Invitational||3/16/2019|