Patricia Aschan
Patricia  Aschan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raisio, Finland

High School:
Aurajoen lukio

Height:
5-9

Event:
Free/IM/Fly

Intended Major:
Psychology


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

06/22/2017

OAKLAND SWIMMING AND DIVING 2016-17 REVIEW

The men’s team won their 39th straight league title, 23 consecutive for women

06/21/2017

OAKLAND EARNS TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL HONORS FROM CSCAA

Both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams plus six individuals earned Scholar All-America accolades

03/02/2017

OAKLAND LANDS SEVEN ON ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

Two men and five women earned honors for men's and women's swimming and diving

02/26/2017

OAKLAND CONTINUES STREAK WITH ANOTHER HORIZON LEAGUE TITLE

The men have now won 39 straight titles, 23 consecutive for women

02/25/2017

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

02/25/2017

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 4

Oakland wins its 4th straight Horizon League Title

02/24/2017

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 2

Six Golden Grizzlies won Horizon League titles

02/05/2017

Oakland vs. Bowling Green

Oakland vs. Bowling Green 2/3/17

01/21/2017

Oakland vs. Michigan State - Senior Day

Oakland vs. Michigan State - Senior Day 1/23/17


2016-17:
▪ Awarded Female Athlete of the Year and Swimmer of the Meet for the third straight year, the first time in Horizon League history that feat has been accomplished
▪ Finished her career winning 18 league titles
▪ Horizon League Champion in the 800 free relay (7:21.25), 200 IM (2:00.72), 400 IM (4:15.06), 400 medley relay (3:41.51), 200 backstroke (1:58.19) and 400 free relay (3:21.63)
▪ Broke the 200-yard IM school record at the Zippy Invitational on Dec. 2 going 1:59.36 becoming the first woman in program history to swim under two minutes in that event
▪ Became the first woman to win the 400 IM four years in a row (2014-17)
▪ Became just the second female swimmer in league history to win the 200 IM three consecutive years 

▪ Named CollegeSwimming.com’s Conference Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 6 and Feb. 7
▪ Named HL Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 18


2015-16:
▪ 2016 Horizon League Athlete of the Year for second consecutive season
▪ 2016 Horizon League Champion in the 800 freestyle relay (7:17.13), 200 IM (2:00.53), 400 IM (4:13.46), 400 medley relay (3:41.04), 200 backstroke (1:58.74) and 400 free relay (3:21.03).
▪ Broke the league, pool and school record in the 400 IM
▪ Swam career bests in the 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 and 400 IM
▪ Named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 17 and Jan. 12
▪ Named CollegeSwimming.com's Conference Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 10 and Dec. 8

2014-15:

▪ 2015 Horizon League Athlete of the Year
▪ Swimmer of the Meet 2015 Horizon League Championships
▪ Swam 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM at 2015 Horizon League Championships
▪ Horizon League Champion in 400 IM (4:16.84) setting a Horizon League record and improving her second-best time in Oakland history
▪ Horizon League Champion in 200 IM (2:01.45) to rank fourth in team history
▪ Horizon League Champion in 200 Fly (2:01.65) which ranks fifth-best in Oakland records
▪ Swam on Oakland's Horizon League Champion 800 Free Relay team that set an Oakland record (7:21.44)
▪ Swam on Oakland's Horizon League Champion 400 Medley Relay team
▪ Horizon League Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 14, Jan. 20)

2013-14:
▪ Horizon League Champion in the 400 IM, winning with a time of 4:19.47, which was second in Oakland history
▪ Also swam the 500 free at HLs, taking second in a time of 4:54.18; that time is third in Oakland history
▪ Time of 10:07.84 in the 1000 free at HLs was good for a second-place finish and third-best in program's top times
▪ Swam 200 back at EMU Invitational Dec. 6 in 2:02.54, which is eighth in team records

HIGH SCHOOL
▪ At the club level, was a four-time participant at the Finnish Championships
▪ As a junior competitor, had the national record in her age bracket for the 800 free (2008), 400 IM (2008, 2009) and 1500 free (2010)

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS 
▪ College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American (2015-16)
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

▪ Horizon League Academic All-League selection (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17)

TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
▪ Finland swimming records

Personal
Full Name: Patricia Rosa Josephine Aschan
Parents: Thomas Aschan and Pihla Linnainmaa

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
▪ Good swim team and coaches
▪ Good educational programs
▪ Nice campus and good facilities

Aschan Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
200 Free 1:49.48
2017 HL Championships
2/22/17
1:49.48
2017 HL Championships
2/22/17
* 200 Free time is 4th in Oakland history
500 Free 5:00.59
Bowling Green
2/3/17
4:54.18*
2014 HL Championship
2/27/14
* 500 Free time is 4th in Oakland history

1000
Free

10:16.31
Black & Gold Intrasquad
9/23/16
10:07.84*
2014 HL Championship
2/26/14
* 1000 Free time is 3rd in Oakland history

100 Back

57.45
Wayne State
10/29/16
55.90*
Zippy 
Invite
12/4/16
* 100 Back time is 9th in Oakland history

200 Back

1:58.19*
2017 HL
Championships
2/22/17
1:58.19*
2017 HL
Championships
2/22/17
* 200 Back time is 4th in Oakland history

100
Breast

1:03.05*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
1:03.05*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
* 100 Breast time is 5th in Oakland history

200
Breast

2:15.83
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
2:15.83
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
* 200 Breast time is 6th in Oakland history

100
Fly

57.74
Cincinnati Winter Invite
1/13/17
57.00
Duquesne
11/6/15

200
Fly

2:05.74
Youngstown State
10/15/16
2:01.65*
2015 HL Championship
2/28/15
* 200 Fly time is 5th in Oakland history

200 IM

1:59.36*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
1:59.36*
Zippy Invite
12/2/16
* 200 IM time is 1st in Oakland history

400 IM

4:15.06
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
4:13.46*
2016 HL Championship
2/24/16
* 400 IM time is 1st in Oakland history

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