Joe Bonk
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly
    • Sophomore
    • Raleigh, N.C.

    Updated: July 3, 2014

    General: A member of the 2013 400 Medley Relay ACC Champion team ... A member of the 400 medley relay that holds the ACC meet, ACC Championship and school records ... A member of the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams that hold school records.

    2013-2014: At ACCs, earned 40 team points from individual events … Swam the first leg to help earn a third place finish in the 200 medley relay at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:27.07 … Helped take second place in the 200 freestyle relay, swimming the first leg, in the ACC Championships with a time of 1:18.90 … Finished 11th at the ACC Championships in the 50 freestyle with a time of 19:84 … Swam the final leg of the 400 medley relay to help finish third at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:08.26 … Placed seventh inn the 100 freestyle at the ACC Championships with a time of 43.57 … Swam the first leg of the 400 freestyle relay to finish third at the ACC Championships with a tme of 2:54.28 … Won the 100 freestyle at UNC Wilmington with a time of 45.94 … Took second in the 100 freestyle at No. 18 Virginia with a time of 44:84 … Swam the fourth leg of the 200 medley relay to take first at No. 18 Virginia with a time of 1:29.84 … Helped earn second in the 200 freestlyle relay by swimming the second leg at No. 18 Virginia … Finished as the runner-up of the 50 freestyle at No. 18 Virginia … Helped win the 400 medley relay by swimming the fourth leg at No. 18 Virginia … Swam the fourth leg of the 200 medley relay to take second place at Tennessee … Finished fourth in the 50 freestyle at Tennessee … Took second place in the 100 freestyle at Tennessee with a time of 45.20 … Won the 200 freestyle relay, swimming the second leg, at the H20kie Fall Invitational with a time of 1:18.90 … Won the 50 freestyle at the H20kie Fall Invitational with a time of 20.14 … Swam the fourth leg of the 400 medley relay to win at the H20kie Fall Invitational with a time of 3:13.12 … Took second in the 100 freestyle relay at the H20kie Fall Invitational … Swam the second leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help win at he H20kie Fall Invitational … Finished second in the 50 freestyle at Pittsburgh … Won the 100 freestyle at Pittsburgh with a time of 45.05 … Swam the first leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help win at Pittsburgh with a time of 3:00.28 … Won the 200 freestyle and the 50 freestyle at Cincinnati … At Ohio State, swam the fourth leg of the 200 medley relay to take second, finished second in the 50 freestyle, took fourth in the 100 freestyle, and swam the first leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help take first … Against NC State, swam the fourth leg of the 200 medley relay to help finish second, and swam the opening leg of the 400 freestyle relay to help finish second … At the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge, took second in the 50 freestyle, Swam the fourth leg of the 200 freestyle relay to take first, and swam the fourth leg of the 200 medley relay to earn second.

    2012-13: Had a fantastic freshman season for the H2Okies ... Competed in four relays at his first NCAA Championship and earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in three, the 200 freestyle relay, 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay ... Was one of three freshman to make the ACC team and was on three relay teams that automatically qualified for NCAA Championships, including the 400 medley relay that was named ACC Champions ... Helped bring in 106 points in relays to help secure the second-place finish for Tech at ACCs ... Also tallied 17 individual points, placing seventh in the 100 freestyle and 12th in the 50 freestyle - both B cut times ... Placed second in the 50 freestyle and was on the 400 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams that won at No. 11 Virginia ... Took fourth in the 100 butterfly in the win against William & Mary ... Posted second-place finishes in the sprint freestyle events at NC State ... Won the 50 freestyle against Tennessee ... Posted best times at the H2Okie Fall Invitational, winning the 50 and 100 freestyle events, while taking 12th in the 200 freestyle ... Placed second in both the 50 and 100 freestyles at Georgia Tech ... Took second in the 100 freestyle at Duke ... Posted a second-place finish in the 50 freestyle and a third-place finish in the 100 freestyle at North Carolina ... Swept the sprint freestyle events in his first collegiate appearance in the season-opener against VMI and Garnder-Webb.

    High School: A member of the YOTA under the direction of Chad Onken ... Won the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A/2A 100-yard freestyle event the past three years and the 50 free the past two years ... Holds the NCHSAA 1A/2A record in the 50 (20.85) and the 100 (45.33) ... On the YMCA scene, Bonk was the National Champion in the 50, runner-up in the 100 and placed third in the 200 free at the National Championship ... An Olympic Trial and Senior National qualifier ... Ranked 20th by Collegeswimming.com and first in the state of North Carolina.

    Personal: Joseph Gordon Bonk was born on June 2, 1993 in Raleigh, N.C. ... Son of Jackie and David Bonk ... Has two older siblings John and Meghan ... Majoring in university studies.

    Bonk's Career Best
    50 Freestyle: 19.95 100 Freestyle: 43.67
    200 Freestyle: 1:41.50 100 Butterfly: 48.97
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