Lukas Ming Menkhoff
Lukas Ming Menkhoff
Height: 6-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Singapore
High School: United World College of South East Asia
Position: Free/Breaststroke
Events: Free, Breast, Fly
College: Pomona

Pomona-Pitzer: Entering his third season with the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Swim & Dive Program. 

 

2018-2019

2019 NCAA Runner Up in the Men’s 100-yard Breaststroke (54.20), 5-time CSCAA All-American and NCAA Finalist (100 Breast, 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay), 8th in the country in the 400-yard Freestyle relay, 5-time 2019 SCIAC Champion, set a new school and pool record in the 100 IM (51.17), and pool record in the 50-yard Fly (22.36), 2-time SCIAC Athlete of the Week, holder of 9 school records (50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 100 IM, 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay)

2017-2018

2018 NCAA National Champion in the Men’s 100-yard Breaststroke (53.39), 5-time NCAA ‘A’ Finalist: 100 Breast- 1st (53.39)  400 Free Relay- 3rd (2:59.08), 400 Medley Relay- 3rd (3:15.30), 200 Free Relay- 4th (1:20.82), 200 Medley Relay- 7th (1:29.79) and 2-time ‘B’ finalist: 100 Free- 9th (44.22), 50 Free- 13th (20.42), 7-time CSCAA All-American, 7-time 2018 SCIAC Champion, SCIAC Newcomer of the Year, set 5 new SCIAC records, Pomona-Pitzer Newcomer of the Year, and set 8 new program records and pool records, 3-time SCIAC Athlete of the Week.

High School: 

Member of the Singapore National Team (2010-2016), 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup Silver Medalist in the 200 Freestyle Relay, FINA Swimming World Cup 6-time finalists in Beijing, Moscow, Doha, Dubai and Singapore, South East Asian Age Group Swimming Championships multiple medalist, 2015 Spanish Swimming Open ‘B’ Finalist, multiple Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championships medalist.

United World College Colors with Distinction Award, Dover Phoenix Swimmer of the Year Award (2010-2014), National Level Award, Dover Phoenix Roll of Honor Award, Outstanding Sporting Performance Award, Contribution to Sport Award (2013), Dover Phoenix Most Improved Swimmer Award (2009), South East Asian Student Activity Conference Top Age Group Performer Award, Athletic Conference of Singapore International Schools MVP Award.

Personal: Menkhoff is an Economics Major and computer science research assistant at Pomona College. Served in the Singapore Army for two years as an Infantry Sergeant Commander prior to attending college and took an additional year off to train under Coach Sergio Lopez. He was also a member of the Singapore National Swim Team from 2010 – 2016 and a successful age group swimmer. Has volunteered with the Special Olympics Swimming Program (2011-2014), Gracehaven Swimming Program, and was a volunteer swimming coach for Paralympic and disabled swimmers.

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