Swimming & Diving Home
Tennessee Sports
Buy Tickets Tenn Fund
ALERT
BUTCH JONES NAMED VOLS' NEW FOOTBALL COACH. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY »

ROSTER » SCHEDULE » COACHES » FACILITIES » NEWS » HISTORY

     
    Gustav Aberg Lejdstrom     
     
      Gustav Aberg Lejdstrom
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Helsingborg, Sweden

Event:
Freestyle

abergledjstrom

CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (5)
2014 - 2 2013 - 3

SEC MEDAL COUNT (2)
Silver: 1

 2013: 800 FR
Bronze: 1
2014: 800 FR

CAREER AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2013 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE
AWARDS
2014 All-American
2014 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Competed in five meets during the fall semester, proving to be one of the Vols' most consistent freestylers
  • Recorded three collegiate career bests during the fall in the 500 freestyle (4:34.34 against Indiana/Kentucky), the 1000 freestyle (9:51.38 at UNC Wilmington) and the 200 IM (1:59.92 at UNC Wilmington)
  • Ended fall on a definite high note at the Georgia Tech Invitational. He won the 200 freestyle in an NCAA b-cut time of 1:37.74 (and swam 1:37.39 in the prelims). He also logged an NCAA b cut in the 50 freestyle of 20.15 to finish third. He took fourth in the 100 freestyle (44.57).
  • Placed 6th in 200 freestyle (1:41.18) and 9th in 500 freestyle (4:41.08) in meet with Missouri and Virginia Tech.
  • Placed 7th in 100 freestyle (46.17) and 5th in 200 freestyle (1:39.70) in Georgia meet.
  • Against Florida, finished fifth in the 50 free and seventh in the 100 free to end regular season

SEC RECAP

  • Made the finals in all three of his individual events, highlighted by a 17th-place performance in the 200 freestyle, winning C Final in 1:35.43
  • Finished 19th in the 100 freestyle in 43.76
  • Took 21st in the 50 freestyle, swimming 19.90 in the preliminaries
  • Helped the 800 freestyle relay finish third in a NCAA A-cut time of 6:19.71
  • Also swam on the 200 freestyle relay, helping the Vols to fourth place in an NCAA A-cut time of 1:17.11

NCAA RECAP

  • Part of two All-American relay teams, helping the Vols place 10th in the 200 freestyle relay and 15th in the 800 freestyle relay

2012-13 - FRESHMAN
AWARDS
2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2013 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Most critical contributions Aberg Ledjstrom made for the Vols as a freshman was on the relays. He competed in freestyle relay events at the SEC and NCAA Championships
  • Won first career race against UNC Wilmington, the 200 freestyle (1:43.35)
  • Placed fourth in 200 freestyle against Ohio State (1:41.02)
  • Achieved four career bests at UT Invite, the 50 free (21.37), 200 free (1:40.71), 100 back (51.62), and the 200 back (1:53.15)

SEC RECAP

  • Individually, competed in the 50 freestyle (20.05), 100 freestyle (44.20) and 200 freestyle (1:37.70) events.
  • Reached the C Final in all three of those events and set new career bests.
  • Helped Vols to a silver medal in the 800 freestyle relay, swimming the second leg in the Vols NCAA A cut time of 6:20.13. His cut was 1:36.74.
  • Swam a leg on the Vols' fastest 200 freestyle relay of the season (1:18.32). The team placed fourth.

NCAA RECAP

  • Earned first-team All-America honors for the 800 freestyle relay. The team time was 6:21.87 as the Vols reached the podium in a swimming event for the first time since 2011.
  • Picked up honorable mention All-America honors for the 200 freestyle relay (1:18.45, 13th place) and 400 freestyle relay (2:53.66, 12th place)

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Received national acclaim in Sweden for his distance swimming, having won the 1500-meter freestyle at the 2011 Swedish Long Course Nationals in 15 minutes, 14.51 seconds
  • Not just limited to the long distance races; in November 2011, he won the 400 freestyle in the Swedish Short Course Nationals.

PERSONAL
  • Recipient of the Five Oaks Development Group Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Majoring in logistics
  • Birthday: March 13, 1992

Official Online Store

This week on sale:

    Tennessee Auction

    BID NOW! >>