At Michigan... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference (2008-10) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2007-10).
Senior (2009-10)... Swam in season-high eight races at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 4-5)... finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle at the EMU Invitational and ninth in both the 50 and 500-yard freestyle... set new career-high in the 50-yard freestyle at the EMU Invitational.
Junior (2008-09)... Championship Meets...finished 39th in the 100-yard freestyle with a career-best time of 51.35, placed 41st in the 200-yard freestyle with a season-best time of 1:51.07 and recorded a season-best time of 4:55.47 in the 500-yard freestyle for 41st place at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 18-21) ... Regular Season... swam a season-best time of 24.82 in the 50-yard freestyle against Notre Dame (Feb. 7).
Sophomore (2007-08)... Championship Meets... finished 20th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.63), 25th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (17:21.52) and27th in in the 500-yard freestyle (4:56.57) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 21-23) ...Regular Season...shaved 11.72 seconds off of her personal best in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:29.85) vs. Northwestern (Jan. 19) ... touched the wall in ninth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (17:00.28), 17th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.62)and 18th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:57.61)on season best times at the Texas A&M Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1).
Freshman (2006-07)... Championship Meets... placed 25th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:54.34), 19th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.66) and 37th in the 100-yard freestyle (52.57) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 8-10); also swam on fifth-place 800-yard freestyle relay (7:21.33) ... Regular Season... took fourth in the 200-yard freestyle with career-best time (1:53.32) at Northwestern (Jan. 20) ... was part of winning 400-yard freestyle relay (3:25.07) at EMU Invitational (Dec. 1-2) ... swam on seventh-place 800-yard freestyle (7:29.72) relays at the Texas A&M Invitational (Nov. 17-19) ... was part of runner-up 200-yard medley relay (1:48.16) against No. 24 Princeton (Nov. 11) ... earned third-fastest time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:02.92) and swam on third-place 400-yard medley relay (3:55.90) against Ohio State (Nov. 10) ... placed second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.09); also swam on third-place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:39.66).
Prep... St. Charles North High School (2006) ... National Honor Society ... honor roll student ... Academic All-America ... state finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman award ... four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... four-time All-Up State Eight Conference ... three-time second team all-state (2003, 2005-06) ... four-year All-American, winning four such awards as a freshman, junior and senior ... four-time high school state finalist ... three-time team MVP (2003, 2005-06) ... two-time Kane County Chronicle Swimmer of the Year ... also a three-year varsity letterwinner in water polo.
Personal... Enrolled in the College ofLiterature, Science and the Arts...neurosciencemajor ... birthday is October 9, 1987 ... sisters, Paula and Lauren,both swam at University of Illinois ... father, Robert, played basketball and baseball at RPI.
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