The Illinois State swimming and diving program added four new swimmers and one diver to their roster for the 2014-15 season, head coach Steve Paska announced Thursday
ll-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors at the Illinois State swimming & diving team's annual awards banquet, hosted April 5 in the Hancock Stadium Club.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team has been selected as one of the top ten Division I schools to receive the Team Scholar All-American Award by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), after earning an impressive fall semester grade point average of 3.51.
Illinois State junior diver Wenting Zhang followed up an All-American performance Thursday with a better one Friday, when she finished the 3-meter competition in sixth place overall at the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
Competing against the best collegiate divers in the country for the first time seemed to not phase Illinois State junior Wenting Zhang, as she advanced out of the prelims and finished in 15th place overall in the 1-meter diving competition Thursday at the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the...