Ashley Bachler
Ashley Bachler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Mother McAuley

Position:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
11/22/1988

2010-11: Named captain for the 2010-11 season ... competed in the Saluki Miler 1650-yard freestyle event , SIU 5K Open Water meet, Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned a season best time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:06.25) at the Zippy Invitational ... earned a season-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (26.43) against Evansville ... recorded a season-best time in the 200-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational with a time of 1:57.04 ... recorded a personal-best in the 200-yard IM against WIU with a time of 2:18.54 ... earned a personal-best time in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:36.85) against Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned a personal-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:37.72) against WIU ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 1650-yard freestyle (17:33.32) and 400-yard individual medley (4:41.82) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... member of the Horton Pool record-setting (7:50.76) 800-yard freestyle relay team ... recorded personal-best times in the 500-yard freestyle (5:04.93) and 200-yard freestyle (1:55.42) at the MVC Championships ... member of the first place 800-yard freestyle relay against Western Illinois ...recorded a season-best time in the 100-yard freestyle (55.54) against Illinois ... recorded season best time in the 1650-yard freestyle ( 17:43.97) at the MVC Championships ... received the fifth-annual Dede Woytowich Endowed Scholarship ... named captain for the 2010-11 swimming and diving season.

2008-09:Recorded eight top-three performances in dual-meets, including a first-place finish against Western Illinois in the 1,000-yard freestyle ... achieved personal-best performances in the 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle and 1,650-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational ... earned a personal-best performance in the 1,000-yard freestyle in a dual-meet against Illinois ... ended the season with an 11th-place in the 1,650-yard freestyle and 12th-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... was a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that broke an Illinois State school record and placed third at the championships.

2007-08: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... received the Most Improved award ... finished second in the 500-yard freestyle, fourth in the 200-yard freestyle and fifth in the 50-yard freestyle against Northern Iowa ... captured first-place honors in the 200-yard freestyle against Lindenwood ... recorded a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle and a third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle against Evansville ... placed third in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle against Western Illinois ... finished third in the 500-yard freestyle and fifth in the 1000-yard freestyle against Green Bay ... ended the season with a seventh-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle and ninth in the 200- and 1650-yard freestyle at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... was also a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at the championships.

Mother McAuley: Served as an alternate for the team at state freshman year ... named all-conference all four years and all-state senior year ... state participant in the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays sophomore and junior year ... team was the sectional champions freshman and sophomore year, and placed second junior and senior year ... team captain senior year.

Personal: Born 11-22-88 ... daughter of Edward and Janet Bachler ... two-time member of AFNI Athletics Honor Roll ... majoring in elementary education.

Personal Best:50-yard freestyle- 25.39,100-yard freestyle- 54.96, 200-yard freestyle- 1:55.42, 500-yard freestyle- 5:04.93, 1000-yard freestyle- 10:36.85, 1650-yard freestyle- 17:33.32, 200-IM-2:18.54, 400-IM-4:41.82, 100-breaststroke-1:14.17, 200-yard breaststroke-2:37.72