Brianna Winkler
Brianna Winkler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe East

Position:
Backstroke, Sprint Free

Birthdate:
06/28/1991

04/10/2013

Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.

02/16/2013

Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

02/15/2013

Redbirds Remain in Second While Breaking MVC Records

Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

01/10/2013

Redbirds Host Nebraska-Omaha for Senior Day

Illinois State swimming and diving hosts Nebraska-Omaha

12/02/2012

Redbirds Finish Zippy Invitational in 3rd

Redbirds finish invite in third-place

2012-13: Swam a season best time in the 200-yard backstroke (2:10.70) at the MVC Championships ... member of the third-place 300-yard backstroke relay (3:01.83) at the Dennis Stark Relays ... participated in the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational ... competed in duals meets Ball State, Washington (Mo.), Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Northern Iowa, Truman State and Evansville.

2011-12: Participated in the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Ball State and UNI...competed in a double-dual meet against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Received 2010-11 honorable mention all-conference honors ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame Relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Illinois, UNI, and Ball State ... recorded a season-best time in the 100-yard freestyle (58.65) against Illinois ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (24.91), 100-yard backstroke (58.01) and 200-yard backstroke (2:09.33) at the MVC Championships ...received the Rebecca Wade award at 2010-11 team awards banquet.

2009-10: Recorded personal-best time in 200-yard backstroke at Missouri Valley Conference Championships (2:13.04) ... member of the 200-yard medley relay team that took first place against Northern Iowa ... competed in the Zippy Invitational and MVC Championships ... competed in dual-meets against Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, Illinois, Evansville, Iowa State, Ball State and Green Bay.

Olathe East HS: State qualifier all four years in 100-yard backstroke and 50-yard freestyle ... holds the school record in the 100-yard backstroke ... state finalist in 100-yard backstroke ... placed first at state meet and holds school record in 200-yard freestyle relay ... Kansas City All-Metro First Team ... Olathe City of Champions Award Recipient ... Sunflower League First Team ... Zonka Women in Sports Athlete.

Personal: Born 6-28-91 ... daughter of Joe and Annie Winkler ... majoring in special education ... holds a GPA of 3.37.

Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle-24.91, 100-yard freestyle- 58.37, 100-yard backstroke-58.01, 200-yard backstroke-2:09.33