Molly Gomberg
Molly Gomberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Crystal Lake Central

Position:
Backstroke, fly

Birthdate:
10/03/1989

2010-11: Named 2011 MVC First-Team All-Conference ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... named MVC Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 27) ... named captain for the 2010-11 season ... participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... participated in dual meets against Evansville, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... member of the first place 400-yard medley relay (4:04.33) at the Notre Dame relays ... earned a second place finish in the 200-yard backstroke against Evansville (2:09.43) ... placed first in the 100-yard (59.87) and 200-yard (2:11.47) butterfly against UNI ... earned a season-best time in the 100-yard butterfly (59.52) at the Zippy Invitational ... earned personal-best time in the 100-yard freestyle (58.62), 200-yard freestyle (2:04.65) and 200-yard IM (2:20.63) against WIU ... ended the season with personal- best times in the 100-yard backstroke (57.62), 200-yard backstroke (2:03.24) and 200-yard butterfly (2:05.78) at the MVC Championships ... broke the school record in the 200-yard backstroke (2:03.24) ... member of the school record-breaking 200-yard medley relay (1:45.89) at the MVC Championships ... named co-most valuable swimmer and earned scholastic honors at the 2010-11 team awards banquet.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team ... recorded three, top-three finishes at the MVC Championships ... named to the 2010 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... tallied three top-three spots at the MVC Championships and 14 top-three spots in the regular season, four of which were first-place finishes ... member of the ISU record-breaking 400-yard medley relay team (3:52.03) ... was lead-off leg of the third place 200-yard medley relay at the MVC Championships ... recorded a personal-best time (58.29) and fourth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke and third place with a personal-best time (2:05.15) in the 200-yard backstroke at MVC Championship ... finished in first place in the 100-yard backstroke against Illinois ... broke the Illinois State record in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.70 at the Zippy Invitational ... took first place against Ball State in the 100-yard backstroke ... second place against Green Bay in the 100-yard backstroke ... named captain for the 2010-11 swimming and diving season.

2008-09:Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... member of the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... achieved 13 top-three performance, including four first-place finishes during regular-season action ... recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke in dual-meets against Northern Iowa, St. Louis University and Western Illinois ... earned first-place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke events at the Red/White dual-meet ... achieved personal-best performances in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly events at the Zippy Invitational ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard butterfly events at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... earned fifth-place finishes in the 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard butterfly and a 10th-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke at the championships.

2007-08: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... received the Most Improved award ... placed third in the 100-yard backstroke against UNI ... captured first-place honors in the 100-yard backstroke against Lindenwood ... finished third in the 100-yard backstroke against Western Illinois ... took third-place finishes in both the 100- and 200-yard backstroke against Illinois ... placed second in the 200-yard backstroke against Green Bay ... ended the season with a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly, an eighth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke and a ninth-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... earned a 4.0 grade-point-average in the fall 2007 semester .

Crystal Lake Central: Placed fifth in 100-yard backstroke at 2006 sectional meet ... placed second in the 100-yard backstroke and third in the 100-yard butterfly at the 2006 conference meet ... named Northwest Herald Girls Swimming Athlete of the Week ... qualified for the YMCA state meet for the 200-yard freestyle relay in 2006 ... set junior varsity meet record at the Warren Township Invitational ... member of state qualifying 200-yard medley relay ... team was undefeated in conference dual meets senior year ... team was 200-yard medley relay conference champion junior and senior year.

Personal: Born 10-3-89 ... daughter of Robert and Marla Gomberg ... six-time member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll ... majoring in Spanish Education.

Personal Best:50-yard freestyle- 27.93, 100-yard freestyle-58.62, 200-yard freestyle 2:04.65, 100-yard backstroke- 57.62, 200-yard backstroke- 2:03.24, 100-yard butterfly-58.61, 200-yard butterfly- 2:05.78, 200-IM-2:20.63