April Livingston
April Livingston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
C.D. Hylton High School

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
07/15/1992

04/08/2014

Redbird Swimmers and Divers Honored At Annual Team Banquet

All-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors.

02/27/2014

Twelve Redbirds Named to MVC Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

Illinois State's Kelly Sanks listed among three student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA.

03/04/2013

Fourteen Redbirds Named to Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

The Illinois State swimming and diving team have fourteen student-athletes named to the 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete Team.

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

2012-13: Received 2012-13 Honorable mention All-Conference honors ... named to the 2013 Scholar-Athlete team ... broke the ISU record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:21.15) at the MVC Championships ... earned a personal best time in the 400-yard IM (4:46.68) at the MVC Championships ... took first-place in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:25.31) at the Butler Invitational ... touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.80) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:28.23) in a dual meet against Washington (Mo.) ... placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.55) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:23.27) and earned a personal best in the 400-yard IM (4:46.11) at a dual meet against conference opponent Evansville ... earned first-place in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.98) against conference opponent Northern Iowa ... placed first in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:22.79) against Illinois.

2011-12:Received 2011-12 honorable mention all-conference honors ... broke the school record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:21.54), and was a member of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team in a dual meet against Evansville ... earned a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:24.53) at a dual meet against Illinois ... participated in the Saluki Miler Open Water, Notre Dame Relays and Zippy Invitational ... finished third in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:17.97) at the Copa Coqui Puerto Rico Invitational ... earned fourth-place in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:22.04) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.02) at the MVC Championship ... competed in dual meets against Nebraska-Omaha, Ball State and UNI ... competed in a double-dual meet against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Joined the Redbirds at the beginning of the 2011 spring semester ... received 2011 MVC Honorable Mention All-Conference honors ... ended the season with a personal-best time and fifth-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:23.58), a personal-best time in the 100-breaststroke (1:05.97) and a personal-best in the 200-yard individual medley (2:14.59) at the MVC Championships ... member of the school record-breaking 400-yard medley relay at the MVC Championships (3:51.60).

C.D. Hylton High School: Competed on varsity team all four years ... captain during junior and senior years ... four-year Cardinal District 100-yard breaststroke winner.

Personal: Born 07/15/92 ... daughter of Bruce and Cindy Livingston. Majoring in marketing ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.32.

Personal Best: 100-yard breaststroke-1:05.02, 200-yard breaststroke-2:21.15, 200-yard IM-2:14.59, 400-yard IM-4:46.11