Maggie Kopp
Maggie Kopp


Highland Park, Ill.

High School:
Highland Park High School





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.


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.


Redbird Swimmers and Divers Pick Up Wins At UNO

Holmes, Yontz and Zhang among several strong performers for the Redbirds against the Mavs.


White Team is Victorious at Intrasquad Meet

Illinois State Red and White Intrasquad Meet


Redbirds Swim to the Top of NCAA Academic Standings

he team earned a cumulative spring grade-point average (GPA) of 3.61.

2012-13: Named to the 2013 Scholar-Athlete team ... named most improved at the 2013 award banquet ... earned a season best on the 3-meter board (238.00) at the UIC Diving Invitational ... participated in the Dennis Stark Relays, the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Truman State, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska-Omaha, Washington (Mo.) and Ball State.

2011-12: Named to the 2012 MVC Scholar-Athlete team ... participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... received a season best score on the 1-meter (204.07) and 3-meter boards (216.52) against Ball State...competed in meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois and UNI ... competed in the UIC diving invitational.

2010-11: Participated in Red/White Intrasquad meet and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, UNI, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned a personal-best score on the 1-meter board (212.16) at the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... recorded a personal-best score on the 3-meter board (232.73) Evansville.

Highland Park: Two-time Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state qualifier ... three-time top-10 sectional diver ... six-dive school record holder with 198.3 points ... two-time captain and team most valuable player ... named all conference sophomore year ... member of Glenbrook Aquatics club team ... qualified on 1- and 3-meter boards for the AAU National competition ... four-year varsity athlete for the gymnastics team.

Personal: Born 04/06/92...daughter of Karl Kopp and Carol Sassorossi ... high honor roll all eight semesters ... 2013-14 team captain ... scholar-athlete in diving and gymnastics ... Highland Park High School Honor Roll ...majoring in math education. Holds a cumulative GPA of 3.96.

Personal Best: 1-meter 6 dive-241.35, 3-meter 6 dive- 239.55