Morgan Buechele
Morgan Buechele

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Position:
Breaststroke, Freestyle

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.

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

02/14/2013

Redbirds in 2nd Place After First Day at MVC Championships

Redbirds finish first day of competition at MVC Championships in second-place.

2012-13: Received 2012-13 Missouri Valley honorable mention all-conference honors ... named to the 2013 MVC Scholar-Athlete team ... member of the third-place and ISU record breaking 200-yard medley relay (1:44.47) team at the MVC Championships ... part of the second-place ISU record breaking 400-yard medley relay team (3:48.63) at the MVC Championship ... finished in first in the 50-yard breaststroke (31.43) in a dual meet against Nebraska-Omaha ... a part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay (1:49.64) team in a dual meet against conference opponent Northern Iowa ... took first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.44) in a dual meet against Truman State ... member of the second-place 300-yard breaststroke relay (3:21.39) at the Dennis Stark Relays.

2011-12: Named to the 2012 MVC Scholar-Athlete team ... received 2011-12 honorable mention All-Conference honors ... named as a team captain for the 2012-13 season ... received the Clifford E. Horton Scholarship Award at the 2012 Esther Larson McGinnis Academic Achievement and Service Awards ceremony ... part of the school record breaking 400-yard medley relay (3:50.65) at the MVC Championships ... member of the record breaking 200-yard medley relay at the MVC Championships ... swam a personal-best in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.51) at the MVC Championships ... recorded a personal-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (24.66) at the MVC Championships ... finished in the top-ten at the Saluki Miler Open Water ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Ball State and UNI ... competed in a double dual against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Received 2010-11 honorable mention all-conference honors ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... member of the first place 400-yard medley relay (4:04.33) at the Notre Dame relays ... member of the first-place 200-yard medley relay against UNI ... earned a season-best time in the 100-yard freestyle (56.25) at the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... recorded personal-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (24.99)and 200-yard breaststroke (2:24.60) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... recorded personal-best time in 200-yard breaststroke (2:30.89) at the MVC Championships ... 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.

Normal Community HS: Swim team captain her senior year ... received the Iron Pride award (MVP) her junior and senior years ... state qualifier the past three years ... varsity team member all four years ... four-year member of the soccer team.

Personal: Born 2-10-91 ... daughter of Dave and Vicki Buechele ... majoring in theraputic recreation ... 2012-2013 Team Captain ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.78.

Personal Bests: 50-yard freestyle-24.45, 100-yard freestyle-55.57, 100-yard breaststroke-1:04.87, 200-yard breaststroke-2:21.57