The group represented 13 Redbird sports and 46 competed in the 2011-12 year.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team honored their student athletes this Saturday at the 2011-12 end-of-the-year banquet.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team concluded their 2011-12 season with the MVC announcing nine of its student-athletes to the Scholar-Athlete Team.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team concluded their final day at the MVC Championships, finishing in 2nd place.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team will compete for their last home dual meet Saturday against Northern Iowa.
2010-11: 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, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ...placed first in the 400-yard individual medley recorded a personal-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:34.66) at the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... recorded a personal-best time in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:12.63 against UNI ... earned a first place finish in the 200-yard IM (2:15.31) against UNI ... earned a personal-best time in the 200-yard IM (2:11.89)at the Zippy Invitational ... recorded season-best times in the 100-yard backstroke (59.88) and 100-yard butterfly (1:00.55) at the MVC Championships ... recorded a personal-best in the 400-yard IM (4:36.40) at the MVC Championships.
2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team and MVC Scholar-Athlete Team... recorded personal best in the 100-yard backstroke ( 59.70) ... 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.
2008-09: Member of the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... achieved eight top-three finishes during the regular season, including a first-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley event against Western Illinois ... ended the season with personal-best finishes in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... placed 11th in the 100-yard butterfly, seventh in the 100-yard backstroke and 15th in the 200-yard backstroke at the championships ... was also a member of the 200-yard medley relay team hat placed third at championships.
Kettle Moraine: Competed in state meet all four years ... earned all-state honorable-mention honors three years in a row ... competed in several Speedo meets and in Junior Nationals her senior year ... U.S. Swimming Scholastic All-American two years and high school MVP two years.
Personal: Born 2-8-90 ... daughter of Robert and Shari Olson ... majoring in marketing.
Personal Best: 100-yard backstroke- 58.58, 200-yard backstroke- 2:05.46, 100-yard butterfly- 59.25, 200-yard butterfly-2:16.66, 200-yard IM- 2:11.56, 400-yard IM- 4:36.40, 100-yard breaststroke-1:12.63, 200-yard breaststroke-2:34.66