Jillian Olson
Jillian Olson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pewaukee, Wis.

High School:
Kettle Moraine

Event:
Backstroke, IM, Fly

Birthdate:
02/08/1990

05/14/2012

68 ISU Student-Athletes Participate in Spring 2012 Commencement

The group represented 13 Redbird sports and 46 competed in the 2011-12 year.

04/30/2012

Redbird Swimmers and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving team honored their student athletes this Saturday at the 2011-12 end-of-the-year banquet.

02/28/2012

Nine Redbirds Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

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.

02/18/2012

Redbirds Finish 2nd at MVC's, Breaking Ten School Records

The Illinois State swimming and diving team concluded their final day at the MVC Championships, finishing in 2nd place.

01/27/2012

Redbirds Host UNI for Senior Night

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