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 will compete for their last home dual meet Saturday against Northern Iowa.
The Illiniois State swimmers finished 4th this Sunday in the third of three competition days at the Zippy Invitational in Akron, Ohio
2010-11: Participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame Relays, Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, UNI, Illinois, Western, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... placed first in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... earned a season-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (26.63) against Evansville ... earned a season-best time in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:10.72) at the Zippy Invitational ... recorded personal-best times in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:26.19), 200-yard IM (2:11.51) and 400-yard IM (4:42.66) at the MVC Championships.
2009-10: Recorded a season-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke at the MVC Championships (2:28.92) ... 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 ... recorded five top-three finishes during the regular season ... achieved a personal-best time in the 200-yard backstroke at the Red/White meet ... earned a personal-best performance in the 100-yard backstroke in a dual-meet against Illinois ... finished the 400-yard individual medley event with a personal-best time at the Zippy Invitational ... ended the season with an eighth-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke, an 11th-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke, and a 12th-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... achieved personal-best times in the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke, and 200-yard individual medley at championships.
St.Joseph's Academy: Member of the Rockwood Swim Club ... Speedo Sectional Championship Qualifier all four years ... St. Louis All-Metro Team selection junior year (honorable mention) and senior year (second team) ... conference champion in the 200 individual medley senior year ... four-time high school state swimming qualifier ... high school state swimming top-16 finalist junior and senior year in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley ... all-conference first team 2007 and 2008 ... all-state award for the 400 freestyle relay in 2007 ... team captain for the 2007-08 season ... school was conference champions all four years.
Personal: Born 12-20-89 ... daughter of John and Jillian Piechocinski ... majoring in biological science and physical therapy.
Personal Best: 100-yard breaststroke- 1:08.45, 200-yard breaststroke- 2:25.43, 200-yard IM- 2:11.51, 400-yard IM- 4:42.66, 200-yard backstroke- 2:15.10