Sarah Rendek
Sarah Rendek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville North

Position:
Fly, Freestyle

Birthdate:
06/19/1991

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.

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.

01/10/2013

Redbirds Host Nebraska-Omaha for Senior Day

Illinois State swimming and diving hosts Nebraska-Omaha

2012-13: Earned a season best in the 200-yard butterfly (2:06.52) at the MVC Championships ... swam a personal best at the MVC Championships in the 100-yard butterfly (57.61) ... finished in fourth in the 200-yard butterfly (2:15.33) in a dual meet against conference opponent Evansville ... touched the wall third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:11.79) in a dual meet against Truman State ... placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (2:14.15) against conference opponent Northern Iowa ... placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (2:12.72) at the Butler Invitational.

2011-12: Received 2011-12 honorable mention all-conference honors ... broke the ISU record in the 50-yard butterfly (25.71) during the MVC Championships ... participated in the Saluki Miler Open Water ... part of the recording breaking 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard medley relay at the MVC Championships ... earned a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the MVC Championships ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Illinois and Ball State ... member of the third-place 200-yard medley relay team at a double-dual meet against UIC and Valparaiso ... earned a first-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly during dual meets against Nebraska-Omaha and UNI ... member of the fifth-place 200-yard medley relay team at the Zippy Invitational.

2010-11: Received 2011 MVC First-Team All-Conference honors ... broke the school record in the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.38) and 100-yard butterfly (56.21) ... member of the school record breaking 200-yard medley relay (1:45.89) at the MVC Championships ... participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Northern Iowa, Illinois, Evansville, Ball State, Wisconsin Green-Bay and Youngstown State ... member of the first place 400-yard medley relay (4:04.33) at the Notre Dame relays ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 100-yard butterfly (56.21) and 200-yard butterfly (2:03.38) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team ... placed in the top five of each event she swam at the MVC Championships ... held 13 top-three performances in the season, five of which were first-place finishes ... claimed first place and set the Illinois State record in the 200-yard butterfly (2:04.15) at the MVC Championships ... recorded season-best time in 100-yard freestyle (55.10)

Naperville North HS: Four-year varsity letterwinner ... team captain her senior year ... all-state selection all four years ... member of 200-yard medley relay All-American team her junior year ... team went undefeated in dual-meets and won the Dupage Valley Conference championships her senior year ... named team MVP her sophomore year ... three-year honor roll member ... all-academic member her junior year.

Personal: Born 6-19-91 ... daughter of Dave and Kathy Rendek ... majoring in communication health education

Personal Bests: 100-yard butterfly-56.21, 200-yard butterfly-2:03.38, 50-yard freestyle-24.27, 100-yard freestyle-52.65, 200-yard freestyle-1:55.10