The Illinois State swimming and diving team have fourteen student-athletes named to the 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete Team.
Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships
Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships
Redbirds finish first day of competition at MVC Championships in second-place.
Redbirds defeat Washington (Mo.) and Wenting Zhang breaks pool and school records.
2011-2012: Received 2011-12 honorable mention all-conference honors ... broke the school record in the 50-yard backstroke (26.53) at the 2012 MVC Championships ... broke the school record in the 100-yard backstroke (56.37) at the Zippy Invite ... received a personal-best at the Zippy Invite in the 200-yard backstroke (2:04.60) ... member of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team in dual meets against Evansville and Nebraska-Omaha ... finished first in the 100-yard backstroke at a dual meet against Illinois ... first-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke against UNI ... participated in the Saluki Miler Open Water and the Notre Dame Relays ... finished in the top five in the 100-meter backstroke (1:12.54) at the Copa Coqui Invite in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Schaumburg High School: Varsity team member and state qualifier all four years... holds the freshman record for the 100-yard backstroke... earned the title of sectional champion in the 50-yard freestyle her freshman and sophomore year... captain of the swim team her last three years... won the sectional championship in the 100-yard backstroke her sophomore year... earned the varsity record her senior year in the 100-yard backstroke... also on the top ten list her senior year for the 50 and 100-yard freestyle... earned the title of sectional champion in the 100-yard backstroke and went on to place 10th at the IHSA State Finals in her senior year... was also an outstanding water polo player...all-conference and captain of the water polo team her junior and senior years... all-sectional in water polo her junior year... helped her polo team to two third place finishes at sectionals in her years as captain... Member of the honor roll... held a 3.5 GPA.
Personal: Born 5/29/1993...daughter of Robert and Cheryl Schuckles... plans to go into physical therapy... majoring in exercise science ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.39.
Personal Best: 50-yard backstroke- 26.53, 100-yard backstroke- 56.37, 200-yard backstroke- 2:04.60, 50-yard freestyle- 24:44, 100-yard freestyle- 53:97