Amber Siggins
Amber Siggins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Olympia

Event:
IM, Fly, Backstroke

Birthdate:
09/19/1990

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.

02/18/2012

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.

02/17/2012

Redbirds Break MVC Record to Hold 2nd Place Standing

The Illinois State swimming and diving team held onto second-place over Southern, after breaking the MVC record in the 800-yard freestyle relay

12/04/2011

Redbirds Finish Zippy Invite 4th, Freshman Jones Leads the Way

The Illiniois State swimmers finished 4th this Sunday in the third of three competition days at the Zippy Invitational in Akron, Ohio

2010-11: Competed in dual meets against Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay, Youngstown State and Northern Iowa ... participated in the Zippy Invitational ... recorded season-best times in the 100-yard butterfly (2:12.06), 200-yard IM (2:14.58) and 400-yard IM (4:43.53) at the MVC Championships ... presented with the spirit award at the 2010-11 team awards banquet ... Also coming back from shoulder surgery that took place August 2011.

2009-10: 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 ... finished the regular dual-meet season with 10 top-three performances, including three second-place finishes in the 200-yard butterfly against Northern Iowa, St. Louis and Western Illinois ... recorded the personal-best performances in the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly and 400-yard individual medley events at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... placed sixth in the 400-yard IM, 13th in the 200-yard backstroke and fourth in the 200-yard butterfly at the championships.

Olympia: State qualifier sophomore, junior and senior years ... district champion in the 200-meter individual medley senior season ... team captain for three years ... sectional qualifier all four years ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... team was district champions all four years ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born 9-19-90 ... daughter of Steve and Sarah Siggins ... older sister, Yasmin... majoring in exercise science.

Personal Best: 500-yard freestyle- 5:11.52, 1000-yard freestyle- 10:39.44, 1650-yard freestyle- 17:43.97, 100-yard backstroke- 1:02.88, 200-yard backstroke- 2:09.57, 100-yard butterfly- 59.91, 200-yard butterfly- 2:08.52, 200-yard IM- 2:12.71,400-yard IM- 4:36.66