Michele Stoeppelman
Michele Stoeppelman


Saint Louis, Mo.

High School:
Webster Groves

Distance Freestyle



68 ISU Student-Athletes Participate in Spring 2012 Commencement

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


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.


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.


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.


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: Participated in the Saluki Miler Invitational and 5K Open Water meet at SIU, Red/White Intrasquad meet and Zippy Invitational ... participated in dual meets against Evansville, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned season-best times in the 200-yard freestyle (1:59.72), 500-yard freestyle (5:05.37) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:29.82) at the Zippy Invitational ... earned personal-best times in the 100-yard backstroke (1:02.43) and 200-yard backstroke (2:10.26) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Recorded a personal-best time (5:04.47) in the 500-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational ... recorded first-place finishes and season-best times in both the 500- (5:11.53) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:35.09) against Evansville and Iowa State.

2008-09:Member of the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... recorded 10 top-three performances, with a first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle against Western Illinois and first-place finishes in the 1650-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle events at the Red/White meet ... earned personal-best times in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 1,000-yard freestyle and 1,650-yard freestyle at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... finished 14th in the 500-yard freestyle and fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the championships.

Webster Groves: Holds the school record in the 200 medley relay, which she set in 2005 ... earned all-metro honorable mention plaudits and was team MVP as a freshman and senior ... earned varsity letters four years in a row ... team captain her junior and senior seasons ... Speedo Sectionals Championships qualifier from 2003-2008 ... three-time Speedo Sectional top-eight qualifier in the 1650-meter freestyle ... won the 5000-meter freestyle at the National Postal Distance Challenge in 2005 and 2006, and took second in 2007 ... three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... honor roll member all four years of high school.

Personal: Born 2-23-90 ... daughter of Kurt and Mary Stoeppelman ... majoring in nutrition and dietetics.

Personal Best: 200-yard freestyle- 1:57.13, 500-yard freestyle- 5:04.47, 1000-yard freestyle- 10:26.21, 1650-yard freestyle- 17:23.82, 200-yard freestyle-1:57.32, 500-yard freestyle-5:04.47, 1000-yard freestyle-10:26.21, 1650-yard freestyle-17:23.82, 100-yard backstroke-1:02.43, 200-yard backstroke-2:10.26