All-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors.
Illinois State's Kelly Sanks listed among three student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Illinois State Red and White Intrasquad Meet
The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.
Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships
2012-13: Received 2012-13 Missouri Valley First-Team All-Conference honors ... named Newcomer-of-the-Year at the 2013 awards banquet ... finished second and set a new school record in the 400-yard IM (4:25.32) during the MVC Championships ... earned a personal best in the 200-yard IM (2:05.05) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.10) at the MVC Championships ... member of the first-place 400-yard medley relay (3:59.81) team at a dual meet against Washington (Mo.) ... part of the first-place 200-yard medley relay (1:49.99) at a dual meet against Nebraska-Omaha ... placed first in the 200-yard IM (2:11.61) in a dual meet against Truman State ... part of the first-place 10x50 meter freestyle relay at the Copa Coqui Invitational ... member of the second-place 300-yard breaststroke relay (3:21.39) at the Dennis Stark Relays ... touched the wall third in the 400-yard IM (4:41.82) at the Saluki Milker ... participated in the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational.
Neuqua Valley HS: Four year varsity swimmer ... helped her team earn first-place in conference sophomore, junior and senior year ... swimming captain senior year ... member of the All-State team junior and senior year ... named most improved varsity swimmer junior year ... played water polo in high school.
Personal: Born 7/30/94 ... daughter of Jay and Pam Taylor ...majoring in elementary education ... .. holds a cumulative GPA of 3.45.
Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle- 25.45, 100-yard freestyle- 53.55, 200-yard freestyle 1:59.00, 100-yard breaststroke- 1:05.10, 200-yard breaststoke-2:23.24, 200-yard IM- 2:05.05, 400-yard IM- 4:25.32