Arica Woolbright
Arica Woolbright


Roscoe, Ill.

High School:

Breaststroke, IM


Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.


Fourteen Redbirds Named to Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

The Illinois State swimming and diving team have fourteen student-athletes named to the 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete Team.


Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships


Redbirds Remain in Second While Breaking MVC Records

Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships


Redbirds in 2nd Place After First Day at MVC Championships

Redbirds finish first day of competition at MVC Championships in second-place.

2012-13: Received 2012-13 Missouri Valley Honorable mention All-Conference honors ... named to the 2013 Scholar-Athlete team ... earned a personal best in the 100-yard (1:04.99) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:21.92) at the MVC Championships ... took second-place in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:33.55) in a dual meet against conference opponent Northern Iowa ... participated in the Butler Invitational, the Zippy Invitational and the Dennis Stark Relays ... competed in duals meets Ball State, Washington (Mo.), Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Truman State and Evansville.

2011-12: Received 2011-12 honorable mention all-conference honors ... participated in the Notre Dame relays ... earned a personal-best time in the 200-yard IM (2:10.80) at the MVC Championships ... received sixth-place in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.93) during the MVC Championships ... received a season best in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:24.97) at the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Ball State and UNI...competed in a double-dual meet against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Participated in the Saluki Miler, 5K Open Water meet at SIU, Red/White Intrasquad, Notre Dame relays ... earned a personal-best time in the 1650-yard freestyle at the Saluki Miler Invitational with a time of 19:23.15 ... earned a personal-best time in the 400-yard IM (4:52.62) at the Red/White Intrasquad meet ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.96) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:26.56) and a season-best time in the 200-yard IM (2:12.36) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Participated in dual meets against Northern Iowa, Evansville and Iowa State, Illinois, Ball State, Western, Green Bay ... competed in the Red/White Intrasquad meet and FIU Invitational ... placed second in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:33.89) during the Red/White meet.

Harlem HS: A member of the varisty team all four years ... had a top-10 time in all eight individual events in conference all four years ... received the MVP award and was NIC-10 All-Conference in 100-yard breaststroke sophomore, junior and senior years ... state qualifier junior and senior years.

Personal: Born 7-29-91 ... daughter of Alan and Pamela Woolbright ... majoring in insurance ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.38.

Personal Best: 100-yard breaststroke-1:04.99, 200-yard breaststroke-2:21.92, 200-yard IM-2:10.80, 400-yard IM-4:53.52, 50-yard freestyle-25.22, 200-yard backstroke-2:15.09