Women's Swimming


Laura Adrian
Laura Adrian

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Quincy, Ill.

High School:
Quincy

Event:
Back/Free

2009-10 - Did not compete.

2008-09 - Participated in eight regular season meets and both postseason meets for the Illini during her freshman season ... In her collegiate debut, she swam to an event title in the 100 back against Nebraska (57.65) ... Captured another event title in the 100 back against Illinois State (53.34) ... Achieved a career-best 2:08.96 in the 200 back against Illinois State ... Shattered a school record at the Big Ten Championships for her 50 back split of the 200 medley relay ... Also had career-best swims in the 50 free (23.57), 100 free (51.10) and 100 back (56.67) at Big Tens ... Honored with the team's Newcomer of the Year Award.

High School - Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Quincy High School ... Named team captain and MVP her senior year ... Qualified for the IHSA state meet all four years in the 100 back ... Named All-State and All-American in 2004 ... Also named to All-Conference in 100 back her junior year ... Set school records in the 100 back and 100 free in 2004.

Personal - Born Feb. 26, 1990 ... Parents are Robert and Martha Adrian ... Has two brothers, Robby and Michael ... Majoring in psychology ... Hobbies include listening to music, singing, and making movies ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as competing.

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