Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois
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Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition
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Sophomore 2012-13 - Received end of the year honor at Annual Awards Banquet for holding the highest GPA (3.97) in her respective class ... Posted personal best in the 200 fly (2:06.08) at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted personal best in the 200 free (1.51.60) at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted personal best in the 500 free (4:57.53) at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted a second-place finish in the 800 free relay (7:26.98) in the TYR Invite ... Posted third-place finish in 500 free (5:09.11) against Michigan State ... Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for earning a 3.7 GPA or greater in the 2012-13 school year ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Freshman 2011-12 - Posted personal-best times in the 200 free (1:54.91) and 50 fly (27.47) at the TYR Invite, 500 free (5:03.29), 100 fly (56.95) and 200 fly (2:05.51) at the Big Ten Championships and 200 IM (2:09.23) at the Last Chance Meet ... Recorded personal-best times in the 1000 free (10:49.70) against Southern Illinois and 400 IM (4:41.57) against Nebraska ... Earned the team's Student-Athlete Award for maintaining the highest grade point average among freshman swimmers and divers.
High School -Fort Ancient Valley Conference Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... Earned first team All Conference honors all hour years of high school ... Qualified for state four times ... Finished in the top 8 in the state in the 100 fly ... Swam with the Cincinnati Aquatic Club for ten years ... Club team 800 free relay record holder ... Qualified for sectionals and was a part of the National team with her club team.
Personal - Born on January 4, 1993 ... Parents are David and Patty Booth ... Has two younger sisters, Juliana and Jackie ... Majoring in psychology ... Volunteers as a Sunday School teacher ... Hobbies include reading and listening to music ... Lists her former assistant coach, Liz Schoborg, as the person who most influenced her athletic career because she gave her confidence, gave the team support when they needed it and believed in the whole team.