Women's Swimming


Molly Busch
Molly Busch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toledo, OH

High School:
Toledo Christian

Event:
Free/Back/Fly

AT ILLINOIS...

2000-01: Team Captain

1999-00: Swam the sixth fastest 100 fly in school history at the Big Ten Championships (57.06) * Academic All-Big Ten selection and George Huff Award Winner * Swam on the 200 medly relay squad the recorded the third-fastest time ever (1:44.99) at the Big Ten Championships.

1998-99: Garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors * Won school1s George Huff Award * Ranks in Illinois1 top 10 in the 50 free (7th/24.03), 50 back (9th/28.45), 50 fly (3rd/26.14), 100 free (8th/52.26), 100 back (5th/57.88) and 100 fly (6th/57.06) * Help set school records in the 200 free (1:34.16) and 200 medley (1:44.23) relays at the Big Ten Championships * In wins over Michigan State and Iowa, placed first in 200 medlay relay * Finished second in 200 medley relay (1:47.62) at Rainbow Invitational.

1997-98: Earned the team1s Most Improved Swimmer award * Moved into the school1s top 10 in the 100 and 200 back *?Finished 30th in the 100 back, 38th in the 200 back and 52nd in the 50 free at Big Tens.

High School: An eight-time letterwinner, picking up letters in both swimming and track * An eight-time YMCA All-American swimmer*All-state pick in 1996 and 1997 and an all-state academic choice in 1997 * A three-time sectional champion and a five-time YMCA team MVP * An eight-time member of the Ohio High School Athletic Association All-District Team *Named to the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association All-America team * Four-time qualifier for the OHSAA state swim meet * An OHSAA Scholar-Athlete and Archie Griffin Sportsmanship award winner *Valedictorian of her graduating class.

Personal: Born May 26, 1979 * Parents are Jeffery and Betsy Busch *Majoring in math-secondary education.

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