Women's Swimming


Sarah Coady
Sarah Coady

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central

Event:
Back/IM/Breast

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/23/2013

Illini Conclude Big Ten Championships

Orange and Blue tie Michigan State for 11th

02/22/2013

Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

Meng sets school record in 100 back

01/26/2013

Illini Drop Home Finale to Nebraska, 194-106

Win four events on Senior Day

Junior 2011-12 - Posted career-best times in the 200 breast (2:19.87), 200 IM (2:06.45) and 400 IM (4:27.62) at the Big Ten Championships and 100 breast (1:06.09) at the Last Chance Meet ... Earned Most Improved Athlete accolades at the team awards banquet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Sophomore 2010-11 - Captured career-best times in the 200 IM (2:07.66) and 400 IM (4:31.03) at the Big Ten Championships, 100 breast (1:08.77) against Iowa and 200 breast (2:22.63) and 200 free (1:57.06) at the Last Chance Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Freshman 2009-10 - Competed in every dual meet for the Illini during her freshman season ... Swam a season-best time of 4:40.56 in the 400 IM against Illinois State ... Claimed a season-best time of 2:04.14 in the 200 back at the Big Ten Championships, becoming the 10th-fastest individual to swim the 200 back in school history.

High School - Four-year letterwinner at Hinsdale Central High School ... Three-time USA Swimming Academic All-American ... Helped her team finish second in 2008 state meet ... Swam for the Westmont Swim Club ... 2009 National Merit Commended Scholar ... 2009 Illinois State Scholar.

Personal - Born Jan. 14, 1991 ... Parents are Judy and the late Tom Coady (Illinois football, 1977-81) ... Has a younger sister, Jen ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Enjoys reading ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as her team finishing second in state during her senior year of high school.

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