Illini Aim for 65 Lifetime Bests
McDermott sisters win two events
Williams wins 200 IM, sets two personal bests
Illinois sends 14 athletes to final meet before Big Ten Championships
2012-13 Season Preview
Sophomore 2012-13 - Finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke at Minnesota ... Finished fifth and recorded a personal best in the 200 IM (2:13.03) at Minnesota ... Finished sixth and recorded a personal best in the 100 breast (1:08.78) at Minnesota.
Freshman 2011-12 - Recorded personal-best times in the 50 free (25.48), 100 breast (1:09.96) and 200 breast (2:30.79) at the Minnesota Challenge and 200 IM (2:20.94) against Illinois State.
High School -Four-year letterwinner at Mountain Lakes High School ... 2010 USA Scholastic All-American ... First-team All-State in 200 free relay, second-team all-public in 200 medley relay and third-team all-public in 100 breast by NJSIAA in 2010 ... Helped her team to two NJSIAA Public B State Championships (2008, 2010) ... Swam for the Lakeland Hills YMCA ... Helped club team to a five YMCA State Championships (2005-09) and a YMCA Female State Championship (2010) ... Finished ninth in the 200 medley relay and 22nd in the 100 and 200 breast at 2010 YMCA Short Course Nationals.
Personal - Born June 30, 1993 ... Parents are David and Karen DeAngelis ... Majoring in business ... Has one sister, Alison ... Lists her favorite athlete as New York Jet and former Illini Brandon Moore because he played at Illinois and she trained in the same facility as he did during the NFL lockout ... Hopes to someday find a job that she loves and travel around the world to learn about different cultures ... Would like to say, "Go Illini!"