Women's Swimming

Kayla Dlugopolski
Kayla Dlugopolski


Mequon, Wis.

High School:



Illini Come Up Just Short Against Oakland

Illini Win Six Events in Loss


2013-14 Season Preview

Illini Aim for 65 Lifetime Bests


Illini Conclude Big Ten Championships

Orange and Blue tie Michigan State for 11th


Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

Meng sets school record in 100 back


Illinois Completes Day Two of Big Ten Championships

Pope becomes third-fastest Illini all-time in 50 free

Junior 2013-14 - Recorded her season best 500 free (5:02.79) and personal bests in the 1650 free (17:07.65), 100 breast (1:13.11) and 200 IM (2:16.99) at the Miami University Invitational ... Posted personal best and 200 breast (2:41.16) against Oakland ... Swam personal best 200 free (1:54.80) at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished first in 1000 free (10:30.91) against Oakland ... Placed third in 500 free (5:13.04) at the Southern Illinois, Olivet Nazarene Dual Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Sophomore 2012-13 - Posted the Illini's fastest 1000 free time on the season, swimming a 10:28.51 against Nebraska ... Finished second in the 1000 free (10.30.97) against Iowa ... Posted personal best in the 500 free (4:59.81) at the Big Ten Championships prelims ... Posted personal best in the 200 free (1:56.35) at the Big Ten Championships prelims

Freshman 2011-12 - Set personal-best times in the 1000 free (10:28.14) against Illinois State, the 400 IM (4:40.71) at the TYR Invite and the 1650 free (17:11.73) at the Big Ten Championships.

High School -Holds Homestead High School record in the 500 free ... Earned varsity letters for swimming three years ... Named honorable mention on the 2009 All-State team for the 500 free ... Named to the All-State team for the 500 free in 2008 ... Was an honorable mention selection on the 2008 All-State team for the 200 free ... Swam with the Elmbrook Swim Club for six years.

Personal - Born on October 17, 1993 ... Parents are Gary and Sue Dlugopolski ... Has two olders sisters, Leslie and Lisa ... Sister Leslie swam for Texas A&M from 2006-09 ... Sister Lisa swam for the University of Kansas from 2007-09, and the University of Whitewater from 2009-11 ... Majoring in psychology ... Hobbies include hanging out with family and friends, being outside, reading, doing yoga and baking.