Women's Swimming


Morgan Gilman
Morgan Gilman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Centennial

Event:
Fly/Back

2009-10 - Swam in six meets for the Illini during her senior season ... Earned a fifth-place finish in the 100 back against Illinois State with a time of 1:02.86 ... Swam season-best times in the 100 back (1:01.01), 200 back (2:11.44) and 100 fly (59.24) at the Minnesota Challenge ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

2008-09 - Competed in 12 meets for the Illini during her junior year ... Swam to seventh place in the 100 fly at Illinois' season-opener ... Against Illinois State, she placed third in the 100 fly against with a time of 1:01.64 ... At the Big Ten Championships, she achieved career bests in both the 100 and 200 back ... Finished the 100 fly in a season-best time of 58.91 ... Raced to second place in the 100 back at the Indiana Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2007-08 - Achieved a career-best time in the 100 free (55.80) at the Boiler-Make-It Invite ... Swam a career-best time in the 200 back (2:09.27) at the Big Ten Championships ... Also competed in the 100 back and 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships ... Selected to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

2006-07 - First collegiate meet was against Illinois State ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships for the Illini in the 100 fly (59.19), 100 back (1:00.27) and 200 back (2:09.44) ... Achieved career-best times in all three events at the Big Ten Championships.

High School - Four-year letterwinner at Centennial High School ... Swam on four sectional championship teams which also reached state competition in each of the four years.

Personal - Born Dec. 22, 1987 ... Parents are John and Tina Gilman ... Has one younger sister, Logan ... Majoring in finance ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as touching out the swimmer next to you ... Enjoys watching sports and traveling.

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