Women's Swimming


Jennifer Coady
Jennifer Coady

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central

Height:
5-6

Event:
Breast/IM/Free

Birthdate:
08/03/1994

Freshman 2012-13 - Posted career-best times in the 100 breast (1:07.89), 200 breast (2:25.48) and 200 IM (2:07.10) at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted fitfth place finishes in the 1000 free against Nebraska and Iowa.

High School - Three-time Illinois high school state qualifier ... NCSA junior national qualifier ... Swam at 2010 USA Swimming Short Course Junior Nationals ... Four-time NISCA high school All-American ... 2010 and 2011 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... At the 2011 Illinois high school state championship, finished seventh in the 200 medley relay, 10th in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay and 15th in the 200 IM ... At the 2010 high school state championship, finished ninth in the 200 IM, eighth in the 200 medley relay, fifth in the 200 free relay and sixth in the 400 free relay ... At the 2009 state championships, finished 17th in the 200 IM, ninth in the 200 free relay and fifth in the 400 free relay ... Four-year varsity letterwinner at Hinsdale Central High School ... Earned All-State honorable mention in 2010 ... Helped her team finish second in the IHSA state meet in 2008 ... Four-year honor roll member.

Personal - Born on Aug. 3, 1994 ... Parents are Judy and the late Thomas Coady (Illinois football, 1977-81) ... Has one older sister, Sarah, who also swims at Illinois ... Majoring in business ... Her hobbies include reading Harry Potter and The Hunger Games ... Lists her favorite athlete as Jonathan Toews.

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