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    Amy Johnson
    Amy Johnson
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Quincy, Ill.

    High School:
    Quincy

    Event:
    Breast/Free

    2009-10 - Swam in every dual meet for the Illini during her senior season ... Earned a season-best time in the 100 free (53.63) at Illinois State ... Swam season-best times in the 100 breast (1:05.76) and 200 breast (2:24.19) at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    2008-09 - Competed in every meet for the Illini during her junior season ... Raced to second place in the 100 breast against Michigan State ... Followed that up with an event title in the 100 breast (1:06.73) at Illinois State ... Finished with a season-best time of 53.53 in the 100 free at the Miami Invitational ... Captured another event title in the 100 breast against Illinois State (1:06.60) ... At the Big Ten Championships she swam to a lifetime-best in the 50 free (24.22) ... Also achieved lifetime-bests in the 100 breast (1:05.37) and 200 breast (2:23.13) ... Received Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2007-08 - Competed in six meets for the Illini during her sophomore year ... Swam to three season-best times at the Mizzou Dual Challenge in the 200 free (2:01.09), 50 breast (31.35) and 100 IM (1:01.71) ... Swam to a career-best time at the Boiler-Make-It Invite in the 100 fly (58.86) ... Achieved two personal-best times at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free (24.55) and 100 free (53.18).

    2006-07 - Competed in every meet for the Illini during her freshman year ... Claimed her first collegiate win in the 100 breast against Oakland ... Followed that up with another win in the 100 breast at Illinois State ... Competed in the finals session in the 100 breast (13th) and 200 breast (19th) at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational ... Collected a first-place finish in the 75 breast at the Scots Collegiate Invitational ... Competed in the 200 IM, 100 breast and 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships.

    High School - Four-time IHSA state meet qualifier ... Qualified for the 2005 IHSA state meet in the 200 individual medley, 100 breast, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay.

    Personal - Born July 31, 1988 ... Parents are Lee and Lollie Johnson ... Has three sisters, Laura (24), Elizabeth (23) and Anna (21) ... Twin sister, Anna, also swims for the Illini ... Majoring in psychology ... Enjoys reading and hanging out with friends.

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