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    Torrey Loper
    Torrey Loper
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Scottsdale, Ariz.

    High School:
    Desert Mountain

    Event:
    Free/Back

    07/11/2012

    Illinois athletes honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

    A total of 30 Illini athletes honored

    07/11/2012

    Illinois athletes honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

    A total of 30 Illini athletes honored

    03/28/2012

    Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

    Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

    03/28/2012

    Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

    Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

    02/19/2012

    Illini Conclude Big Ten Championships

    Rodriguez sets school record in 200 fly

    05/11/2012

    2012 Student-Athlete Graduation Photos

    Photos from 2012 student-athlete graduates from various sports. (photos by Mark Cowan, May 11, 2012).

    Senior 2011-12 - Posted career-best times in the 1650 free (16:57.62) and the 500 free (4:57.03) at the TYR Invite ... Earned a personal-best time in the 1000 free (10:21.04) against Michigan State ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    Junior 2010-11 - Posted team-leading, first-place finishes in the 1000 free (10:22.82) against Nebraska and 1650 free (16:57.85 -- personal best) at the Hawkeye Invite ... Led the team in the 500 free (4:58.41), 1000 free and 1650 free ... Became the ninth-fastest individual to swim the 1650 free in school history ... Captured personal-best times in the 500 free and 100 back (1:00.89) at the Hawkeye Invite and 200 back (2:03.42) at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Sophomore 2009-10 - Swam in every dual meet for the Illini during her sophomore season ... Earned a first-place finish in the 1000 free with a time of 10:33.24 at Michigan State ... Swam a season-best time of 1:02.42 in the 100 back at Illinois State ... Achieved season-best times in the 200 back (2:09.24), 500 free (5:04.85) and 1000 free (10:27.46 - 1650 split) at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Freshman 2008-09 - Swam in every meet for the Illini during her freshman season ... Placed third in the 1000 free against Nebraska ... Captured her first collegiate event title against Michigan State in the 1000 free (10:28.93) ... Achieved two career bests at the Miami Invitational in the 100 and 200 back ... At the Big Ten Championships, she swam strong for the Illini in the long distance free events, setting career-bests in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free.

    High School - Four-year letterwinner at Desert Mountain High School ... 2006 state champion in the 100 back ... Helped lead her team to a state championship in 2005 and 2007 ... 2006 All-American consideration ... Member of the NISCA All-American Interscholastic Academic Team ... Three-time USA Swimming All-America Award.

    Personal - Born Sept. 28, 1989 ... Parents are Donn and Pam Loper ... Has one younger sister, Ally ... Majoring in business ... Lists her biggest thrills in sports as training hard, swimming fast and achieving personal and team goals ... Enjoys water sports and hanging out with friends and family ... Lists her favorite athlete as Olympic swimmer, Jason Lezak.

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