Women's Swimming


Marin Thompson
Marin Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Wis.

High School:
Germantown

Position:
Fly/Breast/IM

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/09/2013

Illini Wrap Up Minnesota Challenge with Two Wins Saturday

McDermott sisters win two events

02/08/2013

Illini Swim to Nine Top-Five Finishes at Minnesota Challenge

Williams wins 200 IM, sets two personal bests

Sophomore 2011-12 - Posted career-best times in the 200 breast (2:27.01) against Northwestern, 200 fly (2:06.54) and 100 breast (1:08.69) at the TYR Invite and 200 IM (2:09.10) at the Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient ... Earned the team's Student-Athlete award for maintaining the highest grade point average among sophomore swimmers and divers.

Freshman 2010-11 - Swam personal bests in the 200 breast (2:30.62) at Illinois State, 200 fly (2:07.22) and 100 breast (1:12.28) at the Hawkeye Invite, 100 fly (57.54) and 200 IM (2:09.55) at the Big Ten Championships and 100 free (55.88) at the Last Chance Meet.

High School - Four-year letterwinner at Germantown High School ... Qualified for the Wisconsin state championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Placed sixth in 2008 and eighth in 2009 in the 100 fly at the state championships ... Earned All-State honors in the 100 fly in 2008 and 2009 ... Was named Most Valuable Player at Germantown in 2008 ... Was captain of her team in 2009 ... Received her team's leadership award in 2009 ... Swam with the Elmbrook Swim Club.

Personal - Born Aug. 2, 1993 ... Parents are Terry and Cindy Thompson ... Majoring in economics ... Valedictorian of her senior class ... Was selected as a Robert Byrd Scholar in 2010 ... Earned National Merit Commended Student recognition in 2009 ... Was a member of the student council and National Honor Society ... Volunteers at United Methodist Children's Services ... Plans to attend graduate school ... Enjoys reading and baking.

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