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    Astrid Matthias
    Astrid Matthias
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Brauweiler, Germany

    High School:
    Gymnasium Frechen

    Event:
    Free/Fly

    Birthdate:
    06/02/1979

    2001-02 - Illinois? top butterflyer finished ninth in the 100 fly and 16th in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships ... Swam a school record time of 55.82 in the 100 fly at Big Tens ... Was a member of three school-record setting relays: the 200 and 400 medley and 200 freestyle relays ... Won the 100 fly at Ohio State ... Won the 100 and 200 fly at the Fall Illini Classic ... Was third in the 100 and 200 fly at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and received a George Huff Academic Award.

    2000-01 - Ranked among the team's top five in the 50 free (24.09), 100 fly (56.11), 200 fly (2:04.67) and was a member of the team's top 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays ... Swam NCAA "B" standard in the 100 fly (56.11) but did not make the cut into the national championships ... Her best time of 56.11 which she swam in the prelims at the Big Ten Championships is the third-fastest 100 fly in school history ... Placed 14th in the 100 fly at Big Tens ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and received a George Huff Academic Award.

    1999-00 - Swam the third-fastest 100 fly in school history, which was the second fastest on the squad at 56.38 ... Swam the 10th fastest 200 fly in Illinois history at the Big Ten Championships (2:05.24) ... Won the 200 fly at the Orange and Blue meet ... Took first place in the 50 and 100 fly at the Dual Meet Extravaganza ... Won the 100 fly at Florida.

    High School - Twice placed third at Germany's Junior National Championship ... Competed in the Jutes National meet from 1995-96.

    Personal - Parents are Karsten and Ilse Matthias ... Majoring in economics.

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