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    Ann Miller
    Ann Miller
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Columbia, Md.

    High School:
    Wilde Lake

    Event:
    Fly/IM/Breast

    Senior 2010-11 - Led the team in the 200 IM (2:04.81) and became the sixth-fastest Illini to ever swim that event with her personal-best performance at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded the 10th-fastest time in school history with her career-best swim in the 200 fly (2:02.75) at the Hawkeye Invite to climb to fifth on the all-time fastest individuals list in that event ... Became the fifth-fastest Illini to ever swim the 400 IM with her personal best (4:22.71) at the Big Ten Championships ... Earned a second swim in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships ... Added career bests in the 500 free (5:09.23) at Akron, 1000 free (10:31.08) against Michigan State and Southern Illinois and 100 fly (57.30) at the Hawkeye Invite ... Earned Allen B. Klingel Awards in both academics and athletics at the team awards banquet ... Posted highest GPA among Illini female senior athletes to earn the Outstanding Scholar-Athlete award... Received University Honors (Bronze Tablet) recognition for posting a GPA in the top three percent of the graduating class in her college ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    Junior 2009-10 - Competed in 11 meets for the Illini during her junior season ... Claimed second-place finishes at Iowa State in the 200 fly (33.27) and 200 breast (38.01) ... Swam a career-best time of 2:24.90 in the 200 breast at Southern Illinois ... Achieved career-best times in the 100 back (1:01.18) at Miami (Fla.) and 200 back (2:11.16) at Big Ten Quad Duals ... Swam in the Big Ten Championships, earning a season-best time of 4:28.87 in the 400 IM and career-best times in the 200 IM (2:05.33) and 200 fly (2:04.73) ... Was awarded the team's Student-Athlete award for holding the highest grade point average among junior swimmers and divers ... Earned the Outstanding Scholar-Athlete award for posting the highest GPA among female juniors at Illinois ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient.

    Sophomore 2008-09 - Swam in every meet for the Illini during her sophomore season ... Placed third in the 200 fly at Iowa State (2:08.97)...Captured an event title in the 400 IM at Illinois State (4:33.67) ... Swam to a season-best 1000 free against Illinois State in 10:34.23 ... Posted multiple strong performances at the Big Ten Championships, including lifetime bests in the 200 (2:06.11) and 400 IM (4:27.01) ... Also had a season-best 200 fly (2:07.67) at Big Tens ... Awarded the team's Student-Athlete Award for the sophomore class ... Boasted a 4.0 GPA and was a 2008-09 Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    Freshman 2007-08- Competed in every meet for the Illini during her freshman year ... Took seventh in the 200 fly at the Ohio State Invitational ... Swam to two career-best times at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 IM (2:09.66) and 400 IM (4:31.62).

    High School - Swam for the Retriever Aquatic Club ... Finished third in the 200 IM, fifth in the 200 fly and seventh in the 400 IM at sectionals ... Named a scholastic All-American in 2005 and 2006.

    Personal - Born April 5, 1989 ... Parents are Charles Miller and Claire Brooks ... Majoring in human nutrition ... Lists Rodger Federer as her favorite athlete because he never makes excuses ... Greatest thrill in sports is swimming a lifetime-best time because it proves that all the hard work was worth it in the end ... Post-graduation plans include attending medical school.

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