Women's Swimming


Sara O'Fallon
Sara O'Fallon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisle, IL

High School:
Naperville North

Event:
Free/Back/Fly/IM

Birthdate:
12/11/1980

2001-02 - Ranked third on Illinois? 100 and 200 back and 400 IM lists ... Competed in the 100 and 200 back and 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed third in the 100 and 200 backs at Ohio State ... Was ninth in the 400 IM and seventh in the 200 back at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and received a George Huff Academic Award.

2000-01 - Ranked third on the team in the 100 back (57.76) and fifth in the 200 back (2:04.43) ... Also ranked in the top three in the 400 IM ... Placed second in the 400 IM and third in the 200 IM at the Miami Invite ...Took second in the 100 back against Michigan State ... Took fifth in the 100 back at the Rice Invitational ... Was Illinois' second-leading point scorer at the Illinois Senior Championships, tallying 46 points with a third place finishes in the 100 fly and 200 IM and a fifth-place in the 200 fly ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and received a George Huff Academic Award.

1999-00 - Swam the sixth fastest 100 back in school history (57.91) ... Also swam the fifth-fastest 200 backstroke at 2:04.91 ... Competed in the 200 back and 200 IM.

High School - Earned four varsity swimming letters ... A member of Illinois high school record-setting 200 medley relay ... Holds five school records ... Team captain and team MVP as a senior ... Has competed at Senior Nationals, Junior Nationals, YMCA Nationals and at the U.S. Open ... A four-year all-state selection ... Placed in top-eight at YMCA Nationals three years in a row and earned top-seven finishes individually at state meet all four years.

Personal - Parents are Mike and Mary Ann O'Fallon ... Majoring in journalism ... Lists biggest thrill in sports as her team finishing in third place at the state meet her junior and senior years and watching the men's 200 back American record be broken ... Past summer jobs include coaching and teaching swim lessons.

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