2000-01 - Holds the school record for 1-meter diving (six optionals) with a score of 250.05 ... Also posted Illinois? top score of the season in 1-meter diving (250.05) ... Won 1-meter diving against Southern Illinois ... Placed sixth in the 3-meter diving competition at the Wolverine Invitational with a score of 232.05 ... A repeat winner at the Scholar-Athlete Banquet for having the highest GPA among female student-athletes in her class ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and received a George Huff Academic Award.
1999-00 - Had the third best 3-meter championship total on the Illinois squad ... Academic-All Big Ten selection and George Huff award winner ... Earned Scholar-Athlete Banquet accolades for having the highest GPA among female athletes in the sophomore class.
1998-99 - Competed in the Northwestern Relays ... Took fifth in the 1-meter diving (153.55) vs. Southern Illinois ... Was fourth in the 1-meter diving (200.47) against Michigan State ... Placed fifth in 3-meter diving (188.92) vs. Iowa.
High School - Earned eight varsity letters with four coming in both diving and track and field ... An all-state diving selection in 1997 ... Placed second in the state meet in 1997 and won the state championship at the small school diving meet the same year ... Was 10th in the state in diving her junior season and 12th as a sophomore.
Personal - Parents are Glen and Kathi Powelski ... Majoring in biology ... Lists her mother as the person who most influenced her athletic career.