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    Sarah Coady
    Sarah Coady
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hinsdale, Ill.

    High School:
    Hinsdale Central

    Event:
    Back/IM/Breast

    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

    02/23/2013

    Illini Conclude Big Ten Championships

    Orange and Blue tie Michigan State for 11th

    02/22/2013

    Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

    Meng sets school record in 100 back

    01/26/2013

    Illini Drop Home Finale to Nebraska, 194-106

    Win four events on Senior Day

    Junior 2011-12 - Posted career-best times in the 200 breast (2:19.87), 200 IM (2:06.45) and 400 IM (4:27.62) at the Big Ten Championships and 100 breast (1:06.09) at the Last Chance Meet ... Earned Most Improved Athlete accolades at the team awards banquet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Sophomore 2010-11 - Captured career-best times in the 200 IM (2:07.66) and 400 IM (4:31.03) at the Big Ten Championships, 100 breast (1:08.77) against Iowa and 200 breast (2:22.63) and 200 free (1:57.06) at the Last Chance Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Freshman 2009-10 - Competed in every dual meet for the Illini during her freshman season ... Swam a season-best time of 4:40.56 in the 400 IM against Illinois State ... Claimed a season-best time of 2:04.14 in the 200 back at the Big Ten Championships, becoming the 10th-fastest individual to swim the 200 back in school history.

    High School - Four-year letterwinner at Hinsdale Central High School ... Three-time USA Swimming Academic All-American ... Helped her team finish second in 2008 state meet ... Swam for the Westmont Swim Club ... 2009 National Merit Commended Scholar ... 2009 Illinois State Scholar.

    Personal - Born Jan. 14, 1991 ... Parents are Judy and the late Tom Coady (Illinois football, 1977-81) ... Has a younger sister, Jen ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Enjoys reading ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as her team finishing second in state during her senior year of high school.

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