Women's Swimming


Sloane McDermott
Sloane McDermott

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mokena, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East

Height:
5-7

Event:
Back/IM

Birthdate:
05/23/1994

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

10/25/2013

Illini Claim Double Dual Meet Victories

Defeat Michigan State and Liberty on the Road

10/16/2013

2013-14 Season Preview

Illini Aim for 65 Lifetime Bests

02/22/2013

Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

Meng sets school record in 100 back

01/18/2013

Illini Cruise to 194-106 Win over Iowa State

Win 12 events in Friday's meet

Sophomore 2013-14 - Finished 2013-14 season ranked sixth all-time in the 200 back after recording a personal best 2:01.24 finish at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded a personal best 100 back (57.06) at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a personal best 200 IM (2:11.14) at the Miami University Invitational ... Finished third in the 200 back (2:07.07) against Iowa State ... Placed third in the 100 back (59.40) at the Southern Illinois, Olivet Nazarene Dual Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Freshman 2012-13 - Posted a career best in the 100 back (57.83) at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the 200 back against Illinois State ... Posted a career best in the 200 back (2:04.06) at the TYR Invitational

High School - Three-time Illinois high school state qualifier ... NCSA junior national qualifier ... USA Swimming Speedo sectional qualifier ... At the 2011 Illinois high school state championship, finished seventh in the 100 back and 39th in the 200 IM ... At the 2010 state championship, finished 16th in the 100 back ... At the 2009 state championship, finished 47th in the 100 back ... Four-year varsity letterwinner at Lincoln-Way East High School ... Earned All-State honors in 2011.

Personal - Born May 23, 1994 ... Parents are John and Laurie McDermott ... Major is currently undecided ... Has three sisters, Darragh, Callan and Fiona ... Sister Darragh currently dives for the Fighting Illini ... Sister Callan currently swims for the Fighting Illini ... Lists her favorite athlete as swimmer Dara Torres.

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