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    Sarah Sykstus
    Sarah Sykstus
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Batavia, Ill.

    High School:
    Rosary

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Fly/IM/Free

    Birthdate:
    04/10/1994

    12/06/2013

    Meng Breaks School Record in 100 Back

    Illini in Second After Day Two

    11/09/2013

    Record Breaking Day For Illini Swimming

    Illini Break Three Pool Records In Victory Over Kansas

    11/08/2013

    Illini Host Kansas Saturday at ARC Pool

    Look to Improve on 4-2 Start

    11/01/2013

    Illini Sweep All 14 Swimming Events in Rout of ISU

    Illinois avenges last year's loss with a 206-94 trouncing

    10/26/2013

    Illini Come Up Just Short Against Oakland

    Illini Win Six Events in Loss

    Freshman 2012-13 - Posted the fastest times on the team in both the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard individual medley ... Became the sixth-fastest individual in the 200 fly (2:02.52) and fifth-fastest in the 200 IM (2:03.80) at the Big Ten Championships ... Also became the 10-th fastest individual in school history in the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships.

    High School - Four-year varsity letterwinner at Rosary High School ... Earned All-State and all-conference honors for three straight seasons ... Finished first in the 200 free relay and second in the 400 free relay in the 2009 IHSA state meet ... Finished first in the 200 free relay at the IHSA state meet in 2010.

    Personal - Born on April 10, 1994 ... Parents are William and Christine Sykstus ... Has two sisters, Erin and Jennifer ... Majoring in business ... Hobbies include reading and hanging out with friends ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Her favorite athlete is swimmer Natalie Coughlin.

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