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.