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October 21, 2011

2011-12 Season - 2011-12 WOMEN'S SWIMMING PREVIEW

Junior Molly Clennon will serve as team captain for the 2011-12 Augustana women's swimming team. She currently ranks in the top 10 on the Vikings' career list in three events (100, 200 & 500 freestyle).

GENERAL INFORMATION
NAME: Augustana College
CITY/ZIP: Rock Island, Illinois 61201
FOUNDED: 1860
NICKNAME: Vikings
SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Gold
POOL: Roy J. Carver Pool (1971)
CAPACITY: 350
ATHLETIC AFFILIATION: NCAA Division III
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
CONFERENCE: College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW)
PRESIDENT: Steve Bahls (University of Iowa – 1971)
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Mike Zapolski (Pepperdine – 1985)
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309) 794-7521

SWIMMING HISTORY
FIRST YEAR OF SWIMMING: 1977.
OVERALL DUAL MEET RECORD: 151-84 (.643)
CCIW CHAMPIONS: Six (1988 - 1989 - 1990 - 1993 - 1995 - 1997).
COLLEGE SWIM COACHES ACADEMIC TEAMS: (16)
1988-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-00-03-04-09

SPORTS INFORMATION
SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR: Dave Wrath
SID OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7265
WRATH’S CELL PHONE: (309) 737-5306
SID FAX: (309) 794-7525
SID MAILING ADDRESS: Dave Wrath, Sports Information Director, Carver PE Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
E-MAIL ADDRESS: davewrath@augustana.edu
INTERNET ADDRESS: www.augustana.edu (athletics web page...weekly press releases are usually updated by noon on Monday...the results, both team and individual top times list, are updated following each meet.)

COACHING STAFF
HEAD COACH: Scott Johannsen  (4th season)
JOHANNSEN’ DUAL MEET RECORD: 10-5 (.667)
SWIMMING OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7519
JOHANNSEN’S CELL PHONE: (563) 343-5157
TRAINER: Rochel Rittgers (Northern Iowa 1981)

TEAM INFORMATION
2010-11 RECORD: 2-2 in dual meets and fourth at the CCIW championships.
TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Second place at the Illinois Wesleyan Invitational...Third place at the Grinnell Invitational.

LETTERWINNERS RETURNING: 12

RETURNING LETTERWINNERS: Molly Clennon (Benet Academy, Naperville, Ill.), Junior...Mid-Distance/ Freestyle...Team captain...Ranks on Augustana all-time top ten lists in 500 (5th—5:27.09), 200 (6th—2:00.62) and 100 (10th—:55.02) freestyles ...Hillary Ferguson (Waubonsie Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.), Sophomore...Sprint Freestyle... Ranks on Augustana all-time top ten lists in 50 (6th—:25.04) and 100 (8th—:54.81) freestyles...Danielle Harrington (North HS, Belvidere, Ill.), Sophomore... Freestyle...Academic All-CCIW...Danna Jensen (Dundee Crown HS, Algonquin, Ill.), Sophomore... Freestyle/Butterfly... Academic All-CCIW... Hollyann Kabbe (Fenton HS, Bensenville, Ill.), Junior... Backstroke/Sprint Freestyle... Academic All-CCIW...Swam an Augustana season best 1:09.48 in the 100 backstroke... Helen Myers (Pecatonica HS, Rock City, Ill.), Sophomore... Diving... Academic All-CCIW...CCIW champion at both one and three meters...Mary Naughton (Fremont HS, Fremont, Neb.), Junior...Sprint Freestyle... Academic All-CCIW...Ariana Nelson (Resurrection HS, Chicago, Ill.), Sophomore... Breaststroke/Freestyle... Academic All-CCIW...Elizabeth O'Hara (Westosha Central HS, Salem, Wis.), Sophomore... Breaststroke/I.M.... Academic All-CCIW...Swam an Augustana season best 2:46.39 in the 200 breaststroke... Alexandra Piper (Coal City HS, Coal City, Ill.), Junior... Sprint Freestyle/ Breaststroke... Emma Regnier (Grayslake North HS, Lake Villa, Ill.), Junior... Butterfly/I.M./ Freestyle...Team captain... Ranks on Augustana all-time top ten lists in 200 IM (8th—2:19.59)... Also swam Augustana season bests in the 400 IM (5:04.49), 100 (1:03.93) and 200 (2:27.36) butterflies and 100 breaststroke (1:14.74)..Emily Timmons (West Aurora HS, Aurora, Ill.), Junior... I.M./ Breaststroke/Freestyle... Academic All-CCIW... Swam an Augustana season best 11:59.80 in the 1000 freestyle.

2010-11 AUGUSTANA SUPERLATIVES
DUAL MEET RECORD: 2-2
COLLEGE CONFERENCE OF ILLINOIS & WISCONSIN FINISH: 4th with 289.5 points
CCIW INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION: Helen Myers (one & three meter diving)
CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE: Helen Myers (One meter & three meter diving)
CCIA ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE: Danielle Harrington, Danna Jensen, Hollyann Kabbe, Colleen Mans, Helen Meyers, Mary Naughton, Ariana Nelson, Elizabeth O’Hara, Emily Timmons
TEAM FINISHES IN INVITATIONALS: Illinois Wesleyan Halloween Invitational on 10/23/10 – 3rd of 4… Illinois Wesleyan Invitational on 11/20/10 – 2nd of 7…Grinnell Invitational on 12/03-04/10 – 3rd of 11…Grinnell Invitational on 01/21-22/11 – 7th of 12.
CCIW INDIVIDUAL & RELAY CHAMPIONS
One meter diving (Helen Myers) 339...Three meter diving (Helen Myers)  358.85
2011-12 CAPTAINS ELECT: Molly Clennon & Emma Regnier

ALL-TIME TOP 10 LISTS
Molly Clennon…500 freestyle (5th – 5:27.09)…200 freestyle (6th – 2:00.62)…100 freestyle (10th - :55.02)
Hillary Ferguson…50 freestyle (6th – :25.04)…100 freestyle (8th – :54.81)
Emma Regnier…200 individual medley (8th – 2:19.59)