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THE UNIVERSITY

With the addition of the new Ridgway University Center and the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Builiding, the University of Evansville campus has never looked better. The 75-acre campus provides plenty of room for the approximately 2,500 full-time undergraduate students at UE. With more than 160 official student organizations and 80 ares of study, UE gives its students a variety of opportunities. And with a faculty-student ratio of 13-1, UE students know they are not just a number.


THE UNIVERSITY

The new Ridgway Center is the latest addition to campus and a gathering place for the UE community.


THE CITY

The right size. The right location. And a community that supports the university. That’s Evansville! Evansville is Indiana’s third largest city with a metro population of 280,000. It is located within three hours of St. Louis, Nashville, Indianapolis, Louisville and Cincinnati.


THE CITY

There is lots to see and do, with venues such as the Victory Theater, The Centre, The Entertainment District and the new Ford Center, which will open in the fall of 2011. Evansville is a strong business community that offers internships for UE students and many career opportunities after graduation.


THE Beeler Center The Beeler Family Athletics Academic Center in Carson Center provides student-athletes with 24/7 access to a fully equipped study area. Amenities include printers, computers and other resources. The Beeler Center is an example of UE’s commitment to the academic success of its student-athletes.


ue in the media

TV Aces swimming & diving is a major event in Evansville. Ways to stay connected with the program in 2013-2014 include: -Aces TV on GoPurpleAces.com -WUEV-FM at wuev.evansville.edu -Evansville Courier & Press -Three TV sports shows -UE Twitter and Facebook


Head Coach RICKEY PERKINS

Three-time Missouri Valley Coach of the Year winner Rickey Perkins enters his eleventh season as head coach of the men’s and women’s swimming & diving team. While at UE, Perkins has continued to carry the tradition of the program. During his career, Perkins has led the squad to 40 all-conference honors, 54 scholar-athletes and four CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-American selections. Before coming to Evansville in 2002, Perkins was a successful swim coach in Alaska, the state of Washington, and the Bahamas. He was head assistant swim coach, recruiting coordinator and academic coach for the previous three years at the University of Washington. Perkins served on the coaching staff of the Barracuda Swim Club in Nassau, Bahamas from 1998-99, and before that was Head Swim Coach at the University of Alaska-Anchorage from 1994-98. Originally from Midland, Texas, Perkins earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. He began his coaching career at the high school and club levels in Anchorage in 1989, and then took over the program at his alma mater in 1994. Under Perkins, Alaska-Anchorage improved from 24th to 13th in the NCAA Division II National Championship meet, and produced 16 All-Americans. Perkins also improved the team grade point average to better than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. In 1998 he became a National Coach for the Bahamas, and helped lead the National Team to seven meet records and its highest finish ever at the CARIFTA Swim Championships, the major swim meet among Caribbean countries. In 1999 he went to Washington, and helped the Huskies set 17 school records. Washington also produced a ninth place finisher in the 2001 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships. Perkins’ wife, Delores, serves as a volunteer coach, helping out in all aspects of the team. The couple currently reside in Evansville.


Assistant Coaches delores PERKINS

Delores Perkins begins her ninth year as a volunteer coach for the Aces. Wife of head coach Rickey, Perkins has always been an active member of her husband’s swimming and diving programs. Perkins graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Child Care and Child Development before receiving her master’s in Education. She has been working as a special education teacher for the past 25 years, and will begin her ninth year at Henderson County High School, in Henderson, Ky., this fall.

andy brown

Head University of Evansville Swimming and Diving Coach Rickey Perkins has announced the hiring of Andrew Brown as his assistant coach with the Purple Aces. Brown is a UE graduate, having earned his B.S. in Athletic Training in May of 2005 before moving on to Southeast Missouri State University to earn his master’s in Higher Education Athletic Administration. Brown has spent the last ten years working in several capacities as a diving coach. Most recently, he worked at Pine Creek and Liberty High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. He spent 2009 through 2011 at Cape Central HS in Cape Girardeau while also coaching diving at Fremont Public Schools (Fremont, Mich.) and Evansville North High School. His coaching expertise has resulted in five of his student-athletes qualifying for State’s while three placed in those meets. He has worked with students in order to motivate and guide them to achieving their goals while gaining patience in working with beginners at teaching them new skills.


Women’s ROSTER

FULL NAME

POS.

YR HOMETOWN / HIGHSCHOOL

Melissa Ball

FL, FR

Sr.

Greencastle, Ind. / Greencastle

Erin Cary

FR

Jr.

Centralia, Ill. / Centralia

Taylor Davidson

BK, IM

Fr.

Denton, TX / Klein Oak HS

Danielle Freeman

FR

Fr.

Grand Rapids, MI / HudsonVille

Jessa Gargan

BK, FR

Fr.

Ann Arbor, MI / Huron High School

Mackenzie Harris

FR

So.

Willowick, Ohio / Hawken

Alex Hart

D

Fr.

Atlanta, GA / Kenneraw Mountain

Caitlin Harty

FR, FL

Sr.

Powell, Ohio / Dublin Scioto

Samantha Horton

BK, FR

Jr.

Temple, Texas / Belton

Micheala Kent

BK, FR

Fr.

Johannesburg, South Africa / Ravenwood High School

Charlotte Lechner

IM, BK

So.

Houston, Texas / American School of Dubai

Caroline Lee

BR, IM

Jr.

Shepardsville, Ky. / North Bullitt/Memorial

Maja Magnusson

FR, BK

So.

Bollnäs, Sweden / Torsbergsgymnasiet

Samantha Montgomery

FR, FL

Jr.

Fishers, Ind. / Fishers

Mackenzie Powell

BR, FR, IM

Jr.

Indianapolis, Ind. / Lawrence Central

Taylor Shotwell

BK, FR, FL

Jr.

Pickerington, Ohio / Bishop Hartley

Abby Smith

FR

So.

Franklin, Ind. / Franklin Community

Melissa Thurman

BR, IM

Sr.

Fort Mitchell, Ky. / Beechwood

Michelle Tipton

FR

Jr.

O’Fallon, Mo. / Fort Zumwalt West

Stephanie Tran

Diving

Jr.

Greenwood, Ind. / Greenwood Community

Abigail Yenzer

FR

Jr.

Union, Mo. / St. Francis Borgia Regional


men’s ROSTER

FULL NAME

POS.

YR HOMETOWN / HIGHSCHOOL

Hayden Berg

FL, IM

Fr.

Denver, CO / Pomona

Ashton Bishop

FR

Jr.

Katy, Texas / Katy

Cooper Bowen

BK,FR

Fr.

Rock Springs, WY / Loveland High School

Troy Burger

IM, BR

So.

Houston, Texas / Katy’s Seven Lakes HS

Andrew Cotton

FR, IM

Fr.

San Antonio, TX / Alamo Heights HS

Nick Davlantis

FR, BK

Jr.

Springfield, Ill. / Springfield

Matthew Ford Childress BK, FR

Fr.

Indianapolis, IN / Bloomington HS North

Will Glasscock

BR, IM

Fr.

San Antonio, TX / Winston Churchill HS

Brian Grant

FR

So.

Evansville, Ind. / Harrison

Garrett Johnson

IM, FR, BK, BR Jr.

Helotes, Texas / Louis D. Brandeis

Carder LaBrake

FR, BK

Sr.

Cedar Park, Texas / Cedar Park

Reid Mobley

BK, IM

So.

Evansville, Ind. / Mount Vernon

Wade Mobley

BR, IM

Fr.

Evansville, IN / Mt. Vernon High School

Daniel Musselwhite

FR, FL

Sr.

Murfreesboro, Tenn. / Homeschool-Gateway Christian Schools

Matthew Newland

FR, IM

Jr.

Cary, N.C. / Cary

Ethan O’Rourke

BK, IM

So.

Avon Lake, Ohio / Avon Lake

Mallet Reid

Diving

Sr.

Hobbs, N.M. / Hobbs

Nicholas Riffel

BK, FR

Fr.

Franklin, TN / Centennial High School

Skyler Shinn

BR

So.

Waterloo, Ill. / Waterloo

Conor Sprick

BR, IM

Jr.

Evansville, Ind. / Harrison

Thomas Steele

FR, FL

Fr.

Vincennes, IN / Vincennes Lincoln HS

Phil Stevenson

FR

Sr.

Winter Springs, Fla. / Seminole High

Chris Weisheit

FR

Sr.

Jasper, Ind. / Jasper

Cameron Wickes

FR, FL

So.

Berkeley, Calif. / Claudia Taylor Johnson


Women’s SENIORS MELISSA BALL

Class: Senior Hometown: Greencastle, Ind. High School: Greencastle 2012-2013: Melissa Ball was ranked 6th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 24.84…8th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 55.02…15th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:08.49….3rd on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 58.14… 2011-12: Integral part of the Aces’ relay teams…helped the Aces finish third and set a new UE record in the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:44.17 at the MVC Championships… also swam on the 200-medley relay team that placed first at the Delta State Christmas Invitational…posted career-best times in all the 50-free, 100-free and 100-fly throughout the season…finished the regular season ranked 19th in the Valley in the 100-fly with a time of 59.01….named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team. 2010-11: Earned her fastest times of the season in the 50-free and 100-fly at the State Farm MVC Championships…Placed 16th at the MVC Championships in the 100fly….Swam her best time of the season in the 100-free at the Delta State Invitational, finishing in 14th place….Finished the regular season tied for 13th in the Valley in the 50-free and ranked 15th for 100-fly. At Greencastle: Earned four letters for the Tiger Cubs…West Central Conference Champion in 100 fly, 200 IM, 50 free, 100 free, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay… sectional champion in 50 free, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay…IHSAA state qualifier all four years…named team MVP senior year…earned Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Senior Athlete of the Year and U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award of Putnam County, Ind. Personal: Daughter of Thomas Ball and Helen Gunn...expects to major in athletic training.


Women’s SENIORS caitlin Harty Class: Senior Hometown: Powell, Ohio High School: Dublin Scioto

2012-2013: Caitlin ranked 13th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 25.90…18th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 1:00.83…9th on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 1:05.84…6th on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 2:31.25… 2011-12: Swam mostly exhibition heats for the Aces… helped the 200-free relay team finish second against Illinois State on October 15…finished the year ranked 13th on the team in the 100-free and 14th in the 50-free…posted career-best times both the 50- and 100-free at the MVC Championships. 2010-11: Posted season-best times and finished in 19th place in both the 100- and 200-butterfly at the MVC Championships…Placed 19th in the 50-free with a careerbest time of 26.39 at the Delta State Invitational. At Dublin Scioto: Four-year varsity member of the swim team for the Irish…earned All-American honors in the 400 free relay…school-record holder in the 200 medley and 400 free relays…two-time all-state and seven-time all-district honoree…named team captain last two years…received academic letters and pins…member of the Honor Roll. Personal: Daughter of Matthew and Rebecca Harty...expects to major in athletic training/physical therapy.


Women’s SENIORS MELISSA THUrman Class: Senior Hometown: Fort Mitchell, Ky. High School: Beechwood 2012-2013: Thurman was ranked 9th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:03.26…2nd on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:14.29…2nd on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:39.74…1st on the team in the 1650 Free with a top time of 17:51.16….3rd on the team in the 100 Breast with a top time of 1:08.18…2nd on the team in the 200 Breast with a top time of 2:21.38…6th on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:10.86 and 2nd on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:34.02.. 2011-12: Tied for eighth in the 200-breast at the MVC Championships and placed ninth in the 400-IM…also finished 15th in the 200-IM at the MVC Championships…finished with two first place times on the year, winning the 1000-free against Butler on Oct. 2 and then again on Ball State on Oct. 22…posted career best time of 5:21.80 in the 500-free to place third against Ball State on Oct. 22…finished the year ranked ninth in the Valley in the 400-IM and 11th in the 200-IM…owned the team-best time of 4:31.00 in the 400-IM and ranked second on the team in both the 200-IM and 1000-free…named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team. 2010-11: Named honorable-mention all-MVC…Won a total of 9 events on the season…owned UE’s top-times in the 200-breast and the 400-IM… Placed 6th in the 400-IM and 200-breast as well as finishing 11th in the 200-IM at the MVC Championships…Ended the regular season ranked first in the Valley in the 400-IM with a time of 4:30.76 (Delta State Invite). At Beechwood: Earned four letters for the Tigers…a two-time regional champion and conference champion in the 100 breast…holds school records in the 100 breast and 500 free…placed fourth in the state in 100 breast…NISCA All-America Academic…USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team selection…was on Super Honor Roll all four years and a Governor’s Scholar nominee…named Remke Market Student Achiever…earned cum laude on National Latin Exam. Personal: Daughter of Mitch and Mary Thurman...expects to major in biology.


Women’s JUNIORS ERIN CARY Class: Junior

Hometown: Centralia, Ill. High School: Centralia 2012-2013: Cary ranked 12th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 25.39…7th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 54.50…8th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:03.39…6th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:24.77…4th on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 1:00.11 and 2nd on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 2:20.13 2011-12: Swam in several relay events for the Aces…placed 19th in the 500free, 20th in the 200-free and 21st in the 100-free at the MVC Championships, posting season-best times in all three events…posted a season-best time of 5:31.96 to notch her highest finish of the season with a fourth place finish at Missouri State…finished the year with the fourth-best time on the team in the 500-free (5:24.27). At Centralia: Competed in IHSA sectionals, despite not having a high school squad…swam for the CRCY Barracudas… two-time winner of the Presidential Physical Fitness Award. Personal: Daughter of Christopher and Valerie Cary…majoring in visual communications.

SAM HORTON Class: Junior Hometown: Temple, Texas High School: Belton 2012-2013: Horton ranked 3rd on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.66….17th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 1:00.22…11th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:06.29…12th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:35.86…7th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 11:33.88…3rd on the team in the 1650 with a top time of 19:01.07….8th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 1:05.13…6th on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:16.03… 2011-12: Swam in seven different events for the Aces…earned a pair of two fifth place finishes 1000-free during the season… posted a season best time of 5:41.50 in the 500free to place sixth at Illinois State on Oct. 15. At Belton: Four-year letterwinner for the Tigers…took third place finishes in the 200free, 500-free and 400-free relay at the 2010 regional championships…twice named first team in both the 200-free and 500-free… led Belton to two consecutive second place finishes in 2010 and 2011… claimed the High Point Girl Swimmer award in 2010 and 2011…named the Tigers’ Outstanding Girl Swimmer in 2010…winner of the 2009 Nitro Award as a swimmer for Nitro Swimmer. Personal: Daughter of Dan and Barb Horton…majoring in International Studies and Political Science.


Women’s JUNIORS CAROLINE LEE

Class: Junior Hometown: Shepardsville, Ky. High School: North Bullitt/Memorial 2012-2013: In 2012-13 Lee ranked 16th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 26.46…16th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 59.92…13th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:07.90…6th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 1:03.17…3rd on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:09.41…4th on the team in the 100 Breast with a top time of 1:10.95..4th in the 200 Breast with a top time of 2:24.94…3rd on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:09.21 and 1st on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:33.47 2011-12: Named second-team all-MVC…won eight events on the season…named MVC Swimmer of the Week on January 7… took three Top-10 finishes at the MVC Championships, placing 7th in the 200-breast, 9th in the 200-IM and 10th in the 400-IM… swam on the record-breaking 400-medley relay team that set a new school record of 3:49.75 at the MVC Championships…finished the regular season ranked 5th in the MVC in the 200-breast, 9th in the 200-breast, 7th in the 200IM, and 10th in the 400-IM…owned the team’s best time in the 200-breast and 200-IM. At North Bullitt: Lettered twice for the Eagles…led her 2010 high school squad to the Kentucky High School Championship where she finished third in the 100-breaststroke… a member of the Lakeside Seahawks…placed second at Zones in the 200-breaststroke and received her first junior national cut. Personal: Daughter of Terry and Amy Lee…major is undecided.

SAM MOntgomery Class: Junior Hometown: Fishers, Ind. High School: Fishers

2012-2013: Sam ranked 3rd on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.66…..5th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 52.99….7th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 1:03.58…1st on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 56.59…1st on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 2:09.21…7th on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:17.76…. 2011-12: Named second-team all-MVC…won five individual events on the year and was also a part of five first place relay teams…placed in the Top-10 in both individual events she swam at the MVC Championships, taking fifth in the 50-free and seventh in the 100fly… was a part of two record-setting relay teams at the MVC Championships, helping to set new UE records in the 200-free relay and 400-medley relay…owned the Aces’ top times in both the 100-fly and 200-fly and had the team’s second-best time in the 200free…finished the regular season ranked fourth in the MVC in the 100-fly. At Fishers: Four-time letterwinner for the Tigers…led her team to a conference title as well as its first sectional championship her senior year…claimed the first place prize in the 100-yard butterfly in sectionals…holds her high school’s 100-butterfly record as well as three relay records…led the Tigers’ relay teams to two Top-10 finishes at State while twice taking 17th in the 100-butterfly…named a National Merit finalist…earned AP Scholar Distinction honors. Personal: Daughter of John and Cindy Montgomery…majoring in environmental science administration.


Women’s JUNIORS Mackenzie Powell Class: Junior Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind. High School: Lawrence Central

2012-2013: Powell ranked 8th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 25.04…4th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 52.97…6th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:58.62….5th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:22.26….5th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 11:04.07….2nd on the team in the 100 Breast with a top time of 1:05.16…1st on the team in the 200 Breast with a top time of 2:20.74…1st on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:07.14…and 3rd on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:42.99 2011-12: Won the 100-free and 200-free at Eastern Illinois on Oct. 23…placed third in both the 500-free and 50-yard breaststroke against Southern Illinois on Feb. 4… placed 11th in the 100-breast and 14th in the 200-breast at the MVC Championships… finished the year with five third place finishes in individual events…ended the regular season ranked 13th in the Valley in both breaststroke events as well as the 200-IM…owned the Aces’ second-best time in the 500-free at 5:19.27. At Lawrence Central: A four-time letterwinner and six-time sectional champion for the Bears…named Lawrence Central’s Female Athlete of the Year…led her squad to a 49-21 record during her high school career…helped the Bears take back-toback second place finishes at sectionals in 2010 and 2011…holds four record times for the Lawrence Swim Team…twice named the winner of the club’s ACE award (Attitude, Commitment, Excellence)…member of the honor roll…named an Academic All-American. Personal: Daughter of Bill and Sally Powell…plans to major in biology or zoology with the hopes of eventually becoming a sports medicine doctor.

TAYLOR SHOTWELL

Class: Junior Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio High School: Bishop Hartley 2012-2013: Shotwell ranked 5th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 24.82…15th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 59.49…12th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:07.49…1st on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 58.31….1st on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:06.17 and 11th on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 1:06.09 2011-12: Swam in three first place relay teams on the season…finished the regular season with four second place finishes…owned the second-best time on the team in both backstroke events….placed 13th in the 100-back at the MVC Championships and 17th in the 200-back…ended the regular season ranked 11th in the Valley in the 100-back… posted a season-best time of 25.21 in the 50-free at the MVC Championships. At Bishop Hartley: State champion out of Pickerington, Ohio…. captain of her high school team…led the Hawks to a district championship and state runners-up in 2010 as well as a district runners-up in 2011…twice been named MVP of her high school team as well as receiving all-league, all-district, all-Ohio and all-American honors…an Academic All-American. Personal: Daughter of Dan and Rene Shotwell…younger sister of UE swimmer, Justin Shotwell…plans on pursing her doctorate of physical therapy while at UE.


Women’s JUNIORS Michelle tipton

Class: Junior Hometown: O’Fallon, Mo. High School: Fort Zumwalt West 2012-2013: Michelle Tipton ranked 7th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 24.91….1st on the team in the 100 Free, 200 Free, 500 Free and 1000 Free (51.02,1:49.21,4:52.38,10:35.02) 2011-12: Named first-team all-MVC…set school records in the 500-free, 1000-free and 1650free, breaking the previous times set by Christina Schmidgall… was a part of three record-setting relay teams at the MVC Championships, helping to set new UE records in the 200-medley, 200-free relay and 400-medley relay…won both the 100-free and 200-free at the MVC Championships and placed third in the 500-free…finished the regular season with 18 first places in individual events...named MVC Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 20…swam in every freestyle event at least once during the season and owned the team’s best times in all six freestyle distances. At Fort Zumwalt West: A four-year letterwinner…helped the Jaguars claim conference championships in 2010 and 2011…a five-time Missouri state champion (200-freestyle and 500-freestyle in 2010 and 200-freestyle, 500-freesytle and 200-medley relay in 2011) with nine Top-16 finishes….twice named a Junior National participant…named Suburban Journal’s 2010 Athlete of the Year...St. Louis Post Dispatch Athlete of the Year in 2010...three-time scholastic AllAmerican...2011 Fort Zumwalt West Scholar-Athlete of the Year Personal: Daughter of Paul and Sande Tipton…older brother, Brad, was a swimmer at UE from 2006-2010...plans on majoring in physical therapy.

STephanie Tran Class: Junior Hometown: Greenwood, Ind. High School: Greenwood Community

2012-13: 2011-12: Finished the regular season with three second place scores… placed second on both the 1-meter and the 3-meter boards against Vanderbilt on Jan. 14… took second on the 3-meter against Illinois State on Oct. 15...ended the year ranked 10th in the Valley on the 1M and 15th on the 3M. At Greenwood Community: One-time letter winner at Greenwood Community High School…placed 24th at the Indiana High School State Diving Championship after taking an eighth place finish at the regional finals…. chosen as winner of her team’s Mental Attitude Award…received the 2010-11 Mid-State Scholar Athlete Award. Personal: Daughter of Jimmy Tran and Linda Nguyen…intends on majoring in pre-medicine.


Women’s JUNIORS Abigail Yenzer Class: Junior

Hometown: Union, Mo. High School: St. Francis Borgia Regional 2012-2013: In 2012-13 Abby ranked 10th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 25.30…11th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 56.06…14th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:07.94….13th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:46.13….6th on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 1:02.48…

Championships.

2011-12: Finished in second place in the 100-free against Eastern Illinois on Oct. 23… placed third in the 100-free at Butler on Oct. 2… helped the 200-free relay team notch a first place finish against Illinois state on Oct. 15…posted a season-best time of 1:59.57 in the 200-free to place 18th at the MVC Championships… also placed 18th in the 100-free and 21st in the 50-free at the MVC

At St. Francis Borgia Regional: A member of the nationally renowned Rockwood Swim Club… helped lead the club to the 2010 Ozark Championships…won fourth place in the 50-free at the 2010 Long Course Championships…posted a time of 25.95 at the 2010 Short Course Championships. Personal: Daughter of Michael and Victoria Yenzer…intends to major in physical therapy/athletic training


Women’s SOPHOMORES Mackenzie harris Class: Sophomore Hometown: Willowick, Ohio High School: Hawken

2012-2013: In 2012-13 Mackenzie Harris was ranked 4th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 24.44….6th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 53.13….3rd on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:56.04…..7th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:25.33…. At Hawken: Four-year letter winner in swimming and cross country…also earned two letters in lacrosse… four-time Chargrin Valley Conference first team and All-American… named to the News Herald First team in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Personal: Daughter of Andrew and Penny Harris…majoring in nursing.

Charlotte Lechner Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Houston, Texas High School: American School of Dubai 2012-2013: Charlotte was ranked 15th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 26.41….10th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 55.24…7th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 2:01.15…10th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:32.00….8th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 11:34.72....2nd on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 59.67…2nd on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:08.41…5th on the team in the 200 Individual medley with a top time of 2:10.36 and 5th on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:48.94 Seven Lakes High School: all-district, all-state and All-American honors as both a freshman and sophomore...named team captain as a sophomore At American School of Dubai: Member of Hamilton Aquatics...placed seventh in the 2011 FINA World Cup...named team captain as a senior Personal: Daughter of John and Wendy Lechner…father, John, played rugby both at Notre Dame and as part of the Norwegian National Rugby team….majoring in exercise science and plans to pursue a doctorate of physical therapy


Women’s SOPHOMORES Maja magnusson

Class: Sophomore Hometown: Bollnäs, Sweden High School: Torsbergsgymnasiet 2012-2013: Magnusson was ranked 11th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 25.37…9th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 55.15…4th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of the 1:57.41…3rd on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:15.01…4th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:55.32….2nd on the team in the 1650 Free with a top time of 18:15.32….5th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 1:02.24…7th on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:18.23… At Torsbergsgymnasiet: Placed third in the 800-meter freestyle long course at the Swedish Youth Championship…has notched first place finishes in the Northern Swedish Championships in the 200-, 400-, and 800-freestyle. Personal: Daughter of Kalle and Lena Magnusson…major is undecided.

abby smith Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Franklin, Ind. High School: Franklin Community 2012-2013: Smith ranked 1st on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.49….2nd on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 51.95…2nd on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:55.45…11th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:34.48… At Franklin Community: Four-time letterwinner for the Grizzly Cubs…holds the school records in the 50-free, 200-medley relay and 200-free relay…helped lead her school to a runners-up finishes for three consecutive years… member of the Mid State all-conference team…finished third at the Indiana State Championships in the 50-freestyle as a senior...has won at least three events in the conference championships all three years at Franklin…2009 sectional champion in the 200-free relay...four-time sectional champion in the 50-freestyle…winner of the Top 8 in State award for 50-free as a junior…named honorary team captain as a junior and senior and voted team MVP in 2010, 2011 and 2012…member of the Franklin Regional Swim Team. Personal: Daughter of Gregory and Lynn Smith…has a younger brother, Eli, and an older sister, Alex…academic major is undecided.


Women’s FRESHMAN taylor davidson Class: Freshman Hometown: Denton, TX High School: Klein Oak HS

At Klein Oak: Lettered all four years in swimming...was a USA Swimming & Scholastic AllAmerican (2011,2012)...TISCA Academic All-American (2011-2012 school year)....Gulf LSC Ladder of Success Member...was a NCSA Junior National Qualifier and Speedo Winter Junior National Qualifier.. Personal: Daughter of Eric and Laura...Sister of Austin Why UE: “Loved the campus, small class sizes, loved the team and people, wanted a small town and small school and that’s exactly what Evansville is!”

danielle freeman Class: Freshman Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI High School: HudsonVille

At Hudsonville: Lettered in Swimming all 4 years & lettered in Softball 3 years...Won State in 50 Free and 100 Free....Team finished Fourth at the State meet.. Personal: Daughter of Dan and Dianne... Why UE: “Because it was a great fit for me and felt right athleticly and scholarly”

Jessa gargan

Class: Freshman Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI High School: Huron High School At Huron: earned her Varsity Letter all four years in swimming. She was also a 3 year Varsity Letter holder in water polo. Through dedication and determination, she grew from the most improved swimmer as a freshman to the MVP and team Captain as a senior. She was also Captain of the water polo team as a senior. She has earned All Conference, All State, and All America Swimming Awards. She anchored the 200 Medley Relay teams that broke the Varsity Record in 2010 and again in 2011. She also was on the 200 Freestyle Relay team that broke the Varsity Record in 2011. Personal: Daughter of Sean and Julia...Sister of Sarah, Matthew and Aubrey


Women’s FRESHMAN alex hart

Class: Freshman Hometown: Atlanta, GA High School: Kenneraw Mountain At Kenneraw Mountain: Lettered 4 years in Diving....was a 3 year letter in Diving & ROTC... was part of the All-country team as well as National Diving....A State champion in 2010-2011... Qualified All-American Status in 2009,2010,2011 Personal: Daughter of Charles and Laura Hart...Sister of Jeff and Josh Why UE: “Diving! UE has a close knit “family” and has great academics and reputation”

Micheala kent

Class: Freshman Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa High School: Ravenwood High School At Ravenwood: Lettered in Swimming all 4 years...at Excel Aquatics (Club team) ROY 2010, Most Imporved Swimmer 2011, Ravenwood Regional Team 2009-13, Ravenwood State Team 2009-13, Team Captain at Ravenwood...Team finished 5th in State in 2013, 6th in 2012 and 5th in 2011... Personal: Daughter of Stephen and Jacqueline...Sister of Tennille Why UE: “It’s an excellent academic opportunity, particularly in Physical Therapy and the strong community filled with welcoming people!”


men’s SENIORS carder labrake Class: Senior Hometown: Cedar Park, Texas High School: Cedar Park

2012-2013: LaBrake ranked 8th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 50.10….4th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 52.69….4th on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:01.77…2nd on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 52.37…2nd on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 1:58.47 and 5th on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:01.15 2011-12: Swam eight different individual events throughout the year…won the 200-backstroke with a time of 2:03.03 against Lindsay Wilson on January 14…finished in second place in the 1000-free against Eastern Illinois on October 23…placed second in the 100-back at Southern Illinois on February 4…placed 20th in the 100back at the MAC Championships…was a part of the first-place 200-medley relay team that won against Lindsay Wilson on January 14. 2010-11: Won five individual events on the season... earned season-best times in the 200- and 500-free at the MAC Championships…owned UE’s fastest time in the 1000and 1650-free…notched wins in the 1000-free and the 500-free against both Eastern Illinois and Centre College. At Cedar Park: Lettered three years for the Timberwolves… was a regional finalist in the 500 free and 400 free relay senior year…regional qualifier in the 200 free and 200 free relay senior year, and 200 and 500 free and 200 and 400 free relay junior year… named team captain for final two years…earned Leadership Award last two years and Timberwolf Award senior year, which is given to most outstanding swimmer on team…given Most Improved in 2007-08 season…earned all-district academic honors all four years and Academic All-American. Personal: Son of Dwayne and Cynthia LaBrake...majoring in nursing.


men’s SENIORS Daniel musselwhite

Class: Senior Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn. High School: Homeschool-Gateway Christian Schools 2012-2013: Musselwhite ranked 8th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.20…9th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 50.87….5th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:47.42….4th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:53.99…3rd on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:40.50….3rd on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 52.70…3rd on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 1:58.54…. 2011-12: Finished the season with six Top-3 finishes individual events…notched a second place finish in the 200-free and a third-place time in the 100-butterfly against Eastern Illinois on October 23…placed 35th in the 200-free at the MAC Championships….held the Aces’ second best time of the season in the 200-fly. 2010-11: Placed 17th in the 200-butterfly in the preliminary round of the MAC Championships…earned season-best times in the 200-, and 500-free at the MAC Championships…posted a team-best time of 1:55.75 in the 200-fly at the MAC Championships. In High School: Swam for three years for the Middle Tennessee Home Education Association Swim Team and the Nashville Aquatics Swim Team…received Most Improved from Nashville Aquatics during the 2008-09 season and the Leadership Award during the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons…helped his high school team to a ninth-place finish in the 400 free relay and 13th in the 200 medley relay at the 2008 state championships. Personal: Son of Michael and Joy Musselwhite...majoring in athletic training.


men’s SENIORS mallet reid

Class: Senior Hometown: Hobbs, N.M. High School: Hobbs 2012-2013: 2011-12: Named to the Academic All-MAC honorable mention team…named MAC Swimmer (Diver) of the Week on December 21, becoming just the third Purple Ace to ever be given the award…ended the season ranked 8th in the MAC on the 1-meter and 12th on the 3-meter…Finished the season with six first-place scores…posted a career-high score of 278.78 on the 1-meter at the Saint Louis Triangular Invitational. 2010-11: Placed 12th on 1-meter and 16th on the 3-meter at the MAC Championships…posted a season-best score of 253.2 on the 3-meter board at Western Kentucky…scored 260.48 on the 1-meter board against Saint Louis. At Hobbs: Four-time letterwinner for the Eagles swimming and diving team...set the district and school diving records continuously from 2007 to 2010…placed second in the 2009 New Mexico State Dive Championships with a score of 379.4 points… also took first in the Santa Fe Invitational from 2008 to 2010 with scores above 400, while taking the top spot at the district championships from 2008 to 2010...set the final school record with a score of 557.19…member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Son of Robert and Sheryl Reid... majoring in advertising/public relations, marketing and management


men’s SENIORS Phil stevenson

Class: Senior Hometown: Winter Springs, Fla. High School: Seminole High / Indian River State College 2012-2013: Stevenson ranked 3rd on the team in the 50 Free with a top time 21.50…3rd on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 47.43…4th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:46.99…. At Indian River State: Will enter the 2012-13 season at UE as an academic junior after swimming two years for the Pioneers…part of the 38th consecutive NJCAA National Championship team…All-American Time Standards in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard medley relay. At Seminole High School: Four-year letterwinner for the Seminoles…served as team captain in 2009 and was named MVP in 2010…four-time winner of the “Hammerhead Award” (Hardest Worker)…placed third in the 2008 FHSAA 200-yard freestyle relay…won the 2008 FHSAA State Championship 200-yard medley relay….also swam for the Seminole Aquatics. Personal: Son of Edward and Sharon Stevenson…Phi Theta Kappa member…majoring in chemistry/pre-med.


men’s SENIORS chris Weisheit Class: Senior Hometown: Jasper, Ind. High School: Jasper

2012-2013: Weisheit ranked 7th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 22.92…7th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 49.00….4th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:49:96…4th on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 1:58.74… 2011-12: Ended the season with four third-place finishes on the year…placed 24th in the 100-fly in the MAC Championships...finished the year ranked 19th in the MAC in the 200-fly with a time of 1:59.44…set a career-best times in the 1000-free, 100-fly and 200-fly during the season…notched third place in both the 1000-free and 100-fly against Lindsay Wilson on January 14…placed third in the 200-butterfly and fourth in the 100-butterfly at Ball State on October 22….held the Aces’ second best time of the season in the 100-fly. 2010-11: Swam a season-best time in the 500-freestyle preliminary heat at the MAC Championships…posted a season-best time of 54.77 in the 100-fly at the Delta State Invitational…Owned the team’s fourth fastest time in the 200-fly. At Jasper: Four-year letterwinner for the Wildcats… state qualifier and two-year captain…2007 sectional champions and 2007, 2008 and 2009 Big 8 ­Conference Champions… earned Mental Attitude award freshman and sophomore year, Most Valuable Swimmer junior year and Outstanding Senior final year…holds school records in the 200 medley and 400 free relays…named Outstanding Academic Senior and member of National Honor Society. Personal: Son of J.P. and Jennifer Weisheit...majoring in mechanical engineering.


men’s JUNIORS Ashton Bishop Class: Junior Hometown: Katy, Texas High School: Katy

2012-2013: In 2012-2013 Evansville swimmer Ashton Bishop ranked 1st on the team in the 50 Free with a time of 21.07…1st on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 45.71…2nd in the 200 Free on the team with a top time of 1:43.71….6th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:57.89…. 2011-12: Owned the Aces’ third-best time in the 50-free, 100-free, 200-free and 100-butterfly…Won both the 50-free and 100-free against Eastern Illinois on October 23…finished the season with 13 Top-3 times in individual events…swam on four first place relay teams throughout the year…was not able to compete in the MAC Championships due to illness. At Katy: Four-time letterwinnner for the Tigers…Named as team captain of his high school squad… earned Texas 5-A all-district, region and state recognition in 2010…placed first in the 50-yard freestyle at the 2010 TISCA 5-A Regional championships…a member of Katy Aquatics…named a Gulf Southern Zone Finalist in the 50-free as well as a Gulf Swimming Senior Championship finalist. Personal: Son of Bill and Susan Bishop…plans on majoring in exercise science.

Nick Davlantis

Class: Junior Hometown: Springfield, Ill. High School: Springfield 2012-2013: In 2012-2013 Davlantis was ranked 12th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 24.24….13th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 55.37….5th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 56.27…5th on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 2:02.90…. 2011-12: Ended the year with four fourth place finishes in individual events… placed 21st in the 100-back at the MAC Championships…finished fourth in the 100-back and fifth in the 200-back against Lindsay Wilson on January 14...notched a pair of sixth place finishes in the 100-back and 200-back at Ball State on October 22. At Springfield: A three-year letterwinner for the senators…finished 5th in the 100-backstroke at the 2011 sectional meet…helped Springfield claim the sectional and conference championships… also lettered in soccer and track.


men’s JUNIORS Garrett Johnson Class: Junior Hometown: Helotes, Texas High School: Louis D. Brandeis

2012-2013: Johnson was ranked 3rd on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:50.63…1st on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:12.17… 6th on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 57.68…3rd on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 1:56.83 …..8th on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 2:09.25 and 2nd on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:17.95 2011-12: Owned Evansville’s best time and ranked 12th in the MAC with a time of 4:14.05 in the 400-IM…swam in 10 different individual events for UE…ended the season with 12 Top-3 times in various individual events…notched two first place finishes in the 500-free, winning the event at Ball State on October 22 and again against Eastern Illinois on October 23…placed 20th in both the 400-IM and 1650-free at the MAC Championships. At Louis D. Brandeis: Earned four high school letters in swimming while in Texas and gradated from Louis D. Brandies High School…has broken numerous school records for the Broncos and is a four-time district champion in the 500-free. In 2010, Johnson received all-state honorable mention in the 500-free…lived in Newburgh, Ind., for six years prior to his move to Texas, and began his swimming career with the Newburgh Sea Creatures. Personal: Son of Brian and Linda Johnson…majoring in health services administration with a minor in financing

matthew newland Class: Junior Hometown: Cary, N.C. High School: Cary

2012-2013: Newland ranked 8th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:54.54…2nd on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:46.07…1st on the team in the 1650 Free with a top time of 16:43.26….3rd on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a top time of 4:22.97 2011-12: Owned Evansville’s best times in the 400-IM, 1000-free, and 1650-free and the Aces’ second-best time in the 400-IM…finished the season with 12 Top-3 finishes individual events…won the 1000-free three times on the year, winning at Ball State on October 22, against Eastern Illinois on October 23 and against Lindsay Wilson on January 14…placed 21st in the 400-IM and 19th in the 1650-free at the MAC Championships. At Cary: Had career-best times of 16:12.63 in the 1650-free and 4:45.52 in the 500-free for the Imps…member of the BSA, NESA and USAT.


men’s JUNIORS conor sprick

Class: Junior Hometown: Evansville, Ind. High School: Harrison 2012-2013: Sprick ranked 11th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.57….8th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 5:06.73…4th on the team in the 100 Breaststroke with a top time of 1:02.84….2nd on the team in the 200 Breaststroke with a top time of 2:12.94… 2011-12: Swam mostly exhibition heats and relays for the Aces…notched a second place finish in the 100-breast against Southern Illinois on February 4…also finished 8th in the 200-IM against the Salukis. At Harrison: A four-year letterwinner at Harrison…team captain for the Warriors his senior year…notched first place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard individual medley at the 2010-11 Evansville City Meet…finished the season with a pair of Top-3 rankings in the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference, ending second in the league in the 100-breast and third in the 200-IM… led the Warriors to a seventh place finish at the 2011 SIAC sectionals, placing third in the 100-breast finish and fourth in the 200-IM… his third place time of 1:01.99 in the 100-breast came up just .5 seconds shy of a school record…a member of the Greater Evansville Aquatic Team (GREAT)…four-time State qualifier for the GREAT team and was a Zone qualifier in the summer of 2011.


men’s SOPHOMORES troy burger

Class: Sophomore Hometown: Houston, Texas High School: Katy’s Seven Lakes HS 2012-2013: During the 2012-2013 season, Troy Burger was ranked 6th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 22.59…. 5th on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:54.13…2nd on the team in the 200 Breaststroke with a time of 1:00.22….1st on the team in the 200 Breaststroke with a top time of 2:05.23….6th on the team in the 100 Fly with a top time of 54.57...1st on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a time of 1:54.81 and 1st on the team in the 400 Individual Medley with a time of 4:04.40

brian grant Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Evansville, Ind. High School: Harrison 2012-2013: During the 2012-2013 season Grant was ranked 11th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 51.90…. At Harrison: Two-year letterwinner on the Warriors’ swimming team… also earned four letters in baseball, two in basketball and two in cross country…voted Most Athletic in graduating class of 2012…two-time sectional baseball champion…regional finalist in cross country…multi-time sectional and conference finalist in swimming…recipient of the Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award… Southern Indiana Athletic Conference Athlete of the Year nominee… led the Warriors’ baseball team in all offensive categories in 2012…a member of the Tri-State Athletic Club swim team… led Tri-State in points and first place finishes…graduated as the class valedictorian… named to the Academic All-City team in baseball, swimming and cross country Personal: Son of Glenn and Barbara Grant…majoring in exercise science.


men’s SOPHOMORES reid mobley

Class: Sophomore Hometown: Evansville, Ind. High School: Mount Vernon 2012-2013: During the 2012-2013 season Mobley was ranked 7th on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:51.19….3rd on the team in the 100 Back with a top time of 52.68….2nd on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 1:55.21 and 3rd on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 1:55.87 At Mount Vernon: Four year letterwinner for the Wildcats…two time state qualifier in the 100-backstroke and 200-IM…holds Mount Vernon’s school record in the 100-back…conference champion in four events, twice in the 100-back…won the sectional championship in 100-back in both 2010 and 2011…2010 sectional champion in the 200-IM…helped lead the Wildcats to two consecutive Big 8 conference championships…qualified for both short course and long course state meets as a swimmer for the MTV Swim Club. Personal: Son of UE alums Blake (’97) and Lori (Dauble) (’86)…plans on majoring in business.

ethan o’rourke Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Avon Lake, Ohio High School: Avon Lake 2012-2013: O’Rourke was ranked 5th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 22.45…5th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 48.62…2nd on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 52.57…1st on the team in the 200 Back with a top time of 1:53.33 and 2nd on the team in the 200 Individual Medley with a top time of 1:55.40 At Avon Lake: Four-year letterwinner for the Shoremen…helped Avon Lake’s men’s team finish with a 6-1 record and place third overall in the conference championships in 2012…. twice named first team all-conference…awarded team MVP twice and received the Captain’s Award two times as well…winner of the Gene Mills Award For Exceptional Commitment to Continual Daily Improvement…recipient of the Potochnik Award For Swimming Excellence and Leadership…swam for the Westlake Waves Swim Club. Personal: Son of Richard and Nancy O’Rourke…majoring in psychology.


men’s SOPHOMORES skyler shinn

Class: Sophomore Hometown: Waterloo, Ill. High School: Waterloo 2012-2013: During the 2012-2013 season, Shinn was ranked 9th on the team in the 50 Free with a top time of 23.38…. 10th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 51.64….7th on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 2:03.92…..3rd on the team in the 100 Breaststroke with a top time of 1:01.39 and 4th on the team in the 200 Breaststroke with a top time of 2:15.69 At Waterloo: Member of the Bulldog’s wrestling and cross country team…swam for the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins and the Rockwood Swim Club. Personal: Son of Fred and Michelle Shinn…mother, Michelle, swam at Clemson University and Indiana University.

cameron wickes Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Berkeley, Calif. High School: Claudia Taylor Johnson 2012-2013: In 2012-2013 Wickes ranked 6th on the team in the 100 Free with a top time of 48.84….1st on the team in the 200 Free with a top time of 1:43.38…1st on the team in the 500 Free with a top time of 4:45.20….2nd on the team in the 1000 Free with a top time of 10:12.54….6th on the team in the 200 Fly with a top time of 1:59.21. At Claudia Taylor Johnson: Four-year letterwinner for the Jaguars...holds or shares seven school records...named a National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) Academic All-American in 2012...named team captain on two occassions... three-time regional finalist in the 200 freestyle and 200 freestyle relay...two-time regional finalist in the 100 freestyle and 500 freestyle...claimed four goal medals at the 24th Annual Colony Cougar Classic Invitational...anchored the 200 freestyle relay that placed 10th at the 2012 Texas State Championships...member of Alamo Area Aquatics... member of the Southern Zone Team and South Texas Swimming Southern Zone Team. Personal: Son of Brian and Gretchen Wickes...plans to major in pre-medicine/biologyy


men’s FRESHMAN HAYDEN BERG

Class: Freshman Hometown: Denver, CO High School: Pomona At Pomona: Lettered in Swimming all 4 years, was the 2-time 2nd team all conference in 500 Freestyle, First team all conference in 100 Fly, 500 Free and 200 Free... Personal: Son of Chris and Paula...Brother of Chris and Nikki

cooper bowen

Class: Freshman Hometown: Rock Springs, WY High School: Loveland High School At Loveland High School: Six-time All-Conference & 2 time All-Area in multiple events...Was a Junior Nationals Qualifier....Also a part of the Loveland Swim Club....While attending Loveland the team only lost two duel meets in three years and was a 3rd place finish at Colorado 5A State Meet... Personal: Son of Ed and Char Bowen, brother of Mandy....plans on majoring in Engineering Why UE: “There is a great swimming program and the academics are excellent.”

Andrew cotton

Class: Freshman Hometown: San Antonio, TX High School: Alamo Heights HS At Alamo Heights: Lettered in Swimming and Water Polo all 4 years...was a part of the AAAA (Alamo Arco Aquatics Association) having 6 sectional area qualifying times while with the club...Team finished 3rd four years in a row at the State Swimming Championships.. Personal: Son of David and Ana Cotton, Brother of Noah Why UE: “Because UE offered many different major opportunities, along with having a competitive Swim team I could compete for. Also on my recruiting trip, everyone made me feel like I was right at home.”


men’s FRESHMAN MAtthew ford childress Class: Freshman Hometown: Indianapolis, IN High School: Bloomington HS North

At Bloomington: Lettered in Swimming 4 years...Most Improved Veteran Swimmer in 2011... Most PR’s in 2012....Team Captain in 2013....Team Finished 9th 2011-2012, 2012-2013 Personal: Son of Eric and Cynthia...Brother of Nick and Alex Why UE: “Strong academic programs, beautiful campus and a great overall atmosphere”

Will glasscock

Class: Freshman Hometown: San Antonio, TX High School: Winston Churchill HS At Winston: Lettered 4 years in Swimming...was on the All-America Team in 200 Medley Relay 2012..State Honorable Mention in 100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay 2012...state Honorable Mention in 200 IM in 2013...Academic All-American 2013..Churchill HS Male Athlete of the Year-Swimming.. Personal: Son of Gary and Robyn....Brother of John, Lauren and Katherine.. Why UE: “ I choose UE because I felt like it was a home away from home. The tight knit swim team that always works together was exactly what I was looking for”

WADE MOBLEY

Class: Freshman Hometown: Evansville, IN High School: Mt. Vernon High School At Mt. Vernon: Lettered in swimming all 4 years...was a recipient of the Mentor Award (20112012), MVP award (2012-2013)....A sectional champion in 100 Breast (2013), State Qualifier (2011-2013) and a Big 8 Conference Champion all four years in Backstroke, 2013 Fly and 2012 200 IM... Personal: Son of Blake (‘97) and Lori Mobley (‘86)...Brother of Reid and Lani Why UE: “Great academics, professors and swim team. As well as a wonderful sense of community on campus.”


men’s FRESHMAN nicholas riffel

Class: Freshman Hometown: Franklin, TN High School: Centennial High School At Centennial: Competed in Swimming... Was the Team captain his Senior season, Lettered all 4 years...was an all 4 year regional and state qualifier in multiple events...2 time South Eastern Qualifier in 200 and 100 Backstroke... Personal: Son of Larry and Jill.... Why UE: “Evansville has a great engineering program as well as a D1 swimming & diving team for which I can compete”

thomas steele

Class: Freshman Hometown: Vincennes, IN High School: Vincennes Lincoln HS at Vincennes Lincoln: Was a 4 Year letter winner in Swimming...was a part of the Vincennes Swim Team and was a Speedo Sectional Qualifier (2013) and an Age Group State & Senior State qualifier and participant...was a (2012,2013) State Qualifier and Participant as well as a Big 8 All Conference Team (2012, 2013)... Personal: Son of Doug and Karen...Brother of Katie and Kristen Why UE: “UE feels like home to me. It is an excellent academic and athletic school and the campus is the perfect size for me.”


women’s schedule DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME/RESULT 9/28/2013 Intra-Squad Evansville, Ind. 11 a.m. 10/12/2013 Southern Illinois Evansville, Ind. TBA 10/26/2013

Indiana Intercollegiate West Lafayette, Ind.

12 p.m.

11/1/2013

Missouri State

4 p.m.

Springfield, Mo.

11/8/2013 Illinois State Normal, Ill. 6 p.m. 11/9/2013

Eastern Illinois

Charleston, Ill.

11:30 a.m.

11/22-24/2013

House of Champions

Indianapolis

All Day

12/6/2013

Lindsay Wilson/Cumberland

Columbia, Ky.

6 p.m.

1/10/2014 Houston Evansville, Ind. TBA 1/18/2014 Miami (Ohio) Evansville, Ind. TBA 1/24/2014 Saint Louis St. Louis 5:30 p.m. 2/1/2014 Southern Illinois Carbondale, Ill. TBA 2/13-15/2014

MVC Championship

Carbondale, Ill.

All Day

3/13-15/2014 Diving Zones TBA All Day 3/14-16/2014

Hoosierland Open Inv. Bloomington, Ind.

All Day

3/20-22/2014

Women’s NCAA Cha.

All Day

Minneapolis


men’s schedule DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME/RESULT 9/28/2013 Intra-Squad Evansville, Ind. 11 a.m. 10/12/2013 Southern Illinois Evansville, Ind. TBA 10/26/2013

Indiana Intercollegiate

West Lafayette, Ind.

12 p.m.

11/1/2013

Missouri State

Springfield, Mo.

4 p.m.

11/2/2013 Ball State Evansville, Ind. 2 p.m. 11/9/2013

Eastern Illinois

Charleston, Ill.

11:30 a.m.

11/22-24/2013

House of Champions

Indianapolis

All Day

12/6/2013

Lindsay Wilson/Cumberland College Columbia, Ky.

6 p.m.

1/18/2014 Miami (Ohio) Evansville, Ind. TBA 1/24/2014 Saint Louis St. Louis 5:30 p.m. 1/26/2014 Butler Invite Fishers, Ind. 12 p.m. 2/1/2014 Southern Illinois Carbondale, Ill. TBA 3/6-8/2014

MAC Championships

Buffalo, N.Y.

All Day

3/13-15/2014 Diving Zones TBA All Day 3/14-16/2014

Hoosierland Open Invitational Bloomington, Ind.

All Day

3/27-29/2014

Men’s NCAA Championship Austin, Texas

All Day


women’s RECORD HOLDERs FREESTYLE 50 Kim Dodson (01-02)................................. 22.89 100 Kim Dodson (01-02)................................. 50.44 200 Michelle Tipton (12-13).............................. 1:49.21 500 Michelle Tipton (12-13)................. 4:52.38 1000 Michelle Tipton (11-12)............... 10:24.55 1650 Michelle Tipton (11-12)............... 17:05.71 BACKSTROKE 100 Alex Howard (11-12)................................. 57.09 200 Erin Amason (01-02).............................. 2:04.07 BREASTSTROKE 100 Elzette Jordaan (98-99)......................... 1:04.35 200 Elzette Jordaan (98-99)*........................ 2:17.88 BUTTERFLY 100 Samantha Montogomery (12-13)....................................... 56.59 200 Emily Tomes (00-01).............................. 2:04.55 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 200 Emily Tomes (00-01).............................. 2:05.72 400 Elzette Jordaan (98-99)......................... 4:28.30 MEDLEY RELAY 200 Alex Howard, Jill Enge, Melissa Ball, Michelle Tipton (11-12)........ 1:44.17 400 Taylor Shotwell, Jill Enge, M. Reinitz, Michelle Tipton (12-13)....................... 3:49.46 FREESTYLE RELAY 200 M Reinitz, A Smith, Michelle Tipton, Samantha Montgomery (12-13)... 1:34.02 400 Samantha Montgomery, A Smith, Michelle Tipton, M Reinitz (12-13)........ 3:28.40 800 Jamie Davidson, Karen Sliozis, Erin Amason, Emily Tomes (00-01)........ 7:40.88 DIVING 1M (6) Sadie Wells (12-13)........................ 297.25 1M (10) Ellen Miles (03-04).................................351.95 1M (11) Jennifer Childers (09-10)........................ 382.95 Platform - Sadie Wells (09-10)..............................175.85 3M (6) Sadie Wells (12-13)............................... 297.35 3M (11) Ellen Miles (03-04).................................. 432.85


men’s RECORD HOLDERs FREESTYLE 50 Dave Nel (01-02)....................................... 20.52 100 Nikola Kalabic (99-00).............................. 44.87 200 Nikola Kalabic (00-01)........................... 1:37.66 500 Andy Nicholson (99-00)......................... 4:35.72 1000 Phil Bradley (00-01)............................... 9:42.98 1650 Phil Bradley (00-01)............................. 16:13.04 BACKSTROKE 100 Nikola Kalabic (98-99).............................. 48.88 200 Dave Nel (00-01).................................... 1:48.93 BREASTSTROKE 100 Dave Nel (98-99)....................................... 56.48 200 Troy Burger (12-13)................................ 2:05.21 BUTTERFLY 100 Alex Seward (11-12)............................. 49.02 200 Alex Seward (11-12).......................... 1:51.26 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 200 Dave Nel (00-01).................................... 1:50.94 400 Dave Nel (00-01).................................... 4:01.29 MEDLEY RELAY 200 Mark Richards, Dave Nel Mike Dennis, Nikola Kalaabic (99-00)............ 1:32.40 400 Mark Richards, Dave Nel, Darko Kermiciev, Nikola Kalabic (99-00).......... 3:23.53 FREESTYLE RELAY 200 Dave Nel, Darko Kermiciev Scott Hobson, Nikola Kalabic (00-01)... 1:21.94 400 Scott Hobson, Dave Nel, Darko Kermiciev, Nikola Kalabic (01-02).......... 3:00.71 800 Dave Nel, Darko Kermiciev Scott Hobson, Nikola Kalabic (00-01)... 6:41.41 DIVING 1M (6) Brett Fox (95-96).................................... 311.16 1M (11) Tom Hendricks (75-76)........................... 504.40 3M (6) Andy Balczo (10-11)............................... 318.90 3M (11) Steve Wozniak (93-94)........................... 495.30


RECORDS SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR Heartland Conference 1967: Ted Foland 1968: Robert Lodato 1972: Mike Rimroth 1974: Ed Hooker 1981: Jeff Wise 1982: Grant Gray 1983: Toby Wilcox 1984: Dale Seibt 1985: Andy Haas Midwestern Collegiate Conference Men 1983: Toby Wilcox 1985: Andy Haas 1986: Andy Haas Women 1988: Brenda Hayes 1989: Kelley Watson 1991: Tricia Berger Missouri Valley Conference Men 2001: Nikola Kalabic Women 1997: Amy Boutwell 1998-99: Elzette Jordaan 1999-00: Kelli Kirn 2000-01: Kim Dodson 2001-02: Kim Dodson 2010-11: Sadie Wells (Co-Diver) 2012-13: Michelle Tipton (Co) COACH OF THE YEAR Heartland Conference 1966: Jim Voorhees 1967: Jim Voorhees 1969: Richard Schleicher 1971: Richard Schleicher 1972: Richard Schleicher

1979: Jim Stahl 1980: Jim Stahl 1982: Dave Enzler 1983: Dave Enzler 1984: Dave Enzler 1985: Dave Enzler North Star Conference Women’s 1986: Dave Enzler Midwestern Collegiate Conference Men 1984: Dave Enzler 1985: Dave Enzler 1986: Dave Enzler 1987: Rob Lannerd 1990: Toby Wilcox 1991: Toby Wilcox Women 1987: Rob Lannerd Missouri Valley Conference Men 1995: Toby Wilcox 1998: Brad Szurgot (diving) 2000: Clark Campbell 2006: Rickey Perkins Women 1999-00: Clark Campbell 1995: Toby Wilcox 2009: Rickey Perkins 2011: Eric Blevins (2011) 2012: Rickey Perkins 2013: Rickey Perkins


RECORDS ALL-MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE *Earned Swimmer of the Year Honors Men 1994: Mike McCulloch, Steve Wozniak 1995: Brett Fox 1997: Mike Dennis, Mark Richards 1999: Nikola Kalabic, Darko Kermiciev, Dave Nel, Andy Nicholson, Mark Richards 2000: Nikola Kalabic, Darko Kermiciev, Mark Richards, Dave Nel, Andy Nicholson, Steve Schumacher 2001: Phil Bradley, Yaron Brill, Andrew Frost, Matt Green, Scott Hobson, Nikola Kalabic*, Darko Kermiciev, Mike Lonergan, Casey Morford, Matt Munz, Dave Nel 2002: Scott Hobson, Nikola Kalabic, Darko Kermiciev, Casey Morford, Dave Nel 2003: Greg Cissell, Mike Tomes, Derek Zehr Women 1994: Tanya Coyle, Cindy Reed 1995: Amy Boutwell, Tanya Coyle, Cindy Reed 1996: Amy Boutwell, Annette Olsson, Cindy Reed, Kim Wisowaty 1997: Amy Boutwell*, Carrie Gerke, Cindy Reed 1999: Joni Davidson, Elzette Jordaan*, Angela Wakefield 2000: Joni Davidson, Jamie Davidson, Kim Dodson, Emily Ferguson, Carrie Galtrey,Carrie Gerke, Kelli Kern*, Angela Wakefield, Kim Wisowaty 2001: Erin Amason, Joni Davidson, Jamie Davidson, Peggy DeGroot, Kim Dodson*, Carrie Galtrey, Carrie Gerke, Kelli Kern, Lisa Kramer, Ellen Miles, Sam Seigfried, Karen Sliozis, Emily Tomes 2002: Erin Amason, Joni Davidson, Ja mie Davidson, Kim Dodson*, Krystal Freels,Kelli Kern, Ellen Miles, Emily Tomes 2003: Meg Harvey, Kelli Kern, Ellen Miles, Emily Tomes 2004: Asuka Bunazawa, Emily Tomes 2005: Megan Allen, Taryn Brelage, Melissa Dietz, Cari Kauffman, Allison Knuth, Corinne Murphy 2006: Allison Knuth 2007: Blair Bosta, Allison Knuth, Corinne Murphy 2008: Kristyn Benter, Jennifer Childers, Christina Schmidgall, Kaitlyn Sluka, Nicole Uhrin 2009: Hannah Quast, Christina Schmidgall, Alex Howard, Kassandra Beseau 2010: Michea Reinitz, Jill Enge, Phoebe, Hodina, Alex Howard, Hannah Quast, Sadie Wells 2011: Jenn Childers, Alex Howard, Michea Reinitz, Christina Schmidgall, Sadie Wells* 2012: Jill Enge, Alex Howard, Caroline Lee, Samantha Montgomery, Michelle Tipton, Sadie Wells 2013: Jill Enge, Samantha Montgomery, Mackenzie Powell, Michea Reinitz, Abby Smith, Melissa Thurman, Michelle Tipton*, Sadie Wells 2014: Danielle Freeman, Alex Hart, Samantha Montgomery, Mackenzie Powell, Abby Smith, Michelle Tipton


RECORDS MVC SWIMMER/DIVER OF THE WEEK *As of 2010-11 Season 2010-11: Sadie Wells (10/12), Sadie Wells (10/19), Sadie Wells (11/9), Jenn Childers (9/23), Sadie Wells (12/7), Alex Howard (1/18), Jenn Childers (2/1), Sadie Wells (2/8) 2011-12: Alex Howard (10/25), Sadie Weels (11/23), Michelle Tipton (12/20), Sadie Wells (12/20), Caroline Lee (1/17), Sadie Wells (1/17) 2012-13: Jill Enge (12/18), Sadie Wells (11/13) & (12/4) MAC SWIMMER OF THE WEEK *As of 2010-11 Season 2010-11: Andy Balczo (10/20), Alex Seward (11/3) 2011-12: Alex Sewart (10/26), Mallet Reid (12/21) MVC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE TEAM Men 1995: Matt Goodman 1997: Brian Diaz, Michael Franklin, Matt Green, Mike Luber, Mike McCulloch, Ben Russell, Steve Schumacher, David Summerville 2000: Mike Dennis, Mark Richards 2001: David Franklin, Nikola Kalabic, Dave Nel, Mark Richards 2002: David Franklin, Nikola Kalabic, Mike McCulloch, Casey Morford 2003: Greg Cissell Women 1995: Karen Allgeier, Beverly Patterson, Cindy Reed 1996: Amy Boutwell, Megan Kelley, Beverly Patterson, Cindy Reed, Dawn Tempel 1997: Emily Ferguson, Lindsey Fergu son, Marsha Fletcher, Beverly Patterson, Dawn Tempel, Kim Wisowaty 2000: Amy Boutwell, Kelly French, Rachael Smith 2001: Kim Wisowaty, Karen Sliozis, Rachael Smith 2002: Erin Amason, Jamie Davidson, Peggy DeGroot, Kim Dodson, Kelli Kirn, Ellen Miles, Karen Sliozis 2003: Jamie Davidson, Melissa Dietz, Kelli Kirn, Ellen Miles 2004: Blair Bosta, Katie Busse, Melissa Dietz, Ellen Miles, Sarah Phelps 2005: Blair Bosta, Katie Busse, Melissa Dietz, Sarah Phelps 2006: Katie Busse, Ashlie Heck, Cari Kaufmann, Sarah Phelps, Nicole Uhrin 2007: Blair Bosta, Katie Busse, Cari Kaufmann, Allison Knuth, Corinne Murphy, Nicole Uhrin 2008: Anna Luecke, Ady Sekely, Nicole Uhrin 2009: Anna Luecke, Ady Sekely, Annie Shackelford, Christina Schmidgall, Kaitlyn Sluka, Diane Threlkeld 2010: Alex Howard, Valerie Jones, Anna Luecke, Christina Schmidgall, Ady Sekely, Annie Shackelford, Kaitlyn Sluka, Alex Spata, Diane Threlkeld 2011: Christina Schmidgall, Valerie Jones, Annie Shackelford, Jill Enge, Alex Spata, Phoebe Hodina, Merri Schmitt, Alex Howard, Jennifer Childers, Sadie Wells 2012: Melissa Ball, Jill Enge, Phoebe Hodina, Alex Howard, Valerie Jones, Melissa Thurman, Sadie Wells 2013: Melissa Ball, Mackenzie Powell, Jill Enge, Abigail Yenzer, Jordan Van Wyk, Merri Schmitt, Taylor Shotwell, Michelle Tipton, Samantha Montgomery, Caitlin Harty, Melissa Thurman, Sadie Wells


RECORDS ACADEMIC ALL-MAC 2010: Andy Balczo, Colin Gray 2011: Andy Balczo, Colin Gray, Kyle Tieman (honorable mention) 2012: Colin Gray, Mallet Reid (honorable mention),Jake Harrington (honorable mention), Kyle Tiemann (h.m.) COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA 2004: Ellen Miles, 2nd Team Women’s At-Large 2012: Colin Gray, 1st Team ESPN/COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT 2009: Christina Schmidgall, 2nd Team Women’s At-Large 2010: Colin Gray, 1st Team Men’s At- Large, Christina Schmidgall, 2nd Team Women’s At-Large 2011:Colin Gray, 1st Team Men’s At-Large CAPITAL ONE/COSIDA ALL-AMERICA 2011: Christina Schmidgall, 1st-Team Women’s At-Large, Colin Gray, 1st -Team Men’s At-Large 2012: Colin Gray, 1st Team Men’s At-Large MVC ELITE 18 AWARD 2011: Christina Schmidgall CSCAA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA Women—Individual 2000: Kim Dodson 2001: Kim Dodson CSCAA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM AWARDS Spring 2010 Men—Team (based on semesters) Fall 2010 Fall 1998 Spring 2011 Spring 1999 Fall 2011 Fall 1999 Spring 2012 Spring 2000 Women—Team (based on Fall 2000 semesters) Spring 2001 Fall 1998 Fall 2001 Spring 1999 Spring 2002—1st in the nation Fall 1999 Fall 2002 Spring 2000 Spring 2003 Fall 2000 Fall 2005 Spring 2001 Spring 2006 Fall 2001

Spring 2002 Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Fall 2003 Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Spring 2009 Fall 2009 Spring 2010 Fall 2010 Spring 2011

Fall 2011 Spring 2012 Fall 2012 Spring 2013


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