Illini Swim and Dive Signs Five for 2021-22 Season

by SwimSwam 2

November 25th, 2020 College, College Recruiting

Courtesy: Illinois Athletics

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois swimming and diving head coach Sue Novitsky has announced the signing of five student-athletes that will join the Fighting Illini for the 2021-2022 season. The Orange and Blue additions include Paige Bakker, Logan Kuehne, Sydney Stoll, Jane Umhofer and Molly Yetter.

“The 2021 class will be able to come in and have an immediate and positive impact on the team in the pool and in the classroom,” Novitsky said. “We were able to add to the talent and depth of the team in many of the events.  In addition to their athletic and academic success, they are amazing people with great character and personalities.  As a group they will be fantastic representatives for the University and are excited to wear the Orange & Blue!”

PAIGE BAKKER

  • Lake Central High School

Top Times

  • 50 freestyle – 23.31
  • 100 freestyle – 51.29

LOGAN KUEHNE

  • Westside High School

Top Times 

  • 50 freestyle – 23.60
  • 100 freestyle – 52.22

SYDNEY STOLL

  • Arrowhead High School

Top Times 

  • 100 freestyle – 51.92
  • 200 freestyle – 1:49.96
  • 500 freestyle – 4:54.85
  • 100 backstroke – 57.57
  • 200 backstroke – 2:04.48
  • 100 butterfly – 56.73
  • 200 individual medley – 2:04.27

JANE UMHOFER

  • Walter Johnson High School

Top Times 

  • 100 breaststroke – 1:04.52
  • 200 breaststroke – 2:18.32
  • 200 individual medley – 2:05.77
  • 400 individual medley – 4:30.52

MOLLY YETTER

  • Saint Charles East High School

Top Times 

  • 50 freestyle – 22.68
  • 100 freestyle – 51.29
  • 100 backstroke – 56.54
  • 200 backstroke – 2:03.14

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Ferb
1 month ago

Congratulations to these young ladies. I truly hope U of I honors its commitment to them by keeping the swim program.

Bob
Reply to  Ferb
1 month ago

Where they thinking of dropping it?