Panthers dominate podium on final day to win second-straight crown
Abbas tops freshman record in 500 free
200 free relay record falls in opening event
Senior day Saturday against UIC
Panthers kick off season with annual dual at Wisconsin
2012-13: Finished 11th in the 500 freestyle, 12th in the mile and 13th in the 1000 free at the Horizon League Championships ... placed third in the 1000 free and fourth in the 500 free first time competing on the season in a win over Chicago Jan. 19 ... fifth in both events in a big win over Green Bay Feb. 2.
2011-12: Had a strong showing at the Horizon League Championships, taking fourth in the 1000 free, fifth in the 500 free and sixth in the mile to help Milwaukee to its first team title since 2001 ... recorded season-best times in all three events ... also swam in the 800 free relay at the league meet, taking fourth ... came in fourth in the 500 free and seventh in the 200 free in the season-opener at Wisconsin Oct. 7 ... posted a pair of fifth-place finishes in the same events one week later in a win over Grand Valley State ... took fourth in the 500 free and fifth in the 200 free Oct. 28 at Ball State ... one day later, touched the wall second in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 free in a win over Wright State ... took fourth in the 1000 against Wheaton Nov. 4 ... second in the same event in a win over Western Illinois Jan. 28 ... recorded 14 top-five finishes on the season.
2010-11: Finished 11th in the 1000 freestyle and 13th in both the 200 free and 1650 free at the Horizon League Championships ... set season-best times in the finals of both the 1000 free and the mile and in the prelims of the 200 free ... also a member of the school-record 800 free relay team at the championship meet ...
topped the field in the 1000 free against Valparaiso Oct. 16 ... second in the 100 free in UWM's win over Wheaton College Nov. 5 ... second in the 200 free and fourth in both the 500 free and mile at the Stevens Point Border Battle Nov. 12-13 ... season-best time in the 500 free at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational Dec. 3 ... third in the 200 free against Carthage Jan. 16 ... second in the 200 free and third in the 500 free in the meet at the University of Chicago Jan. 22 ... third in the 1000 against Western Illinois Jan. 29.
2009-10: Finished 10th in the 1650 freestyle and 11th in the 1000 free at the Horizon League Championships, both in season-best times ... was a member of the 800 free relay team that earned second team all-league honors at the meet, setting a school record in the process ... did not swim as a freshman until the Valparaiso meet Nov. 21, taking fourth in the 1000 freestyle ... contributed to Milwaukee's win over the University of Chicago Jan. 23 with a victory in the 500 free and a second-place effort in the 200 free ... her time in the 500 free at that meet was a season-best.
High School: Led her team to three state titles in her career ... state qualifier in four events ... earned all-state honors in the 200 freestyle and as a member of the 200 and 400 free relay teams ... team co-captain as a senior and four-year letterwinner ... holds school records with two relay teams and was named most improved after her sophomore season ... selected as a DeForest Times Tribune Honor Athlete ... also ran track & field in high school ... a junior national qualifier in 2009 in the 200 and 800 freestyle relays.
Personal: Daughter of Joe Van Dewettering and Amber Marquardt ... majoring in education ... also swam for the DeForest Aquatic Club ... most memorable sports experience was winning three state titles in a row ... career goal is to swim all four years in college and improve her times ... chose UWM because she liked the campus, team and location ... has volunteered at daycares in her hometown ... born Aug. 4, 1991.