Swimmers account for nine of the honorees
Duo stood out in March
Posted great performances at league championships
Panthers dominate podium on final day to win second-straight crown
Milwaukee breaks relay, freshman record with another strong showing at league championships
2012-13: Finished runner-up in the 200 backstroke, third in the 100 back and 12th in the 50 freestyle at the league meet ... also earned First-Team All-League honors in the 200 free relay with a new school-record time and helped the 400 medley relay finish runner-up at the Horizon League Championships ... came in runner-up in both backstrokes in season opener at Wisconsin Oct. 12 ... second in the 50 free at Grand Valley State one week later ... broke the Klotsche Natatorium record in 100 back in home opener against Wright State Oct. 26 ... named league swimmer of the week after breaking both Klotsche backstroke records and helping set the new 200 free relay pool record in a team win over UIC Nov. 3 ... broke the UWM and Horizon League record in the 200 back with an NCAA B-cut time during prelims at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational ... placed ninth in the 100 back and sixth in the 200 back at the Hawkeye Invite ... won the 200 back and was fifth in the 50 free in a win over Green Bay Feb. 2 ... in all, won an impressive seven races on the season and posted 19 top-five finishes ... named to the Academic All-League Team.
2011-12: Burst onto the scene in first year with UWM, winning the 200 back, taking second in the 100 back and seventh in the 50 free at the Horizon League Championships to help Milwaukee to its first team title since 2001 ... broke the league record in the 200 back with an NCAA 'B' cut time at the league meet ... also broke the school record in the 100 back during prelims ... key contributor on multiple relay teams, breaking the league record in the 200 and 400 medley relays at the league meet ... also helped top the UWM record in the 200 free relay with a second-place showing at the league championships ... named to the CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention team ... swam at the U.S. Olympic Trials over the summer ... won the 200 back, took second in the 100 back and broke the 100 back UWM record during a relay in her first meet with the Panthers at Wisconsin Oct. 7 ... won the 200 back one week later in a win over Grand Valley State ... was named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week after a pair of wins in the 100 back and another in the 200 back at Ball State Oct. 28 and at Wright State Oct. 29 ... topped the field in the 100 and 200 back and took fifth in the 50 free at the Stevens Point Border Battle Nov. 11-12 ... posted an NCAA 'B' cut time in taking second in the 200 back, was sixth in the 100 back and 10th in the 50 free at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational Dec. 2-4 ... won the 200 back in a win over Green Bay Feb. 4 ... broke two individual records five different times on the year ... posted 12 first-place finishes on the year ... Horizon League Academic Honor Roll member.
Before UWM: Participated in 7 events as a Freshman... Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50-Freestyle, 100-Backstroke, and 200-Backstroke... Placed 56th in the Big Ten in the 50-Freestyle by posting a time of 24.04 at the Big Ten Championships... Took 37th place at the Georgia Invite in the 50-Freestyle with a time of 24.07... Posted a time of 55.72 in the 100-Backstroke in the prelims of the Big Ten Championships and finished 17th in the Big Ten with a time of 56..17... Recorded a time of 55.87 for 19th Place in the 100-Backstroke at the Georgia Invite... Finished 29th in the Big Ten in the 200-Backstroke with a time of 2:01.17... Posted a season-best time of 2:00.14 in the 200-Backstroke for a 17th Place finish at the Georgia Invite... Helped the 200-Freestyle Relay to a 9th Place finish in the Georgia Invite, recording a time of 1:36.29... Combined with Chelsea Howard, Merritt Krawczyk, and Sam Palser to take 1st Place vs. St. Bonaventure with a time of 1:43.98 in the 200- Medley Relay... Placed 3rd at Virginia/vs. Indiana in the 200-Medley Relay with a time of 1:44.27... Helped the 400-Medley Relay team to an 11th place finish at the Georgia Invite, recording a time of 3:46.37... Also helped the 400-Medley Relay team to top-3 finishes at Maryland and West Virginia.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Sue Yokosh ... full name is Rebecca Jean Yokosh ... qualified for 2012 Olympic Trials ... chose UWM because she likes the environment, team and the school ... undecided on a major ... Born Oct. 15, 1991.