Women's Swimming



    Brittany Strumbel  
    Brittany Strumbel

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    North Royalton, Ohio

    High School:
    Hawken

    Event:
    Free/IM


    JUNIOR YEAR (2010-11)

    Led Indiana to the Big Ten title in the 800 free relay with a school-record and Big Ten meet record time of 7:01.13 ... her lead-off 200 free split of 1:43.93 is a new Big Ten record ... also took fourth in the 200 freestyle relay (1:30.14-school record) ... runner-up in the 500 freestyle (4:39.14) ... second in the 200 free, clocking in at 1:44.63 ... fourth in the 100 freestyle with a career-best time of 48.88 ... finished the Big Ten meet with a third-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:17.03) ... earned All-America honors in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships with a career-best time of 4:38.88 ... also an All-American in the 200 free, placing 12th in 1:44.58 ... her prelim time of 1:44.29 is the second fastest in school history ... earned her third All-America honor with a seventh-place finish in the 800 freestyle (7:03.17) ... that time is third fastest in school history, while her lead-off 200 free leg in the third fastest time in IU lore ... 27th in the 100 free (49.06) ... became a four-time All-American with a 13th-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:17.38-third-fastest time in school history).

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009-10)

    Placed 19th in the 200 freestyle with a career best of 1:46.01 at the NCAA Championships ... helped lead Indiana to a school-record time of 7:02.96 in the 800 free relay, placing fifth and earning All-America honors ... picked up All-America honors with a 13th-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:19.12) ... also placed 28th in the 500 free (4:44.49) ... swam the second leg of the record-setting 400 free relay at the Big Ten Championships (3:16.95) ... also swam the second leg of the victorious 800 free relay (7:06.66) ... took seventh in the 200 free relay (1:31.45) and seventh in the 500 free (4:43.75) ... fourth in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:46.44 ... fifth in the 100 free (49.59) ... fourth in the 100 free in a dual meet win at Michigan (51.40) ... seventh in the 100 free in a double dual with Texas and Michigan (51.82) ... fifth in the 100 free in a dual win over Purdue (51.94) ... won the 200 free in a dual meet victory at Louisville (1:48.87) ... won the 200 free at Michigan (1:49.67) ... also won the 200 free at Kentucky (1:50.69) and took second in the season opener at Northwetern (1:50.77) ... second in the 500 free at Louisville (4:52.10) ... third in the 500 free against Texas/Michigan (4:52.37) and in the win over Purdue (4:52.46).

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2008-09)

    Tied for 11th in the 400-meter free at the 2009 U.S. Open (4:15.48) ... also took 16th in the 200-meter free (2:02.27) ... earned All-America honors in the 800 free relay at the 2009 NCAA Championships (7:08.32) ... finished 26th in the 500 free (4:42.64-season best) and 29th in the 200 free (1:46.69) at the NCAA meet ... second-team All-Big Ten ... finished 11th in the 100 free at the Big Ten Championships with a career best of 50.04 ... fifth in the 200 free at Big Tens with a new career best of 1:46.52 ... that is the fifth-best time in school history ... swam the anchor leg of Indiana's 800 free relay that finished second in a school-record time of 7:04.08 ... sixth in the 500 free at the Big Ten meet in a time of 4:43.08 ... sixth as a member of the 400 free relay team ... won the 100 free in a dual meet victory over Purdue ... took third in the 200 free at the Hoosierland Invite ... also finished sixth in the 500 free at the Invite.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Thirteen-time state champion in the 200 free, 500 free and relays ...earned state titles in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay in 2008 ... helped lead the team to four state titles during her career ... 11 All-America certificates ... Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II MVP in 2005 and 2006 ... competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials in the 400 free (64th) and 200 IM (81st)... holds state records in the 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay ... also earned two letters in soccer ... parents are Mark and Karin Strumbel ... born May 27, 1990.

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