Women's Swimming



    Ashley Specht  
    Ashley Specht

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Powell, Ohio

    High School:
    Olentangy Liberty

    Event:
    Breast/IM


    JUNIOR YEAR (2011-12)

    Placed 21st in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials with a time of 1:09.66 ... finished 17th in the 200 medley relay (1:40.08) at the NCAA Championships ... placed 20th in the 200 medley relay (1:40.08) ... 34th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:01.41 ... placed 47th in the 200 breaststroke (2:14.53) ... finished fifth in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 1:38.74 ... that is the third-fastest time in school history ... part of the 400 medley relay that finished fifth in 3:34.61 ... that is the fourth-fastest time in school history ... top IU finisher and fifth overall in the 100 breaststroke with a career time of 1:00.38 ... placed 14th in the 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:13.73 ... 53rd in the 200 individual medley (2:06.99) ... set a personal best of 2:13.09 in the 200 breaststroke at the Georgia Invitational, placing seventh.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010-11)

    Placed 35th in the 200 individual medley at the Big Ten Championships with a career-best time of 2:05.62 ... top IU finisher in the 100 breaststroke, coming in fourth at 1:00.72 ... that was the fastest time by a Hoosier this season ... earned All-America honors as a member of the 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships, finishing 15th in 3:37.24 ... 26th in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.31) ... 44th in the 200 breaststroke (2:14.05) ... fourth in the 100 breaststroke in a dual meet with Louisville and Virginia Tech (1:04.15) ... third in the 100 breast vs. Texas and Michigan and fourth at Purdue ... also fourth in the 200 breaststroke at Purdue ... ninth in the 200 IM vs. Michigan.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2009-10)

    Earned All-America honors with a 13th-place finish in the 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships (3:36.31) ... also swam the 200 medley relay (17th- 1:39.62) ... placed 44th in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.28) ... took third as a member of the 200 medley relay team at the Big Ten Championships (1:39.19) ... second on the 400 medley relay team (3:36.12) ... 17th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:02.34 ... 19th in the 200 breaststroke (2:17.02) ... ninth in the 100 breast in a double dual with Texas and Michigan (1:05.40) ... fourth in the 100 breaststroke at Louisville (1:05.37) and at the Hoosierland Invite (1:05.56) ... fifth in the 100 breast in a win over Purdue (1:05.52) ... fourth in the 200 breast at the Hoosierland Invite (2:21.30) ... fifth in the 200 breast at Michigan (2:23.61).

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Three-time state champion in the 100 breaststroke ... won the title as a senior with a new state tournament record, state record and new pool record (1:01.89) ... also took sixth in the 200 medley relay and seventh in the 200 free relay ... helped team to an eighth-place finish ... three-time district champion in the event ... earned the 2007 Performance of the State Meet award for her effort in the 100 breast ... four-time All-American ... ranked 14th in the nation in the 100 breast in the 16-17 age group ... named most valuable swimmer as a sophomore and junior ... led her team to the Ohio Capital Conference championship twice ... placed 11th at the state meet ... three-time district runner up ... Liberty scholar athlete ... also played soccer as a freshman ... parents are Susan and David Specht ... has one brother (Tyler) ... plans to major in nursing ... born March 15, 1991.

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