Steve Yemm
Steve Yemm


Sterling, Ill.

High School:


2009-2010:Won the 200 fly to begin the season at home (1:52.95)...took first place in the 100 fly at Eastern Illinois (51.50)...placed first in the 100 back against North Dakota (53.57)...finished in first in the 100 back (52.38) and 100 fly (50.07) at home...won the 100 fly against Western Illinois (50.90)...claimed the top spot in the 200 fly at Green Bay (1:53.95)...won the 50 free against Valparaiso (21.07)...broke the Horizon League record for the 100 fly (47.65), won the 100 back (49.74), and runner-up in the 200 fly (1:47.50) at the 2010 Horizon League Conference Championships.

2008-2009: Runner-up in the 200 fly against Cleveland State (1:51.48)...won first place in 400 medley relay, the 100 back, the 200 fly, and the 400 free relay; as well as second-place in 200 medley relay and fourth in 800 free relay at 2009 Horizon League Conference Championship

2007-2008: Led the team in the 100 fly with a fifth-place finish at the Horizon League Championships... also placed sixth in the 100 backstroke finals...fourth-place finish in the 100 free at Cleveland State...placed third in the 200 IM against Valparaiso in 2:01.19...took third in the 100 free at Green Bay with a 48.16 showing...won the 100 fly (50.93) and placed third in the 100 back (53.98) against Western Illinois...took 11th place in the 100 fly in 50.78 and placed 13th in the 100 backstroke (52.60) at the Miami Invitational...won the 100 fly in 50.97 and took second in the 100 backstroke in a time of 53.01 on November 10th against Milwaukee and North Dakota...Placed first in the 100 fly (50.64) at Northwestern...took second in the 100 free (47.77) against Wright State...began his collegiate career with a pair of wins in the 50 free (22.04) and 100 fly (51.68) events, as well as anchoring the victorious 200 medley relay at Eastern Illinois.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Sterling High...three-time state record holder in 100 fly, 400 medley relay, 200 free relay and 400 free relay...swam for the Sterling Stingrays for 11 years under coach Maggie Wike...set records in the 100 fly and 50 free...competed at the 2007 Junior Nationals in the 100 fly... born May 11, 1989...son of William and Julie Yemm...majoring in biomedical engineering.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard backstroke 49.43* 02-28-09
100-yard butterfly 47.65* 02-26-10
200-yard butterfly 1:46.94* 02-28-09