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     Danel Voorhees
    Danel Voorhees

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Dunlap, Ill.

    High School:
    Dunlap

    Event:
    Sprints/Mid-Distance


    06/27/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships

    Voorhees, Johnson and Waszak placed second in their respective events

    06/27/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships

    Voorhees, Johnson and Waszak placed second in their respective events

    06/03/2014

    Sixty-Three UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013-14 Honor Roll

    Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    02/28/2014

    Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

    Final day of competition begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT)

    CAREER BEST
    50 Free: 24.69 (11/22/2013)
    50 Fly: 25.99 (11/18/2012)
    100 Fly: 55.50 (02/26/2014)
    200 Fly: 2:05.35 (02/26/2014)
    100 Back: 59.33 (03/01/2013)

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Placed third in both the 200 fly (2:18.6) and the 100 fly (58.88) against Wright State... Came in first place in the 100 fly (57.38) and fifth place in the 100 back (1:01.20) versus Milwaukee... Took home first place in the 100 fly (58.20) and fifth place in the 50 free (25.78) against Green Bay... Captured third place in the 50 free (26.02) as well as in the 200 fly (2:22.04) against Valparaiso... Earned third place in the 100 fly against Oakland with a time of 59.21... Took first place in the 100 fly versus Eastern Illinois and IUPUI with a mark of 58.18... Finished fourth in the 100 fly (57.94) against Kansas and Wyoming... Claimed fifth place in the 100 fly (58.19) against Northwestern and Wyoming... Was runner-up in both the 100 fly (55.64) and the 50 fly (25.30) at the Northwestern TYR Invitational... Earned fifth place in the 50 free (25.90) against Olivet Nazarene and Western Illinois... Placed second in the 100 fly (59.10) and third in the 200 fly (2:14.05) versus Cleveland State... Came in second place in the 100 fly (55.50) and seventh in the 200 fly (2:05.35) at the Horizon League Championships.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Was the runner up in the 100 fly (1:00.23) and 200 fly (2:14.70) at Wright State (10/13) ... came in fourth in the 100 back (1:03.12) against Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... finished second in the 100 fly (59.69) at Northwestern (11/02) ... brought in a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly (59.20) at Milwaukee (11/03) ... captured third in the 100 back (1:02.47) versus IIT and Butler (11/10) ... swam in the finals of the 50 fly and 100 fly and in the prelims of the 100 back and 200 fly at the TYR Invitational (11/16-18) ... at Western Illinois (12/15), took first in the 100 fly (1:00.52) and fourth in the 100 back (1:04.37) ... claimed first in the 100 fly (58.71) and fourth in the 200 fly (2:16.79) versus Youngstown State (01/25) ... won the 100 back (1:02.73) at Valparaiso (01/26) ... collected fourth against Cleveland State (02/02) in the 200 fly (2:15.30) ... placed fourth in the finals of the 100 fly (56.13) and sixth in the finals of the 200 fly (2:07.73), while also competing in the final of the 100 back (59.33) and the prelims of the 50 free (25.18) at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02)

    PREP AND PERSONAL:
    Member of Dunlap's swimming team, the Peoria Area Water Wizards and the Dunlap Dolphins Swim Team ... broke the sectional, pool and school records at 2011 Sectionals ... named MVP all four seasons ... team captain during her senior season ... Conference and Sectional Champion as a senior ... placed 13th at the 2011 IHSA State Meet ... placed 17th in the 100 fly at the Speedo Sectional Meet in summer 2012 ... set the 400 medley relay record with PAWW ... born January 21, 1994 ... daughter of Jay and Carol Voorhees ... has one sister, Renee ... currently enrolled as a Movement Sciences major.