Colleen Dougherty
Colleen Dougherty


Woodstock, Ill.

High School:

Sprint Freestyle/Backstroke

2006-07: Member of Horizon League champion 200- and 400-freestyle relay team...200-freestyle relay team broke the league record with a time of 1:35.24, while the 400-freestyle relay team also set a new league mark at 3:28.10...took fifth in the 50-free at the league championships meet with a season-low time of 24.27...placed 10th in the 100-backstroke at the league championships with a time of 1:00.94...finished first in the 50-free versus Cleveland State on Feb. 3.

2005-06: Swam a 24.31 in the 50 free finals at the Horizon League Championships, finishing fourth... part of school record-setting 400 medley relay squad that finished the race in 3:59.53 at the league finals... anchored school record-setting 400 free relay (3:30.24)...swam a 53.10 in the 100 free league finals to place seventh overall...won the 50 free in 25.01 against UW-Green Bay...placed second in the 100 free against the Phoenix with a time of 54.51...took a 200 free win in 1:59.39 against Butler...Won the 50 free in 24.91 and secured a 100 free win in 54.67 against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...won the 200 free in 1:58.77 against Valparaiso...came in second in the 50 free (25.19) against Wright State...posted a 24.74 in the 50 free to take third against Ball State and Illinois State...posted a third-place 24.73 in the 50 free at the Bill Ritter Invitational...finished the 50 free in a runner-up 24.86 against Iowa...won the 50 free in 25.02 and placed third in the 100 free (55.03) against Cleveland State and Youngstown State.

2004-05: Team's best 50 free swimmer after setting new school record in the event with a 24.02 at the Horizon League Championships...finished second overall in the 50 free league finals...turned in team's second-best 100 free time of the season with a 53.28 at the league championships to finish sixth...won 10 races during her rookie season, with four victories in the 50 free and six in the 100 free...finished off league's second-place 200 free relay time of 1:35.88...part of new school record relays in the 200 free, 400 free and 200 medley relay...named Horizon League Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week following her 100 free victory over Valpo that gave her five 100 free wins in her last six attempts...debuted against Eastern Illinois by winning the 50 free (25.09) and 100 free (55.00)...turned in 100 free victories in meets against Butler and Lindenwood, Western Illinois, Saint Louis and Illinois State...qualified for the U.S.'s Newcomer of the Year.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner as a sprint freestyler for Woodstock...helped the Blue Streaks capture two Fox Valley Conference titles...qualified for state in the 200 and 400 free relays...part of three school record relay teams...2004 all-state and All-FVC honoree...earned Fox Valley Conference All-Academic recognition...2003-04 Northwest Herald All-Star Athlete...member of the National Honor Society, the German Honor Society and Delta Epsilon Phi...Illinois State Scholar...swam for the Patriot Aquatic Club in Lincolnshire, Ill....also played one season as a defender for the Blue Streaks soccer team...born December 18, 1985...daughter of Frank and Anke Dougherty...major is psychology.

Career Best Times

Event			Time		Date
50-yard Freestyle	          24.02*		2-24-05
100-yard Freestyle	          53.28		2-26-05
200-yard Freestyle	        1:59.15		11-20-04

*UIC Record