Andrea Giczewski
Andrea Giczewski


Livonia, Mich.

High School:


2007-2008: Horizon League champion in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events at the Horizon League Championships...also took sixth in the 100 backstroke...led the Flames in the 50, 100 and 200 free events in her senior campaign...took first in both the 50 and 100 free events at Cleveland State...set the school records in the 200 free (1:54.69) and the 100 free (51.91) at the final home meet of her career...took the top spot in the 50 (24.02) and 100 (52.43) events at Green Bay...won the 50 free (23.88) and 100 free (52.74) and took second in the 100 back (1:01.62) against Western Illinois...placed fourth in the 50 free finals (24.00), sixth in the 100 free (52.08) and swam a 1:01.38 in the 100 backstroke prelims at the Miami Invitational...took top honors in the 50 and 100 free events at Saint Louis on November 17, winning in 24.34 and 53.39, respectively...earned league honors for the second time in the season after winning the 50 (24.18) and 100 (52.65) free events as well as lead-off the victorious 400 free relay in season-best times against Butler, Milwaukee and North Dakota on November 10th......won the 50 free against Wright State and Northwestern in the same weekend...placed first in the 100 free against Wright State...placed fourth in the 100 back with a time of 1:02.13 at Northwestern...earned Horizon League Athlete of the Week honors for her season debut at Eastern Illinois, where she anchored the victorious 200 medley relay then won the 50 (24.48) and 100 (53.83) free events.

2006-2007: Member of the Horizon League Champion 400 free relay and the conference record breaking 200 free relay... also earned three runner-up finishes in the 50 free, 100 backstroke and the 100 freestyle at the conference meet member of UIC record breaking 400 medley, 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams...owns UIC school records in the 50 and 100 freestyle events...led the team in the 50, 100 and 200 Free as well as the 100 backstroke...took first place in the 50 free against Wright State in a time of 25.23...placed second in the 100 free at Butler in 54.02...anchored the second place 200 freestyle relay team at the Bill Ritter Invite as well as taking runner-up honors in the 50 Free in 24.50.

2005-2006: Took fourth in the 100 free finals at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 52.79...posted a 24.48 in the 50 free finals at the league meet to take seventh overall...swam a 1:00.72 in the 100 back finals at the league meet... part of school record-setting 400 free relay (3:30.24)...finished first in the 50 free with a 24.95 and captured the 200 back in 2:10.33 against Wright State...won the 50 free with a 24.90 and took the 100 back in 1:01.47 against Eastern Illinois...placed first in the 50 free with a 25.15 against Valparaiso...took second in the 100 back with a 1:01.20 at UW-Milwaukee...turned in a 53.66 in the 100 free to placed second against Ball State and Illinois State...finished second in the 200 back (2:12.57) against UW-Green Bay...swam a 24.93 in the 50 free to take fourth at the Bill Ritter Invitational...swam a team-leading 2:11.06 in the 200 back at the Bill Ritter Invitational...finished first in the 50 free (24.76) and 100 free (53.03) against Iowa...placed second in the 200 back with a time of 2:12.99 against Cleveland State and Youngstown State.

2004-05: Team's second-leading backstroke artist as a rookie...swam team's second-best time of the season in the 100 backstroke, turning in a 1:00.36 at the league meet...turned in 200 back mark of 2:10.88, her season-best time and the team's second-leading time of the year, at the league championships...swam a career-best 2:14.99 in the 200 IM at the league championships...finished 50 free at Cleveland State in career-best 25.77...opened collegiate career in style with victories in the 200 IM (2:19.12) and 100 backstroke (1:00.80) against Eastern Illinois...placed second in the 100 back against UW-Milwaukee...won the 200 backstroke against Butler and Lindenwood with a 2:14.19...took 100 back win with a 1:01.44 over Western Illinois...tied for 100 backstroke win with teammate Jessica Darud (1:01.55) against Illinois State.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner on the Stevenson swimming team...part of four Western Lakes Conference Championship teams that extended the Spartans' conference title streak to 13 consecutive years...all-area and all-state selection...captained the Spartans her senior season, a campaign in which she was named the squad's MVP...scholar-athlete who also served as senior class president...lettered one year on the track team...swam for the Livonia Community Swim Club...last name pronounced Juh-CHESS-key...born February 26, 1986...daughter of Norb and Cathy Giczewski...majoring in communications.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
50-yard freestyle 23.44* 02-21-08
100-yard freestyle 50.96* 02-23-08
200-yard freestyle 1:54.69* 01-26-08
100-yard backstroke 59.04 02-23-07