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     Sarah Harper
    Sarah Harper

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Whitefish Bay, Wis.

    High School:
    Whitefish Bay

    Event:
    Mid-Distance


    07/16/2012

    Fifty-Six UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL Spring Academic Honor Roll

    UIC had honorees from 15 different sports

    07/11/2012

    Both Swim Programs Garner CSCAA Scholar All-American Honors

    Top GPAs among Horizon League Schools

    05/22/2012

    Twenty-Nine UIC Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

    Eleven UIC programs represented with graduates

    05/21/2012

    UIC Student-Athletes Post Third-Straight Semester with 3.0 GPA

    Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

    04/25/2012

    Academic Achievement Celebrated at 2012 `Night of Champions'

    Team of the Year, Student-Athletes of the Year named

    AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): Garnered fifth in the 200 free (2:03.51) and 200 IM (2:19.45) and third in the 100 fly (1:01.73) against Wright State (10/15) ... placed third in the 50 free with 26.21 and second in the 100 free with 57.86 at Eastern Illinois (10/29) ... competed in the 200 IM, 100 breast and 100 fly at the Phoenix Fall Classic (11/18-20) ... recorded a career best against Valparaiso and Illinois State (01/20) in the 200 free with 2:01.35 and came in third in the 100 fly with 1:00.67 ... at Youngstown State (02/03), took sixth in the 200 free with 2:13.83 and fifth in both the 100 fly with 1:02.36 and 200 IM with 2:20.27 ... set bests in the 200 IM with 2:11.35 and 100 fly with 58.79 at the Horizon League Championships (02/22-25) ... had four top-3 performances throughout the season

    AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): Started the year placing second in the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly against Eastern Illinois (10/30) with times of 2:14.93 and 59.64 ... came third in the 100 butterfly with 1:00.74 at St. Louis ... touched first in the 100 free at Western Illinois with a time of 55.72 ... took second in the 200 IM against Cleveland State (2/05) with 2:14.04.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): Finished in the third place in the 100 breast at Eastern Illinois (1:12.16) ... took third in the 100 breast at Northwestern (1:09.55) ... third place finish in the 200 breast at the Phoenix Fall Classic (2:30.62) ... runner-up in the 200 breast against Western Illinois (2:32.20) ... placed fourth in the 400 IM at Green Bay (4:45.78) ... claimed the second spot in the 100 free against Valparaiso (55.04) ... third place finish in the 200 IM at Cleveland State (2:15.51) ... finished in the top 15 in the 200 IM (2:08.42), 400 IM (4:37.36), and 200 breast (2:25.31) at the 2010 Horizon League Conference Championship.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): Initially broke the school record in the 200 breaststroke (2:25.22) with a win at Milwaukee ... runner-up in the 50 breaststroke (31.51) against North Dakota ... placed second in the 100 free (54.17) and third in the 200 breast (2:28.09) at Wright State ... placed in the top ten in the 100 and 200 breast; and top twenty five in 50 free at 2009 Horizon League Conference Championship.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner for the Blue Dukes ... ninth-place finish at the state finals in the 100 breaststroke in 2007 ... led her team to the conference championship title her junior and senior seasons ... swam for the Schroeder YMCA for 11 years ... competed at the YMCA nationals for five years ... majoring in English

    CAREER BEST:
    50 Free: 25.84 (01/14/12)
    100 Free: 55.95 (11/5/11)
    200 Free: 2:01.35 (01/20/12)
    100 Fly: 58.79 (02/24/12)
    100 Breast: 1:06.58 (2/27/09)
    200 Breast: 2:24.82 (2/27/09)
    200 IM: 2:11.35 (02/23/12)
    400 IM: 4:37.36 (2/26/10)