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Julia Shallcross
Julia Shallcross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chicago, Ill.

High School:
West Chicago

Event:
Sprints


2009-2010: Finished in fourth place in the 100 breast (1:13.30) and third place in the 200 breast (2:38.37) at Eastern Illinois...took fourth in the 200 breast against Western Illinois (2:37.27)...fifth place finish in the 200 free against Valparaiso (2:09.29)...swam a 2:39.24 in the 200 breast at Cleveland State...swam a 1:09.53 in the 100 breast prelims at the 2010 Horizon League Conference Championship.

2008-2009: Placed fourth in the 50 free (26.08) against EIU...opened her sophomore campaign with a fifth-place finish in the 50 free (26.24)...placed third in the 400 free relay (57.53) at Milwaukee...placed in the top twenty in the 100 and 200 breast, and top thirty in 50 free at 2009 Horizon League Conference Championship.

2007-2008: Had a pair of top-20 finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke finals at the Horizon League Championships...just missed qualifying for the 50 free finals at the league meet...finished seventh in the 200 breaststroke at Cleveland State with Youngstown State...placed third in the 200 breaststroke (2:42.21) and sixth in the 100 free at Green Bay with a time of 59.94)...placed third in the 100 breaststroke against Western Illinois in a time of 1:12.70...swam a 1:13.99 100 breaststroke and a 26.34 50 free in the prelims of the Miami Invitational...set a season-best 200 breaststroke (2:36.25) with a 3rd place finish at Saint Louis...also finished third in the 50 free (26.35) at the same meet...took ninth in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.35) and seventh in the 50 free (25.82) on November 10th against Butler, Milwaukee and North Dakota......placed second in the 100 breaststroke against Northwestern in 1:12.65...took fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:37.25) and seventh in the 100 free (56.75) against Wright State...swam a 26.42 50 free in the season opener at Eastern Illinois.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at West Chicago...two-time state qualifier for the Wildcats, leading her team in the 100 breaststroke and the 50 free...swam for the West Chicago Sharks for seven years, setting records in the 100 breaststroke, 50 free and 400 medley relay...attended same high school and swam for same club as current UIC teammate Kathryn McLeland...born September 10, 1988...daughter of James and Marlys Shallcross...majoring in nursing.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
50-yard freestyle 25.77 10-26-07
100-yard freestyle 56.75 10-26-07
100-yard breaststroke 1:09.29 02-27-09
200-yard breaststroke 2:31.46 02-27-10
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