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Marissa Yontz
Marissa Yontz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Ill.

High School:
Canton

Event:
Sprint


05/21/2012

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

Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

04/02/2012

Swimming & Diving Holds Annual Awards Banquet, Announces Captains

Gniatczyk, Waszak, Jacobson, Greco and Sivak to serve as captains for 2012-13 season.

04/02/2012

Swimming & Diving Holds Annual Awards Banquet, Announces Captains

Gniatczyk, Waszak, Jacobson, Greco and Sivak to serve as captains for 2012-13 season.

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-2012): Claimed first place in the 50 free against Wright State (10/15) with a time of 24.60 ... came in second in the 200 free with 1:58.84 at Eastern Illinois (10/29) ... took fourth in the 50 free (24.27) and second in the 100 free (53.08) ... placed third in the 200 free with 1:55.74 and the 100 free with 53.65 versus Northwestern and North Dakota (11/12) ... competed in the 50 free, 200 free and 100 free at the TYR Invitational (11/18-20) ... won the 200 free with 1:55.00 and 100 free with 52.57 against Western Illinois and Saint Louis (12/17) ... was the runner up in the 200 free with 1:54.73 at Green Bay (01/14) ... finished first in the 50 free with 24.48 versus Valparaiso and Illinois State (01/20) ... at Youngstown State (02/03), claimed first in the 200 free (1:55.43) and second in the 100 free (54.29) ... came in second at Cleveland State (02/04) in the 50 free with 24.53 ... took third and set team bests on the season in the 50 free (23.55) and 100 free (51.20) at the Horizon League Championships (02/22-25) ... part of the school-record 200 free relay (1:33.33), 400 free relay (3:25.98), 800 free relay (7:30.79) and 400 medley relay (3:44.59) teams ... had 16 top-3 performances throughout the season, with five coming in first place

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in swimming and two-time letterwinner in track at Canton (Ill.) ... four-time Conference and two-time Sectional Champion ... named team captain during her senior year ... biggest athletic thrill to date is placing 20th at IHSA State her senior year in 50 yd. freestyle ... born August 15, 1993 in Iowa City, Iowa ... daughter of Susan and Brian Yontz ... has one sister, Anna ... currently enrolled as a graphic design major.

CAREER BEST:
50 Free: 23.55 (02/23/12)
100 Free: 51.20 (02/25/12)
200 Free: 1:52.24 (02/24/12)
100 Fly: 59.66

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