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Ashley Dell
Ashley Dell

Hometown:
Lake Forest, IL

High School:
Lake Forest

Event:
Free

Iowa Items -- her best times in 500 free (4:53.89), 1,000 free (10:14.21) and 1,650 free (16:45.29) rank fifth, seventh and fifth on Iowa's all-time best performers list... also swam on 800 free relay (7:29.57) that ranks ninth in school history.

2008-09 -- led team in 1,000 (10:17.84) and 1,650 free (16:48.27)... placed 19th in 1,650 free (16:51.30) at Big Ten Championships... won 1,000 free five times and 500 free once... recorded 18 top-fve finishes... earned CSCAA academic all-America individual honorable mention honors... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- led team in 500 (4:53.69), 1,000 (10:14.21) and 1,650 free (16:45.29), and swam on team-leading 800 free relay (7:29.57)... those times rank fifth, seventh, fifth and ninth in school history... met NCAA B stanard in 500 and 1,650 free... recorded five victories and 12 top-three finishes... letterwinner.

2006-07 -- led team in 500 (4:59.59), 1,000 (10:16.48) and 1,650 free (17:12.87)... won five races, placed second five times and finished in the top five 18 times... letterwinner.

2005-06 -- led team in 1,000 (10:15.73) and 1,650 free (17:10.50)... won 500 free at Illinois-Chicago (5:09.89) and Northern Iowa (5:10.79)... recorded 14 top-five finishes... letterwinner.

High School -- 500 free conference champion... team won four conference and two state titles... two-time all-conference, earning honorable mention all-state honors as a junior... team captain and earned Coaches Award as a senior... won 1,650 free (17:12.7) at 2005 Speedo Championships... 2005 Junior National qualifier... competed for Lake Forest Swim Club... two-year letterwinner in lacrosse, winning state title in 2004... honor roll student and Spanish Honor Society member... high school coach was Lea Maurer... club coach was Maureen Sheehan.

Personal -- born October 28, 1986... daughter of Chip and Cindy Dell... her mother swam at Iowa... elementary education major.

Dell's Collegiate Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
100 Free55.56at Ohio State Invite12/2/07
200 Free1:53.58at Big Ten Championships2/22/08
500 Free4:53.69at Big Ten Championships2/21/08
1,000 Free10:14.21vs. Michigan State10/26/07
1,650 Free16:45.29at Big Ten Championships2/23/08
200 IM2:13.50vs. S. Illinois11/3/06
400 IM4:31.98at Missouri Invitetd>12/5-7/08