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Abbey Tuchscherer
Abbey Tuchscherer

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Oshkosh, Wis.

High School:
Oshkosh West

Event:
Fly

Birthdate:
11/13/1991

Hawk Item -- UI school record-holder as a member of the 200-medley (1:40.97) relay... ranks third in the 100 fly (54.670) and 200 fly (2:01.17)... also has times that rank second, fourth, and eighth in the 200-medley relay, fourth and 10th in the 400-medley relay, second in the 200-free relay, and fourth in the 400-free relay.

2013-14 -- Was a member of the record-setting 200-medley relay (1:40.12), at Big Ten Championship... also swam the eighth-fastest 200-medley relay in school history (1:42.50)... swam collegiate-best 100-free (52.88)... posted season-best times in the 100-fly (54.86) and 50-free (23.71) at Big Ten Championships and 200-fly (2:02.05) at the Hawkeye Invitational... recorded 13 top-five finishes including three individual titles... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Co-captain... swam the butterfly leg of the school-record-setting 200-medley relay that posted a time of 1:40.97 at the Big Ten Championships... finished 18th in 100 butterfly (54.84) at Big Tens... led the team in 100 butterfly (54.84)... member of the team-leading 200-free (1:31.73) 400-free (3:22.31) 200-medley (1:40.97) and 400-medley (3:42.52) relays... swam collegiate best times in 50 free (23.43) at Big Ten Championships and 200 IM (2:05.98) at Hawkeye Invitational... swam season best time in 200 butterfly (2:01.92) vs. Iowa State, the second-best time on the team... posted nine top-five finishes... named to UI Dean's List... letterwinner.

2011-12 -- Led the team in the 100 (54.67) and 200 (2:01.17) fly... swam collegiate best times in the 100 fly (54.67) and 200 IM (2:05.85) at the Big Ten Championships... member of the 400 medley relay (3:40.33) that set a school record at the Big Ten Championships... have named Big Ten Co-Swimmer of the week after winning the 100 and 200 fly vs. Iowa State... broke a 21-year old pool record at ISU's Beyer Hall pool--with a 2:01.17 mark in 200-fly... earned the Alison Pennington Haddon Strength of Character award and the Strength and Conditioning Achievement award... Iowa's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree... recorded 20 top-five finishes...letterwinner.

2010-11 -- Posted collegiate best times in the 100 fly (56.11), 200 fly (2:04.96) and 200 IM (2:07.77) at the Big Ten Championships... recorded 11 top-five finishes... letterwinner.

High School -- Set school records in the 100 fly (56.61), 200 medley relay and 400 free relay... earned all-state honors from 2007-09... named conference co-MVP in 2008... earned her team's Outstanding Work Ethic Award as a freshman... four-time first team all-conference honoree... served as team co-captain her junior and senior seasons... eight-time YMCA state champion.

Personal -- Born Nov. 13, 1991... daughter of John and Becky Tuchscherer... undecided major.

Tuchscherer's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.43 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/13
100 Free 52.88 Western Illinois 2/7/14
100 Fly 54.67 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/12
200 Fly 2:01.17 at Iowa State 12/9/11
200 IM 2:05.98 Hawkeye Invitational 11/30/12

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