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Colleen Champa
Colleen Champa

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Algonquin, Ill.

High School:
Dundee Crown

Position:
Breast/IM

Birthdate:
11/01/1993

Hawk Item -- Ranks second in program history in the 200-breast (2:13.69), sixth in the 200-IM (2:02.97) and 400-IM (4:22.15) and ninth in the 100-breast (1:03.33).

2013-14 -- Registered four times that rank in the top-10 in school history... swam the second-fastest 200-breast (2:13.69), an NCAA "B" qualifying time and sixth-best 200-IM (2:02.97) at Big Ten Championships... recorded the sixth-best 400-IM (4:22.15) and ninth-fastest 100-breast (1:03.33) time in school history at the Hawkeye Invitational... registered 15 top-five finishes... placed ninth in the 200-breast at Big Ten Championships... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Swam collegiate best times in 100 free (57.30) vs. Western Illinois, 200 IM (2:07.19), 100 breast (1:06.03) and 200 breast (2:22.29) at the Hawkeye Invitational, and 400 IM (4:35.39) vs. Northwestern... posted five top-five finishes... letterwinner.

High School -- Junior National qualifier... three-time team MVP... state finalist in the 100 breast and school record holder in the 200 IM... two-time conference champion in the 100 breast... best times are 1:06.01 (100 breast), 2:19.13 (200 breast) and 2:07.70 (200 IM)... coached by Laura Wayman.

Personal -- Born Nov. 1, 1993... daughter of Dave and Cindy Champa... has three sisters, Claire, Teresa and Emily... majoring in health and human physiology.

Champa's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
100 Free 57.30 Western Illinois 2/8/13
100 Breast 1.03.33 Hawkeye Invitational 12/7/13
200 Breast 2:13.69 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/14
200 IM 2:02.97 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/14
400 IM 4:22.15 Hawkeye Invitational 12/7/13

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