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  Sarah Korellis
Sarah Korellis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Centennial H.S.

Height:
5-4

Event:
IM/Free

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Storm Aquatics


At Rice
2009-2010: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll
; Rice University Honor Athlete; Scored for the team in three different events at the C-USA Championships, the most of her career... Finished eleventh in 500-yard freestyle with a career-best time of 5:01.07... Also notched a new career-best in the 400-individual medley (4:34.24) for 16th place overall... Took 13th in the mile with a season-best mark of 17:35.20... Swam the 100-backstroke at the Rice Aquatics Center Invitational, the 200-back at the Cornhusker Classic, and the 200-butterfly at the Delta State Invitational.

2008-09: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Registered five new best times in her second year with the program... Swam a career-best 17:03.68 to finish eighth in the mile at the C-USA Championships held across town at the University of Houston... Scored for the Owls at the conference meet with a 16th in the 500-free, registering a career-best 5:03.14... Had Rice's fifth-best times of the season with career-bests in the 1,000 (10:19.66) and 400-individual medley (4:35.73)... Swam her career-best 100-butterfly (1:02.54) on the lead leg of the 400-IM at the LSU triple-dual meet.

2007-08: Scored big for the team with her best times of the year in the distance events at the C-USA Championships... Finished sixth in the mile with a time of 17:25.73... Made the championship finals of the 500 and placed eighth with a 5:04.59... Scored for the Owls with a 15th in the 400-individual medley (4:36.00)... Swam the team's fifth-fastest time of the year in the 200-IM (2:10.36) at the NIKE Invitational in Irvine, Calif.

High School
A 2007 graduate of Centennial High School... Two-time all-America selection in the 200-medley relay and 400-free relay... Four-time state qualifier in four different individual events... Selected as the team's most valuable performer as a junior and senior... Served as the Chargers' team captain... Placed second in the 200-backstroke at the zone championships... Coached by Alison Czmarko-Kutzler... Outstanding student who is a three-time academic all-America honoree... Member of the National Honor Society and French National Honor Society for two years.

Club
Swam for Storm Aquatics... Coached by Will Barker.

Personal
Full Name: Sarah Beth Korellis. Born: March 1, 1989 in Urbana, Ill. Parents: Sam and Shirley Korellis of Champaign, Ill. (one sister). Sister, Rachel, was a varsity swimmer at Valparasio.

RICE BESTS
EVENT TIME MEET
200 IM 2:10.36 2007 NIKE Invitational
400 IM 4:34.24 2010 C-USA Championships
100 Butterfly 1:01.22 2010 C-USA Championships
500 Freestyle 5:06.57 2010 C-USA Championships
1,000 Freestyle 10:19.66 2009 C-USA Championships
1,650 Freestyle 17:03.68 2009 Championships

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