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