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Martha VanLieshout
Other Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vernon Hills, Ill.
High School: Adlai E. Stevenson
VanLieshout's Personal Bests:
50 free: 23.91
100 free: 52.63
200 free: 1:53.10
500 free: 4:58.37
1000 free: 10:23.16
1650 free: 17:23.08
100 breast: 1:05.21
200 breast: 2:19.55
200 IM: 2:03.03
400 IM: 4:22.84

As a Senior (2011-12): One of Maryland's most consistent performers in the IM...top five competitor in the 200 IM (2:05.07) and 400 IM (4:28.62)...also serves as president of SAAC....finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:05.07) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:30.12) at the Terrapin Cup.

As a Junior (2010-11): Top five competitor for the Terps in the 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM...took 16th in the 200 IM (2:03.11) and 19th in the 400 IM at the ACC Championships...also finished 21st in the 200 breast (2:18.99)...took fourth in the 200 IM, sixth in the 400 IM and eighth in the 100 breast at the Terp Cup.

As a Sophomore (2009-10): Tallied four Top Times on the squad, including the best mark in the 400 IM (4:24.78)...also third in the 200 breast (2:21.66), fourth in the 200 IM (2:04.13) and fifth in the 100 breast (1:06.12)...finished 24th in the 400 IM (4:28.68) and 28th in the prelims of the 200 breast (2:21.66)...helped lead the 400 free relay (3:28.53) to the win at the 2009 Terrapin Cup...also member of fourth place 400 medley relay (3:48.97)...third in the 200 IM (2:05.08) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:29.68) individually at the annual invitational...secured new personal best in the 200 breast.

As a Freshman (2008-09): Established five career-best times in her freshman campaign, including three at the ACC Championships in the 100 (52.63) and 500 free (4:58.37) and the 100 breast (1:05.34)...picked up another two top times at the Terrapin Last Chance Meet in the 200 free (1:53.10) and 200 IM (1:05.34)...finished 14th in the 500 free (5:05.85) at the Terrapin Cup.

Before Maryland: All-State performer in the 200 and 500 free in 2006 and 2007 while swimming at Adlai E. Stevenson High School...squad was sectional champions in 2005 and 2007...also named all-conference...swam for the Patriot Aquatic Club, where her team was the 2008 Short Course Sectional Champions and 2007 Women's Speedo Short Course Sectional Champions.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Elizabeth VanLieshout...has one sister, Emma, and one brother, Nick...major is government and politics.


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