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  Ilse Petersen

Ilse Petersen

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Johannesburg, S.A.

High School:
Deutsche Schule

Event:
FR

2007-08: Named Second-Team All-MAC ... Finished first in the 200 free against Ohio State and Kenyon ... Member of the 800 free relay team that placed first in the meet against Ohio State and Kenyon with a time of 7:35.32 ... Member of the 800 free relay team that finished third at the MAC Championships in a school-record time of 7:23.15 ... Finished sixth at the MAC Championships in the 500 free in a time of 4:52.73, ranking fifth all-time at Ohio ... Member of the third-place 200 free relay team at the MAC Championships that finished in 1:34.18, the fourth -fastest team in Ohio history ... Placed sixth in the 200 free at the MAC Championships ... Member of the third-place 400 medley relay team at the MAC Championships that finished in 3:46.04, the second-fastest team in Ohio history ... Finished seventh in the 100 free at the conference championships ... Member of the second-place 400 free relay team at the MAC Championships that finished in 3:25.14, ranking as the fourth-fastest team in Ohio history.

2006-07: Selected first-team All-MAC for the third consecutive year ... Won MAC Swimmer of the Week for the week of Nov. 14 after capturing first in the 100, 500 and 1000 freestyle and the 400 medley and 400 freestyle relays and leading the Bobcats to two victories over Akron and Denison ... Took second in the 500 free at the MAC Championships with a Bobcat season best and a new personal-best time of 4:53.00 ... Finished third at the MAC Championships in the 200 free with a time of 1:50.58, a team season best and a new personal best ... Placed fourth in the 100 free with a time of 52.00 in the finals of the MAC Championship, after posting a team season-high time of 51.67 in the preliminaries ... Anchored the final leg of the 800 free and the 200 free relay teams that placed second at the MAC Championships ... Swam the 1000 free against Marshall in a team season-best time of 10:23.60.

2005-06: Named to the All-MAC First Team ... Swam anchor leg of the 800 free relay team that took first at the MAC Championships ... Finished fifth in the 200 free at the MAC Championships with a time of 1:51.21 ... Took eighth in the 100 free at the MAC Championships with a time of 52.23 ... Swam fourth leg of the 400 medley relay team that took first at the MAC Championships ... Finished second in the 500 free at the MAC Championships with a season-best time of 4:53.85 ... Swam fourth leg of the 800 freestyle relay team that took first against Ball State ... Finished first in the 500 free against Ball State with a time of 5:07.08 ... Took first in the 500 free versus Buffalo with a time of 5:08.29 ... Swam fourth leg of the 200 medley relay squad that took first against Buffalo ... Fourth leg of the 400 free relay team that took first against Akron and Youngstown State ... Took first in the 500 and 1000 freestyle against Akron and Youngstown State with times of 5:01.43 and 10:30.88 ... Fourth leg of the 400 medley relay team that finished first against Akron and Youngstown State ... Finished first in the 200 and 500 free events against Bowling Green with times of 1:53.58 and 5:06.29, respectively ... Fourth leg of the 800 freestyle relay team that took first against Bowling Green ... Took first in the 500 free against Kenyon with a time of 5:04.17 ... Fourth leg of 200 freestyle relay team that took first against Kenyon ... Finished first in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle versus Toledo ... Took first in the 200- and 1000-yard freestyle against Eastern Michigan.

2004-05: Named to All-MAC First Team ... Placed second in 500 free at MAC Championships with time of 4:53.16 ... Finished second in 200 free at MAC Championships with time of 1:51.29 ... Placed third in 100 free at MAC Championships with time of 51.57 ... Fourth leg of 400 medley relay team that finished first at MAC Championships ... Fourth leg of 800 freestyle relay team that finished first at MAC Championships ... Finished second in 200 free third in 500 free at Akron Invite

National team: Holds age group state records in 100, 200, and 400 freestyle events... Nine-time finalist in the South African National Aquatic Championships... Represented native country at the 2004 World Championships at Indianapolis... Placed in three events at the 2003 World Cup in Durban, South Africa.

Personal: Marketing and international business major ... Daughter of Detlev and Valerie Petersen ... Born February 17, 1984.

Personal Bests: 50 Free: 23.46 ... 100 Free: 51.67 ... 200 Free: 1:50.58 ... 500 Free: 4:53.00 ... 1000 Free: 10:20.61 ... 1650 Free: 17:28.07