SIU Swimming and Diving recognized for their excellence in the classroom
Sarah James comes away with a school record and conference title in the 100-yard Backstroke.
Ten Salukis qualified to compete in A Finals, beginning tonight at 6 p.m.
SIU qualifies seven swimmers and three divers to A finals, beginning tonight at 6 p.m.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
MVC Swimming & Diving Championships (Day Four); Feb. 21, 2015
MVC Swimming & Diving Championships (Day Three); Feb. 20, 2015
Feb. 16-18; Carbondale, Ill.
2013-14 (Junior): Named Honorable Mention All-Conference...Competed in 10 meets during the season...Won two events, including the 200 and 400 IM events at the Henderson Invitational...Had nine top-three finishes on the year...Scored in all three of her individual events at the MVC Championships...Posted the sixth-fasted time in the 200 IM at the MVC Championships...Was a part of the Saluki medley relay team that finished third at the Henderson Invitational.
2012-13 (Sophomore): First-team All-Conference Selection...Competed in nine meets...Won four events on the year...Swept the 200- and 400-yard individual medleys at the Phoenix Fall Classic...Set a pool record in both the 200- (2:06.00) and 400-yard IM (4:27.85) at the Phoenix Fall Classic...Posted 13 top-three finishes...Finished third in both the 200- and 400-yard IM at the MVC Championship...Finished fifth in the 200 back at the MVC Championship...Earned an MVC Swimmer of the Week nod after setting pool records in the 200- and 400-yard IMs at the Phoenix Fall Classic.
2011-12 (Freshman): First-team All-MVC selection...Won the 200- (2:03.32) and 400-yard (4:21.41) individual medley at the MVC Championships...Set an MVC Championship record in the 200-yard individual medley prelim, then beat her own record in the event's final...School record holder in the 200-yard individual medley...Finished fourth in the 200-yard backstroke (2:02.98) at the MVC Championships...Competed in 14 events...Won five events...Recorded 14 top-three finishes.
Prior to SIU: Three-time All-American...Three-time scholastic All-American...Full given name is Hannah Marie Pinion...Daughter of Cindi Harbison and Jeff Pinion...Has one brother, Evan...Step father is Jason Harbison and has two step brothers, Jordan and Jonathan...Born Oct. 15, 1992...Member of the National Honor Society...Majoring in bio-medicine.