All three perfect 4.0 GPAs in the conference from SIU
SIU takes three of the top four times in the 200 back
Salukis remain in third place heading into final day of competition.
Salukis send 10 to A Finals
Salukis break school record in 200-yard freestyle relay
Updated April 4, 2013
2012-13 (Sophomore): Member of the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team...One of only three eligible swimmers in the conference with a 4.0 GPA (all from SIU in 2012-13...Competed in seven meets...Scored in the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes at the MVC Championship...Won the B Final in the 100 back at the MVC Championship...Finished second in the 100-yard back at the Phoenix Fall Classic.
2011-12 (Freshman): Joined the team in January 2012...Second-team All-MVC selection...Competed in all seven meets in the spring...Scored in three events at the MVC Championships...Placed sixth in the 100-yard backstroke (57.69), ninth in the 200-yard backstroke (2:04.85), 14th in the 50-yard freestyle (24.46)...Recorded four top-three finishes.
Prior to SIU/Personal: Captain of her team, VFL Sindelfingen...Majoring in kinesiology...Daughter of Frank Otto and Martina Zille-Otto...Has one brother, Gianni...Full given name is Marcella Giuliana Otto...Born Jan. 3, 1992, in Berlin.