Rebecka Palm
Rebecka Palm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Linkoping, Sweden

High School:
Katedralskolan

Height:
5-6½

Event:
Free/Fly

2012-13: Earned NCAA honorable-mention All-America honors at the NCAA championships after helping the 200-yard medley relay (1:37.26)team to a ninth-place finish .... member of 10th-place (1:29.20) 200-yard freestyle relay team at the NCAA championships ... swam on the 400-yard freestyle relay team that finished in fifth-place (3:16.55) at the NCAA championships ... helped the 400-yard medley relay team to a 12th-place finish (3:33.83) at the NCAA championships ... earned a fifth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle (49.32) at the Big Ten championships ... member of the 200-yard medley relay squad that finished sixth (1:37.98) at the Big Ten championships ... swam with the 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished third (1:29.24) at the Big Ten championships ... member of both the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:18.36) and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:10.98) that earned fifth-place finishes at the Big Ten championships.

2011-12: A member of four different relays that either won Big Ten Championships or finished as conference runner-up ... captured the Big Ten Championship in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:28.46 ... that relay also finished second at the Arizona Dual (1:34.34), fifth at the Texas Invitational (1:30.40) and first at the Big Ten Quad Duals (1:32.31) ... earned another conference championship in the 400 free relay, racing to a time of 3:16.12 ... in addition to their Big Ten Championship, the 400 free relay also took home a second-place finish at the Minnesota Dual (3:26.25) and fifth place at the Texas Invitational (3:18.20) ... gained a third Big Ten Championship in the 200 medley relay (1:37.34), a relay that had previously posted top times at the Minnesota (1:42.55) and Northwestern (1:41.76) Duals, as well as a sixth-place time of 1:39.27 at the Texas Invitational ... finished as conference runner-up in the 400 medley relay, touching in at 3:33.94 ... also in the 400 medley relay, snagged first-place at the Milwaukee Dual (3:45.75) and sixth at the Texas Invitational (3:38.51) ...finished third at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 fly, with a time of 53.15 ... posted a streak of strong finishes in the 100 fly leading up the the Big Ten Championships, among them a first placeat the Milwaukee Dual (56.54), second place at the Minnesota Dual (56.82), second place at the Arizona Dual (56.67), third place at the Arizona State Dual (56.04), first at the Northwestern Dual (56.03) and eighth at the Texas Invitational (54.09) ... also competed in the 200 fly, boasting a fifth-place time of 2:07.88 at the Minnesota Dual and third-place finish at the Arizona Dual (2:07.62) ... placed second in the 50 free at the Milwaukee Dual (24.00) and 32nd at the Texas Invitational (23.63) ... raced to a third place in the 200 free at the Northwestern Dual (1:50.77) and 12th at the Texas Invitational (1:47.63) ...also raced in the 100 free (eighth place, 49.41) and 800 free (sixth place, 7:15.88) at the Texas Invitational ... would swim in both events at the Big Ten Championships, taking third in the 800 free (7:07.18) and ninth in the 100 free (49.28) ... finished the season with NCAA 'B' qualifying times in a team-high total of eight different events; the 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay

2010-11: Finished 1st in the 200 yard medley relay (1:40.60, good for an NCAA 'B' qualifying time), 2nd in the 200 yard freestyle (1:51.37), and 1st in the 100 yard butterfly (55.25) at the Northwestern Dual ... finished 1st in the 400 yard medley relay (3:40.13), 4th in the 200 yard freestyle (1:51.81), 3rd in the 200 yard butterfly (2:05.74, the top time in the event among all Badgers), and 2nd in the 100 yard butterfly (55.58) at the Arizona Dual ... picked up first career Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honor after winning all four events she swam in (200 yard medley relay, 400 yard free relay, 200 yard freestyle, 100 yard butterfly) at the Minnesota Dual ... got all season-best times in those events ... swam third leg (butterfly) of 1st place 200 yard medley relay (1:40.76) at the Iowa Dual, which was an NCAA 'B' qualifying time ... finished 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:50.67), 1st in the 100 yard butterfly (55.45) and 2nd in the 400 yard free relay (3:30.18), also at the Iowa Dual ... finished 1st in the 100 yard butterfly (56.49) and 2nd in the 200 yard medley relay (1:46.89) at the Milwaukee Dual

Prep: Swam for the LASS club team during high school

Personal: Born in Lund, Sweden ... parents are Lars and Gunilla Palm ... has a younger sister, Caroline, and a younger brother, Henrik ... major is undecided

Best Times (SCY):
50 free: 23.20 (11/30/2012)
100 free: 48.95 (12/1/2011)
200 free: 1:46.62 (3/15/2012)
50 fly: 26.53 (Prep)
100 fly: 53.11 (2/22/2013)
200 Fly: 2:00.74 (12/2/2012)
200 IM: 2:06.68 (10/13/2012)

Best Times (LCM):
50 free: 26.89 (Prep)
100 free: 57.69 (Prep)
200 free: 2:05.82 (Prep)
50 fly: 27.44 (Prep)
100 fly: 1:02.21 (Prep)

All-America Honors (5)
2012 (1)
200 Medley Relay: 7th (1:37.83)

2011 (4)
200 Freestyle Relay: 6th (1:28.67)
400 Medley Relay: 5th (3:31.76)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:35.71)
400 Medley Relay: 8th (3:15.95)

Honorable Mention All-America Honors (8)
2013 (4)
200 Medley Relay: 9th (1:37.26)
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:29.20)
400 Medley Relay: 12th (3:33.83)
400 Free Relay: 12th (3:16.55)

2012 (4)
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:28.51)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:15.41)
800 Free Relay: 15th (7:08.79)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:34.78)

At the NCAA Championships:
2013
200 Medley Relay: 9th (1:37.26)
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:29.20)
400 Medley Relay: 12th (3:33.83)
400 Free Relay: 12th (3:16.55)

2012
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:28.51)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:15.41)
800 Free Relay: 15th (7:08.79)
200 Medley Relay: 7th (1:37.83)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:34.78)
100 Free: 38th (49.48)
100 Fly: 26th (53.23)

2011
200 Freestyle Relay: 6th (1:28.67)
400 Medley Relay: 5th (3:31.76)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:35.71)
100 Butterfly: T-18 (52.90)
100 Freestyle: DFS
400 Medley Relay: 8th (3:15.95)

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