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Beckie Thompson
Beckie Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Berlin, Wis.

High School:
New Berlin West

Height:
5-6

Position:
Sprint Free

At a Glance: Three-time All-American ... six-time honorable mention All-American ... seven-time Big Ten Conference champion ... five-time All-Big Ten ... holds six school and two Big Ten Conference records ... ... named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week twice during the 2011-12 season (Nov. 13, 2011 and Jan. 31, 2012)

2011-12: Named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week twice ... won Big Ten Championships in five different events: the 50 free (22.04, a meet and pool record), 100 free (48.28, also a meet and pool record), the 200 medley relay (1:37.34), 200 free relay (1:28.46, meet, conference, pool, school record), and 400 free relay (3:16.12), as well as finishing runner-up in the 400 medley relay (3:33.94) ... won four events at the Big Ten Quad Duals: the 50 free (22.40), 100 free (50.35), 200 medley relay (1:40.73), 200 free relay (1:32.31) ... also took third in the 400 free relay (3:22.93) at the Duals ... had a spectacular showing at the Texas Invitational, placing third in the 800 free (7:23.35), 27th in the 200 free (1:50.14), fifth in the 200 free relay (1:30.40), fifth in the 400 free relay (3:18.21), sixth in the 200 medley relay (1:39.27), ninth in the 100 free (49.10), 11th in the 50 free (22.67) and sixth in the 400 medley relay (3:38.51) ... finished first in three events at the Northwestern Dual, touching the wall at 22.82 in the 50 free, 50.53 in the 100 free and 1:41.76 in the 200 medley relay ... tallied top times in the 50 free (22.96), 200 medley relay (1:42.55)and 100 free (50.78) at the Minnesota Dual to go along with a second-place time of 3:26.25 in the 400 free relay ... captured first place in the 400 medley relay (3:45.75), 50 free (23.36) and 100 free (51.49) at the Milwaukee Dual ... tallied a NCAA 'B' qualifying times in a total of six events, including the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay ... earned All-America honors in the 50 free, posting a seventh place time of 22.16 at the NCAAs ... took home All-America recognition in the 200 medley relay, posting a time of 1:37.83, good for seventh place ... gained Honorable Mention All-America status with her performances in the 100 free (14th place, 48.76), 200 free relay--where she set a school-record 50 free time with her 21.94 split--(10th place, 1:28.51), 400 free relay (ninth place, 3:15.41) and 400 medley relay (15th place, 3:34.78)

2010-11: Swam in the finals of the 50-yard freestyle (5th, 22.60, NCAA 'B' qualifying time) and the 100-yard freestyle (4th, season-best 'B' time of 49.30) at the Texas Invitational ... finished the meet with season-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (22.53, 'B' time) and the 100-yard butterfly (55.98) ... also swam in four relays, all with 'B' times ...
finished the Northwestern Dual with wins in the 200 yard medley relay (1:40.60, NCAA 'B'), the 50 yard freestyle (22.91, NCAA 'B'), the 100 yard freestyle (50.47) and the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:23.29, NCAA 'B') ... finished 1st in the 400 yard medley relay (3:40.13), 2nd in the 50 yard freestyle (23.44), the 100 yard freestyle (51.12), and the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:33.24) at the Arizona Dual ... finished the Minnesota Dual with wins and NCAA 'B' qualifying times in the 200 yard medley relay (1:40.14), the 50 yard freestyle (22.79), the 100 yard freestyle (50.20, first NCAA 'B' time in that event this season), and the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:23.18) at the Minnesota Dual ... finished 1st with an NCAA 'B' qualifying time in the 200 yard medley relay (1:40.76), and the 50 yard freestyle (23.02) while also winning the 100 yard freestyle (50.84) and the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:24.85) at the Iowa Dual ... finished 1st in the 50 yard freestyle with an NCAA 'B' qualifying time of 22.98, 2nd in the 100 yard butterfly (57.83), and 3rd in the 200 yard medley relay (1:48.12) at the Milwaukee Dual

2009-10: At the NCAA Championships finished 5th in the 200 yard medley relay (1:37.68), 9th in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:29.54), 9th in the 400 yard freestyle relay(3:16.66), and 16th in the 50 yard freestyle(22.66)... at the Big Ten championships earned First Team All Big Ten honors by finishing first in the 50 yard freestyle (22.23), 1st in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:28.97), 1st in the 200 yard medley relay (1:37.34), 2nd in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:17.58) 3rd in the 400 yard medley relay (3:36.47), 8th in the 100 yard freestyle (49.83), and 8th in the 800 yard freestyle (7:16.77)... finished 1st in the 50 yard freestyle at seven meets, with best times of 22.86 at the Green Bay Dual and 22.89 at the Big Ten Quad Duals... also took 1st in the 100 yard freestyle at the Minnesota Dual (50.69) and at the Iowa Dual (51.13)... won the 100 yard butterfly at the Green Bay Dual in 56.51... part of Badgers 1st place finishes in the 200 yard freestyle relay at the Big Ten Quad Duals (1:31.44) and the SMU Classic (1:33.08).. helped Wisconsin finish first in the 400 yard medley relay at the Big Ten Quad Duals (3:40.95) and the SMU Classic (3:43.32)... also aided in Badger victories in the 200 yard medley relay at five meets and UW victories in the 400 yard freestyle relay in five meets

2008-09: Two-time All-American as a freshman, swimming as part of Badgers' runner-up finish in the 200-yard medley relay (1:36.53) and seventh-place effort in the 400 medley relay (3:33.56) at the NCAA championships (March 19-21) ... also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 50 free (16th place, 22.78) and 200 free relay (9th place, 1:29.21) ... earned All-Big Ten honors five times, including first-team honors for championships in the 50-yard freestyle and 200 medley relay ... also finished second in the 100 free and the 200 free relay and 400 free relay at the Big Ten championships ... finished season with five school records, including individual marks in the 50 free (22.09) and 100 free (48.89) ... set Big Ten record in the 50 free with swim of 22.09 in the prelims of the event (Feb. 19) and also contributed to conference record in the 200 medley relay (Feb. 18) with time of 1:36.29 ... in all, owns six of the top seven 50-yard freestyle times in UW history ... also owns top four all-time marks in the 100 free

Prep: Earned a total of six All-America honors in 50 freestyle (2005-2007) and 100 freestyle (2005-2007) ... won three consecutive Wisconsin Division 2 state titles in both 50 free and 100 free (2005-2007) ... was high school team captain and MVP ... holds Wisconsin state high school records in 50 free and 100 free ... also holds state club record in 50 free ... owns school records in 50, 100 and 200 free, as well as 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley

Personal: Born in New Berlin, Wis. ... parents are Dennis and Carol ... brother, Kyle Thompson, is a junior on the UW men's swimming team ... major is sociology


Personal Bests (SCY)
50 Free: 21.94 (3/15/2012) - Big Ten Conference record
100 Free: 48.28 (2/15/2012) - School record
200 Free: 1:49.89 (2/15/2012)

Personal Bests (LCM)
50 Free: 26.03 (8/4/2009)
100 Free: 56.74 (8/4/2009)
200 Free: 2:09.67 (5/22/2009)

Current Big Ten Conference Records (2)
50 Free: 21.94 (3/15/2012)
200 Medley Relay: 1:36.29 (2/18/2009)

Current School Records (5)
50 Free: 22.09 (2/19/2009)
100 Free: 48.89 (2/21/2009)
400 Free Relay: 3:15.13 (3/21/2009)
200 Medley Relay: 1:36.29 (2/18/2009)
400 Medley Relay: 3:33.26 (2/20/2009)

All-America Awards (9)
2012 (2)
50 Free: 7th (22.16)
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 Freestyle Relay: 8th (3:15.95)

2010 (1)
200 Medley Relay: 5th place (1:37.68)

2009 (2)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd place (1:36.53)
400 Medley Relay: 7th place (3:33.56)

Honorable Mention All-America Awards (10)
2012 (4)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:34.78)
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:28.51)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:15.41)
100 Free: 14th (48.76)

2011 (1)
50 Freestyle: 15th place (22.52)

2010 (3)
50 Freestyle: 16th place (22.66)
200 Freestyle Relay: 9th place (1:29.54)
400 Freestyle Relay: 9th place (3:16.66)

2009 (2)
50 Free: 16th place (22.78)
200 Free Relay: 9th place (1:29.21)

All-Big Ten Awards (7)
2010 (2)
50 Free: 1st (22.23)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:37.34)

2009 (5)
50 Free: 1st (22.26)
100 Free: 2nd (48.90)
200 Free Relay: 2nd (1:29.36)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.36)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:36.29)

At the NCAA Championships
2012
50 Free: 7th (22.16)
100 Free: 14th (48.76)
200 Medley Relay: 7th (1:37.83)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:34.78)
200 Free Relay: 10th (1:28.51)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:15.41)

2011
200 Freestyle Relay: 6th (1:28.67)
400 Medley Relay: 5th (3:31.76)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:35.71)
400 Freestyle Relay: 8th (3:15.95)
50 Freestyle: 15th place (22.52)
100 Freestyle: DFS

2010
50 Free: 16th (22.66)
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.54)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:16.66)
200 Medley Relay: 5th (1:37.68)

2009
50 Free: 16th (22.78)
100 Free: DNS
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.21)
400 Free Relay: DQ (3:15.13 in prelims)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:36.53)
400 Medley Relay: 7th (3:33.56) - swam in prelims

At the Big Ten Championships
2010
50 Free: 1st (22.23)
100 Free: 8th (49.83)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.97)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.58)
800 Free: 8th (7:16.77)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:37.34)
400 Medley Relay: 3rd (3:36.47)

2009
50 Free: 1st (22.26)
100 Free: 2nd (48.90)
200 Free Relay: 2nd (1:29.36)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.36)
800 Free Relay: DQ
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:36.29)
400 Medley Relay: 3rd (3:33.26)

National Competitions
2009 U.S. Open
50 Free: 13th (26.03)
100 Free: 20th (56.74)

2009 USA Swimming National Championships
50 Free: 34th (26.28)
100 Free: 56th (57.85)

2008 USA Olympic Trials
50 Free: 84th (26.69)

2006 U.S. Open
50 Free: 37th (27.16)
100 Free: 102nd (1:00.61)

2005 U.S. Open
50 Free: 49th (28.00)
100 Free: -- (1:00.73)

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