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Imelda Wistey
Position: Breaststroke/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
High School: Valley
Other College: Grinnell
Experience: 2 Years
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Imelda Wistey
Courtesy: cyclones.com
Release: 08/01/2011

Awards and Honors:
Academic All-Big 12 first team (12-13, 13-14)...Kerry O'Brien Award (11-12, 12-13, 13-14) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (F11) ... Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team (2014)

2013-14 (Senior):
Represented the Cyclones at the NCAA Championships, finishing 34th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:01.14 and 52nd in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:16.02 … competed in the 200 medley relay (4th, 1:41.41), 200 IM (12th, 2:04.78), 400 medley relay (3rd, 3:41.81), 100 breaststroke (3rd, 1:01.60), 200 breaststroke (9th, 2:15.49) at the Big 12 Championships…tallied five top-five time spots for the Cyclone squad including 100 breaststroke (Iowa, 1:00.46), 200 breaststroke (Iowa, 2:13.76), and 200 medley relay (Big 12s, 1:41.40)…earned five all-time performances this season including 100 breaststroke (1st, 100.46) and 200 breaststroke (1st, 2:13.79)…recorded 35 top-five performances (23 individual and 12 relay including first-place in the 200 medley relay, 100 and 200 breaststroke against TCU.

Junior (2012-13):
Competed in 200 medley relay (third, 1:40.84), 200 IM (11th, 2:04.64), 400 medley relay (third, 3:42.92), 100 breaststroke (third, 1:01.35), 200 breaststroke (12th, 2:18.25) 400 free relay (Exh., 3:3229) at the Big 12 Championships…took fourth in the 100 butterfly (1:01.15) at the Last Chance meet…set new Iowa State record in the 100 breaststroke at the Big 12 Championship…had five event victories in the 100 breaststroke…took first in the 200 breaststroke against South Dakota State and Nebraska…finished third in the 100 breaststroke at the Kansas Classic…took second in the 200 IM at Iowa…sits first for the Cyclones in the 100 breaststroke…third in the 200 breaststroke and fourth in the 200 IM…member of Cyclones top 400 medley relay team.

Sophomore (2011-12):
Had an outstanding debut season for the Cyclones … competed in the 200 medley relay (fifth, 1:42.82), 200 free relay (Exh., 1:37.90), 200 IM (26th, 2:06.11), 400 medley relay (3:46.22), 100 breast (eighth, 1:01.97), 200 breast (15th, 2:20.70) and 400 free relay (Exh., 3:35.72) at the Big 12 Championships … 100 breast time at conference championships moved her up to third in the event in school history and was an NCAA ‘B’ cut … tied for team lead with 22 event wins on the season (14 individual, eight relay) … swam breaststroke leg in all eight of Iowa State’s dual meet victories in the 200 medley relay … earned three individual event first-place finishes at South Dakota (100 and 200 breast, 200 IM) and South Dakota State (100 breast, 100 fly, 200 IM) … also posted three individual event wins in victory over Kansas, touching first in the 50 breast, 100 IM and 150 breast … only had four finishes below the top-three in all events during the dual meet season … missed TYR Invitational due to illness … member of Iowa State’s top 200 and 400 medley relay squads … top Cyclone in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast and 200 IM.

Grinnell College (2010-11):
Finished third in the 100 breast and 16th in the 200 breast at the 2011 NCAA Division III Championships … earned Scholar All-American...2011 MWC Swimmer of the Year... in lone season, broke school records in the 100 fly (57.01), 100 breast (1:02.55), 200 breast (2:20.01), 200 IM (2:10.08) and 400 IM (4:32.78) and was member of Grinnell record-breaking squad in the 200 and 400 medley relay … helped guide the Pioneers to a Midwest Conference team title … set conference record in the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM and as member of 200 and 400 medley relay teams … Midwest Conference champion in the 100 and 200 breast and as member of the winning 200 and 400 medley relay and 200 free relay squads … set conference championship record in 100 and 200 breast and as member of 200 and 400 medley relay teams … holds Osgood Pool record in the 100 fly, 100 and 200 breast and as member of 200 and 400 medley relay teams...earned All-America honors in both the 100 and 200 yard breast… recorded 16 event wins on the season (seven individual, nine relay).

High School:
Three-year letterwinner at Valley High School for coach Shawn DeBoef … state record holder in the 100 breast, set on her way to 2009 state championship in the event … three-time all-state recipient … as a sophomore, was member of state champion team for the Tigers along with being a member of the state champion 200 medley relay and 400 free relay squads … finished third in the 100 breast and 100 fly at 2008 state champions … swam the breast leg for the state championship winning 200 medley relay squad for 2007 Tigers … swam club for Des Moines Swim Federation … honored by Iowa Swimming Inc. as top female long course swimmer in 2010-11 … state short course record holder in the 100 and 200 breast in the age 17-18 bracket and 100 breast at the senior level … state long course record holder in the 200 breast for the age 17-18 group.

Personal:
Born Sept. 21, 1992 ... daughter of Kim and Amelia Wistey ... English major.

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