Getting to Know Stephanie Fisher
Where were you born?
Brats, Cheese and Bret Favre...WISCONSIN BABY!!!
What is your favorite movie?
Doesn't every Spartan have to say 300?
Why did you choose Michigan State University?
Sparty is by far the hottest college mascot.
Who is your favorite MSU athlete of all time?
My favorite roomie...Becca Ebner
Name one person living or dead, that you would most like to compete against?
Top songs on your iPod?
That Baby Don't Look Like Me-Shawty Put
A Millie- Lil Wayne
Marco Polo-Bow Wow and Solja Boy
Your favorite moment in the outdoor pool?
Swimming outdoors until November 2nd and never having to put ice in my water bottle.
GREEN or WHITE???
Of course green...I have green eyes.
Cake or Pie?
Definitely pie...banana cream.
Junior Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... Posted the fastest times of the season in the 50 (26.08) and 100 (56.42) backstroke ... Won both the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke against Illinois, swimming her fastest time of the season in the 200 back (2:04.46) ... Won the 200 backstroke against GVSU ... Swam a 26.08 in the 50 backstroke, 23.97 in the 50 free, and a 56.42 in the 100 backstroke at the TYR Invitational ... Won the 100 free against Oakland, swimming a 53.04 ... Swam the 50 backstroke and 100 backstroke leg of the 200 and 400 Big Ten Championship relay teams.
Sophomore Season: Turned in the team's fastest times of the year in the 50, 100 and 200 backstroke ... Her times of 55.45 in the 100 back at the TYR Invitational (11/21) and 2:00.96 in the 200 back at the Big Ten Championships (2/18) both rank as the second fastest in school history ... Picked up her first individual win of the year vs. Iowa (10/25) where she took first in the 100 back with a time of 56.74 ... Recorded her first victory of the year in the freestyle when she won the 50 with a time of 24.14 vs. Houston (10/31) ... Had several good performances at the TYR Invitational, placing second in the 50 free (23.40), 50 back (56.55) and 200 back (2:01.91) as well as a first-place finish in the 100 back (55.45) ... Won the 100 back at the Shamrock Invite (1/23) with a time of 56.77 and took second in the 200 back (2:05.20)... Also played a key role in all of the medley and freestyle relay teams ... Part of the school-record setting 400 medley relay team that turned a school record 3:44.27 at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in the medley and free relays at the Big Ten Championships.
Freshman Season: Named Freshman of the Year...Posted the team's fastest times of the year and school varsity top-10 times in the 100 back (56.03) and 200 back (2:02.95)...Finished first in the 100 back with times of 58.11 and 57.79 vs. Purdue (1/12) and Ohio State (1/19), respectively...Placed first in the 200 back vs. Ball State (12/8) and took second place at Purdue (1/12)...200 free relay team took first place vs. Ball State (12/8) and Valparaiso (1/11)...Swam in seven events at the Big Ten Championships (200 free relay, 200 medley, 400 medley, 100 back, 800 free relay, 200 back, 400 free relay).
High School: Two-time High School All-American and all-state performer for coach Bob Jenkyns ... Led Arrowhead Union to four straight team state championships ... Set state record in 50 free (24.14) as a sophomore ... Contributed on multiple state record relay teams, including a national relay record her junior year ... Was an honor roll student and member of the student senate ... Elected team captain as a senior.
Personal: Born March 3, 1989 in Madison, Wis. ... Daughter of Scott and Melissa Fisher ... Life science/pre-dental major.