Heather Kiluk
Heather Kiluk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Libertyville

Event:
IM/Back


Where were you born?
Newport Beach, Calif.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
When I was ten I wanted to be...eleven. Now I want to be..."famous, I want be a star, I want be in movies. When I grow up I want see the world, drive nice cars, I want to have groupies."

What is your favorite movie?
Forrest Gump

Why did you choose Michigan State University?
GREEN!

Top 5 songs on your iPod?
1. You Gotta Have Faith-George Michaels
2. Take On Me-Ah ha
3. Aaron's Party-Aaron Carter
4. I Swear-All-4-One
5. PYT-Michael Jackson

Your favorite moment in the outdoor pool?
Swimming into a dead bird floating in my lane. Awesome.

GREEN or WHITE???
WHITE!

Do you have full range of both your pinky fingers?
No.

Junior Season: Named MSU Swimmer of the Year...Academic All-Big Ten honoree...Set varsity records in the 200 IM (2:04.20) and 400 IM (4:20.95) and posted a varsity top-10 time (1:51.08) in the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships (2/21)...Won the 200 IM four times: at Ball State (12/8), at Purdue (1/12), at Ohio State and vs. Oakland (1/25)...Placed first in the 500 free with a time of 4:59.05 vs. Oakland and took second with a time of 5:03.91 at Purdue...Part of the 400 free relay that took first at Michigan (1/18)...Swam in five events at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore Season: Consistently scored points in the distance free, IM, backstroke and butterfly events ... Opened the season by winning the 500 free (5:05.25) and placing second in the 200 fly (2:09.62) against Akron (10/20) ... Recorded third-place swims in the 200 fly (2:10.00) and 400 IM (4:32.10) the next day versus Illinois ... Posted season-best 200 IM effort (2:08.24) in first-place swim against Iowa (10/28) ... Added another winning 200 IM effort versus Ohio State (11/11) ... Won the 1,000 free (10:35.63) in MSU's win over Ball State (12/9) ... Placed third in the 200 back (2:09.11) and 400 IM (4:34.47) against Purdue (1/13) ... Competed in the 200 and 400 IM, the 200 fly and swam the second leg of the 800 free relay at the Big Ten Championships.

Freshman Season: Finished 12th in the 400 IM (4:24.04) at the Big Ten Championships ... Took first place in the 400 IM (4:29.38) and in the 200 backstroke (2:08.51) against Oakland ... Finished 11th in the 200 IM (2:08.64) at the Ohio State Invitational ... Earned the women's John Narcy Most Improved Award.

High School: Four-year letterwinner ... All-state and All-American selection all four years ... Earned sll-sectional and all-state honors in 2004 ... Member of the CATS Aquatic club team.

Personal: Born Feb. 2, 1987 in Orange County, Calif. ... Daughter of Robert Edwards and Joni Kiluk ... Advertising major.