Swimming & Diving
Honorees earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2011-12 academic year.
Spartans honored top performers at banquet.
Forty-nine Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
The Spartans tallied a total of 55 points.
The senior closed out her final performance at the Big Ten Championships with a 12th-place finish on the 3-meter board.
Getting to Know Morgan Piasecki
Where were you born?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
What is your favorite movie?
Why did you choose Michigan State University?
Who is your favourite MSU athlete of all time?
Name one person living or dead, that you would most like to compete against?
Top 5 songs on your iPod?
Ordinary Day & Nolita Fairytale by Vanessa Carlton
Your favorite moment in the outdoor pool?
GREEN or WHITE???
What is your FAVORITE color??
Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar recipient ... Posted the second-fastest time on the team in the 50 freestyle (23.66) and the 100 freestyle (51.64) at the Big Ten Championship meet ... Posted the team's top time in the 200 freestyle (1:51.74) at the Big Ten Championship meet, also making the team's All-Time Top Ten list in the event ... Anchored both the 200 medley relay and the 800 freestyle elay at the Big Ten Championship meet on Day 1 ... Part of the 200 freestyle relay that broke the school record from 2004 with a time of 1:32.00 at the Big Ten Championship meet ... Anchored the 400 freestyle relay that also competed at the Big Ten Championship meet ... Was awarded the Women's Morgan Piasecki Spartan of the Year Award at the team's end of the year banquet.
Junior Season: Held the fourth-fastest time on the team th in the 50 freestyle (24.18) and in the 100 freestyle (52.79) earning a spot on the 200 and 400 freestyle relays that competed at the Big Ten Championship meet ... Swam a season-best time in the 200 freestyle (1:55.18) at the Big Ten Championship meet.
Sophomore Season: Posted the third-fastest times of the season in the 100 freestyle (51.81) and 200 freestyle (1:54.57) ... Second-place finish in the 50 freestyle against Oakland with a time of 24.27 ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships, posting a 23.92 in the 50 freestyle, a 51.81 in the 100 freestyle and a 1:54.57 in the 200 freestyle ... Member of the 200 and 400 freestyle Big Ten Championship relay teams ... Competed at the Santa Clara Invitational swim meet over the summer.
Freshman Season: Swam in every meet as a true freshman ... Part of the 800 freestyle relay team that took second at the TYR Invitational (11/22) with a 7:28.96 ... Against Houston (10/31), she was a part of the 400 medley relay squad that placed second with a 3:57.07 and 800 freestyle relay team that swam a 8:03.05 for a third-place finish ... Competed in the 800 freestyle relay at the Big Ten Championships (2/19).
High School: Elected captain her senior year...Earned All-America honors...Swam for the Express Swim Club.
Personal: Born Aug. 28, 1990 in Chicago, Ill...Daughter of Mike and Patty Piasecki...Nursing major.
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