Swimming & Diving
Honorees earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2011-12 academic year.
A record 294 Spartan student-athletes were honored for cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better.
Forty-nine Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
The senior closed out her final performance at the Big Ten Championships with a 12th-place finish on the 3-meter board.
The Spartans sit on the scoreboard right next to Nebraska with 24 points after two events.
Getting to Know Kerry Sodonis
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?
Your favorite moment in the outdoor pool?
GREEN or WHITE???
If you had three wishes, what would they be?
Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... Broke the school record in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:03.09 mark at the Big Ten Championships ... Swam the third-fastest time in school history in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:18.57 at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted the team's fastest times of the season in the 50 (29.41), 100 (1:03.09), and 200 (2:18.57) breaststroke ... Swam a 1:03.09 mark in the 100 breaststroke at the Big Ten Championships, qualifying for the finals ... Swam the 200 breaststroke in a 2:18.57 at the Big Ten Championships ... Was a member of both the 200 medley and 400 medley Big Ten Championship relay teams ... This summer competed at the USA National Championships, swimming a 1:16.72 in the 100-meter breaststroke.
Freshman Season: Recorded her first career win vs. Illinois (10/16) in the 100 freestyle with a 53.48 ... Also part of the first-place 200 (1:47.95) and 400 (3:52.70) medley relay teams at Illinois ... Placed first in the 100 (1:04.74) and 200 (2:23.19) breaststroke vs. Iowa (10/25) ... Clocked a 1:56.44 for a second-place finish in the 200 free vs. Houston (10/31) ... Took third at the TYR Invitational (11/22) in the 50 breast with a 30.13 ... Took second in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:06.12 vs. Minnesota (10/11) ... Recorded the second-fastest time in school history, and the team's fastest time of the year, in the 100 breast with a 1:03.22 at the Big Ten Championships (2/19) ... Her 2:20.51 in the 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships ranks as one of the top-10 fastest times in school history ... Placed second in the 100 breast (1:06.40) and 200 breast (2:26.39) against Purdue (1/17) ... Part of the school-record setting 400 medley relay team that turned a school record 3:44.27 at the Big Ten Championships.
High School: Earned All-American honors as a junior in the 100 breast...Two-time All-State selection...All-League honoree her junior and senior seasons...Elected team captain her senior year.
Personal: Born July 24, 1990...Daughter of Jerome and Ann Marie Sodonis...No preference major.
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