Swimming & Diving

MadelineWenig

  • position Breaststroke/im
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Brookfield, Ill.
  • Major Accounting
  • High school Riverside Brookfield High School

Top Times (SCY):
50 Breaststroke: 29.75 (NCSA Championships, 3/21/19)
100 Breaststroke: 1:04.13 (NCSA Championships, 3/20/19)
200 Breaststroke: 2:16.50 (Illinois Senior Championships, 3/16/18)

Top Times (LCM):
50 Breaststroke: 33.57 (Bridge Athletic Summer Sizzle, 6/22/19)
100 Breaststroke: 1:12.75 (BridgeAthletic Summer Sizzle, 6/20/19)
200 Breaststroke: 2:34.12 (Illinois Senior Championships, 7/13/19)

2021-22 (Freshman): Finished second in the 100 breast (1:05.50), third in the 200 breast (2:20.38) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:13.09) at the Ohio State Winter Invite … Finaled in the 200 breast (2:19.83) at the midseason Ohio State Invitational, placing 34th overall … Saw action in four dual meets, primarily competing in breaststroke and IM events.

Prior to UK: Won the 100 breaststroke at the IHSA Sectional Championships during both her freshman and sophomore seasons … Owns school records in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM, and 200 medley relay … Named team MVP twice … Also competed for Academy Bullets Swim Club where she was a U.S. Open qualifier … Placed eighth in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2019 NCSA Championships and fifth in that event in 2018 … 13-time Illinois Senior Championship finalist … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. 

Personal: Daughter of Sheryll and Michael Wenig … Has an older brother, Drew, and a younger sister, Ellison.

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