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PSU men's and women's swimming teams earn Team Scholar All America
Nittany Lions travel to Arkansas on Saturday
Thirteen NCAA B Cut times posted by Penn State on final day of Georgia Fall Invitational
Four different Nittany Lions claim two victories versus Wildcats
Ten Nittany Lions named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams; both squads claim team academic honors
|100 Back||55.00||2/15/12||Big Ten Championships|
|200 Back||1:59.35||2/15/12||Big Ten Championships|
|100 Fly||58.29||12/2/11||Ohio State Invitational|
|200 IM||2:07.08||12/2/11||Ohio State Invitational|
2011-12 (Freshman Year)
Competed in the 200 backstroke at USA Olympic Trials...earned CSCAA Academic All-America honors...ranked second on the team in the 200 backstroke...competed in all nine of the team's meets...swam the 200 backstroke in eight of the team's nine meets...swam two events at the Big Ten Championships...set season-bests with a time of 55.00 in the 100 backstroke and 1:59.35 in the 200 backstroke at the Big Ten Championships...posted a ninth place showing at the Ohio State Invitational (12/2-4) in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:59.35...set season-bests at the Ohio State Invitational with a 59.28 time in the 100 butterfly and 2:07.08 in the 200 IM.
Was a three-year letter winner at Emmaus High school under coach Tim O'Connor... Helped lead team to PIAA State Championships in 2008 and 2009 and a District Championship in 2008... 8-time All-State and 7-time All-American... Pennsylvania record-holder in 200 Medley Relay... 2-time Bronze medalist in 100 Backstroke at PIAA Championships... Was a member of the 2010 US Youth Olympic team that competed in Singapore... Attended 2010 Conco Phillips Nationals... Attended 2008 and 2009 Junior Nationals... Is a member of the National Honors Society and Spanish Honors Society.
Full name is Allie Roberts... Born on January 28, 1994 in Emmaus, Pa... Parents are Sandra and Thomas Roberts... Has an older brother, Ryan(19).. Mother played soccer at Kutztown... Intended major is Business Marketing.
On Choosing Penn State
" I chose Penn State because of the excellent balance of academics and athletics as well as the great opportunities Penn State offers to all its students. I was impressed with the team and coaches on my visit and wanted to be a part of something like that."