BSU Women's Swimming & Diving BIO
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 Sara Hostetler

2010-11 (JR): Earned her third letter at Ball State … turned in clockings of 1:00.62 in the 100 back at the Doug Coers Invitational (Nov. 19), 2:06.56 in the 200 back and 57.99 in the 100 fly at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Dec. 3), 2:18.57 in the 200 IM at Eastern Illinois and 4:54.84 in the 400 IM at House of Champions (Nov. 12) … posted a time of 2:07.13 in the 200 fly at the Mid-American Conference Championships (Feb. 23).

2009-10 (SO): Earned her second letter at Ball State … winner of the 2009-10 Dave & Sandy Spade Scholarship … placed 13th at the MAC Championships for the third-best individual time in program history … also placed 14th in the 100 fly (56.58) and 15th in the 200 fly (2:07.60) at the league meet … her 100 fly time was BSU's best of the season, while her 200 fly effort ranked second on the squad … swam the third leg for the 400 medley relay which placed eighth at the MAC Championships with a time of 3:51.09 … tallied BSU's second-best individual performance in the 200 IM with a career-fast swim of 2:13.02 in the win versus Bowling Green (Oct. 31).

2008-09 (FR): Earned her first letter at Ball State … placed 15th in the 100 fly at the MAC Championships with a time of 56.93 … her prelim time of 56.66 was a season-fast effort and was BSU's second-fastest individual time of the year … her season-fast time of 2:04.77 in the 200 back at the MAC Championships placed 18th and was BSU's best time of the year … added BSU's third best 200 fly (2:06.54) and fourth-best 100 back (1:00.10) at the league meet, both were career-best times … also earned career-fast times in the 500 free (5:25.69) and 400 IM (4:48.28), while adding a season-best effort in the 200 IM (2:15.26) during the year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Kristy Vaughn at Jasper a two-year letterwinner … two-time all-conference … Mental Attitude Award winner as a junior High Point Award winner as a senior … placed 14th at state in the 100 fly as a senior … and in the 400 free relay as a junior … qualified for state in the 200 medley relay as a senior … personal-bests of 58.39 (100 fly), 1:00.35 (100 back) and 2:14 (200 IM).

PERSONAL: Daughter of James and Lori Hostetler … has one sister, Katie, and four brothers, Nick, Chris, Pete and twin Andrew (who is a junior on the BSU swimming and diving team) … born April 2, 1990, in Milwaukee, Wis. … majoring in genetics.

Position: Backstroke, Butterfly
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vincennes, Ind.
High School: Jasper
Major: Genetics
Experience: 3 Letters
Sara Photos:
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