Maggie Werba
Maggie  Werba

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oshkosh, Wis.

High School:
Oshkosh West HS

Event:
Butterfly/IM


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Junior Season: Took sixth in the 200-yard fly (2:07.30) at the Triple Dual vs. Northwestern and Purdue • placed third in the 200-yard fly (2:07.18) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:32.75) vs. Denver • finished eighth in the 200-yard fly (2:10.57) vs. Florida State.

2016-17 Sophomore Season:
Academic All-Big Ten team • outstanding student-athlete award • improved times in the 200-yard fly (2:03.83), 200-yard IM (2:04.44), and 400-yard IM (4:24.20) at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned eighth place in 54.36 during the 100-yard free against Wisconsin • finished eighth place in 1:03.17 during the 100-yard back against Wisconsin • finished seventh place in 1:55.32 during the 200-yard free against Iowa • earned third place with a 2:06.63 in the 200-yard IM at the Jean Freeman Invitational • placed second in the 400-yard IM in 4:27.58 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • finished third in 1:54.51 during the 200-yard free against Hawaii and Drury. 

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • at the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Werba finished 50th in the 200 breast, 59th in the 200 IM and 69th in the 200 free • recorded three top-five finishes during the regular season • made her collegiate debut at Florida State.

High School: Graduated from Oshkosh West High School in 2015 with highest honors • three-time Scholastic All-American • member of high school swimming team for two years (2011, 2012), coached by Carrie Bores • varsity letter winner during both years of high school competition • 2012 All-State Honorable Mention • member of the Oshkosh YMCA Swim Team from 2004-2015, coached by Jay Coleman • four-time Oshkosh Community YMCA Swimmer of the Year • holds club team records in butterfly, breaststroke, freestyle and IM events in both yards and meters • holds the Age 13-14 and Open YMCA State Meet Record in the 400 IM. 

Personal: Born March 19, 1997 • daughter of Charles and Amy Werba • has one older sister, Virginia • enjoys baking, reading and spending time with family and friends • majoring in Psychology and Human Resources Development. 

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:52.74 02/19/2016
200 breast 2:21.53 02/20/2016
200 fly 2:03.83 02/16/2017
200 IM 2:04.44 02/16/2017
400 IM 4:32.75 01/13/2018

 

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