University of Iowa Athletics
Fly

Abbey Tuchscherer

Class Sr.
Hometown Oshkosh, Wis.
High School Oshkosh West

Hawk Item — UI school record-holder as a member of the 200-medley (1:40.97) relay… ranks third in the 100 fly (54.670) and 200 fly (2:01.17)… also has times that rank second, fourth, and eighth in the 200-medley relay, fourth and 10th in the 400-medley relay, second in the 200-free relay, and fourth in the 400-free relay.

2013-14 — Was a member of the record-setting 200-medley relay (1:40.12), at Big Ten Championship… also swam the eighth-fastest 200-medley relay in school history (1:42.50)… swam collegiate-best 100-free (52.88)… posted season-best times in the 100-fly (54.86) and 50-free (23.71) at Big Ten Championships and 200-fly (2:02.05) at the Hawkeye Invitational… recorded 13 top-five finishes including three individual titles… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Co-captain… swam the butterfly leg of the school-record-setting 200-medley relay that posted a time of 1:40.97 at the Big Ten Championships… finished 18th in 100 butterfly (54.84) at Big Tens… led the team in 100 butterfly (54.84)… member of the team-leading 200-free (1:31.73) 400-free (3:22.31) 200-medley (1:40.97) and 400-medley (3:42.52) relays… swam collegiate best times in 50 free (23.43) at Big Ten Championships and 200 IM (2:05.98) at Hawkeye Invitational… swam season best time in 200 butterfly (2:01.92) vs. Iowa State, the second-best time on the team… posted nine top-five finishes… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Led the team in the 100 (54.67) and 200 (2:01.17) fly… swam collegiate best times in the 100 fly (54.67) and 200 IM (2:05.85) at the Big Ten Championships… member of the 400 medley relay (3:40.33) that set a school record at the Big Ten Championships… have named Big Ten Co-Swimmer of the week after winning the 100 and 200 fly vs. Iowa State… broke a 21-year old pool record at ISU’s Beyer Hall pool–with a 2:01.17 mark in 200-fly… earned the Alison Pennington Haddon Strength of Character award and the Strength and Conditioning Achievement award… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree… recorded 20 top-five finishes…letterwinner.

2010-11 — Posted collegiate best times in the 100 fly (56.11), 200 fly (2:04.96) and 200 IM (2:07.77) at the Big Ten Championships… recorded 11 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Set school records in the 100 fly (56.61), 200 medley relay and 400 free relay… earned all-state honors from 2007-09… named conference co-MVP in 2008… earned her team’s Outstanding Work Ethic Award as a freshman… four-time first team all-conference honoree… served as team co-captain her junior and senior seasons… eight-time YMCA state champion.

Personal — Born Nov. 13, 1991… daughter of John and Becky Tuchscherer… undecided major.

Tuchscherer’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.43 at Big Ten Championships 2/21/13
100 Free 52.88 Western Illinois 2/7/14
100 Fly 54.67 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/12
200 Fly 2:01.17 at Iowa State 12/9/11
200 IM 2:05.98 Hawkeye Invitational 11/30/12