Women's Swimming & Diving / Diving / Junior / Fremont, Calif.
Major: Environmental and Urban Studies
Agnes Lo is a junior diver on the Maroon women's swimming & diving team. At the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships, Lo won both the one-meter (529.60) and three-meter (551.45) dives. She broke the school, pool and UAA records in the process.
Head Coach Jason Weber: "I can’t even come up with any adjectives that would do justice to Agnes’ performance this past weekend. She completely dominated the diving events in a very competitive women’s field and shattered the school, pool and UAA records on both boards! Her performance, I’m sure, really motivated her diving teammates and as a group, all our women divers proved to be a huge motivation to our team and one of the main reasons why we were able to get back to second place as a team this year."
Teammate Anna Girlich: "Agnes is one of the hardest-working divers I have ever been on a team with. She is always looking for different ways to improve, during and outside of practice, and it has really showed in her performances this year. She has been such a positive presence, and watching her compete has been a huge spark for the rest of the team. It has been so fun to watch her grow this year, not only as a diver, but as a leader on the team - she has been putting in so much effort to make sure all of us are successful, and I cannot wait to see what she accomplishes the rest of the season!"
Lo Quick Facts
- In her free time, Agnes enjoys art, learning new languages and mixing music.
- Agnes can hold a handstand for over 30 seconds.
Women's Track & Field / Jumps & Sprints / Freshman / Woodridge, Ill.
Isabel Maletich is a first-year jumper/sprinter on the UChicago women's track & field. At UChicago's Margaret Bradley Invitational, Maletich won the triple jump (11.46 meters) and 60-meter dash (8.05).
Head Coach Chris Hall: "Isabel is a first-year on our team that got a bit of a late start to her season due to a ruptured appendix over winter break. This caused her to miss the first month of the season and she is just getting back into competition shape. She has made an immediate impact upon our team by setting school records already this year in the long jump and triple jump events. This weekend, along with winning the triple jump, Isabel showed her speed in winning the 60-meter dash with the sixth-fastest time ever recorded by a first-year at Chicago. That time also moves her to No. 6 in the UAA conference currently. What I have been most impressed with relative to Isabel is the way she responded to the time missed. While she was unable to practice, Isabel never missed a day of practice, watching and supporting her teammates. I feel she learned a lot during that time while many athletes may have just disappeared and returned when they were given the OK to participate again."
Teammate Grace Penders: "Although only in her first season of competition, Isabel has contributed so much to the team already. Extremely humble of her successes, Isabel has broken the school record in triple jump and tied the school record in long jump. Despite being a new face on the team, she leads by example, exuding both confidence and humility. Whether in practice or in competition, her team can always count on Isabel’s cheerful, quirky personality to make our days a little better. I am so excited to watch Isabel compete this weekend at the UAA conference meet and make her mark in UChicago track & field history."
Maletich Quick Facts
- In her free time, Isabel enjoys reading, shopping, hiking and going to see plays/musicals downtown.
- Isabel prefers to listen to music on a CD versus listening on her phone or a computer, so she always has a Walkman CD player with her.
- Before she jumps, Isabel always listens to two songs: "Man Up" and "Tomorrow is a Latter Day" from the Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon.
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