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  Yolandi Van Rooyen
Yolandi Van Rooyen

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phalaborwa, South Africa

High School:
Ben Vorster

Event:
SPR

2010-2011: Earned a top-25 finish in the 50 free at the Big East Championship...qualified for the BEC in the 50 during the meet against Virginia...assisted in the first-place finishes by the 200 medley and 400 medley relays at the Frank Elm Invite...recorded a season best in the 100 back and 50 back to meet Big East Championship standards.

2009-2010: Qualified for the Big East Championships...set a Towers Pool record as a member of the 200 free relay against Duquesne...posted a top-10 Big East time in the 50 free...a member of the fifth-place 200 free relay at the Big East Championships...set a pool record as a member of the 200 free relay team during the meet at Duquesne...earned a second-place finish as a part of the 400 free relay against Cincinnati.

2008-2009: Advanced to her first Big East Championship in her rookie season...posted the team's third fastest time in the 50 free and 100 back and fourth fastest in the 100 free and 50 back at the BEC...led the team with the fastest 50 fly during the season...turned in the second fastest 50 breast time on the squad...second overall in the 50 free against West Virginia.

High School: Won the 50 free high school championship as a senior at Ben Vorster...claimed a first-place finish in the 50 fly at the championship meet...advanced to the finals of the South African Senior Nationals in the 50 fly...a member of the Shamu swimming club team...lettered in field hockey and track & field.

Personal: Born April 29, 1989...daughter of Paul and Charly van Rooyen...has one brother Johan and one sister Vanessa...a physical therapy major.