Cards faced powers Texas, Indiana and Michigan
Cards swim with elite field with Michigan, Indiana and Texas
Kylliainen named Swimmer of the Meet
Cards strong first session has them positioned for a championship
Cards win opener
Sophomore: Kneppers had an impressive first year with the Cardinals as she was named to the All-AAC Conference squad. Kneppers is a member of the 800-freestyle relay school record holder with a time of 1:47.17. She finished third in the 200 freestyle in 1:47.63 and finished third in the 200-freestyle relay at the Championships. Andrea was a part of the USA Short Course Nationals as she placed 20th in the 200-free with a time of 1:48.13. Kneppers was the fastest Cardinal in the 100-free at the Michigan Invitational as she finished first with a time of 50.05. She also placed first in the 500-free along with a second place finish in the 200-free against Xavier.
Prep: Andrea Kneppers joins the Cardinals as an international transfer from the Netherlands. Kneppers is a multiple- time Dutch National Champion, as well as a national team member. In 2012 Kneppers was a member of the 800- freestyle relay team for the Dutch at their Olympic Trials. She swam in the European Youth Olympic Festival in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Kneppers is a veteran when it comes to competing on an international stage, she has competed in the Sette Colli in Rome, and the WorldCup in Stockholm.
Personal: Daughter of Daan and Petra Kneppers. Born February 24, 1993. Major is Marketing.