Janke Engelbrecht
Janke Engelbrecht

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tzaneen, South Africa

High School:
Ben Vorster

Event:
Back/Free

Major:
Housing & Interior Design

10/08/2014

Swimming and Diving Heads to Evansville, Southern Illinois

The Bears travel to face the Purple Aces and Salukis in dual action this weekend

02/27/2014

Thirteen Swimming & Diving Bears Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

Missouri State earns more honorees than any other Valley school

01/25/2014

Bears Top Lindenwood, Missouri S&T on Senior Day

Wheeler, Conway win 1-meter diving with NCAA Zone cuts

01/18/2014

Bears Swimming Sweeps Truman State

Missouri State wins 24 events to beat Bulldogs

12/15/2013

MSU Men's Swimming Takes Down TCU, 258-114, in Splash Bash

Women fall, 213-151, in two-day dual

Honors & Awards
2012-13 All-MVC Honorable Mention
2012-13 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
2011-12 All-MVC First Team
2011-12 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
2010-11 All-MVC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010

2012-13: Became a three-time MVC All-Conference selection with Honorable Mention recognition as a junior ... Achieved career bests in the 50 free and 100 back at 2013 MVC Championships ... One place and eight hundredths away from medaling in the 100-yard backstroke; Finished fourth overall with a time of 56.82 and was one of four Bears in the top five; Dropped nearly 2.5 seconds from her previous season best in the event ... Qualified for the B-Final in the 50 and 100 free at the conference championships; Placed 14th in the 100 free and 16th in the 50 free ... Swam on the Bears' 200 free relay on Day 1 of the MVC Championships...Placed top eight in the 50 and 100 free at the Show-Me Showdown to begin the season ... Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 50 free (4th), 100 free (4th), 100 back (3rd), and 200 back (5th) ... Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team for the second year in a row.

2011-12: Named to the All-MVC first team for the second consecutive year ... Collected a gold medal as a member of the 200 free relay at the 2012 MVC Championships...Tied for MSU's top finisher in the 50 free at the conference meet; placed third along with senior teammate Ali Stauffer (24.15) ... Finished just outside the top three in the 100 back at the 2012 MVC Championships; scored 15 points for the Bears with her fourth-place finish (57.51) ... Placed top eight for the third time at conference with a tie for seventh in the 100 free with teammate Hannah Molden ... Won the 100 back B-Final at the UIW Christmas Invitational ... Posted career bests all three of her primary events (50 free, 100 free, 100 back) during the 2011-12 campaign ... Finished on the season's top times list in the 50 free (3rd), 100 free (t4th) and 100 back (3rd).

2010-11: Was one of 11 MSU swimmers named to the All-MVC first team ... In Carbondale, Ill., she was a member of the MVC record-breaking 26.80200 free relay along with Green, Stauffer and Ahlin ... Individually, she made the 2011 MVC Championships A-Final in the 50 free (8th) and 100 back (6th) ... She was in the consolation final of the 100 free (11th)...Finished on the season's top times list in three events including the 50 free (3rd), 100 free (5th) and 100 back (3rd)

2009-10: Redshirted as a freshman, but competed in exhibition events during the summer; turned in times of 23.78 in the 50-yard free, 52.62 in the 100-yard free and 57.86 in the 100-yard back.

Personal: Janke Engelbrecht is the daughter of Len and Trudy Engelbrecht ... Born on Aug. 15, 1991 in Duiwelskloof, South Africa ... Has one sister, Karli...Majoring in housing & interior design.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 23.97 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/14/13
100 Free 52.70 2012 MVC Championships 2/18/12
200 Free 1:59.01 Incarnate Word Christmas Invitational 12/16/12
50 Back 26.80 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
100 Back 56.82 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/15/13
200 Back 2:10.55 vs. Missouri 11/10/11
200 IM 2:17.85 vs. William Jewell 1/20//12

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