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Hannah Molden
Hannah Molden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Topeka, Kan.

High School:
Washburn Rural High

Event:
Free

Major:
Psychology

02/15/2014

Bears Win Seventh Consecutive MVC Swimming & Diving Championship

MSU earns 11th title overall with three event wins Saturday

02/14/2014

MSU Widens lead on Day 2 of MVC Swimming & Diving Championships

Bears win four more events; Up by 186 points going into final day

01/25/2014

Bears Top Lindenwood, Missouri S&T on Senior Day

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

11/08/2013

Bears Fall to Mizzou in Dual Meet Despite Strong Showing

MSU wins 10 events; dropped by Tigers, 155-88, 139-97

02/16/2013

Bears Bring Home Unprecedented Sixth Consecutive MVC Title

Nine individual champions, two relays power Missouri State to a 121-point victory

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

2012-13: Became a three-time all-conference selection earning MVC Honorable Mention for the second straight year ... Achieved career bests in all three individual events at the 2013 MVC Championships (100 free, 200 free and 500 free); moved into fourth all-time on the MSU top performers list in both the 200 and 500 free ... Jumped up two spots from prelims to capture fifth place in the 500 free with a personal-best time of 4:57.75 ... Secured another fifth-place finish in the 200 free (1:51.39) as the Bears' second-highest finisher ... Entered a swim-off for the final spot in the 100 free A-Final on Day 3 of conference; was edged in the swim-off and finished 12th overall (52.84) ... Swam the second leg of the Bears' runner-up 800 free relay ... Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 100 free (3rd), 200 free (2nd), 500 free (2nd) and 1000 free (4th).

2011-12: Was one of nine Bears on the all-MVC honorable mention squad ... Was a member of the Bears' second-place 800 free relay at the 2012 MVC Championships ... Swam a career best in the 500 free prelims at conference; qualified for the A-Final in the 500 free and finished eighth ... Swam in the 200 free championship finals at the MVC meet and placed seventh ... Made the top-eight at conference for the third time with her tie for seventh in the 100 free with teammate Janke Engelbrecht ... During the dual meet season, she recorded a first-place finish in the 500 free against Truman State and at Lindenwood ... Qualified for the 200 and 500 finals at the UIW Christmas Invitational; finished fourth and fifth, respectively ... Her career best in the 200 free at the UIW Christmas Invitational was the Bears' fastest mark for the 2011-12 season ... Also finished on the season's top times list for MSU in the 100 free (t4th) and 500 free (4th).

2010-11: Capped off debut season with all-MVC first team honors...At the 2011 MVC Championships, she was the only freshman to qualify for the A-Final in the 200 free, finishing fourth (1:52.83) ... Also worked her way into the top-eight in the 100 free (8th) ... Contributed to MSU relays at the conference meet including the third leg of the first-place 800 free relay ... At season's end, she was among MSU's top-five times in the 50 free (5th), 100 free (4th), 200 free (2nd) and 500 free (5th).

Background: Swam for Topeka Swim Association (TSA) before arriving at Missouri State ... Was an all-city and all-league selection her freshman year...Was a sectional finalist as well as a Junior National qualifier.

Personal: Hannah Paige Molden is the daughter of Ron Molden and Cindie Bonjour-Molden ... Born on June 14, 1992 in Topeka, Kan. ... Has one sister, Haley, who swims at the University of Kansas ... Majoring in psychology.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 24.73 2011 MVC Championships 2/17/11
100 Free 52.61 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/16/13
200 Free 1:51.39 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/15/13
500 Free 4:57.75 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/14/13
1000 Free 10:46.86 vs. Evansville 11/1/13
100 Back 1:01.44 Incarnate Word Christmas Invitational 12/16/12
200 Back 2:16.79 vs. Truman State 1/19/13

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