Susannah Ilseman
Susannah Ilseman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Naperville Central
Major: Occupational Therapy
  • Three-year letter-winner who has competed in nine events at the Landmark Conference Championships

Senior Season (2018-19)

  • Competed in nine meets during the season and swam in three events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • At the conference championships, placed 15th in the 200 freestyle
  • Placed second in the 100 freestyle against Elizabethtown on January 13 

Junior Season (2017-18)

  • Competed in all 11 meets during the season and swam in four events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • At the Landmark Conference Championships, placed ninth in the 1650 freestyle, 11th in the 1000 freestyle, 12th in the 500 freestyle, and 13th in the 200 freestyle
  • Won three events during the season, twice winning the 500 freestyle and also touching first in the 50 freestyle once
  • Claimed a pair of wins (50 freestyle and 500 freestyle) against Elizabethtown on January 13
  • Totaled 21 top-five finishes on the year including 15 top-three results

Sophomore Season (2016-17)

  • Swam in four individual events and a relay event at her first Landmark Conference Championship meet in February, helping the Royals finish second as a team in the event
  • Swam the second leg on the victorious 400-freestyle relay team that broke a program and Landmark Championship record, hitting the wall in 3:34.74
  • Finished the second leg of that relay in 54.44
  • Helped the 800-freestyle relay squad finish fifth in a time on 8:05.58
  • Qualified for the finals in the three individual events she swam in at the Championships
  • Placed fifth in the 500-freestyle, sixth in the 200-freestyle and seventh in the 1650-freestyle

Freshman Season (2015-16)

  • Swam freestyle events in her first season in the program, taking part in all nine events on the year for Scranton
  • Won her first career event against Cabrini and FDU-Florham in her collegiate debut, taking the 1000-freestyle in a time of 11:49.19 (Oct. 17)
  • Won her second career event against Marywood on Nov. 21, winning the 500-freestyle in 5:33.41. Also captured the 200-freestyle in 2:04.09
  • Captured the 500-freestyle against Misericordia (Jan. 16), taking the event in 5:41.21
  • Also swam a leg on several winning relay teams throughout the season, as well

Landmark Conference Championships Finishes


  • 100 Freestyle (57.15, exh.)
  • 200 Freestyle (15th, 2:05.15)
  • 500 Freestyle (5:35.60, exh.)


  • 200 Freestyle (13th, 2:02.38)
  • 500 Freestyle (12th, 5:25.50)
  • 1000 Freestyle (11:29.37, exh.)
  • 1650 Freestyle (9th, 18:57.90)


  • 500 Freestyle (5th, 5:19.79)
  • 200 Freestyle (6th, 1:59.14)
  • 800 Freestyle Relay (5th, 8:05.58)
  • 1650 Freestyle (7th, 18:44.87)
  • 400 Freestyle Relay (1st, 3:34.74)


  • All-Landmark Conference First Team (400-freestyle relay, 2017)
  • Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018, 2019)

High school/personal

  • Daughter of Richard and Adrienne Ilseman
  • Her twin sister, Emma, also swims at The University of Scranton.