Honors & Awards
- School Record 200 IM (1:59.02, 2018)
- Two Letters (2017, 2018)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
- Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018)
One of Nebraska’s top performers last season, Tori Beeler will work for continually improving times in 2018-19. Beeler produced a pair of top-16 finishes in the breaststroke events at the 2018 Big Ten Championships and added a school-record swim in the 200 IM (1:59.02). She went on to a career-best time and a win at the Last Chance meet in Columbia, Mo.
Beeler had an impressive sophomore campaign, racking up 17 top-five finishes, including eight victories and four second-place showings. At the 2018 Big Ten Championships, Beeler took 18th and set a career best and a school record in the 200 IM (1:59.02). Beeler continued to improve her performances from the 2017 conference meet by taking 15th in the 200 breast and 16th in the 100 breast. Beeler set two other career bests. At the Mizzou Invite, Beeler captured a third-place finish in the 200 breast (2:12.24). Her third career best came at the Last Chance meet, when Beeler reeled in a victory in the 100 breast (1:01.09). The Missouri native had strong performances against Iowa State, Kansas and Northern Iowa, compiling two victories at each dual. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for the second straight year.
Beeler erupted in her debut season as a Husker, producing 16 top-five finishes, including eight victories and four runner-up finishes. Beeler set five then-career bests in her first season for the Big Red. She had an outstanding performance at the Kansas Classic where she recorded three of her top times in the 400 individual medley (4:19.95) and in the 200 breast (2:15.13), placing second and third respectively. Beeler’s third career best came in the 100 breast (1:01.23) in qualifying at the Kansas Classic, before earning a victory in a time of 1:02.13. Beeler also placed second in the 200 individual medley (2:01.41). At the Big Ten Championships, Beeler recorded a career best in the 200 IM (2:01.12) to place 26th. Beeler also finished 26th in the 200 breast (2:15.50) and 38th in the 100 breast (1:03.13). Outside of the pool, Beeler earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017. She was also a member of the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Beeler arrived at Nebraska holding Park Hill South High records in nine events. She was also Park Hill South’s most valuable swimmer all four years. Beeler was the Kansas City Star All-Metro Swimmer of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016. As a senior, Beeler won the 2016 Missouri state title in the 100-yard free and the 200-yard IM. She was all-conference in both events, setting a conference record in the 200 IM. She posted an automatic qualifying time for 2016 All-America honors in the 200 IM. Beeler was also a Kansas City Star All-Metro first-team selection in the 200 IM, 200 freestyle relay, and the 400 free relay as a senior.
The daughter of Audrea and Steve Beeler, Tori was born Aug. 1, 1997 in Kansas City, Mo. Tori has a younger brother, Cody. Tori is majoring in nutrition and health sciences at Nebraska. She earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017 and 2018. She chose Nebraska over Illinois, Arizona State, South Carolina, Arkansas and New Mexico State.
|100 Breast||1:01.09||Last Chance (2018)|
|200 Breast||2:12.24||Mizzou Invite (2017)|
|100 Back||57.15||Northern Iowa (2016)|
|200 IM||1:59.02||Big Ten Championships (2018)|