Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grafton, Wisc.
High School: Grafton


Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Championships Qualifier (100 Back, 500 Free, 200 Free, 2018)
  • One Letter (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)
  • 14-Time Wisconsin Division 2 State Champion
  • Four-Time Wisconsin Division 2 State Champion (500 Freestyle, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Wisconsin State Record in 500 Freestyle (4:47.79)
  • Two-Time Wisconsin Division 2 State Champion (100 Backstroke, 2015, 2016)
  • Wisconsin Division 2 Swimmer of the Year (WISCA, Journal Sentinel, 2016)

2017-18 (Freshman)
Haebig had a stellar debut season as a Husker, producing 15 top-five finishes, including seven victories and four runner-up finishes. Haebig was the first swimmer to qualify for the NCAA National Championships since 2013. At the 2018 Big Ten Championships, Haebig set two career bests in the 200 free (1:46.22) and 500 free (4:42.69-school record). She also added a 10th-place finish in the 100 back. The Wisconsin-native tallied up two additional career bests by pulling in a victory in the 100 back (52.29) at the Last Chance Meet and a 12th-place finish in the 200 back at the Mizzou Invite. The three-time NCAA qualifier also competed at the USA Winter Nationals compiling two top-10 finishes. An outstanding performer in the pool, Haebig earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and was a two-time selection to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Haebig joined Nebraska after a stellar high school career. At Grafton High School, Haebig was a 14- time state champion and earned two runner-up finishes. Haebig aided Grafton High School to two state championships and three sectional championships. She was named WISCA Swimmer of the Year DII and Milwaukee Journal Sentinal Female Swimmer of the Year. While swimming for the Ozaukee Aquatics, Haebig aided to her team’s runner-up finish at the USA Junior Nationals (2015) and NESA Junior Nationals (Spring 2016). The Ozaukee Aquatics reeled in a victory at the Summer 2016 NESA Junior Nationals. Haebig recored an Olympic Trial cut in the 100 backstroke in the Long Course Meter with a time of 1:01.71. She was awarded 2013 High Point Individual Award and qualified for the 2013-14 WI Long Course State Championship. Haebig was also on Honor Roll.

The daughter of Linda and Steve Haebig. Autumn was born Oct. 13, 1998, in Grafton, Wis. She has two sisters, Stephanie and Aly. A pre-interior design major, she earned spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018. She chose Nebraska over Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas and Wisconsin.

Career-Best Times

Event Times Meet (Date)
200 Free 1:46.22 Big Ten Championships (2018)
500 Free  4:42.69 Big Ten Championships (2018)
100 Back 52.29 Last Chance (2018)
200 Back 2:00.21 Mizzou Invite (2017)
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