Graduated from Downers Grove North High School.
Swam for Express Swim Team and was coached by Judy Busse, Greg Busse and Patti Redig.
Named the 2008 Illinois High School Swimmer of the Year and the Breakthrough Swimmer of the Year.
Captured the Illinois state championship in the 200 individual medley as a senior.
Was the Illinois runner-up in the 500 freestyle her senior year, breaking a 22-year-old state record in the prelims.
Was the state medalist in the 200 individual medley as a junior.
Earned All-America honors 10 times.
Was a four-time state qualifier.
Was conference champion in the 200 and 500 freestyle during her senior year, setting new conference records, and as a junior.
Was conference champion in the 200 individual medley as a sophomore.
Set multiple varsity records at D.G. North.
Finished seventh at the 2009 World Championships in the 200 butterfly.
Was the 2008 Junior National Champion in the 200 butterfly with meet record time of 2:11.46.
Was the bronze medalist at the Junior Pan-Pacific Meet in the 200 butterfly.
Named a member of the Junior National Team and represented the United States at the Junior Pan-Pacific Meet in Guam in 2009.
Participated in the 2008 Olympic Trials Cut in the 200 butterfly, finishing 42nd..
Born March 1, 1991.
Daughter of Paul and Gale Bicek.
Majoring in Early Childhood Education.