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Megan McCarroll
Position: Back/Fly/IM
Year: Junior
City/State: Portland, Ore.
High School: Jesuit
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Megan McCarroll Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 08/07/2014

Honors: ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2012, 2013) ... ACC All-Academic (2013) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013, 2014)

2013-14: Won the 100 backstroke against William & Mary ... Also helped the 200 medley relay take first against the Tribe ... Guided the 200 medley relay to a second-place showing at the Nike Cup Invitational.

2012-13: Surpassed her own program record in the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships, tapping the wall at 54.24 in the event preliminaries ... Went on to score for Duke with a 12th-place finish in the finals ... Also helped establish new program records in the 200 medley (1:39.80) and 400 medley (3:40.54) relays ... Placed 13th in the ACC in the 200 backstroke after registering a best time of 1:58.39 in the preliminaries ... Totaled five NCAA ‘B’ cuts at the conference meet ... Guided the Blue Devils’ 200 medley relay to first-place finishes against Florida State, UNC Wilmington, Virginia Tech, Virginia and North Carolina during the regular season ... Also led the 400 medley relay to a win at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational ... Won the 100 backstroke against North Carolina and the 200 backstroke against NC State and Miami ... Was second in the 100 backstroke at the All-North Carolina Invitational.

2011-12: Duke’s top performer in the 100 backstroke as a freshman ... Ended the year with a strong showing at the ACC Championships, qualifying for finals in two events ... Led off the Blue Devils’ 400 medley relay which set a program record and surpassed the NCAA provisional standard with a 3:40.71 clocking ... Recorded a 55.22 split from the leadoff position to break the school record in the 100 backstroke ... Also broke a program record as a member of Duke’s 200 medley relay that tied for fourth in the conference at 1:40.55 ... Individually, finished 22nd in the 100 backstroke and 24th in the 200 backstroke ... Member of the 200 medley relay squad that posted two first-place finishes during the regular season ... Twice turned in second-place performances in the 100 backstroke, including against Clemson/Richmond and NC State/SCAD ... Earned top-10 finishes in the 100 and 200 backstroke at the Nike Cup Invitational ... At the same meet, led off the Blue Devils’ 200 medley relay that earned an NCAA provisional cut with a 1:42.03 mark and took second overall ... Won the 200 backstroke against NC State and SCAD ... Won the 100 and 200 backstroke in her Duke debut at Maryland ... Over the summer, qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials with a 1:03.95 clocking in the 100-meter backstroke at the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix ... At the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb., finished 123rd in the 100 back with a time of 1:04.87.

Prior to Duke: Member of the Oregon state championship team ... Two-time state champion in the 200 IM ... Also captured the state championship in the 100 breaststroke as a sophomore ... Helped her high school team capture the district championship as a junior, winning the 100 backstroke and the 200 IM, as well as the 200 medley relay ... Broke the district record in the 100 backstroke at 56.11 ... School record holder in the 200 IM ... Member of the Junior National team ... Competed in the Short Course National Qualifiers ... High school All-America and Scholastic All-America ... Member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Megan Elizabeth McCarroll on March 18, 1993 in Portland, Ore. ... Daughter of Benjamin and Shelia McCarroll ... Has one brother, Connor, and one sister, Kathleen ... Father, Benjamin, and mother, Shelia, both swam at the University of Michigan ... Majoring in public policy studies with a minor in education.

Duke Career Bests:
100 Back
: 54.24 (2/22/2013)
200 Back: 1:58.39 (2/23/2013)
100 Fly: 57.56 (11/18/2011)
200 IM: 2:04.78 (11/17/2011)

In Duke's Record Books:
100 Back:
54.24 (2/22/2013)

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