Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013)
2012-13: Eclipsed the 400 IM school record twice at the ACC Championships ... Clocked 4:19.76 in the event finals to finish 11th in the conference ... Also helped establish a program record as a member of the 800 freestyle relay (7:22.12) ... Dropped over seven seconds in the 200 butterfly from the beginning of the season, going 2:03.54 at the ACC meet to place 17th ... Finished 19th in the 500 freestyle finals ... Duke’s top performer in the 500 and 1,000 freestyle on the season ... Took second in the 400 IM at the Tennessee Invitational ... Turned in a pair of second-place finishes in the 1,000 freestyle and 200 IM against NC State and Miami.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Megan Noble at Wakefield High School ... Twice captured the conference championship in the 200 IM ... State finalist in the 200 and 500 freestyle as a junior ... Guided Wakefield to a top-three finish at the state meet her sophomore year ... State finalist in the 500 freestyle and 200 IM as a freshman ... Earned all-conference recognition in each of her four seasons ... Selected team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Also tabbed her team’s most valuable freshman during her rookie campaign ... Served as team captain during her junior and senior seasons ... Also competed for the YMCA of the Triangle Area Swim Team ... A junior and senior Nationals qualifier ... Member of USA Swimming’s national top-eight 4x100 medley relay ... North Carolina state record holder in the 800 freestyle relay ... Turned in top-five finishes in the 500 freestyle, 1,000 freestyle and the 400 IM at the 2011 YMCA National Championship ... Member of the National Honor Society and the National Beta Club ... Graduated with honors.
Personal: Born Kiera Grace Molloy on June 1, 1994 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Daughter of Martin and Margie Molloy ... Has one brother, John.