ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Meghan Leddy
Meghan Leddy
Year: Junior
Hometown: Montgomery, N.J.
High School: Montgomery
Position: Back/Free
Major: Applied Mathematics
House Affiliation: Leverett

Junior · 2010-11
Took 200-yard backstroke title in pool record time of 1:59.88 and won 200 individual medley title at Dartmouth/Cornell meet ... Hit an NCAA 'B' cut and finished 15th in the 500 free at the Georgia Invitational ... Set the school record in the 100 back with a time of 55.18 at the Georgia Invitational Dec. 3 ... Set the school record in the 200 back on day three of the Georgia Invitational with a mark of 1:55.60 and finished fourth in the event ... Helped the 400 medley relay team to a first place 3:55.32 finish against Brown Jan. 14 ... Finished third in the 100-yard backstroke in 56.50 and second in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:00.78 at the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 28 ... Earned first-team All-Ivy League honors, taking the 200 backstroke title at the Ivy League Championship meet. 

Sophomore · 2009-10
Placed fourth in the 200 back with mark of 2:01.83 at Ivy Championships … Took second in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:02.19 at HYP meet … Won the 200 backstroke at season-opening Cornell-Dartmouth tri-meet … Captured 200 backstroke title at Harvard Invitational.

Freshman · 2008-09
Recipient of the Outstanding Freshman Award … Won Ivy League title in the 200 backstroke and broke school record in the event (1:57.51) and finished second in the 100 back at the Ivy League Championships … Provisionally qualified NCAA Championships in the 200 back at the Ivy League Championships … Won the 100 back in collegiate debut against Columbia ... Won the 200 back at the HYP meet …Won the 200 individual medley against Penn.

Before Harvard
Placed 20th in the 200 backstroke at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Also qualified in the 400 IM and 100 back ... New Jersey state record holder in the 400-meter/400-yard IM and 200-meter/200-yard back ... National Junior Team member from 2006-07 ... Member of the Eastern Express club team for 12 years ... Team MVP junior year ... Scholastic All-American junior and senior years ... National Honor society.

Personal
Father, Michael, was captain of the swim team at Rider University.