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

Harvard record for 100 and 200 Back with times of 55.16 and 1:54.94, respectively.

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
200 Free: 1:51.37 (Georgia Invitational, 12/4/10)
500 Free: 4:51.51 (Georgia Invitational, 12/3/10)
1000 Free: 10:26.18 (Cornell & Dartmouth, 11/14/09)
100 Back: 55.16 (Georgia Invitational, 12/2/11)
200 Back: 1:54.92 (Georgia Invitational, 12/2/11)
200 Fly: 2:06.63 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)
200 IM: 2:02.51 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)

Senior · 2011-12
Won the 100 back and 200 back with times of 57.65 and 2:01.44, respectively, against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Placed fifth in the 200 back with an NCAA B standard time of 1:54.92 and took 21st in the 100 back (55.19) at the Georgia Invitational ... Won the 200 back in 2:00.30 at Columbia ... Won the 200 fly (2:06.63) and 500 free (5:02.37) against Brown ... Placed first in the 200 back (2:02.61) and fourth in the 100 back (58.29) against Northwestern and Iowa ... Won the 200 back with a time of 1:57.60 and took second in the 200 IM in 2:04.12 at HYP ... Claimed her third title in the 200 back (1:57.26) at the Ivy League Championships while also placing third in the 100 back (55.41), fifth in the 200 IM (2:02.51) and being a member of the third-place finishing 400 medley relay team ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 breast ... Competed in the 200 back at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials.

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.