Meghan Lavelle Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Women's Swimming

Meghan Lavelle
Meghan  Lavelle


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Lane Tech


2014-15 -- Swam to NCAA "B" qualifying times in the 100 and 200 back, leading team in both events... recorded collegiate-best times in the 50 free (23.12), 100 free (51.32), 100 back (54.32), 200 back (1:57.81), and 200 IM (2:04.16)... holds UI school records as a member of the 200-free relay (1:0.96) and 400-medley relays (3:38.68)... holds fourth-fastest times in 50 free and 100 back... swam to three top-10 finishes on relays at Big Ten Championships; 400-medley relay (eighth, 3:38.68), 200-free relay (ninth, 1:30.96), and 400-free relay (10th, 3:21.34)... letterwinner.

High School -- Earned All-America honors in the 100-yard backstroke as a junior at Lane Tech College Prep... four-time all-conference, two-time all-state, two-time team most valuable player and team captain honoree... has four top-seven finishes at the Illinois state meet in the 200-IM and 100 back, is a 15-time city champion out of 16 events in her prep career... top times include 23.73 (50 free), 55.62 (100 back), 1:59.52 (200 back), and 2:04.12 (200 IM)... holds school records in 10 events... competed in the YMCA Nationals Short Course and Long Course Championships and also competed at the 2013 Winter Junior Nationals.

Personal -- Born April 17, 1996... daughter of Patricia and Patrick Lavelle... has three younger brothers, William, Matthew, and Patrick... open major.

Lavelle's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 23.12 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15
100 Free 51.32 Iowa State 12/12/14
100 Back 54.32 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15
200 Back 1:57.81 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15
200 IM 2:04.16 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5-7/14

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