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Year: Senior
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: New Canaan HS


Junior (2011-12): Competed at the Ivy League Championship ... Placed 18th in the 1650 free with a time of 16:03.24 ... 14th place in the 200 free (1:39.65), swam a lifetime best in the prelims with a time of 1:39.07 ... Member of the record breaking 800 free relay that finished eighth ... 24th in the 500 free (4:33.82), a lifetime best ... Member of the 200 free relay that finished third at the Dartmouth Invitational ... 11th in the 500 free (4:54.81) and 10th in the 200 free (1:46.46) ... Sixth place in the 1650 free (17:00.64) ... Tied for 12th in the 100 free with  a time of 48.45.

Sophomore (2010-11): Finished in 25th place in the 500 free (4:36.97) at the Ivy League Championships ... 20th in the 1650 free (16:10.57) and 16th in the 200 free (1:41.43) ... Member of the 800 free relay that took eighth place with a time of 6:49.37 ... Fourth in the 200 free (1:45.46) vs. Columbia ... Eighth in the 1000 free (9:58.50) a the Dartmouth Invitational ... Also finished seventh in the 100 free (47.66) and the 500 free (4:46.61) ... Fifth in the 1000 free (10:13.71) vs. Princeton ... Placed sixth in the 400 free (1:51.57) and was a member of the 300 free relay that took third with a time of 2:09.52. 

Freshman (2009-10): 18th in the 1000 free at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 9:39.74 ... Runner up honors in the 1650 free vs. Boston College and Maine (9:5648) ... Second place in the 1000 free (9:56.48) vs. Maine and Boston College Fifth place in the 500 free (4:52.46) vs. Columbia ... Member of the 300 free relay that placed second vs. Columbia ... Swam several exhibition events throughout the season.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year varsity swimmer at New Canaan High School in Connecticut ... Three-time All-America and All-State selection ... Four-time All-FCIAC ... For his club YMCA team, was a four-time YMCA All-American, four-time YMCA record holder with records in the 400 and 200 free relay ... Member of the Connecticut Top 16  ... National Honors Society member and a member of the Service League of Boys ... At Dartmouth, Jay wants to study Chemical Engineering.

Personal: Son of John and Eileen Margherio ... Has one sister.

Margherio's Top Times

Event Time
50-yard Freestyle 22.31
100-yard Freestyle
200-yard Freestyle 1:39.07
500-yard Freestyle
1000-yard Freestyle
1600-yard Freestyle
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Interview: Men's Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 21, 2017
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