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Galen Barry
Position: Backstroke/Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wayne,Pa.
High School: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

 

Senior (2011-12): Dartmouth's Most Improved Swimmer ... Geer Award ...  Had a great meet at the Ivy League Championships ... Runner up honors in the consolation finals of the 200 back  (2:00.92) ...  Won the third final in the 100 back (56.99) and finished 18th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:26.76) ... Second place in the 100 back against New Hampshire with a time of 1:00.21. 

 

Junior (2010-11): Had a good meet at the Ivy Championships ... Best finish in the 200 back where she placed eighth (2:03.55) ... Also placed 21st in the 400 IM (4:30.58) and 17th in the 100 back (57.76) ... Posted a number of top 10 finishes on the season ... Won the 200 IM against UVM with a time of 2:13.41 ... Two runner up finishes in the 200 back (vs. Northeastern and Rhode Island and New Hampshire) ... Also a member of the 200 medley relay which three top 5 finishes on the season.

Sophomore (2009-10): Won the 200 yard backstroke vs. Boston College ... Won the 100 and 200 yard backstroke and 200 IM at the Northeastern meet ... Won the 200 backstroke at the Columbia meet ... Took runner-up honors in the 400 IM at Colgate ... Also took second place in the 100 and 200 backstroke against Vermont meet and UNH ... Member of the 200-yard medley relay team that placed second at the Vermont and Columbia meets.

Freshman (2008-09): Won the 400 yard IM at the Vermont meet and the 200 backstroke at the Princeton meet ... Finished second in 100 and 200 backstroke at the Vermont meet as well as the Penn/Yale meet ... Also placed second in the 50-yard backstroke at the Boston University meet and in the 200 backstroke at the Boston College meet ... Member of the200-yard medley relay team that placed 1first at the Vermont meet and at the Boston College meet ... Her 200-yard medley relay team placed second at the Colgate meet ... Member of the 200 freestyle relay team that earned second place at the Princeton meet.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year letterwinner at the Academy of Notre Dame ... Captained the squad as a junior and senior ... Four-time First Team All-Inter-AC, All-Delco and All-Maine honors ... Member of the High School All-American Relay team in 2005-06 ...  Lettered twice in soccer, earning first team All-Inter-Ac and All Main Line honors as a freshman and sophomore.  

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Candia Barry ... Has a brother and sister ...Brother, Kevin, played water polo at James Madison and sister, Caitlin, swam at Boston College.

Barry's Top Times

Event Time
100-yard Backstroke
57.71
200-yard Backstroke 2:02.04
200-yard Individual Medley
2:12.74
400-yard Individual Medley
4:30.58
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