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Meredith Sweeney
Position: Backstroke
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central

Sophomore (2011-12): All-Ivy Second Team (200 back) ... Competed at the Ivy League Championships ... Runner up honors in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:59.42, a new Dartmouth school record and NCAA consideration time ... 13th in the 100 back (56.90) ... 24th in the 400 IM (4:33.58) ... Swam leadoff on the 400 medley relay team that finished eighth ... Won the 200 back against Columbia (2:03.84) and took runner up in the 100 back (58.43) ... Won the 100 (58.82) and 200 (2:05.67) back against UConn ... Claimed the 200 back against Princeton and runner up honors against Penn and Yale.

Freshman (2010-11): Fourth place in the 200 back at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 1:59.19, broke the school record in the prelims with a time of 1:59.04 ... Finished eighth in the 100 back with a tine of 56.74, set a new school record in the prelims with a time of 56.08 ... Member of the 400 medley relay that placed sixth with a time of 3:46.16, setting a new school record ... Won the 200 back (2:06.02) in dual meet action against Columbia ... Won the 100 back (58.86) and the 200 back (2:04.29) against Northeastern and Rhode Island ... Also won both backstroke events at the Dartmouth Invitational.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Hinsdale Central ... Captain of the team her senior year ... Helped her team to the Illinois State Girls Swimming and Diving Championships four consecutive seasons ... Four-time individual state qualifier, four-time relay finalist ...  Senior year, she came in 10th at the state meet in the 100 back ... Twelve-time NICSA All American ...  Involved in Younglife, Peer Jury, and was a scholar-athlete at her high school ...  Considering majoring in Psychology and is interested in getting involved in the Dartmouth Outing Club.

Personal: Daughter of Gerald and Linda Sweeney ... Has one older brother and three older sisters.

Sweeney'S Top Times

Event Time
100-yard Backstroke
56.08@
200-yard Backstroke 1:58.84@
200-yard Individual Medley 2:11.89
400-yard Individual Medley
4:26.47

@-Dartmouth Varsity Record

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