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Van Metre

MaryVan MetreZoom
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina HS


Junior (2012-13): Competed in the Ivy League Championships in three events, 50-Free, 100-Free and 200-Free…Placed third in the 50-Free (24.56) against Columbia…Finished third in the 100-Breast (1:08.99) versus UConn…Had three top-10 finishes at the Dartmouth Invitational – second in the 100-Free (53.22), fifth in the 50-Free (24.42) and seventh in the 100-Breast (1:08.82)…Finished third in the 100-Breast and fifth in the 100-Free (53.65) against New Hampshire…Season-best 2:30.67 in the 200-Breast at the Cornell/Harvard meet.

Sophomore (2011-12): Competed at the Ivy League Championship ... Won the third final in the 100 free with a time of 51.93 ... 24th in the 200 free (1:54.19) ... Member of the 20 medley relay that set a new school record with a time of 1:45.32 ... Dartmouth's top finisher in the 50 free (23.95) ... Won the 50 free against Northeastern/Rhode Island (24.93) ... Swam a leg of the 400 free relay that won against Princeton.

Freshman (2010-11): Swam on the 200 free relay that place seventh with a time of 1:34.72, the time was the third best mark in school history ... Finished in 18th place in the 50 free at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 24.13 ... Finished 25th in the 200 free at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 1:57.22 ... Claimed runner up status in the 50 free (24.66) in dual meet action against Columbia ... Member of the 200 free relay that won the Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 1:37.67... Also a member of the 200 medley relay that took top honors with a time of 1:48.13 ... Won the 50 free against Princeton with a time of 24.71 ... Also won the 50 free in dual meet action against Vermont.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year letterwinner for swimming and alpine skiing and one-year letterwinner for lacrosse ...  Captained the swimming and alpine teams her senior season ... Three-time first place state finisher in the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and overall team for swimming. Four-time All-Conference, All-State and All-American selection ...  Senior year, honored with Edina Scholar Award, Edina Scholar Athlete, and Academic All-American ... Plans to study biology and psychology and pursue a career in sports medicine.

Personal: Daughter of Douglas and Molly Van Metre ... Mother, Molly '81, and aunt, Martha '83, attended Dartmouth ... Family has a rich history in football as her father, Douglas: Colorado College '78-'81, uncles, Kent: Colorado College '84-'88 and Craig: Beloit College '79-'82, and grandfather, Douglas Colorado College '48-'51, all played football collegiately.

Van Metre's Top Times

Event   Time
50-yard Freestyle   23.87
100-yard Freestyle   51.93
200-yard Freestyle   1.53.76
100-yard Breastroke   1:08.82
200-yard Breastroke   2:28.58
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