Maggie Meyer
Maggie Meyer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
White Bear Lake, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake

Height:
6-1

Position:
Back/Sprint Free

Experience:
3V

At a Glance: 2011 NCAA 200-yard backstroke champion ... 2011 Big Ten Swimmer of the Year ... Wisconsin's Big Ten Medal of Honor winner in 2010-11 ... 2009-10 USA Swimming National Team member ... 2009 U.S. Open 200-meter backstroke champion ... seven-time Big Ten champion ... 11-time All-American ... 7-time honorable mention All-American ... 10-time Big Ten champion ... holds six school records ... 2010-11 Academic All-Big Ten ... seven-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Week, the most of any Wisconsin swimmer, including twice in the 2010-11 season (Nov. 9 and Dec. 7, 2010)

2010-11: National champion in the 200-yard backstroke, the first individual title in Wisconsin women's swimming and diving program history and the fastest time in the country in 2010-11 (1:50.76) ... went undefeated in the event for the season ... earned six All-American honors at the NCAAs, finishing 2nd in the 200-yard medley relay (1:35.71), 4th in the 100-yard backstroke (52.01), 5th in the 400-yard medley relay (3:31.73), 6th in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:28.67) and 8th in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:15.95) ... also took 24th in the 50-yard freestyle (22.41) ... won five titles at the Big Ten Championships, claiming wins in the 100-yard backstroke (51.99), the 200-yard backstroke (1:52.07), the 200-yard medley relay (1:36.68), the 400-yard medley relay (3:32.47) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:15.06) ... also swam in the fifth-place 800-yard freestyle relay (7:08.56) at the Big Ten Championships ... won the 100-yard (52.39) and 200-yard (1:51.59) backstrokes at the Texas Invitational ... swam a school-record time of 51.66 in the 100-yard backstroke during the 3rd-place 400-yard medley relay ... finished 1st in the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.60), the 100-yard backstroke (54.53), the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.17) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:23.29) at the Northwestern Dual ... finished 1st in the 400 yard medley relay (3:40.13), the 100 yard backstroke (54.36) and the 200 yard backstroke (1:58.72) and finished 2nd in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:33.24) at the Arizona Dual ... finished 1st in the 200 yard medley relay (1:44.79), 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:50.25), and 1st in the 100 yard backstroke in an NCAA 'B' qualifying time of 54.53 at the Milwaukee Dual

2009-10: At the NCAA Championships finished 6th in the 100 yard backstroke (52.38), 17th in the 200 yard backstroke (1:54.95), 33rd in the 50 yard freestyle (22.77), 9th in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:29.44), 9th in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:16.66), 5th in the 200 yard medley relay (1:37.68), and 15th in the 400 yard medley relay (3:37.61)... tied her own school record in the 100 yard backstroke by recording a 1st place finish at the Big Ten Championships in 52.27... also at the Big Ten Championships won the 200 yard freestyle relay in 1:28.97 and won the 200 yard medley relay in 1:37.34, earning First Team All-Big Ten honors... and also at the Big Ten Championships finished 2nd in the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:17.58), 3rd in the 400 yard medley relay (3:36.47), 4th in the 50 yard freestyle (22.58), and 6th in the 200 yard backstroke (1:56.47)... won the 100 yard freestyle at the Green Bay Dual in 50.82... Set a personal best time with a 1st place finish in the 200 yard IM with a 2:08.72 at the Milwaukee Dual... won the 100-yard backstroke at the Texas Invitational, Northwestern Dual, SMU Classic, Minnesota Dual, Iowa Dual, Arizona Tri-Dual, and the Milwaukee Dual... also won the 200 yard backstroke at the Northwestern Dual, SMU Classic, Iowa Dual, Hawaii Dual, Minnesota Dual, and the Arizona Tri-Dual... part of Badgers' 1st place finishes in the 200 yard freestyle relay at the SMU Classic (1:33.08) and at the Green Bay Dual (1:37.30)... Led the Badgers' to 1st place finishes in the 400 yard freestyle relay at the Nortwestern Dual, Iowa Dual, Hawaii Dual, and the Minnesota Dual... Helped the Badgers finish 1st in the 200 yard medley relay at the Minnesota Dual, Northwestern Dual, Iowa Dual, Hawaii Dual, Green Bay Dual, and the Milwaukee Dual... Part of the Badgers winning effort in the 400 yard medley relay at the SMU Classic in a time of 3:43.32

2008-09: Won 200-meter backstroke at 2009 U.S. Open, also finishing fourth in the event at the 2009 USA Swimming National Championships ... scored two All-America finishes as part of UW's national runner-up 200 medley relay and seventh-place 400 medley relay teams at the NCAA championships ... also helped Badgers to finish ninth in 200 freestyle relay and took 11th individually in the 50 free ... helped set four school records - and two Big Ten Conference - marks during the season ... part of Big Ten champion 200 medley relay team ... also took third in three events at conference meet ... overall, earned top-five finishes in all seven events in which she competed at Big Tens

2007-08: Earned All-America honors in the 200 free relay as a freshman at the NCAA championships ... also earned two honorable mention All-America citations ... part of Big Ten champion 200 freestyle relay team ... also contributed to runner-up finishes in the 200 medley and 400 free relays ... finished third individually in the 100 back ... qualified for USA Olympic Trials in the 100-meter backstroke and 50-meter freestyle

Prep: Three-time Minnesota Class AA state champion ... won state titles in the 100-yard backstroke and 100 freestyle in 2006 and in the 100 back in 2004 ... finished second in 100 back and third in 50 freestyle at 2005 state meet ... also was 50 free runner-up at state in 2004 ...four-time NISCA High School All-American ... 2007 USA Summer Nationals qualifier

Personal: Born in Maplewood, Minn. ... parents are Fred and Lisa ... has one older brother, Eric ... serves as vice-president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... majors are English and Religious Studies


Personal Bests (SCY)

50 Free: 22.18 (3/19/2009)
100 Free: 48.70 (12/4/2010)
100 Back: 51.66 (12/2/2010) - School record
200 Back: 1:50.76 (3/19/2011) - School record

Personal Bests (LCM)
50 Free: 25.33 (7/7/2009)
100 Free: 55.77 (7/7/2009)
100 Back: 1:01.19 (8/4/2009)
200 Back: 2:09.53 (8/4/2009)

Honors and Awards
High-Point Scorer at Big Ten Championships (2010)
CSCAA Scholar All-American (2009)
Academic All-Big Ten (2009, 2010, 2011)
Counsilman Hunsiker National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week (11/18/2009)
Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (10/13/2009, 10/20/2009, 11/10/2009, 11/17/2009, 2/2/2010)
Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (11/9/2010, 12/7/2010)

Current Big Ten Conference Records (2)
200 Medley Relay: 1:35.71 (3/18/2011)
200 Free Relay: 1:28.51 (2/21/2008)

Current School Records (6)
100 Back: 51.66 (12/2/2010)
200 Back: 1:50.76 (3/19/2011)
200 Medley Relay: 1:35.71 (3/18/2011)
400 Medley Relay: 3:31.73 (3/17/2011)
200 Free Relay: 1:28.51 (2/21/2008)
400 Free Relay: 3:15.06 (2/19/2011)

All-America Awards (11)

2011 (6)
100 Back: 4th (52.01)
200 Back: 1st (1:50.76)
200 Free Relay: 6th (1:28.97)
400 Free Relay: 8th (3:15.95)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:35.71)
400 Medley Relay: 5th (3:31.73)

2010 (2)
100 Back: 6th (52.38)
200 Medley Relay: 5th (1:37.68)

2009 (2)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:36.53)
400 Medley Relay: 7th (3:33.56)

2008 (1)
200 Free Relay: 4th (1:29.18)

Honorable Mention All-America Awards (7)

2010 (3)
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.54)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:16.66)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:37.61)

2009 (2)
50 Free: 11th place (22.29)
200 Free Relay: 9th place (1:29.21)

2008 (2)

200 Medley Relay: 11th place (1:39.63)
400 Free Relay: 16th place (3:19.54)

All-Big Ten Awards (11)

2010(4)
100 Back: 1st (52.27)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.97)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.58)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:37.34)

2009 (4)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:36.29)
100 Back: 2nd (52.41)
200 Free Relay: 2nd (1:29.36)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.36)

2008 (3)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.51)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:39.24)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.98)

At the NCAA Championships

2011
50 Free: 24th (22.41)
100 Back: 4th (52.01)
200 Back: 1st (1:50.76)
200 Free Relay: 6th (1:28.67)
400 Free Relay: 8th (3:15.95)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:35.71)
400 Medley Relay: 5th (3:31.73)

2010

50 Free: 33rd (22.77)
100 Back: 6th (52.38)
200 Back: 17th (1:54.95)
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.44)
400 Free Relay: 9th (3:16.66)
200 Medley Relay: 5th (1:37.68)
400 Medley Relay: 15th (3:37.61)

2009

50 Free: T-11th (22.29)
100 Back: 17th (52.90)
200 Back: DNS
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:36.53)
400 Medley Relay: 7th (3:33.56)
200 Free Relay: 9th (1:29.21)
400 Free Relay: DQ

2008
100 Free: 38th (49.58)
100 Back: 25th (54.73)
200 Medley Relay: 11th (1:39.63)
400 Medley Relay: DQ
200 Free Relay: 4th (1:29.18)
400 Free Relay: 16th (3:19.54)
800 Free Relay: 19th (7:17.22)

At the Big Ten Championships

2011
100 Back: 1st (51.99)
200 Back: 1st (1:52.07)
400 Free Relay: 1st (3:15.06)
800 Free Relay: 5th (7:08.56)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:36.68)
400 Medley Relay: 1st (3:32.47)


2010

50 Free: 4th (22.58)
100 Back: 1st (52.27)
200 Back: 6th (1:56.47)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.97)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.58)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:37.34)
400 Medley Relay: 3rd (3:36.47)

2009
50 Free: 5th (22.63)
100 Back: 2nd (52.41)
200 Back: 4th (1:55.66)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (1:36.29)
400 Medley Relay: 3rd (3:33.26)
200 Free Relay: 2nd (1:29.36)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.36)

2008

100 Back: 3rd (54.11)
200 Back: 10th (1:57.51)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (1:39.24)
400 Medley Relay: 4th (3:40.06)
200 Free Relay: 1st (1:28.51)
400 Free Relay: 2nd (3:17.98)
800 Free Relay: 5th (7:15.72)

National Competitions
2009 U.S. Open

50 Free: 20th (26.10)
100 Back: 4th (1:01.19)
200 Back: 1st (2:09.53)

2009 USA Swimming National Championships
50 Free: 17th (25.33)
100 Free: 16th (56.32)
100 Back: 11th (1:01.45)
200 Back: 4th (2:09.63)

2008 USA Olympic Trials
50 Free: 40th (26.14)
100 Back: 39th (1:03.30)

2007 USA Swimming National Championships
100 Back: 53rd (1:04.82)
200 Back: -- (2:22.77) - Time trial

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