With Addition of Diving, Colonials Look to Make Impact at A-10 Championships
Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Senior Nabs League Honor for Third Straight Year
Senior Earns Top Spot in 1,650 Free to Lead Colonials
Rookie Surpasses Own 400 IM Mark to Pace Colonials
2012-13: Named team MVP for third straight year...Finished seventh in the 1,650-yard freestyle in 16:58.61 at the A-10 Championships (Feb. 20)...Swam final leg of seventh-place finishing 800 free relay that snapped the school with a time of 7:32.59 at the league championships...Helped Colonials win tri-meet against American and Catholic (Oct. 13) with a meet-high four first-place finishes... Helped Colonials come from behind to beat Georgetown (Jan. 19) as final leg of 200 free relay that finished third...Recorded a career-best time of 1:52.43 in the 200 free at the A10 Championships, good for fifth on GW's all-time list...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls and Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team.
2011-12: Named team MVP for second straight year....Tallied a team-high 17 victories...Claimed second-place finishes in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle events at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with times of 4:54.73 and 16:50.42, respectively...Finished fifth at A-10 Championships in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:30.42...Swam career-best times of 25.96 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle and 1:01.16 in the 100-yard backstroke at the Catholic-American tri-meet (Oct. 14)...Touched the wall in a career-best time of 54.74 seconds in the 100-yard freestyle at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 13)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls...Earned a spot on the A-10 All-Academic Team.
2010-11: Named Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week (Oct. 18) and Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 25)...Earned GW's team MVP award...At the A-10 Championships, finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle, fifth in the 400-yard individual medley and fourth in the 500-yard freestyle events...Member of the team record-setting 200-, 400- and 800-yard freestyle relays...Broke team record in the 400-yard IM...Recorded five marks that rank in GW's all-time top times list: the 400-yard IM, 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard IM and 200-yard freestyle events...Finished the season with 28 first-place performances in dual meet action...Swept her events several times, including at the Catholic/American tri-meet, against Bucknell, against Drexel, at ODU, at Georgetown and at the Towson/Howard tri-meet...Won the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invitational and was sixth in the 200- and 400-yard IMs...Swam on the fourth-place finishing 800-yard freestyle relay team and fifth-place finishing 400-yard freestyle relay at the Patriot Invitational.
High School: Set the Palm Harbor school records in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley events...Named to the all-county team all four years...Earned automatic All-America honors in 2008 in the 500-yard freestyle and received All-America consideration in the same event in 2009...2010 Youth Sportsmanship Award honoree...Named squad's Most Valuable Swimmer all four seasons...Member of the National Honors Society and was an academic All-American...Also swam for the Upper Arlington Swim Club (Ohio) from 1997-2003 and Clearwater Aquatic Team (Florida) from 2003-10.
Personal: Born Caroline Marie Myers on Dec. 3, 1991, in Columbus, Ohio...Daughter of Denise and Michael Myers...Has one older sister, Leigh, and a younger brother, A.J...Majoring in business administration.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||25.96||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/14/2011)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||54.74||Rhode Island Invitational (1/13/2012)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:52.43||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||4:53.80||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|1,000-Yard Freestyle||10:14.54||vs. Drexel (11/7/2010)|
|1,650-Yard Freestyle||16:43.66||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||1:01.16||American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/15/2011)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||2:07.92||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:08.67||vs. Bucknell (10/24/2010)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||4:28.85||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
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