The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Caroline Myers
Caroline Myers

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Oldsmar, FL

High School:
Palm Harbor University High

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free/IM

Major:
Sport, event and hospitality management




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.

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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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