Meghan Petersen
Position: Breastroke/Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Scott, Ark.
High School: Oak Grove HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2013-14 – Swam her best times of the season in both the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke at the MVC Championships with times of 1:10.90 and 2:35.93… Was a member of the 200 yard freestyle relay that took sixth in the MVC Championships…Helped the 200 yard freestyle relay team take a win over Rice… Finished sixth in the 200 yard breaststroke at the Hendrix Classic with a time of 2:29.89…Added two more sixth-place finishes in the 100 yard breaststroke and 200 yard breaststroke at the Drury Invite at 1:13.86 and 2:41.11… Took eighth in the 100 yard breaststroke at the UALR Christmas Invitational.   

2012-13:  Swam multiple-bests at the UALR Christmas Invitational (Nov. 29-Dec. 1), including in the 100 breastroke (1:09.40), the 200 breastroke (2:33.94), 200 IM (2:19.70) and the 50 free (25.26)… Helped UALR win the Henderson State Invite (Nov. 9-10) with a third in the 200 breastroke with a time of 2:34.81… Also swam the 50 breastroke (32.94) and the 100 IM (1:06.18) for the only time on the season at the Henderson State Invite… Placed third in the 200 breastroke with a time of 2:34.59 against North Texas (Oct. 5)… Won both the 100 breastroke (1:12.61) and 200 breastroke (2:38.09) against Henderson State (Jan. 12, 2013)… Swam the 100 free once this season with a time of 56.94 against Tulane (Oct. 6)… Holds the top time on the season for UALR in the 50 breastroke (32.94), 100 breastroke (1:09.40) and 200 breastroke (2:32.25)... Named to the SBC Commissioner's List for accumulating a 3.5 GPA or better for the 2012-13 academic year.

2011-12: Placed third in the 100 back and helped the Trojans to a fourth-place finish in the 200 medley relay in her first collegiate meet at St. Louis ... Added a seventh-place finish in the 200 IM and helped the Trojans to a fourth-place finish in the 300 medley relay at the Hendrix Classic ... Finished second in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events at the UALR Invitational ... Also helped the Trojans to a runner-up finish in the 200 medley relay ... Member of the teams that finished fourth in the 400 medley relay at the Tampa Relays ... Also helped UALR to fifth-place finishes in the 3x100 breaststroke relay and the 500 free relay in Tampa ... Garnered two second-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events in a dual meet at North Texas.

High School: Swam for head coach Nora Rapetti at Oak Grove HS ... Was named her team's MVP following her junior and senior seasons ... Helped lead her team to a pair of South State Championships in the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons ... Graduated with a 3.89 GPA.


Personal: Born December 6, 1992 in Killeen, Texas ... Parents are Dale and Jennifer Petersen ... Has one brother, Chase ... Majoring in chemistry/pre-pharmacy

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