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Megan Strickland
Megan Strickland

Megan Strickland

Freestyle | 5-6 | Sophomore | San Antonio, Texas

Freshman (2014-15)

A freestyle specialist… Clinched a ninth-place finish in the 100 freestyle (52.34) finals at the Virginia Tech Invite… Placed 12th in the 200 and 50 freestyle finals at the Virginia Tech Invite with a times of 1:55.37 and 24.36, respectively…  Took fourth in the 100 freestyle with a time of 53.69 against Texas A&M… Snagged a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle (25.00) and took sixth in the 100 freestyle (54.29) at Nebraska… Touched the wall third in Arkansas’ home finale against Missouri State in the 50 freestyle (24.43)…

High School/Club

A District and Regional finalist at Churchill HS… Holds the district 50-yard freestyle record…Named District Swimmer of the Year and placed second in the Texas UIL State Championships in the 50 freestyle her sophomore year… A member of the Texas UIL State Champion 400-yard relay team her junior year… Was named an Academic All-American… Swam at the Alamo Area Aquatics Association… Appeared nationally at the Speedo Junior Nationals, Junior Nationals, North Carolina Southern Zones and Austin Grand Prix.

Personal

Born Megan Rose Strickland to Curtis and Josephine Strickland in San Antonio, Texas… Has one brother, Ian… Is majoring in hospitality innovations and plans to become an event coordinator, specializing in wedding planning… Chose Arkansas because the team made her feel her recruiting experience like a home away from home.

2015-16 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free24.14Georgia Tech Fall Invitational 11/19/15
100 Free54.12Georgia Tech Fall Invitational 11/19/15
100 Back1:00.60Georgia Tech Fall Invitational 11/19/15
100 Fly 58.35Georgia Tech Fall Invitational 11/19/15

Lifetime Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free23.35UIL 5A State Meet2/24/2012
100 Free51.04ST UIL Texas 5A State Meet2/21/14
100 Back57.88GU AGS Speedo Sectionals2/27/14
100 Fly 58.35Georgia Tech Fall Invitational 11/19/15