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Megan Young
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Megan Young

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Year Senior
Height 5-8
Hometown Woodstock, Ga.
Last School Etowah
Club Team Chattahoochee Gold
Megan Young

Biography

2017-18 (Senior): Was one of the Yellow Jackets’ top swimmers in the 100 and 200 back events … Also competed for Tech in the 100 fly, 50 free and medley relays … Set the school record in the 100 back with a time of 53.24 at the 2018 ACC Championships … Recorded four NCAA B qualifying times on the year … Set career-best marks of 24.30 in the 50 free, 53.24 in the 100 back, 1:58.63 in the 200 back and 55.39 in the 100 fly … Had the second-fastest time on the year for the Jackets in the 200 back (1:58.63), which ranks seventh all-time in school history … Also posted the sixth-best mark on the season in the 100 fly (55.39) … Swam the first leg of Tech’s fastest 200 medley relay unit (1:39.07) of the year … Was the lead leg on both the second (3:40.17) and third-fastest (3:41.85) 400 medley relay teams … Tallied six top-five individual finishes on the year … Touched the wall first-place overall in the 100 back (56.50) versus Delta State … Also picked up wins in the 100 back (56.65) in the dual meet at SCAD and in the 100 back (55.40) at South Carolina … Took second-place in the 100 back (56.49) in the season-opening meet versus Pittsburgh … Also finished third in the 100 back (57.19) in the road meet at Northwestern … Posted a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly (57.12) on Senior Day versus Emory … Placed 10th overall in the 100 back (53.24) at the 2018 ACC Championships … Also finished 32nd in the 200 back (1:58.63) and 34th in the 100 fly (55.39) at the conference championship meet.

2016-17 (Junior): Provided depth in a number of events for the Jackets on the season, competing in the 50 free, 100 back, 200 back and 100 fly events … Set a new career-best mark of 24.37 in the 50 free at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Recorded the fifth-fastest time for the team in the 100 breast (1:11.74) and the sixth-best time in the 100 back (56.97) … Also posted the seventh-best mark for Tech on the year in the 200 back (2:05.69) and the ninth-best time in the 100 fly (58.30) … Took third-place overall in the 50 back (27.04) in the half-double meet versus Georgia Southern … Finished seventh overall in the 100 back (58.79) and eighth in the 200 back (2:08.90) versus Notre Dame … Posted an eighth-place finish in the 100 back (1:00.06) in the double-dual meet at Boston College and Pitt … Swam for the Jackets in the 50 free (24.68), 100 back (56.97), 200 back (2:05.69) and 100 fly (58.30) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also competed in the 50 free (24.37), 100 back (57.01), 200 back (2:07.92), 100 breast (1:11.74) and 100 fly (58.62) events at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet.

2015-16 (Sophomore): Continued to be a versatile performer for the Jackets, swimming six events on the year, including the 50 free, 100 free, 50 back, 100 back, 200 back and 100 fly … Added depth to the freestyle, butterfly and backstroke lineups for Tech … Posted a career-best 50 free time of 24.49 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

2014-15 (Freshman): Versatile performer that swam five different events as a freshman … Posted two of her season-best times at the ACC Championships, placing 40th in the 100 back (56.65) and 32nd in the 200 back (2:03.38) … Other three top times came at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 50 free (24.67), 100 fly (57.13) and 100 free (55.63).

Before Tech: Finished second at the GHSA State Championships in the 100 back … Earned all-America and all-state honors in 2012 … Was a three-time all-county selection … Holds Etowah’s school records in four individual events and two relays … A scholar-athlete and a member of the honor roll in high school.

Personal: Full name is Megan Elizabeth Young … Born September 15, 1995 in Franklin, Tenn. … Daughter of James and Sheri Young … Father wrestled at Minnesota State … Has three siblings in Jacob, Joseph and Jonathan … Most memorable athletic achievement was competing at the Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif. … Chose Tech because of the great swim program, its academic rigor and the proximity to home … Majoring in biology.

 

Young’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
50 Free24.302017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Free55.632014 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Back53.242018 ACC Championships
200 Back1:58.632018 ACC Championships
100 Fly55.392018 ACC Championships

 

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