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Catriona MacGregor
IM, Breast, Sprint Free

Catriona MacGregor

IM, Breast, Sprint Free

Year Junior
Height 5-8
Hometown Austin, Texas
Last School Westlake
Club Team Longhorn Aquatics
Catriona MacGregor

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

 

2017-18 (Freshman): Versatile swimmer that competed in nine different individual events and on a number of relays for the Jackets … Posted an NCAA B qualifying time of 2:01.15 in the 200 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Turned in top-10 times on the season for the Yellow Jackets in nine different events … Posted the second-fastest time on the team for the year in both the 100 breast (1:02.55) and the 200 IM (2:01.15), which both rank in the top-five all-time in Tech history … Also turned in the third-best time on the team in the 400 IM (4:29.66) … Had the fifth-fastest time on the season in the 200 breast (2:25.08) … Recorded the seventh-fastest time on the team on the season in the 200 back (2:02.84), the eighth-best mark in the 200 fly (2:11.79) and the ninth-fastest time for the Jackets on the year in the 100 fly (56.17) … Also registered the 10th-best marks for Tech in both the 50 free (23.94) and 100 free (52.64) events … Turned in 15 top-five finishes on the season highlighted by a three first-place finishes – in the 200 IM (2:04.44) at Northwestern, in the 200 IM (2:06.24) at Georgia and in the 50 free (24.12) versus Emory on Senior Day … Recorded a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100 breast (1:04.97) and 200 IM (2:05.19) in the season-opening dual meet at home versus Pittsburgh … Also finished second overall in the 200 IM (2:06.22) at Notre Dame … Picked up two top-three finishes against SCAD, placing second in the 100 breast (1:05.03) and third in the 200 back (2:07.45) … Had three top-five showings in the dual meet at South Carolina – finished second in the 200 IM (2:08.12), third in the 200 back (2:03.81) and fifth in the 100 breast (1:05.93) … Touched the wall in third-place overall in the 100 breast (1:04.52) at nationally ranked Georgia … Placed fourth in the 50 free (24.39) at Northwestern and picked up a two top-five finishes at home against Delta State, placing fourth in the 200 back (2:06.46) and fifth in the 200 fly (2:11.79) … Finished eighth overall in the 100 breast with a finals time of 1:02.81 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Placed 11th in the 200 IM at the GT Invite with a finals time of 2:01.15 … Also turned in a time of 1:04.78 in the 100 breast versus Emory and marks of 4:31.03 (Delta State) and 4:29.66 (SCAD) in the 400 IM, but was exhibitioned … Competed for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 breast (1:03.63), 200 IM (2:03.24) and 200 back (2:02.84) at the ACC Championships … Recognized as a 2017-18 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas under head coach Alison Soelter … Was a two-time team captain … Led her team to district and regional championships four-straight years in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 … Also helped her team win state championships titles in 2014, 2015 and 2016 … Was a state champion in the 100 breaststroke (1.02.79) as a senior in 2017 … Earned all-America, all-state and Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association honors all four years of high school … A three-time member of the USA Swimming scholastic all-American team in 2015, 2016 and 2017 … Set the state record in the 200 medley relay twice, first in 2015 with a time of 1:43.21 and then again in 2016 with a time of 1:42.49 … Holds Westlake’s school records in two relays and the 100 breast … Was a member of the Latin Club, the Chemistry Club and the Weather Club … Graduated in the top 10 percent of her 2017 senior class … Recipient of the AP Scholar with Distinction and National AP Scholars awards.

Personal: Full name is Catriona Kanna MacGregor, but she goes by Cat … Daughter of Gordon and Teruko MacGregor … Born on Oct. 1, 1998 in Nashua, New Hampshire, but now lives in Austin, Texas … Has two siblings — Andrew and Fiona … Chose Tech because of the amazing academics, great people and the beautiful campus and location … Intends to major in mechanical engineering.

MacGregor’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
50 Free23.942017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Free52.64at Georgia (11/8/17)
100 Breast1:02.552017 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Breast2:25.08at Notre Dame (10/20/17)
200 IM2:01.152017 Georgia Tech Invitational
400 IM4:29.66at SCAD (1/6/18)
100 Fly56.172018 ACC Time Trials
200 Fly2:11.79vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
200 Back2:02.842018 ACC Championships
* relay split (s)

 

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