Women's Swimming

Megan Grace  
Megan Grace

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dalton, Mass.

High School:
Miss Hall's School

Height:
5-5

Event:
Free/Breast


AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Came on strong for the Saints towards the end of her freshman season
  • Key role in the team's distance events
  • Three top-5 finishes in her first meet, Catholic Invite (10/20)
  • Won her first 1000 yard free event against Holy Cross (10/24) in 10:50.57
  • The Saints top finisher in the 1650 yard free at the ECAC Championships (12/2)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Swam at the Pittsfield YMCA for 13 years
  • Four-year varsity member of Miss Hall's lacrosse team as a defender and midfielder
  • Ran cross country for all four years
  • Recipient of the Coaches Award for cross country and named to the 2010-2011 All New England Team
  • Also won the Sylvia "Rusty" Shethar Everdell '38 Prize

PERSONAL:
  • Born February 19, 1994
  • Daughter of Timothy and Heather
  • Has three siblings
  • Sister Callie was a four year member of the Pace University swimming team

KUETERMAN ON CANAVAN:
    "Megan is one of our top distance swimmers, last year she did some great things for the program. She trains hard and I look for her to be among the top distance swimmers at the conference level."

GETTING TO KNOW Megan Grace:
    Favorite Number 8
    If I had a million dollars, I would: Pay off my siblings' student loans for my parents
    What I like most about Siena College: The closeness of the community
    What I like most about coach: He smirks when he gives us a hard distance set
    Another Siena sport I follow: Basketball
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Rome
    Most embarrassing moment: When I tripped and fell down the stairs by Hennepin
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Backstreet Boys
    Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Football
    My Favorite Class at Siena College: Business Law
    Movie: Friday Night Lights
    Pro Athlete: CJ Spiller
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