Women's Swimming

Allison O'Keefe  
Allison O'Keefe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southington, Conn.

High School:
Saint Paul Catholic

Height:
5-6

Event:
Free/IM

Birthdate:
07/11/1988


10/06/2007

Allison O'Keefe

Allison O'Keefe

GENERAL: Team captain...An extremely hard worker who will compete in the freestyle and individual medley events this season.

2008-09: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Won 500 free in victory over Canisius (1/18) in addition to finishing second in the 50 free (:25.98) and third in the 400 medley relay (4:09.00)...Recorded five top-five finishes...Placed second in the 200 free (2:03.35) and third in the 400 medley relay (4:27.61) in Senior Day win over C.W. Post (1/31)...Capped the year with an impressive seventh place finish in the 200 free relay (1:38.89) at the ECAC Championships.

2007-08: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Won team Coaches Award as Most Improved Swimmer...Teamed up to set school record in 800 free relay (8:01.85)...Captured four relay and one individual first place time...Added a total of 12 second or third place finishes in individual and relay events...Notched lone individual win in 100 free vs. NJIT (1/14)...Finished first in the 200 MR and 2nd in the 100 free and 100 breast vs. Fairfield (10/27)...Paced the pool in the 400 FR and garnered 2nd in the 200 breast and 3rd in the 1000 free at Holy Cross (10/31)...Picked up first place time in the 400 FR and finished 3rd in the 200 free and 200 breast at Loyola/Mount St. Mary's (12/8)...Captured first in the 400 MR and 2nd in the 100 free against Canisius (1/20).

2006-07: Had a stellar freshman campaign winning four individual competitions and one team competition...Recorded individual wins in each of her first three meets...Tallied her first collegiate victory in the 500 free versus Vermont (10/14)...Placed first in the 200 breast at UNH (10/21)...Finished first in the 50 free at Holy Cross (11/1)...Notched her final individual victory of the year in the 500 free at Niagara (1/20)...Member of first place Siena relay team in the 200 free against Fairfield/Sacred Heart (12/9).

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of varsity swimming at Saint Paul Catholic...Named All-State her freshman year...Selected to the Bristol Sports Hall of Fame her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Relay for Life volunteer...Participated in the Walk to Defeat A.L.S.

PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1988 in Bristol, Conn....The daughter of Francis and Regina O'Keefe...Has a younger sister, Emily...An accounting major...Aspires to be a certified public accountant...Chose Siena for the small size and because it was close to home...Enjoys watching the Boston Red Sox...Also recruited to swim by Fairfield, Iona and Bryant.

BROWN ON O'KEEFE: "Allison is one of the fastest swimmers on the team and she shows it both at meets, practices and in multiple events. I hope to see her as one of the top-8 finishers at the MAAC's this season."

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