AS A SENIOR (2014-15): Closed out career with an appearance at the ACC Championships … finished 21st in the 1,650 free (17:15.00) … best times included 4:59.67 in the 500 free (Texas Invitational), 10:35.83 in the 1,000 free (vs. Purdue) & 17:08.11 in the 1,650 free (Texas) … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Competed in the distance events as a freestyle swimmer … notched two first-place finishes in the 500 free (5:05.75) and the 1,000 free (10:26.83) in head-to-head competition against Cleveland State … also earned a first-place finish in the 1,650 free against Valparaiso (17:30.84) … selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Specialized in the distance events as a freestyle swimmer … competed in the 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free in the BIG EAST Championships … set season-best times in three events at the Ohio State Invitational with 1:53.21 in the 200 free, 4:59 in the 500 free and 16:56.53 in the 1,650 free … a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Freestyle swimmer who competed in the distance events … competed individually at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free … set season-best times in all three events at the Ohio State Invitational, recording a time of 1:52.24 in the 200 free, 4:54.73 in the 500 free and a team-best time of 16:46.61 while earning second place in the 1,650 free … recorded a personal best and the team’s second-best time in the 1,000 free, swimming to a silver medal against Pittsburgh in 10:17.47 … snared third place in the 500 free against Auburn … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Graduated from Bishop Feehan High School (Mass.) in the spring of 2011 … lettered all four years, specializing in the freestyle stroke … won the Massachusetts state title in the 200 free twice and the 500 free in 2010 … also helped 200 and 400 free relay teams to state titles in 2009 … helped high school team win a state title in 2009 … held the Massachusetts state meet record in the 500 free and five school records at the time of graduation … earned a national ranking and All-America honors in the 500 free as a senior … earned conference, sectional and regional championships throughout career … named all-state three years in a row … named a team captain as a senior … named to the All-Scholastic team by the Boston Globe for three years … swam for the Crimson Aquatics club team … was a short course national qualifier … placed 10th in the 1,650 at the 2010 Junior Nationals … also placed fourth in the 800 free relay at the same meet … born to Ken and Julie Foley in Boston, Massachusetts … has a younger sister, Meghan, and a younger brother, Brendan … participated in several honor societies including the National, French, Science, English, Math, Latin and History Honor Societies … was secretary for the Science Honor Society, president for the Math Honor Society and secretary for the History Honor Society … also volunteered with the Special Olympics … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology with a minor in education, schooling and society … finished with a 3.486 GPA.
Foley’s Career Bests
|200 Free||1:52.24||Ohio State, 2011|
|500 Free||4:54.73||Ohio State, 2011|
|1,000 Free||10:17.47||Pitt, 2011|
|1,650 Free||16:46||Ohio State, 2011|