UND Roster

2010-11 Women's Rowing Roster

Megan Keegan


Height 5'11''
Class Senior
Hometown Marietta, OH
High School Marietta
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Rowed with the varsity eight boat for the majority of the spring season for the Irish … won her first race of the spring as the second varsity eight boat went up against Buffalo and finished the race in 6:17.16 … finished behind Indiana in Indianapolis while beating Purdue in a second varsity eight race after clocking in at 7:37.9 … placed second at the Lake Natoma Invitational[apos]s finals for second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 … qualified for the finals by placing second in both preliminary heats … won the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat (7:06.62) over Syracuse, West Virginia, and Connecticut … placed third (6:44.92) in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat after stopping the clock at (6:55.13) … paired with Valarie Brencher in the varsity pair race at the Head of the Rock Regatta (19:47.33) … helped guide the Notre Dame ‘B’ boat in the varsity four race to a ninth-place finish crossing the line at 16:39.58 … sat in the Notre Dame varsity eight ‘3’ boat that took fifth place vs. Tulsa in a time of 14:49.8.

AS A JUNIOR: Entered second season as a member of the Irish second varsity eight crew in the spring … grabbed a pair of heat victories against Duke and Buffalo to get the slate under- way, finishing in times of 5:14.5 and 5:18.3 in the first and second races, respectively … returned to action two weeks later against Michigan and Michigan State, finishing in third place with a time of 6:54.9 … the following day, earned a vic- tory over Buffalo, Indiana, Purdue and Eastern Michigan after setting the pace at 7:20.7 … against USC and UCLA, finished second in each of a pair of races … stopped the clock at 7:11.83 in the morning session against the Trojans and in the afternoon posted a time of 7:53.21 against the Bruins … at the BIG EAST Championships, advanced to the grand final after winning the preliminary heat in a time of 7:05.373 … went on to capture grand final gold after setting the pace at 7:21.397 … qualified for the petite finals at the Central/South Sprints, earning a fifth-place result in a time of 7:08.19 … helped row the varsity four ‘2’ boat to a sixth-place finish at the Head of the Rock, posting a time of 17.24.06 … continued fall season in four boat, riding in the varsity four ‘A’ boat against Indiana and Iowa on the St. Joseph River in South Bend, finish- ing in 11th place with a time of 15:24.70 … moved to varsity eight ‘A’ boat against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State, placing third in the second flight at 13:05.90 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Was a mainstay for the Irish second varsity eight crew during the spring season … earned BIG EAST Crew of the Week honors (April 8) for the boats efforts at the San Diego Crew Classic … opened up competition by helping boat to a second-place finish against Michigan State, crossing the finish line at 7:32.03 … earned a race victory the following day against Indiana and Purdue by crossing the finish line in a time of 5:46.60 … at the San Diego Crew Classic, helped her boat qualify for the grand final by finishing second in the prelim heat in 7:06.49 … went on to finish fifth in the grand final, posting a final time of 7:09.47 … at the four-team regatta at Ohio State, earned a third-placed result in the morning session, crossing behind Brown and Ohio State and stopping the clock at 6:41.14 … finished second in the afternoon session, defeating Minnesota and trailing Brown, crossing the line at 6:36.78 … won the prelim heat at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 7:11.400 to qualify for the grand final … the crew would go on to win the gold medal for the Irish by completing the course in a time of 6:42.547 … at the South/Central Sprints, finished fifth in the petite finals with a race time of 6:24.10 after finishing the prelim heat in third (6:39.59) and the semifinal heat in fifth (6:17.00) … rowed with the varsity eight ‘C’ boat at the Head of the Rock Regatta and helped the crew to a ninth-place finish (27 boats) with a time of 16:58.80 … sat in with the varsity eight ‘B’ boat at the Southland Regatta and helped the crew to an Irish best finishing time of 17:11.02 … the result of the first race landed the ‘B’ boat in the ‘C’ final where the crew finished with a time of 7:12.30 … received first monogram with the Irish and was named a member of the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.

AS A FRESHMAN: Member of the novice eight crew during the spring season … rowed with the varsity four gold boat that swept Northeastern in the first regatta of the spring season … competed at the Lubbers Cup where her varsity four ‘B’ boat and her novice four boat finished first with times of 7:49.98 and 7:50.10 respectively … rowed with the novice eight boat that defeated Boston University at the Charles River Challenge … part of the novice eight boat that earned the gold medal at the BIG EAST Championship with a winning time of 7:05.50 that enabled the Irish to capture their fifth consecutive conference crown … member of novice eight boat that finished fifth in Grand Final at Central/South Region Championship.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete who earned letters in rowing, swimming and cross country/track and field … as a sophomore, helped her novice four boat to gold medal at Midwest Scholastic Championships and a bronze medal in the varsity eight race … her varsity eight finished fourth at the Scholastic Nationals, while her team was nationally ranked during her sophomore year … as a junior, earned a bronze medal at Midwest Scholastic Championships … named team captain of the swimming team her senior year … secretary for the National Honor Society … president of S.A.D.D. and Key Club … born in Canton, Ohio on February 24, 1989 … daughter of Joseph and Anne Keegan … has three siblings — Jennifer, Benjamin and Nathan… graduated from the College of Science with a degree in environmental science.