UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Rowing Roster

Megan McKeon

Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Ridgewood, NJ
High School Ridgewood

Notre Dame’s College of Engineering

AS A JUNIOR: Competed with the first and second novice eights and the second varsity four during spring slate … second varsity four collected three runner-up finishes to begin the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … transitioned to the second novice eight and defeated No. 1 Ohio State in 6:52.73 in the first race of the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … crew wrapped up the regatta with a heat victory over No. RV Michigan State (7:08.00) … first novice eight clocked a runner-up time of 7:08.80 on opening night at the Dale England Cup … racing with the second varsity four, placed third in the grand final (7:32.00) at the 2015 ACC Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced primarily with the second and third varsity four boats … opened season with a pair of runner-up finishes at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational as part of the third varsity four boat with times of 7:50.745 and 8:42.830 in both Saturday sessions … moved to the second varsity four “A” boat for the Sunday session and earned another second place finish (7:42.940) … rowed in third different boat of the season, the open eight, at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … took home a first place finish at the Dale England Cup as a part of the novice eight/ third varsity eight boat, defeating Alabama (6:57.50) … outpointed Rhode Island during the Saturday afternoon session of the Dale England Cup, crossing the finish line with the novice eight/third varsity eight boat in a time of 6:50.30 … closed out season at the ACC Championship with a runner-up finish in the third varsity eight final (6:56.40).

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared with multiple crews for the Irish … stroked with the first novice eight B-team at Michigan State … came in third in first race with a 7:47.90 clip and second behind Michigan in the second race after posting a mark of 8:08.50 … moved into the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational, placing second in the first race and third in the afternoon competition … appeared in two races with the first novice eight B-team lineup at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in behind the Irish A-team and Alabama in the first race with a time of 7:34.4, before finishing third in the second race with a 7:47.2 time … stroked with the third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final race in a time of 8:20.902.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, N.J. … participated in the school’s rowing and swim teams all four years, and played volleyball and ran cross country … earned three varsity letters, one each in rowing, swimming and cross country … as a senior, swam in the state quarterfinal meet … as a rower, competed in the varsity double boat in the stroke seat … competed in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, placing second at the Garden State Championship Regatta and fifth at the finals of the SRAA National Regatta … as a junior, won the state swimming quarterfinal meet and went on to compete at the semi-final meet … in the four boat, placed at the Garden State Championship Regatta and made it to the finals at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta … as a sophomore, won the state quarterfinal swim meet and swam at the semi-finals … rowed in the double boat in the stroke seat and competed at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta … as a freshman competed in the novice eight boat … attended same high school as Notre Dame track team member Kayla Polcari … was a member of the National Honor Society, earning highest honor roll recognition for every grading quarter in high school … is the daughter of Mike and Margie McKeon … has a younger sister, Katie … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a civil engineering major.