UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Meghan Linnelli

Free


Class Senior
Hometown Canfield, OH
High School Canfield
Bio

Bio • Awards • Career Bests Figures to add depth to Irish sprinting group again … worked hard over the summer … a leader during practice sessions … possesses good work ethic … posted career bests in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle at the 2006 BIG EAST Championships … was awarded the Golden Dumbbell from the strength and conditioning coach as a junior … has earned three monograms. AS A JUNIOR
Posted career best times in three events at the BIG EAST Championships … bested her previous career marks in the 50 freestyle (24.23), 100 freestyle (52.53) and 200 freestyle (1:53.85) … finished 47th in the 500 freestyle at the Minnesota Invite in a time of 5:10.76 … also placed 42nd in the 50 freestyle relay at the Minnesota Invite … was seventh in the 200 freestyle against California (1:57.51) … recipient of the Golden Dumbbell, awarded annually by the Notre Dame strength and conditioning coach to the swimmer that puts forth the greatest effort and pushes themselves the most in the weight room AS A SOPHOMORE
Ended up fifth on the team in the 50 freestyle, sixth in the 100 freestyle and 10th in the 200 freestyle … won one 50 freestyle race, swimming a seasonbest 24.46 at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational – her final competition … that time would have qualified her for the BIG EAST Championships … also competed well in the 100 freestyle at the Boiler-Make-It, finishing 10th in a season best 52.97 … also competed in the 200 freestyle, posting a top time of 1:56.87. AS A FRESHMAN
Finished fifth on team in 100 freestyle (season-best 52.69) … qualified for BIG EAST Championships in a 100 free time trial in final weekend of regular season … finished 27th in both 100 free and 200 free in conference meet, as well as 40th in 50 free … helped set meet records in 400 free relay (3:33.72) and 800 free relay (7:53.38) in Dennis Stark Relays … other season bests included 24.86 in 50 free and 1:55.37 in 200 free. HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
Was conference champion and allstate all four years at Canfield High School … N.E.A.C. Swimmer of the Meet in 2001, 2002, and 2003 … N.E.A.C. Swimmer of the Year in 2001 and 2002 … high school team most valuable swimmer all four years and captain her senior year … honorable mention All-America in the 100 freestyle in her junior year … holds all records at her high school … member of National Honor Society and Key Club … from same high school as former Irish tennis All-American Ryan Sachire (`00) … mother Andrea swam at Westminster College in Ohio and father Greg played baseball at Westminster … sister Ashley is currently a freshman on the Westminster swim team … born Nov. 2, 1984 … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 2004 and 2005 … named to Dean’s List in spring 2004 semester … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a psychology major. HONORS & AWARDS
2006 Golden Dumbbell Award

LINNELLI’S CAREER BESTS
`04 BE `05 BE `06 BE
50 Free 24.23 • ’06 BIG EAST 40th 23rd
100 Free 52.53 • ’06 BIG EAST 27th 19th
200 Free 1:53.85 • ’06 BIG EAST 27th 19th