Women's Swimming


Callan McDermott
Callan McDermott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mokena, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East

Event:
Back/IM

10/16/2013

2013-14 Season Preview

Illini Aim for 65 Lifetime Bests

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

04/04/2013

Camp Kesem to host Make the Magic on April 6

Illini swimmer Callan McDermott lends hand to community project

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

Junior 2013-14 - Set personal best 100 back (57.77), 200 back (2:03.47) and 200 IM (2:08.40) at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded personal best 50 free (26.41) at the Miami University Invitational ... Posted personal best 100 fly (1:00.46) at the Michigan State, Liberty Dual Meet ... Finished fifth in the 200 back (2:11.96) and sixth in the 100 back (1:01.06) against Illinois state ... Placed fourth in the 200 back (2:09.00) and sixth in the 100 back (1:00.81) at the Southern Illinois, Olivet Nazarene Dual Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Sophomore 2012-13 - Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for earning a 3.7 GPA or greater in the 2012-13 school year ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Won the 200 back at Minnesota ... Posted personal bests in the 100 free (56.37), 100 back (59.15) and the 200 back (2:04.54) at Minnesota.

Freshman 2011-12 - Set personal-best times in the 100 free (56.61), 100 fly (1:00.91), 100 back (1:00.24), 200 IM (2:11.14) and 200 back (2:07.30) at the Minnesota Challenge.

High School -Holds the Lincoln-Way East school record in the 400 free relay ... Earned Southwest Suburban All-Conference honors (2007-2010) ... Received the Coach's Award for swimming (2011) ... IHSA state qualifier in the 400 free relay, 200 IM, 100 Backstroke, and 200 Medley Relay 3 years ... Named as an All-Sectional swimmer (2007-2010) ... Qualifier at the Speedo Sectional Championship Meet ... Earned varsity letters in swimming all four years and water polo two years (2008, 2009).

Personal - Born on February 14, 1993 ... Parents are John and Laurie McDermott ... Has three siblings, Darragh, Sloane and Fiona ... Sister, Darragh currently dives for the Fighting Illini ... Member of National Honor Society ... Mu Alpha Theta member ... Senior class president ... Member of Pi Sigma Pi.

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