Women's Swimming


Megan Marchuk
Megan Marchuk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winnetka, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Event:
Free

10/03/2014

Illini Start Season with Orange and Blue Meet

Orange Team wins in exhibition

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

12/06/2013

Meng Breaks School Record in 100 Back

Illini in Second After Day Two

11/09/2013

Record Breaking Day For Illini Swimming

Illini Break Three Pool Records In Victory Over Kansas

11/01/2013

Illini Sweep All 14 Swimming Events in Rout of ISU

Illinois avenges last year's loss with a 206-94 trouncing

Junior 2013-14 - Recorded personal best 50 free (23.98) and her season bests in the 100 free (51.39) and 200 free (1:51.60) at the Big Ten Championships ... Set personal best 1000 free (10:35.66) against Oakland ... Posted season best 500 free (5:00.44) at the Miami University Invitational ... Swam her season best 100 fly (59.73) at the Southern Illinois, Olivet Nazarene Dual Meet ... Finished first in the 200 free (1:52.55) and second in the 100 free (52.83) against Illinois State ... Placed first in the 200 free (1:54.13), second in the 100 free (53.18) and third in the 50 free (24.61) against Kansas ... Anchored 200 free relay (1:32.66) at the Big Ten Championships, which ranks eight all-time in school history ... Anchored 200 free relay (1:33.02) at the Miami University Invitational, which ranks ninth in school history ... Anchored 400 free relay (3:23.36) at the Big Ten Championships, which ranks seventh all-time in school history ... Swam leg of 800 free relay (7:19.05) at the Miami University Invite, which ranks as the fastest time in school history ... Anchored 200 medley relay (1:41.90) at the Big Ten Championships, which ranks as the fastest time in school history ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Sophomore 2012-13 - Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Became the sixth-fastest individual in school history in the 200-yard freestyle ... Swam the fastest time on the team in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyles ... Posted personal bests in 100 free, 200 free and 500 free at the Big Ten Championships.

Freshman 2011-12 - Set personal-best times in the 50 free (24.24), 100 free (52.62) and 200 free (1:52.00) at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a personal-best time in the 500 free (5:08.24) at the Last Chance Meet.

High School -Swim team captain (2010) ... Earned NISCA All-American honors (2007-2010) ... Named as an NISCA Academic All-American (2011) ... Named to swimming All-State team (2007-2010) ... Earned Central Suburban League North All-Conference honors (2007-2010) ... Named as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American (2009) ... Led her team to a state championship title (2010) ... Helped her team to three second place finishes in the state championships (2007-2009) ... Earned consecutive first place finishes in the 400 free relay at the state championships (2009-2010) ... Received varsity letters in swimming four years and rowing three years ... Won SRAA National Championships in rowing (2008, 2009, 2011) ... Earned a third-place finish at the USRowing Youth Nationals (2010) ... Swam with the New Trier Swim Club for seven years.

Personal - Born on May 6, 1993 ... Parents are Rose and the late Dan Marchuk ... Has two sisters, Jennifer and Stephanie ... Majoring in industrial engineering ... Hobbies include baking, rowing and hanging out with friends ... Biggest thrill in sports was winning state her senior year of high school ... Member of the Spanish Honor Society ... Achieved honor roll status each semester in high school ... Earned Illinois State Scholar honors.

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