Women's Swimming


Callan McDermott
Callan McDermott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mokena, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East

Event:
Back/IM

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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