Meghan Brockington
Meghan Brockington

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Courtice, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Clarington Central Secondary

Height:
5-7

Event:
Free/Fly


02/21/2013

Ten Gamecocks Advance To Thursday's Finals At SEC Championships

Flach, Rodriguez, Miller to compete for SEC titles

02/19/2013

Gamecock Men Set Two School Records On Day One Of SEC Championships

Carolina men's 800 free relay team earns NCAA A cut

02/18/2013

Gamecocks Set For SEC Swimming & Diving Championships

Competition begins Tuesday in College Station, Texas

01/25/2013

Ridenour Breaks Three-Meter Record; Gamecocks Open Strong In Final Home Meet

Carolina wins 12 events on the night

01/24/2013

Gamecocks Set To Host Charleston, Queens, Wingate In Final Home Meet

Carolina to honor 12 seniors prior to Friday's session

2012-13 - One of the Gamecocks' top butterfly swimmers...Swam in the 50 freestyle (50th), 100 butterfly (34th) and 200 butterfly (29th) at the SEC Championships...Recorded one win on the season, a first-place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:05.69) against College of Charleston, Queens and Wingate...Posted a personal best of 24.04 in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships...Had team's second-fastest time in the 100 butterfly (55.66), fourth-fastest time in the 200 butterfly (2:03.06) and fifth-fastest time in the 500 freestyle (24.04)...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 - Swam in every regular season meet and at the SEC Championships...Posted team's top time and a personal record in the 100 butterfly with a mark of 55.05 to finish fourth in the championship final at the Nike Cup Invitational...Won two races in the 100 butterfly, taking first against Duke/Queens (56.92) and first against Georgia (57.99)...Had team's third fastest time in the 200 freestyle with a swim of 1:52.07 in the Nike Cup Invitational...Part of 200 medley relay team that set school record at SEC Championships with a time of 1:41.38...Swam in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, finishing 24th and 29th, respectively...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11 - Redshirted the 2010-11 season following offseason shoulder surgery.

2009-10 - Was the team's top butterfly competitor as a freshman... Posted team's top 100 fly (55.78) and 200 fly (2:01.40) times at SEC Championships... Also strong in mid-distance freestyle with the third-best 200 free time (1:52.99)... Fifth-best Gamecock in the 500 free (5:01.62)...Swam on the top 800 FR and 400 MR teams... Won two events in dual-meet competition, 400m free vs. College of Charleston and 200 fly vs. Vanderbilt/UNC-Wilmington... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE - Competed for Clarington Central Secondary School... Named Swimmer of the Year two straight years...Club team was Markham Aquatic Club... Broke over 50 club records... Placed 13th at Canadian Olympic Trials in 200 fly in 2008... Had three finishes of 11th or better at 2008 Canadian Senior Nationals... Was the high point scorer at the Ontario Provincial Championships... Selected for "Faces of the Future" Honour Roll three straight years.

PERSONAL - Full name is Meghan Brockington...Born March 12, 1991...Parents are Chris and Katherine Brockington...Has one brother, Nicholas, and a sister, Kaitlyn...Father was a member of the University of Ottawa's Canadian national champion water polo team...Chose South Carolina over offers from Miami, New Hampshire and UNLV...Major is marine science...Picked the Gamecocks because of the atmosphere and culture of the school.

Brockington's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 24.04 2/20/13 SEC Championships College Station, Texas
100 freestyle 53.50# 11/17/12 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.
200 freestyle 1:52.07 11/18/11 Nike Cup Chapel Hill, N.C.
500 freestyle 5:01.62 11/18/09 Gamecock Invitational Columbia, S.C.
100 butterfly 55.05 11/18/11 Nike Cup Chapel Hill, N.C.
200 butterfly 2:01.40 2/20/10 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
# = Leadoff Split