Meridith McKee
Meridith McKee

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wayne, Pa.

High School:
Upper Merion

Height:
5-9

Event:
Backstroke


2008-09 - Swam in three events at the SEC Championships in an exhibition capacity... Set personal-best in the 50 free (25.59) at the SEC Championship... Earned PRs in the 100 back (58.71) and 200 back (2:06.63) in the Alabama/Georgia meet... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007-08 - Improved on her previous best in the 200 backstroke with a 2:10.40 in the Gamecocks' meet with Florida State...Her top time of the year in the 100 back was a 1:01.42 at the Alabama Classic...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2006-07 - Competed in the 100 and 200 backstroke events ... Top 100 time (1:00.67) of the season came at Ohio State Invite ... Posted personal-best time in the 200 back (2:12.67), also at the OSU Invite.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia, Pa. ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Earned all-league, all-district and all-state honors during career ... Was a member of a relay team that was all-league, all-district and all-state ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL - Full name is Meridith Kelsea McKee ... Daughter of Chris and Teri McKee ... Season goal is to score points at the SEC Championships ... Born on Feb. 17, 1988 ... Major is early childhood education ... Uncle Tim McKee swam in the `74 and `78 Olympics ... Dad, Chris was an All-American at the University of Miami and he coached at Villanova and Temple ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Brendan, and one sister, Kelly.

McKEE'S TOP TIMES

50 Free 25.59
100 Free 58.22
100 Back 58.71
200 Back 2:06.63