Sharntelle McLean
Sharntelle McLean

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Morvant, Trinidad

High School:
SE Port-of-Spain Govt. Secondary

Height:
5-10

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly


2008-09 - Set school record in 50 freestyle with a 22.65 in the Gamecock Invitational, earning an NCAA `B' cut... Advanced to the consolation finals at the SEC Championship in the 50 free, finishing 15th... Helped the 200 MR team to a school record and an NCAA `B' cut at the SEC Championships (1:41.57)... Also earned `B' cuts with the 200 FR (1:31.51) and 400 FR (3:20.41) teams...Led the team in the 50 free, 100 free (50.37) and 100 fly (55.56)...Competed at FINA World Championships for Trinidad & Tobago.

2007-08 - Redshirted the 2007-08 season while training for the Olympics...Competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics for her home country of Trinidad & Tobago...Was the only female swimmer representing Trinidad & Tobago...Finished second in her heat in the 50m freestyle with a time of 26.19.

2006-07 - Swam the second-fastest time in school history in the 50 free at the SEC Championships, stopping the clock in 22.87 and scoring nine points for the Gamecocks with a ninth-place finish...Had the team's fastest time in the 100 free as well, swimming a 51.01 at the SEC meet...Scored two points with a 15th-place finish in the 100 butterfly (55.86)...Helped break the school record in the 200 MR (1:41.75).

2005-06 - Did not compete.

PRE-COLLEGE - Competed in 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and finished 38th in the 50 freestyle ... Earned seventh place in 50 freestyle at 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, D.R. ... Also competed in 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain and the Canadian Open ... 2003 & 2004 Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad & Tobago (A.S.A.TT) Top Female Swimmer of the Year ... Served as captain of Southeast P.O.S. from 1999-2003 and was named Most Outstanding Swimmer from 2001-2003 ... Has extensive international experience having also compete in C.A.C. Games in El Salvador, Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England and World Short Course Championships in Moscow, Russia.

PERSONAL - Full name is Sharntelle S.T.C. McLean ... Hobbies include hairdressing, cooking and reading ... Daughter of Sharon McLean and Tony Martin ... Born on June 1, 1984.

McLEAN'S TOP TIMES

50 Free22.65!
100 Free50.37
200 Free1:55.36
100 Fly55.56
100 Back59.62