Women's Swimming

Megan Sawelson
Megan Sawelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palos Verdes, Calif.

Last College:
El Camino College

Height:
5-11

Event:
Free/Butterfly/Back

Experience:
1V



Briefly... Megan Sawelson is in her second season with LMU swimming after transferring from El Camino College, where she swam one season...

At LMU... 2008... made an immediate impact on the program, adding depth in the freestyle sprint events... a PCSC All-Conference selection placing fourth in the 200 freestyle in a time a 1:53.87 a four second drop from her personal best... also placed fifth in both the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle with new personal best times of 24.35 and 52.68... contributed 76 points in the championship meet, third highest among Lion swimmers... swam on all three of LMU's "A" freestyle relays, including the 200 freestyle relay which placed second with a new program record of 1:35.76... scored in the top 3 in freestyle sprint events in all 9 dual meets... won the 100 freestyle against UCSD to lead the Lion's to their first dual meet victory over the Tritons and to a perfect 9-0 dual meet record... At El Camino College... 2006-2007... attended El Camino College after transferring from the University of Arizona... earned All-American honors under coach Corey Stanbury...

High School... a 2005 graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Palos Verdes, Calif... a two-year letterwinner under coach Jill Juliano... selected All-League all four years of high school... captain of the swim team as a senior...

Personal... Megan Sarah Sawelson was born on February 11, 1987 in Pasadena, Calif... parents are Steven and Ann Sawelson... has two brothers, Aaron and Ryan, and a sister Jordan... chose LMU over Chapman, University of San Diego and San Diego State University because of the small community, swim team and beautiful campus... a communications major.


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