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Bridgette  McNally
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Bridgette McNally

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lone Tree, Colo.

High School:
St. Mary's Academy H.S.

Height:
5-11

Event:
Freestyle/IM

Birthdate:
09/17/1992


07/21/2014

Torres Breaks Event Record at 2014 USA Swimming Speedo Champions Meet

Several Pioneers contribute to impressive results in club action

Top Times:
• 100 Freestyle: 53.40 (UNLV, 10/27/12)
• 200 Freestyle: 1:52.17 (Hawkeye Invitational, 11/30/12)
• 500 Freestyle: 4:48.53 (WAC Championship, 2/27/13)
• 200 Breaststroke: 2:16.79 (SBC Championships, 02/22/12)
• 200 IM: 2:08.73 (Utah, Seattle, NAU, 11/12/11)
• 400 IM: 4:19.34 (WAC Championships, 2/27/13)


2014-15:
  • Named NCAA Academic All-American Honorable Mention
  • NCAA Standard in 400 IM and 200 back.

2012-13:

• Won the 500 freestyle, placed fifth in the 400 IM and took 13th in the 200 breaststroke at the WAC Championships (2/27/13)
• Finished first in the 500 freestyle and third in the 200 breaststroke against Boise State (1/25/13)
• Placed first in the 200 freestyle and third in the 200 breaststroke at Wyoming (1/12/13)
• Won both the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle against Colorado State (10/20/12)
• Registered first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle at BYU (1/19/13)
• Won the 500 freestyle and finished second in the 200 freestyle at FAU (12/19/12)
• Placed first in the 400 IM at Utah (1/18/13)
• Finished second in the 500 freestyle and second in the 200 freestyle at UNLV (10/27/12)
• Academic All-WAC

2011-12:

• Helped the Pioneers to a Sun Belt Conference title with her fourth-place finish in the 100 Back at the SBC Championships (02/22/12)
• Swam the third leg of the first-place 800 Freestyle Relay at the SBC meet
• Won the 200 Breaststroke and the 400 IM at UC Santa Barbara (10/28/11)
• Outswam the competition in the 500 Freestyle at Colorado State (10/22/11)
• Selected to SBC Commissioner's List for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher

Before Denver:
• Swam club for 15 years and attended St. Mary's Academy
• Swam for coach Shawn Smith with the DU Hilltoppers
• Named a US Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Was a Western Zone Select Qualifier
• Was a National Select Camp Qualifier
• Was a Western Sectional Champion
• Was a Five-time US Open/National Qualifier

Personal:
• Born on September 17, 1992 in Aurora, Colo.
• Daughter of Peter and Cynthia McNally
• Has one brother, Alex and three sisters, Meghan, Amanda and Genna who all swam for DU
• Chose DU because it will provide her the opportunity to pursue all of her academic and extracurricular interests
• Also chose DU because her siblings came to DU and because she will be able to stay close to home
• Enjoys singing, baking and spending time with her family and dog
• Senior Class Vice President
• National Honor Society Member
• Spanish National Honor Society
• Volunteer at Anchor Center for Blind Children
• Member of St. Mary's Academy Honor Choir, SAIMARAC
• Member of the American Association for Cancer Research
• Major in Molecular Biology

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