Niamh O'Grady
Niamh O'Grady
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
High School: Riverview
Events: FR/BK/IM

PERSONAL BESTS

Event Time Meet Date
50 Freestyle 23.97 Miami Invitational 12/1/2016
100 Freestyle 51.15 NCAA Championships 3/18/2017
200 Freestyle 1:50.69 Miami Invitational 12/2/2016
100 Backstroke 58.42 UAA Championships 2/12/2015
200 Backstroke 2:07.40 Western Illinois 1/28/2017
100 Breaststroke 1:09.45 Western Illinois 1/28/2017
100 Butterfly 54.13 NCAA Championships
3/16/2017
200 Butterfly 2:02.64 Miami Invitational 12/3/2016
200 IM 2:02.73 Miami Invitational 12/1/2016

Bold denotes school record

--Six-time All-American: 100 butterfly (2015, 2017); 400-free relay (2015, 2017); 800-free relay (2015, 2017)
--Six-time Honorable Mention All-American: 200 IM (2015, 2016, 2017); 200 butterfly (2017); 200-medley relay (2017); 400-medley relay (2015)
--2016 UAA Champion: 200 IM
--Four-time All-UAA

2016-17: Earned three All-American honors including 100-butterfly (second), 800-free relay (third) and the 400-free relay (fourth); Broke two WashU records at Nationals in the 100-butterfly (54.13) and 400-free relay (3:23.67 in prelims)... Also earned three All-American honorable mentions during the NCAA DIII Swimming & Diving National Championships: 200 butterfly (2:03.60, 13th), 200 IM (2:04.64 , 11th) and 200-medley relay while breaking a school record (1:44.11, 12th)... Broke another school record in the 200 IM with a season best time of 2:02.73 at the Miami Invitational... Earned All-UAA honors as a member of the 800-free relay that placed thrid at the UAA Championships... Also broke a school record as a member of the 200-free relay (1:34.12) at the UAA Championships... Named the UAA Women's Swimming Athlete of the Week Oct. 3 ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention.

2015-16: Placed 13th in the 200 IM at the NCAA Championships for All-America honorable mention honors ... Also recorded a 22nd place finish in the 100 butterfly and 23rd place finish in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships ... Won the first UAA title of her career in the 200 IM ... Added all-UAA honors as a member of the runner-up 400-medley relay that broke the school record (3:46.88) ... Named the UAA Women's Swimming Athlete of the Week Sept. 28.

2014-15: Anchored the 800-free relay to a third-place finish and school record (7:20.35) for All-America honors at the NCAA Championships ... Also earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the 400-free relay, after anchoring that relay to a school record (3:25.11) in the prelims of the NCAA Championships ... Broke her own school record in the prelims (55.55) before placing seventh for All-America honors in the 100 butterfly ... Also earned All-America honorable mention accolades in the 400-medley relay (14th) and the 200 IM (16th) ... Competed in the 100 free (tied for 32nd) and the 200-medley relay at the national meet as well ... Earned the first all-UAA honor of her career with a runner-up finish in the 200 IM (2:05.63) ... Set the school record in the 100 butterfly (56.96) in the prelims at the UAA Championships, before finishing eighth in the final ... Also finished fifth as a member of the 400-medley relay at the UAA Championships ... Named the UAA Athlete of the Week Oct. 6, Nov. 10 and Jan. 19 ... W Club's Stanley and Lucy Lopata Rookie of the Year Award winner.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner at Riverview High School ... All-state all four years ... Member of four-time state champion team ... Student-athlete honors all four years.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biochemistry ... Daughter of John O'Grady and Agnes Kelly.