University of Iowa Athletics
Free/Fly

Meghan Hackett

Class Sophomore
Hometown Cedar Falls, Iowa
High School Cedar Falls

2019-20 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List honoree during the fall and spring semesters. 2019-20 — Recorded a collegiate best in the 200 fly (2:10.93)… posted season-best times in the 50 free (24.81), 100 free (54.16), and 100 fly (57.39).

2018-19 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters… also named to President’s List during spring semester. 2018-19 — Redshirted… did not compete.

2017-18 Honors — Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient… Academic All Big Ten… named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester. 2017-18 — Member of the seventh-place 200-medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (1:39.26)… swam a collegiate-best in the 100 breast (1:06.37) and 100 fly (55.51) at the Minnesota Invitational.

2016-17 — Swam to collegiate-best times in 50 free (24.20), 100 free (53.35), and 100 fly (56.37).

High School — Three-time first-team all-state and four-time first-team all-conference selection… placed third in the 100 fly at the Iowa State Meet as a senior… school record holder in the 100 fly, 200-medley relay, 200-freestyle relay, and 400-freestyle relay… member of the Cedar Falls High School Tiger Booster Club Hall of Fame… two-time member of Team USA, competing at the World Age Group Triathlon Championships… academic all-state and all-conference selection… recipient of the Iowa Senior Scholastic Award… 4.0 grade point average… top times: 100 free (53.3), 100 fly (56.5)… high school coach was Richard Marcussen… also swam for Nick Lakin on the Black Hawk Area Swim Team (BLAST).

Personal — Born on Sept. 11, 1997… daughter of Kelly and Shelley Hackett… majoring in industrial engineering.

Hackett’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 24.02 at Minnesota Invitational 11/30/17
100 Free 52.54 at Minnesota Invitational 12/2/17
100 Breast 1:06.37 at Minnesota Invitational 12/1/17
100 Back 1:03.37 Intrasquad 10/8/16
100 Fly 55.51 at Minnesota Invitational 12/1/17
200 Fly 2:10.93 at Minnesota Invitational 12/17/19