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Sarah Galvin

Class Fr.
Hometown Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School Benet Academy

Iowa Items — her best times in 100 back (56.43) and 200 back (2:02.77) rank sixth and ninth on Iowa’s all-time best performers list.

2009-10 — swam collegiate bests in the 500 free (5:05.33) at Shamrock Invite, 1,000 free (10:31.11) at Hawkeye Invitational, 100 back (56.43) and 200 back (2:02.77) at Big Ten Championships… posted 14 individual top-five finishes letterwinner.

High School — four-time all-state and three-time American… scholastic all-American as a senior… placed second in 100 back and third in 500 free at state meet junior year, placed second in 100 back at state meet senior year… won 200 back and placed third in 100 back at 2008 YMCA LCM Summer Nationals, placed 3rd in 200 back at 2009 YMCA SC Spring Nationals… four-year honor roll student… National Honor Society member… coached by Nicole Kothe and Robert Young.

Personal — born October 8, 1990… daughter of Sinon and Carolyn Galvin… psychology major.

Galvin’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
500 Free 5:05.33 at Shamrock Invite 1/29/10
1000 Free 10:31.11 Hawkeye Invite 11/20/09
100 Back 56.43 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/10
200 Back 2:02.77 at Big Ten Championships 2/17/10