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     Meghan Lapeta
    Meghan Lapeta


    Downers Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Downers Grove South


    2009-2010: Started her collegiate career swimming a 11:16.81 in the 1000 free against Wright State...placed third in the 200 fly at Eastern Illinois (2:24.57)...took third place in the 200 fly against Western Illinois (2:24.11)...fourth place finish in the 1650 free against Valparaiso (19:18.66)...claimed the fourth spot in the 1000 free at Cleveland State (11:10.41)...finished in the top 20 in the 1650 free in her first Horizon League Conference Championship (18:44.88).

    Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner for Downers Grove South...guided the Mustangs to West Suburban Gold Conference titles every year of her career...earned All-WSC honors as a junior and senior...state qualifier as a junior as part of the 400 free relay experienced international triathlete, competing at the 2007 ITU Junior Worlds held in Hamburg, Germany...five-time All-ITU American and two-time USA Triathalon All-American...graduated in the top 11% of her class at DGS...born September 26, 1990...daughter of Ed and Mary Lapeta...chemical engineering major.

    Career Best

    Event Time Date
    200-yard freestyle 2:06.32 11-22-09
    500-yard freestyle 5:26.01 02-25-10
    1000-yard freestyle 11:05.97 02-24-10