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  Fiona O'Donnell-McCarthy
Fiona O'Donnell-McCarthy

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, OH

High School:
Hawken School

Height:
6-0

Event:
Back/Free

Experience:
3V

Last Club:
Lake Erie Silver Dolphins

2-time All-American: 200 medley relay - 2008; 200 free relay - 2007

Pac-10 Champion: 200 medley relay - 2007

Stanford Record Book: 100 back, 9th (53.89 - 2008); 200 medley relay, 1st (1:37.57 - 2008)

As a Junior in 2007-08: Earned her second career All-America honor by swimming the lead leg of Stanford's second-place 200 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships (1:37.63)...turned in a time of 25.24 for her backstroke leg...swam in six finals at the Pac-10 Championships, including swimming the lead leg for the Cardinal's 200 medley relay team that posted a school-record time of 1:37.57...finished second in the 200 medley relay (1:37.57), while competing on a pair of fourth-place relay teams (200 free in 1:29.84 and 400 medley relay in 3:36.13)...turned in a seventh-place performance in the 100 back (54.38), while finishing 15th in the 50 free (22.99) and 20th in the 100 free (50.54)...posted an NCAA "A" standard of 53.89 in the 100 back on Feb. 16 against Cal, becoming the ninth-fastest swimmer in that event in Stanford history...also posted an "A" time of 49.39 in the 100 free...earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team accolades.

As a Sophomore in 2006-07: Garnered All-American accolades as Stanford's 200 free relay team finished fifth at the NCAA Championships...that group set a school record with a time of 1:29.40...earned a Pac-10 title in the 200 medley relay, jump-starting the Cardinal's championship team with a 25.41 leadoff leg...Stanford posted a time of 1:37.71...also placed second in the 200 free relay (1:29.48), seventh in the 100 free (49.90), tied for seventh in the 50 free (22.91) and eighth in the 100 back (54.63)...was an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection.

As a Freshman in 2005-06: Advanced to the finals of the 800 free relay at the NCAA Championships, finishing 14th (7:19.11)...helped Stanford to a trio of top-five relay finishes at the Pac-10 Championships (second in the 200 free relay at 1:31.62, fifth in the 200 medley relay at 1:40.98 and fifth in the 400 free relay at 3:22.52)...also placed 14th in the 100 back (55.77), 21st in the 200 free (1:00.54) and 22nd in the 100 free (51.28).

National Competition Highlights: Swam in three events at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, highlighted by a 43rd-place finish in the 50-meter free (26.17)...also competed in the 100 free and 100 back...Competed at Summer Senior Nationals for four straight years from 2004-07.

High School, Club and Personal Data: Daughter of Neil and Maura O'Donnell-McCarthy...graduated from the Hawken School in Cleveland, Ohio...swam for coach Jerry Holtrey and the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins while in Ohio...majoring in human biology.

O'Donnell-McCarthy's Top Times

Event -Time

50 free -22.58 (relay)

100 free -49.39

200 free -1:49.08

100 back -53.89

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