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Megan Cox
Position: Individual Medley/Freestyle
Height: 5'8"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Chaparral HS
Born: 12/08/1993
Megan Cox Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/29/2013

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Added versatility to the freestyle groups and ranked second on the team in the 200 frees… Also ranked third in the 100 free, 500 free and the 200 individual medley … Registered three of her career best times at the SEC Championships … Swam times of 51.65 in the 100 free, 1:49.12 in the 200 free and 4:56.26 in the 500 free at SEC’s … Posted an impressive mark of 1:49.13 in the 200 free at the Phil Hansel midseason invite … Recorded a 100 free time of 51.78 at the Phil Hansel Invite … Picked up a victory in the ‘D’ Final of the 200 individual medley with a career low time of 2:03.84 at the midseason meet … Grabbed her first conference victory in her first try with a 200 free (1:52.85) win against Vanderbilt … Touched the wall first in the 200 free with a mark of 1:51.00 in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Took gold in the 200 free (1:50.92) and silver in the 100 free (52.18) in a dual victory over Alabama … Finished second in the 100 free (52.28) and the 500 free (5:04.36) and third behind teammates Sally Wood and Danielle Stirrat in the 200 free (1:53.32) in a dual victory over Kentucky … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
True middle distance swimmer who will immediately step in for LSU in her freshman campaign … Two time state champion in the 200 IM … Part of three state championships in the 400 free relay from 2008-2010 … Earned All-America honors in the 200 IM and the 500 free … Helped guide her team to a pair of state championship in 2008 and 2009 … Named the Most Outstanding Senior Female Athlete at Chaparral High School… Named to the principal’s honor roll her junior and senior year.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 8, 1993 … Coached by Kevin Zacher … Trained with the Scottsdale Aquatic Club … Parents are Jeff and Sue Cox … Has two older siblings- Lauren and Sarah … Plans on majoring in marketing …

MEGAN’S TOP TIMES
100 freestyle, 51.65, 2013 SEC Championships
200 freestyle, 1:49.12, 2013 SEC Championships
500 freestyle, 4:56.26, 2013 SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 2:03.84, Phil Hansel Invite (11/15)

 

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