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Heather MacDougall
Heather  MacDougall

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
La Crescenta, Calif.

High School:
Crescenta Valley

Event:
Free

Major:
Rehabilitation and Human Services


10/14/2017

No. 22 UVa Edges S&D

Freund leads Nittany Lions in race that comes down to the final event

02/17/2017

McHugh Wins Silver in B1G 400 IM

McHugh sets school record to earn first medal

02/15/2017

Women’s Swimming & Diving Posts Season Bests to Open Big Ten Championships

800 free relay leads way for Nittany Lions on opening night

02/03/2017

Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale

02/03/2017

Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
50 Free 24.01 11/18/16 Ohio State Invitational
100 Free 51.17 2/18/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Free 1:48.11 2/17/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Back 2:06.08 2/3/17 Villanova
100 Breast 1:06.92 10/6/16 Towson
200 IM 2:03.16 11/4/16 Big Ten Championship

 

2016-17 (Freshman Year)
Saw action in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships, particularly in freestyle events … Posted career bests in the 100 free (51.17), 200 free (1:48.11) and 200 IM (2:03.16) at the Big Ten Championships … Ranked fourth on the team in the 200 free and 200 IM for the year ... Won the 100 freestyle against Towson (51.99) and Virginia Tech (10/16).

High School
Team MVP all four years swimming under Coach Jason Allen … D2 CIF champion in the 100 freestyle as a freshman and 4x100 freestyle relay as a senior … Named All-CIF as a senior … Helped team to four championships in the Pacific League for Varsity Girls H.S. swimming … Team captain and Athlete of the Year as a senior … Holds school records in the 100 free (50.23), 200 free (1:47.75) and 100 back (57.12) … Swam for Rose Bowl Aquatics … NCSA Girls Team Champions in summer 2013.

Personal
Born August 22, 1998 in Nyack, N.Y. … Parents are Lonny MacDougall and Jeanette Shelow-MacDougall … Mother, Jeanette, swam at Illinois State … Has two siblings, Robin and Aidan … Intends to major in rehabilitation and human services … Hobbies include being outdoors, going to the beach and trying new places to eat … Favorite foods are Japanese and Italian … Favorite actors are Tom Hanks, Miles Teller and Matthew McConaughey … Favorite movies are Good Will Hunting, Green Mile and Interstellar.

Why Penn State?
“I chose Penn State because it was something totally different than what I'm used to here in California. I also loved the team and coaches and thought the campus was gorgeous.”

@PennStateSWIM

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