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Nittany Lions place eighth
Nittany Lions send three to finals
NCAA B-cut in 800 free relay highlights night
Hart led Big Ten in first week of February
Nittany Lions send seniors off with a dominant win
2018 Women's B1G Swimming & Diving - Day 1
|200 Fly||2:04.94||11/4/16||Big Ten Championships|
|50 Free||24.10||11/18/16||Big Ten Championship|
|100 Fly||54.50||2/17/17||Big Ten Championship|
|200 Back||2:00.31||2/18/17||Ohio State Invite|
2016-17 (Freshman Year)
Participated in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships, primarily in the backstroke and fly events … Named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week in her debut, joining the Nittany Lions’ winning 200 medley effort and also touching first in the 100 butterfly (56.66) and 100 back (56.08) … 100 back time was a season best and ranked second on the team for the year … Earned season bests in the 200 back (2:00.03) and 100 fly (54.50) at the Big Ten Championships to rank third on the team for the season.
Four-year letterwinner and team MVP swimming the backstroke and butterfly for Coach Matt Stewart at Haverford H.S. … NISCA All-American (2012-2016) … PIAA All-State … Two-time PIAA State Champion in 100 butterfly (2015 & 2016) … Two-time PIAA State Runner-Up in 100 backstroke (2015 & 2016) … Member of state finalist and district champion 200 medley relay team as a sophomore … Three-time PIAA District One Champion, claiming titles in the 100 back as a junior and senior and 100 fly as a junior … District runner-up in the 100 fly as a senior … Central League Swimmer of the Year (2012- 2016) … District One Swimmer of the Year (2015)… Delaware County Swimmer of the Year (2015-2016) … Holds school records in the 100 fly (53.35), 100 back (54.65), 100 free (52.01) and 200 free (1:55.94) … Team captain as a senior … Also earned one letter playing field hockey … Swam for Baldwin Swim Club… Two-year captain of club team … Academic All-American (2015-16) … Honor Roll Member … Inducted into National Honor Society … Member of Future Business Leaders of America … Volunteer for Special Olympics Swimming Program … Baldwin Swim Club Mini-Team Volunteer … Hilltop Swim Club Volunteer Coach … Philabundance Volunteer.
Full name is Madison Anne Hart … Born March 12, 1998 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. … Parents are David and Nancy Hart … Father, David, was an All-American swimmer at Auburn … Mother, Nancy, is a 1982 graduate of Penn State … Has three older siblings … Brother, Alex, who competed in triathlons at Pitt; sister, Taylor, who swam for Akron; brother, Connor swims for George Washington University … Intends to major in education … Hobbies include photography and baking … Wants a career that involves marketing and photography/social media.
Why Penn State?
“I love the balance of academics and athletics that Penn State has to offer. Penn State has everything I was looking for in a university. The coaches and team made me feel very welcome.”