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Megan Siverling
Megan Siverling

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chester Springs, Pa.

High School:
Downingtown East

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
10/03/1992


03/22/2014

Lions Net More All-America Honors in Final Day at NCAA's

Siverling sets program record in 1650 freestyle

03/21/2014

PSU Completes Day One of NCAA Championships

400 medley relay squad posts top finish of the day for the Lions

03/19/2014

No. 19 Nittany Lions Set for NCAA Championships

12 Nittany Lions will represent Penn State

03/12/2014

Twelve Lions to Represent Penn State at NCAA Championships

PSU to compete in 17 total events

02/23/2014

Nittany Lions Post Third Place Finish at Big Ten Championships

Ackman, Powers earn first team All-Big Ten accolades

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
100 Free 52.79 12/2/12 Georgia Invitational
200 Free 1:49.49 12/1/12 Georgia Invitational
500 Free 4:42.12 2/21/13 Big Ten Championships
1,000 Free 10:00.47 2/2/13 Towson Dual
1,650 Free 16:09.40* 3/23/13 NCAA Championships

* - Penn State School Record

2012-13 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in eight of the team's nine meets and qualified for the NCAA Championships ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 1,650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships ... Also swam the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships ... Swam the 200, 500 and 1,650 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a school record in the 1,650 free at the NCAA Championships (3/22), finishing in 16:09.40 ... Turned in the second fastest time on the squad in the 500 and 1,000 free ... Won the 1,000 free in a career-best 10:00.47 versus Towson (2/2) ... Took home gold in the 1,000 free in a dual meet with Villanova (11/10) with a time of 10:06.24 ... Finished first in the 1,000 free against Navy (1/26), touching the wall in 10:13.37 ... Posted a career-best 500 free time of 4:42.12 at the Big Ten Championships (2/21), placing sixth.

2011-12 (Freshman Year)
Posted the team's top time in 500 and 1,000 freestyle ... Ranked second on the team in the 1,650 freestyle ... Competed in all nine of the team's meets ... Set season-best times in all three of her events at the Big Ten Championships (2/15-18) ... Swam 1:51.73 in the 200 freestyle, 4:49.72 in the 500 freestyle and 16:37.28 in the 1,650 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed sixth in the 1,650 freestyle in 17:05.22 at the Ohio State Invitational (12/2-4) ... Collected season-best times of 55.43 in the 100 freestyle and 10:21.46 in the 1,000 freestyle in a dual meet with Villanova (1/27) ... Won the 1,000 freestyle in 10:23.54 in a tri-meet with Lehigh and St. Francis (Pa.) (2/4).

Prep
Was a four-year letter winner at Downingtown East High School under head coach Janet Bright ... Was team captain for 2010-11 season ... Lead team to PIAA State Finals in 400 freestyle relay in 2008 and 2009 and a PIAA medal in 200 freestyle relay in 2008 ... Was a 2010 state finalist in 200 free and a 2010 district medalist in 200 free and 500 free ... Named a High School All-American in 2008 and 2010 ... Is a member of the National Honors Society ... Was named a National Merit Commended Student.

Personal
Full name is Megan Siverling ... Born in Houston, Texas on October 3, 1992 ... Daughter of Curt and Mary Beth Siverling ... Has two sisters, Danielle and Courtney...Twin sister, Danielle, swims at the University of North Carolina ... Father, Curt, played basketball at Grove City College ... Uncle, Brian Siverling, played football at Penn State and graduated in 1986.

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