Cara Megill
Cara Megill
Year: SO
Hometown: Gilbertsville, Pa.
High School: Boyertown Area
Events: Free, Back
Major: Marine Biology

Personal Bests

  • 50yd backstroke: 29.90 - 11/3/17 vs Providence.
  • 100yd backstroke: 1:04.34 - 10/21/17 at Maine.
  • 200yd backstroke: 2:11.74 - 11/18/18 at Harold Anderson Invitational. 
  • 100yd freestyle: 56.36 - 1/15/18 at Massachusetts. 
  • 200yd freestyle: 1:56.32 - 2/16/18 at Atlantic 10 Championship. 
  • 500yd freestyle: 5:11.37 - 11/17/18 at Harold Anderson Invitational. 
  • 1000yd freestyle: 10:38.90 - 2/17/18 at Atlantic 10 Championship. 
  • 1650yd freestyle: 17:37.75 - 2/17/18 at Atlantic 10 Championship. 

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • Maine
    • 3rd in the 1000yd freestyle (11:05.59)
    • 4th in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:44.22)
  • Coast Guard / Springfield
    • 3rd in the 1000yd freestyle (11:12.45)
    • 5th in the 500yd freestyle (5:26.28)
  • at La Salle
    • 3rd in the 1000yd freestyle (10:59.19)
    • 4th in the 200yd backstroke (2:16.95)
  • at Providence
    • 2nd in the 400 SC meter freestyle (4:39.94)
  • Harold Anderson Invitational
    • 4th in the 1650yd freestyle (18:04.23)
    • 4th in the 500yd freestyle (5:11.37)
    • 5th in the 800yd freestyle relay (7:55.19)
  • Wagner
    • 4th in the 500yd freestyle (5:22.67)
    • 3rd in the 1000yd freestyle (11:01.95)
  • at Massachusetts
    • 5th in the 100yd freestyle (56.36)
    • 2nd in the 800yd freestyle relay (8:01.30)
  • at Vermont
    • 4th in the 500yd freestyle (5:20.48)
    • 3rd in the 1000yd freestyle (10:59.64)
    • 4th in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:43.05)
  • at Bryant
    • 5th in the 500-yard freestyle (5:22.43)
    • 4th in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:01.36)
    • 4th in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:44.41)
  • vs Central Connecticut
    • 2nd in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:50.95)
    • 6th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:14.71)

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • at Wagner
    • 6th in 1000yd freestyle (11:16.34)
    • 5th in 200yd backstroke (2:19.40)
    • 3rd in 400yd freestyle relay (3:58.08)
  • Harold Anderson Invitational
    • 11th in 500yd freestyle (5:13.70)
    • 9th in 200yd freestyle relay (1:41.72)
    • 15th in 200yd freestyle (1:58.50)
    • 5th in 1650yd freestyle (17:59.00)
    • 12th in 400yd freestyle relay (3:45.53)
  • at Maine
    • 7th in 200yd medley relay (2:15.51)
    • 6th in 100yd backstroke (1:04.34)
    • 6th in 200yd backstroke (2:18.04)
    • 5th in 200yd freestyle relay (1:44.97)
  • at Springfield
    • 4th in 200yd freestyle (2:01.40)
    • 3rd in 200yd backstroke (2:16.66)
    • 5th in 200yd freestyle relay (1:46.58)
  • Providence
    • 3rd in 200yd medley relay (1:55.54)
    • 5th in 50yd backstroke (30.30)
    • 3rd in 500yd freestyle (5:22.15)
  • New Hampshire
    • 4th in 100yd freestyle (11:06.74)
    • 5th in 200yd backstroke (2:19.44)
    • 4th in 400yd freestyle relay (3:50.47)
  • Massachusetts 
    • 6th in the 200yd freestyle (2:01.35)
    • 4th in the 500yd freestyle (5:25.35)
    • 3rd in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:46.02)
  • Vermont
    • 5th in the 1000yd freestyle (11:02.03)
    • 6th in the 200yd backstroke (2:18.42)
    • 3rd in the 400yd freestyle relay (3:51.01)
  • Bryant
    • 7th in the 500yd freestyle (5:22.36)
    • 5th in the 1000yd freestyle (10:58.44)
    • 3rd in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:45.04)
  • Atlantic 10 Championship
    • 37th in the 200yd freestyle (1:56.32)
    • 41st in the 500yd freestyle (5:12.39)
    • 24th in the 1650yd freestyle (17:37.75)

Before URI

  • Attended Boyertown Area High School where she was a four year member of the swim team.
  • Team captain, team MVP, and the High Point Award recipient in her junior and senior seasons. 
  • Holds the school record in the 200 yard freestyle.
  • Recipient of the President's Award for Academic Excellence.
  • Member of the National Honor Society and the Future Business Leaders of America. 
  • Member of the Boyertown YMCA Navy Seals.

Personal

  • Daughter of Daniel and Margaret.
  • Chose Rhode Island after considering the University of Maine and the University of Tampa.
  • Chose Rhody because of the coaching staff and Marine Biology program.
  • Majoring in Marine Biology.