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 Abby Merriman

Career: Scored 34 points in the Patriot League Championships and 17 points in the ECAC Championships ... enters the 2018-19 season with Bucknell's third-fastest 1,000 freestyle (10:14.17) and 1,650 freestyle (16:54.90) times and sixth-fastest 500 freestyle (4:55.31) mark ... five wins in individual events.

2017-18 (Sophomore): Scored 14 points at the Patriot League Championships by placing eighth in the 1,650 freestyle and 14th in the 500 freestyle ... won the 500 freestyle and placed second in the 200 freestyle at Bryant ... took second in the 1,000 freestyle against UMBC and at Boston University ... swam multiple events as exhibitions at the ECAC Championships.

2016-17 (Freshman): Scored 20 points at the Patriot League Championships, finishing fifth in the 1650 free and 11th in the 500 free ... also took 17th in the 400 IM ... scored 17 points at the ECAC Championships, taking fifth in the 400 IM, 15th in the 200 free, and 16th in the 200 back ... swam eight events during the season (200 free, 500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free, 200 back, 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 breast) ... 14 top-three finishes, including four wins in individual events ... won the 500 free and 1000 free against Seton Hall ... also won the 500 free against Loyola and the 1000 free against NYU.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and two-year letterwinner in cross country at Notre Dame Preparatory School … team captain in swimming … two-time all-conference selection … 2015 Scholastic All-American … Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference record holder in the 400 free relay … named the Maryland LC 13-year old Swimmer of the Year … set club records in the 500 free, 1,000 free, mile and 100 breast … swam for the Fallston Fins Summer Swim Team and for Cardinal Gold and Aquatics.

Personal: Abigail Frances Merriman … born June 19, 1998 in Baltimore, Maryland … daughter of Kevin and Jill Merriman … has one younger brother, Andrew, and one younger sister, Julia … major is biology.

Position: Dist Free
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fallston, Maryland
High School: Notre Dame Prep


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