University of Richmond Top Performances:200 IM: 2:04.06 (2013)
400 IM: 4:21.93 (2013)
200 Breast: 2:20.54 (2013)
As a Sophomore (2012-2013): Finished sixth in the 200 IM (2:04.06), second in the 400 IM (4:21.93) and ninth in the 200 breast (2:20.54) to earn career best marks in all three events at the Atlantic 10 Championships… recorded her fastest time of 10:30.72 at the meet against Villanova ... took second in the 400 IM (4:32.36) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:11.85) against Old Dominion ... finished 3rd in the 1000 free (10:31.00), 200 breast (2:27.04),and 200 IM (2:11.63) at William and Mary ... clocked a season best in the 400 IM (4:28.72), earning 4th place at the Patriot Invitational.
As a Freshman (2011-2012): Finished sixth in the 200 IM (2:06.08), third in the 400 IM and 10th in the 200 breast (2:23.86) ... secured lifetime bests in all three of her events ... regularly swam the 500 free, 1000 free and 1650 free at dual meets throughout the season.
High School: Graduated from Dulaney High School in Timonium, Md. ... swam club for the Eagle Swim Team (EST-MD).
Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Kerri Gouger.
Getting to Know Meredith...
Why did you choose UR? The great academics and athletics
What do you enjoy most about the sport?
Do you have any pre-meet rituals? I have a stretching routine
Who are your greatest role models? My mom and my club coaches
Who is your favorite professional athlete? Jimmie Johnson (the NASCAR driver)
If you could spend the day with anyone (dead or alive), it would be... Ronald Reagan because he was an influential person in shaping the 20th century history of both the U.S. and the world.
What is your major? Business Administration
If you could have any superpower it would be... being able to breathe underwater.
If you could invent one thing it would be... a machine to do my homework for me.
What is your dream vacation? A summer spent traveling the world
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