Megan Romano

St. Petersburg, Fla.
BIRTHDATE    February 2, 1991
HEIGHT    6' 2" (188.0 cm)
BIRTHDATE February 2, 1991
HEIGHT 6' 2" (188.0 cm)
CLUB NAME
New York Athletic Club (NYAC-NY)
COACH NAME
John Bauerle
FUN FACTS
  • High School Northeast HS ...09

  • Future Professional Aspirations Physical Therapist

  • Parents Thomas and Rhonda ... father is a radiologist

  • Sibling(s) Older sister (Michelle) attended South Florida

  • Started Swimming Age 6

  • Sports Played Before Swimming Basketball, volleyball, t-ball

  • Nickname(s) Jolly Green Giant

  • Pet(s) Two dogs (Angie and Jackson) and one hamster (Chubbs) ... Chubbs once got lost in her house for a month

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Listening to music, shopping, watching movies, paintballing

  • Ultimate Way to Relax Sleeping, eating

  • Most Influential Person Parents ... "They're always there for me."

  • Training Stats Swims 8-10,000 yards per day, 4 ... hours a day, 6 days a week

  • Favorites Music: rap, hip hop, r&b ... movie: Love and Basketball ... tv: MTV

Career Highlights
  • Anchored the U.S. to gold medals in the 400m free relay and 400m medley relay at the 2013 FINA World Championships
  • Won six medals at the 2013 World University Games
  • . Qualified for the 2013 FINA World Championships with fourth-place finish in 400m free at Phillips 66 Nationals
  • Brought home three medals (2s, 1b) at the 2013 NCAA Championships
  • Was a finalist in 200m free, 100m back and 100m free at 2012 Olympic Trials
  • Won gold as member of 800m free relay team at 2011 World University Games.
World Champs History
  • 2013: Gold, 400m FR-R; Gold, 400m MR
WUGs History
  • 2013: Gold, 800m FR-R; Silver, 400m FR-R; Silver 100m BK; Bronze, 100m FR; Bronze, 50m FR; Bronze, 400m MR
  • 2011: Gold, 800m FR-R; Silver, 400m FR-R; Silver, 400m MR; Bronze, 100m FR
Duel in the Pool History
  • 2013: 7th, 100m FR; 2nd, 400m M-R; 5th, 50m FR; 2nd, 400m FR-R
Olympic Trials History
  • 2012: 7th, 200m FR; 8th, 100m BK; 10th, 100m FR; 14th, 50m FR
  • 2008: (t)32nd, 100m FR; 46th, 200m FR; 55th, 100m BK; (t)71st, 50m FR
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2013: 4th, 100m FR; 8th, 100m BK
NCAA History
  • 2013: 2nd, 50y FR; 2nd, 100y FR; 3rd, 200y FR
  • 2012: 1st, 200y FR; 1st, 800y FR-R; 2nd, 100y BK; 2nd, 100y FR; 3rd, 400y FR-R
  • 2011: 6th, 100y FR; 7th, 200y FR; 7th, 100y BK
Briefly
  • 9th fastest U.S. performer All-Time in the 100m Fr & 14th fastest U.S. performer All -Time in the 200m Fr.
Briefly
  • Swam at the Univ of Georgia. Senior year was 2013.

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