Meredith Hardy
Meredith Hardy
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Athens Drive

2012-13: Two-year letterwinner … holds school records in 200 free (1:55.96), 400 medley relay (3:59.44), 800 free relay (7:49.01) and 400 free relay (3:33.95) … also owns W&L Top-10 times in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free.

2011-12: Earned First Team All-ODAC honors in her sophomore campaign … named ODAC Champion in the 200 free relay (1:38.26), 400 medley relay, 800 free relay and 400 free relay … placed second in the 200 free with a school-record time of 1:55.96 … also took third in the 50 free (24.78) and the 100 free (54.35) at the conference meet … recorded first-place finishes against Sweet Briar (11/11) and Bridgewater (1/14) and at the Franklin & Marshall Invite (Dec. 3-4).

2010-11: Missed the second half of her rookie campaign with an injury ... recorded season-best times in both the 50 free (25.21) and 100 free (54.92) at TCNJ Invite (Dec. 3-5) ... swam a season-best time of 1:11.91 while finishing second in the 100 back at Sweet Briar (11/12) ... finished third in the 200 free (2:00.95), a season best, at the Centre College Invite (10/30).

High School: Earned four letters in swimming at Athens Drive ... served as team captain during her senior campaign ... member of a squad that qualified for the state tournament three seasons ... finished ninth in the 100 free at the state tournament as a senior ... member of fourth-place 200 medley relay squad as a sophomore ... was a YMCA National Qualifier ... member of the YMCA National Combined Third-Place team in 2009 and 2010 ... swam on two 12th place relays at the 2010 YMCA Nationals.

Personal: Family member, Keith Romich ’79, swam and played water polo at W&L … cousin, Joey Kienle, played water polo at Whittier College … serves as a Venture Volunteer pre-orientation leader … also active with Women in Technology and Science … spent the summer as an intern at Shepherd Poverty in Phillips County, Ark. … Neuroscience and psychology double-major.