Niamh Morgan
Niamh Morgan
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bettystown, Ireland
High School: Sacred Heart School
Position: backstroke, IM
Major: Marketing

Top Times

50 Backstroke - 27.58 (02/4-7/16)
100 Backstroke - 58.81 (02/16-19/17)
200 Backstroke - 2:03.91 (02/4-7/16)

200 IM - 2:06.03 (02/4-7/16)
400 IM - 4:28.45 (02/4-7/16)

2017-18:  Placed fifth at the NE10 Championships (2/10) in the 200 backstroke… Placed third at Gompei Invitational in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:02.01.

2016-17: Claimed first place at Gompei's Invitational in the 200 yard IM... Helped her team capture second place in the 200 yard medley relay at the NE10 Championship in a time of 1:48.08... Achieved a personal best time in the 100 Backstroke at the Championships in a time of 58.81... Was one of three swimmers to achieve top 8 finishes in all three of her main events at the NE10... Also secured two third places at the meet in the 400 yard IM as well as the 200 yard Backstroke in a time of 4:32.19 and 2:05.99 respectively... Named as MVP at the annual team banquet

2015-16: Was named the Northeast-10 Swimmer of the Week three times… Made the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll on three occasions… Was a member of the 400 Medley Relay team that captured the Northeast-10 Relay team of the Week on 10/26/15… Was a member of the 400 Medley Relay team that captured the Northeast-10 Relay team of the Week on 11/16/15… Set two Assumption College program records, one in the 200 IM and one in the 400 IM with times of 2:06.03 and 4:28.45 capturing first in both events at the Northeast-10 Championships … Also helped her team place second in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 7:41.81, third in the 400 medley relay (3:56.65), and fourth in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:35.67… Had a season-best 200 backstroke placing third at the URI Invitational, finishing with a time of 2:06.15.

2014-15: Named to the Spring 2015 Assumption College Student-Athlete Honor Roll... Northeast-10 Rookie of the Year... Two-time NE-10 Rookie of the Week... Named the NE-10 Swimmer of the Meet at the 2015 Northeast-10 Championships on 2/8/15... Named NE-10 Swimmer of the Week on 2/10/15... Two-time member of the Northeast-10 Relay Team of the Week...  Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll on two occasions... Set three school records for the Hounds as a freshman... Tallied three first-place individual victories at the Northeast-10 Championships... Swam the 200 backstroke in 2:03.91 to set the Assumption record and take the gold at the NE-10 Championships... Also earned the gold and set a record in the 200 IM at the NE-10 Championship with her time of 2:07.99... Took the gold in the 400 IM with a record-breaking time of 4:30.02, ranking 34th among all Division II swimmers in the country.

Prior To Assumption: Swimmer at Sacred Heart School, Cormortant Swimming Club and competed with Aer Lingus Swim team... Also competed in cross country at Sacred Heart School... Volunteered her time with Saint Vincent de Paul, an organization raising money to provide food and clothing to the less fortunate.

Personal: Daughter of John and Bernadette Morgan... Born on April 20... Majoring in marketing... Has one brother, Thomas Morgan (17).

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Andy Murray... Dream job: Entrepreneur... #1 Song on her iPod: The Pretender - FooFighters... If she could meet anyone, living or dead: Malala Yousafzai... Celebrity she gets mistaken for: Shailene Woodley... Favorite sports memory: Winning the 2015 and 2016 NE-10 Conference Championship