Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech swimming & diving will open up the 2017-18 regular season next Friday at home versus Pittsburgh at 3 p.m.
Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday
Georgia Tech swimming recorded 15 overall wins on Monday night in Naples, Fla.
Georgia Tech swimming and diving continues to grow as one both in and out of the pool
2016-17 (Sophomore): Competed for the Jackets in five events in the fall season, before suffering an injury ... Set a new career-best mark of 57.76 in the 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Turned in the third-fastest time for Tech on the season in the 100 free (51.00) ... Also had the seventh-best time in the 100 back (57.76) and the eighth-best mark on the team in the 50 free (23.85) ... Swam on the second-fastest 400 free relay team (3:20.03) and the third-fastest 800 free relay unit (7:46.32) on the season ... Finished third in the 100 free (53.19) in the double-dual meet with BC and Pitt ... Also placed third overall in the 50 free in the dual meet against Georgia (24.19) and in the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU (24.65) ... Posted sixth-place finishes in the 100 free versus Georgia (52.42) and against Cincy and FAU (54.00) ... Also finished 20th overall in the 100 free (51.00) at the 2016 Georgia Tech Invitational.
2015-16 (Freshman): Added depth to the freestyle events for the Jackets ... Recorded a career-best 50 free at the Georgia Open with a time of 23.38, ranking her seventh all-time in Tech history ... A career-best at the Georgia Open in the 100 free put her seventh all-time for Tech with a time of 50.65.
Before Tech: Lettered four years in swimming ... Spent one year as captain at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Ga. ... Earned all-American and four all-state honors in 2015 ... Was a two-time all-state and an all-American selection in 2014 ... Tabbed a Gwinnett County All-Star in both 2014 and 2015 ... Finished third at the Georgia High School state championship ... Led her team to the Gwinnett County championship in 2011 and 2015 ... Also helped her team win the Georgia state championship in 2011.
Personal: Full name is Megan Kay Hansen ... Daughter of Chad and Nicki Hansen ... Born Sept. 25, 1997 in Lawrenceville, Ga. ... Has one sister, Erin ... Wants to become a lawyer after graduation ... Majoring in literature, media and communications.
|Hansen's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)|
|50 Free||23.68||Georgia Open|
|100 Free||50.65||Georgia Open|
|200 Free||1:57.80||2015 GT Invitational|
|100 Back||57.76||2016 GT Invitational|