Holly Grender sets school mark in 200 IM while Mia Schacter ties her own mark in 50 free
Green Wave fall to Western Kentucky, 201-96, and come up short against host Commodores, 178-109
Green Wave post wins in 300 back, 400 medley, 400 free and 1-meter diving in season-opening meet
Green Wave to participate in the North Texas Relays on Friday before squaring off against TCU on Saturday
Green Wave to host LSU, West Florida and North Texas in first season in American Athletic Conference
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50 free: 25.98 at LSU (10/25/13)
100 free: 57.00 at North Texas (1/18/14)
200 free: 1:53.75 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/22/13)
500 free: 4:59.27 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/21/13)
1000 free: 10:24.12 at Vanderbilt (11/3/12)
1650 free: 17:15.62 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/23/13)
400 IM: 4:26.53 at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has participated in 18 career meets...holds No. 3 individual mark in Tulane history in the 400 IM (4:26.53 at the Conference USA Championship on Feb. 22, 2013), the No. 5 individual marks in the 1000 free (10:24.12 at Vanderbilt on Nov. 3, 2012) and 1650 free (17:15.62 at the Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 23, 2013), and the No. 7 individual mark in the 500 free (4:59.27 at the Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 21, 2013)...also holds the No. 3, 10 and 13 overall times in the 400 IM, the No. 9 and 15 overall times in the 1650 free and the No. 12 overall time in the 1000 free...in relay action, helped establish the No. 7 time in school history in the 800 free relay (7:35.93 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 16, 2012) and the No. 9 mark in the 800 free relay (7:36.21 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 22, 2013).
2013-14: Swam in all nine meets as a sophomore...posted career-best times of 25.98 in the 50 free at LSU (Oct. 25), 57.00 in the 100 free at North Texas (Jan. 18) and 1:53.75 in the 200 free with a leadoff split (Nov. 22), 4:59.27 in the 500 free (Nov. 21) and 17:15.62 in the 1650 free (Nov. 23) at the Phill Hansel Invitational to go with season-best marks of 4:29.11 in the 400 IM at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 28) and 10:26.82 in the 1000 free with a 1650 split at the Hansel Invite (Nov. 23)...tallied eight top three individual finishes with wins in the 1000 free and 400 IM vs UALR (Oct. 12), second-place showings in the 1000 free at LSU and 400 IM at North Texas, and third-place performances in the 200 free at North Texas, 500 free at West Florida (Oct. 11) and vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2), and 1000 free vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2)...in relay action, swam the third leg of the 200 free at West Florida, at LSU and vs Vanderbilt, the second leg of the 400 free at San Diego State (Jan. 10) and led off the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 22)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a true freshman...posted career-best times of 4:26.53 at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 22) and 10:24.12 in the 1000 free at Vanderbilt (Nov. 3) as well as season-best marks of 1:55.30 in the 200 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 16), 5:01.52 in the 500 free in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 21) and 17:19.53 in the 1650 free at the league meet (Feb. 23)...had 10 top three individual finishes, winning both the 500 and 1000 free at UALR (Oct. 6) and the 1000 free at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11), coming in second in the 400 IM vs North Texas (Oct. 20) and at Loyola Marymount, the 500 free at Loyola Marymount and the 1000 free vs LSU (Oct. 26), and posting a third-place showing in the 500 free vs LSU and in the 1000 free vs Vanderbilt and vs North Texas...in relay action, helped the 200 free unit finish third at San Diego State (Jan. 7)...also swam the third leg of the 200 free at Loyola Marymount, anchored the 400 free vs LSU and at the LSU Quad Meet (Jan. 25), swam the third leg of the 400 free at UALR, and handled the second leg of the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 16)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Granit Hills High for coach Cathy Elgas...earned league championships in the 200 and 500 free from 2009-11...finished third in the CIF in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 free in 2009 while posting third-place showing sin the 200 and 500 free in both 2010 and 2011...tabbed second-team All-CIF honoree in 2010-11, named first-team Union Tribune All-Academic in 2011, Grossmont Hills League Female Swimmer of the Year in 2010, and a 2010 and 2011 Scholastic All-American...helped set school records in 4x50 free relay and 4x100 free relay and posted an All-American cut in the 500 free in 2010...was tabbed 2009 Granite Hills Female Freshman of the Year, 2010 Granite Hills Female Sophomore Athlete of the Year and 2011 Top 6 Granite Hills Female Junior Athlete of the Year...also swam for the Heartland Swim Association and coach Pat Tope where she claimed Most Valuable honors in 2008, 2009 and 2011 and picked up Pride Award in 2005, 2008 and 2010...posted San Diego-Imperial Zones Team in 2007 and 2008, was tabbed the Florence Chadwick Award winner and earned Club Team Swim of the Year...away from the pool, was a member of the Key Club, California Scholarship Federation, Principal's Honor Roll and Girl Scouts...served as the CSF vice president in 2012 and was a Freshman Mentor her final two prep seasons.
Personal: Born Veronica Meyer on Aug. 9, 1994, in San Diego, Calif...daughter of Joe and Patty Meyer...has one sister, Johannah...majoring in finance.