Eileen McGowan
Eileen McGowan
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winston-Salem, N.C.
High School: Ronald Reagan
Position: Breast/IM

2012-2013: Competed in five individual events including the 100 and 200 breaststrokes, 100 butterfly, 200 backstroke and 200 individual medley…swam in meets against Assumption (10/6) Fairfield (10/13) and Springfield (10/27), as well as at the New England Catholic Invitational (10/18), the Boston University Invitational (11/16-11/18) and the Harold Anderson Invitational (11/30-12/1)…member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2011-2012: Competed in our different individual events including the 100 and 200 breaststrokes, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley…posted season-best times at the Terrier Invitational in the 100 breast (1:13.82), 200 breast (2:36.33) and 200 IM (2:21.76)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010-2011: Finished in 21st place in the 200 yard breaststroke with a time of 2:36.02 at the Patriot League Championship.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity swim team at Ronald Reagan H.S...team captain senior year...All-Conference all four years...team was regional champions and state runners-up in 2007, 2008 and 2009...member of the cross country team in 2007 and 2008...All-Conference both seasons...also a three-year member of the track and field team...named Rookie of the Year...swam for the Northwest Riptyde club team...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of James and Laura McGowan...has two brothers (Bruce and Sean) and one sister (Theresa)...self-designed major through the Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies.


McGowan's Top Times

Event (yards) Time Meet (Date)
100 Free 1:02.50 Harold Anderson Invitational (12/2/2011)
100 Back 1:12.04 Assumption (10/5/2013)
100 Breast 1:11:31 Patriot League Championship (2/18/2011)
200 Breast 2:36.02 Patriot League Championship (2/19/2011)
100 Fly 1:05.43 Terrier Invitational (11/19/2011)
100 IM 1:10.43 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 IM 2:19.98 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2011)
400 IM 5:21.09 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/23/2013)