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  Sarah Owen

Sarah  Owen

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

High School:

BK, Free



Bobcat Swimmers and Divers Earn Mid-Major All-American Honors

Laurin Williams named to All-American squad while six Bobcats earn Honorable Mentions


Bobcats Finish Second at MAC Championships

Stearns earns gold in 200 Backstroke; Bobcats place five on All-MAC teams


Bobcats in Second after Day Two of MACs

Ohio earns two second-place finishes on Friday


Bobcats Breeze Past Musketeers, 116-82

Ohio now on the cusp of ten wins with one meet remaining


Bobcats Prepare for Final Dual Meets of Season

Ohio to compete at Xavier and Miami to close out regular season

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2011-12: Second Team All-MAC ... CSCAA Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention ... Earned three top 10 finishes at the MAC Championships including second in the 200 Backstroke with a 1:57.86, fourth in the 100 Backstroke with a 55.09 and sixth in the 800 Freestyle with a 4:57.34 ... Her MAC Championship performance in the 100 Backstroke earned her a third-place record in Ohio history for the event ... Also set the third-place mark in the Ohio record book in the 200 Backstroke with a time of 1:57.68 ... Competed in the 800 Freestyle Relay for the Bobcats earning the fourth-best time in Ohio history for the event with a time of 7:21.08.

2010-11: Delivered solid leadership in the 200 Free and 200 Back as a junior ... Swam in five events at the MAC Championships ... Led the 800 Freestyle Relay team to a second-place finish at MACs with a time of 7:18.55, breaking the Pool record of 7:24.61 ... Took fifth in the 200 Back at MACs with a Pool record time of 2:00.52 ... Finished 11th in the 500 Free at MACs with a time of 4:53.66, nearly breaking her personal-best time of 4:52.78 ... Recorded a season-best time of 1:54.91 in the 200 Free in a decisive win over rival Miami on Feb. 5.

2009-10: At the MAC Championships, was on the 800 Free Relay team that finished second, swam on the 400 Medley Relay squad that took fifth and competed on the 400 Free Relay team that earned sixth ... In individual MAC Championship events, she swam the 500 Free (DNP), 100 Backstroke (DNP) and the 200 Backstroke (9th) ... 200 Backstroke time of 2:01.22 was a season-best ... Swam a career-best 2:14.51 in the 200 IM during a January 13 dual meet against Kenyon.

2008-09: Swam first event of her career at the Akron Invitational ... Was a member of the 400 free relay team that placed first in the Invitational ... Swam personal bests in the 500 free, 100 back and 200 back at the MAC Championships with a 4:55.56, 56.54 and 2:00.68, respectively.

High School: In 2005, qualified for European Juniors in the 50 back, 100 back and 200 back, making the semifinals in the 200 back ... In 2006, earned three medals at British Nationals in the 16-17 age group; a gold in the 200 backstroke, a silver in the 100 backstroke and a bronze in the 800 freestyle ... In September 2006, represented England Southwest in the UK School Games in Glasgow, Scotland, where she won three gold medals.

Personal: Sociology major ... Daughter of David and Kim Owen ... Born March 5, 1990.

Personal Bests: 100 Back: 55.09 ... 200 Back: 1:57.68 ... 200 Free: 1:50.31 ... 400 Free: 4:21.94 (LCM) ... 500 Free 4:52.78 ... 800 Free: 8:54.66 (LCM) ... 200 IM: 2:14.51 (1/13 vs. Kenyon).