Kaitlin McGahie
Kaitlin McGahie
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boylston, Mass.
High School: Tahanto Regional
Events: Free, Breast

2013 graduate of Tahanto Regional High School … outstanding student who is majoring in managerial economics … minor in law … seven career NE-10 medals (one silver, six bronze) … School Records: 50 free (24.48, set at 2015 Northeast-10 Championships), 100 individual medley (1:01.15, set at 2014 WPI Gompei Invitational) … Bentley Rankings: 2nd in 100 free (53.43), 5th in 50 breast (31.50), 5th in 100 breast (1:07.47), 8th in 200 free (1:59.55) … 2014-15: Academic All-Northeast-10 and team’s Scholar-Athlete Award recipient … helped Bentley claim silver in the 200 medley relay at the Northeast-10 Championships with a time of 1:50.12 … also made trip to medal stand to collect bronze in the 50 free (24.48), 100 breast (1:07.47) and the 400 free relay (3:43.27) … in addition, was 4rh in the 100 free (53.60) and 5th in 400 medley relay (4:03.43) … NE-10 Women’s Swimming Athlete of the Week Jan. 27 … NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll twice (Nov. 25, Dec. 9) … 2013-14: named the team’s Most Improved after a strong freshman season … captured bronze in the NE-10 Championships in the 200 medley relay (1:50.00) and the 400 free relay (3:36.07) … also 4th in the 100 breast (1:07.61) and 200 free relay (1:39.46), and 5th in both the 50 free (24.78) and 400 medley relay (4:00.85) … named NE-10 Women’s Rookie of the Week twice (Jan. 8, Feb. 4) … part of the NE-10 Women’s Relay Team of the Week three times … also named to Nov. 12 NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll … Before Bentley: did not compete in swimming in high school … as a senior, was captain of the cross country and track teams … also track team captain in 2010 … multi-time Mid-Wach C All-Star (2007-12) … named to Worcester Telegram all-star team in 2009 and 2010 … 2008 and 2009 Massachusetts All-State track athlete (top 15 in state meet) … 2009 Central Mass. Cross Country district champion … Personal: age as of Nov. 1: 20 … daughter of Karen and Ted McGahie … has one brother, Brian (22) … father was a three-sport athlete (soccer, swimming, baseball) at Keene State and was inducted into the KSC Hall of Fame for soccer … also a former school record holder in swimming … mother ran cross country and track at Brown, serving as a team captain as a senior … former school record holder in mile and distance medley.