NAME: Megan Glass
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'9"-140 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Amberley Village
PARENT: Kevin & Beth
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: Make finals of NCAAs
One of the area's elite swimmers is Ursuline Academy senior Megan Glass, a NISCA swimming All-American, who is a five-time Ohio state champion.
She won two individual Ohio state championships this season. She was state champ in the 200 freestyle in 1:47.77 and the 100 butterfly in 53.31, which was a state, meet and pool record.
Megan won the 2017 state title in the 100 butterfly in 53.34, setting a then Ohio state record. She repeated as state champion in the 100 butterfly in 2018 in 53.51 and also was as part of the 2018 state-winning 200 medley relay team in 1:43.02.
Megan has won nine GGCL swimming titles and twice has been named GGCL Swimmer of the Year. Just recently at this year's conference championships, she won the 200 freestyle in 1:54.31, the 100 butterfly in a meet-record time of 55.93, was on the winning 200 medley relay team that won in a meet-record time of 1:48.22 and on the winning 400 freestyle team that won in 3:34.50.
On a club level, swimming for the Blue Ash YMCA. This past summer Megan was the YMCA Long Course national champion in the 50 and 100 butterfly events, and also the Short Course national champion in the 100 and 200 butterfly events.
Active in community service, Megan is a super student with a 4.45 GPA, a Scholastic All-American and member of National Honor Society. She will swim collegiately at the University of Michigan.
Her favorite athlete is Missy Franklin, favorite entertainer is Bruno Mars, favorite book is The Great Gatsby, favorite movie is Now You See Me 2 and most-like-to-meet is Taylor Swift.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Megan is someone who you want to have on your team; she is dedicated, hardworking, and especially, humble. She is a natural leader and leads by example."
— Amanda Herdeman, Swimming Coach