Meaghan Raab was born March 25, 1996 to parents, Jamie and Gregg. The Raab family is full of elite swimmers as Meaghan’s younger brother and sister both won their individual events at the Mid-Penn Championships.
High School (Hershey)
Raab attended Hershey High School where she was a multi-time state champion and finished in the top 10 at Junior Nationals in the following events: Was a top-10 finalist at the Junior National meet in the 100m and 200m freestyle, the 100m butterfly, and the 200m IM.
Studying Mass Media Arts, the extremely versatile Raab chose to attend Georgia after visiting the Cal Bears, Tennessee and Texas.
Raab is a part of a special recruiting class – at the time of her commitment she was the third top-10 recruit to commit to the University of Georgia. She has multiple swimming accolades including State Champion, Junior National Champion and has High School All-America honors in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyles, the 100 backstroke, the 100 butterfly and the 200 IM.
Raab is in her freshman year at UG, and she’s hit NCAA ‘B’ cuts in the 100 freestyle, 200 backstroke and 200 IM.
Raab was an Olympic Trials qualifier in 2012. She swam the 100m butterfly and 200m IM finishing 44th and 60th. She swam in the 2012 Junior National Championships following Olympic Trials, winning the 200m freestyle.
2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru)
In Lima, Raab won silver in the 200 free, touching just .06 behind her USA teammate, Claire Rasmus. She also anchored team USA’s 4×200 free relay to gold in a field best split of 1:58.14.