Eagle Swim Team’s Matthew McGoey Signs NLI with Bucknell

Matthew McGoey, a senior at McDonogh School, has signed an NLI to swim for Bucknell University in the fall. McGoey is a four-year member of the McDonogh varsity swim team and has been with Eagle Swim Team for six years.

“Bucknell had everything I wanted in a college environment, both in its academic reputation and a great swim team. I know it’s the place I want to call home for the next four years.”

McGoey is primarily a sprint freestyler, breaststroker, and IMer who has made great strides during his junior and senior years of high school. Some examples of his progression in short course yards include:

  2016 2015 2014
50 free 21.20 21.19 21.79
100 breast 57.19 57.78 1:02.19
200 breast 2:06.31 2:15.97 2:20.24
100 back 51.65 51.16 52.48
200 IM 1:52.86 1:53.50 1:59.12

In the month of April alone McGoey notched personal bests in LCM in the 100/200/1500 free, 50/200 back, 100/200 breast, 100 fly, and 200/400 IM.

McGoey’s times in the 50 free, 100/200 breast and 200 IM sit just outside the Bucknell all-time top 10, and both his 100 breast and 200 breast would have scored at 2016 Patriot League Championships, in which the Bison men finished fourth.

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Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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