Eight women and eight men qualified for the BIG EAST Championships.
As a Graduate Student: Collected 358.50 points for the Friars ... Swam the second-fastest 50y freestyle (21.24), the second-fastest 100y freestyle (46.10) and the second-fastest 200y freestyle (1:40.73) all-time at Providence ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 50y freestyle, 100y freestyle, 200y freestyle and as part of the 200y freestyle, 400y freestyle, 800y freestyle and 200y medley relay teams ... Competed in the BIG EAST finals in the 50y freestyle (21.24) taking ninth place, the 100y freestyle (46.55) taking eighth and the 200y freestyle (1:41.91) taking seventh ... Currently ranks 35th all-time with 358.50 points accumulated in his one season with the Friars.
Before Providence: Swam for three years at the University of Delaware ... Served as captain for two years ... Named to University All-time Top-10 Lists for 200-freestyle ... Recipient of Sportsmanship Award (2010) and Most Improved Award (2011) ... Graduated from the University of Delaware in May 2013 with a degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structural engineering and a minor in economics ... Earned three varsity letters in swimming, three in baseball, and two in football at Central Bucks South High School ... Served as captain his senior year ... Earned All-League honors as a junior and senior ... Chosen as an All-District selection ... Earned Male Athlete of the Year award as a senior ... Earned all-league performer as an outfielder in baseball ... Member of the National Honors Society and Key Club.
Personal: Born December 25, 1990 ... Son of Scott and Debbie McLaughlin ... Has two brothers Tyler, who swims at Shippensburg University, and Trever who attends West Chester University ... Pursuing his Master of Business Administration.