Abby Garrahan met the BIG EAST Qualifying Standards for the 1m dive.
As a Freshman: Finished seventh on the team with 106.50 points ... Earned a first-place finish in the 100m freestyle in a win over Brandeis, finishing in 1:02.28 ... Swam a personal-best in the 100y freestyle (55.30) and the 200y freestyle (1:57.19) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Winner of The O'Neill Family Award ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y freestyle, 200y freestyle, 500y freestyle while participating in the 400y freestyle relay.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in swimming and two in lacrosse while at Sandwich...Captained the swim team in 2011 and her Cape Cod YMCA Mako Swim Team from 2010-2012...Two-time team MVP and four year All-Star...Holds four school records in the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay...National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born August 4, 1994...Daughter of Matthew and Diane O'Connell...has one sister, Kayleigh, a graduate of Stonehill College and one brother, Matthew, a junior at Bentley...Health policy and management major.