Cepulis And Monahan Sweep Swimming Honors, Kirk Claims Women’s Golf Accolades
Seven swimmers and divers receive individual accolades
Bailie Monahan and Ashley Sams recognized for their accomplishments over the weekend
ECU sweeps The American's weekly women's swimming and diving awards
11 men and one woman achieved all-league status this season
As A Junior (2014-15): Captured the gold medal in the 200-yard butterfly at the American Athletic Conference Championship ... Member of the first-place 800-yard freestyle relay team ... Scored a team-high 53 points at the conference championship meet ... Received all-conference honors in five events … Competed in the championship finals in three events ... In addition to winning the 200-yard butterfly, finished second in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 200-yard IM ... Helped set ECU varsity records in the 400-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay ... NCAA “B” qualifier in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly … Set William & Mary pool (2:01.69) and Minges Natatorium (2:00.61) records in the 200-yard butterfly … Two-time American Athletic Conference Swimmer-of-the-Week (11/18,1/20) … Two-time Nike Cup Championship Finalist … Named the team's Most Outstanding Female Swimmer … Posted 14 top-3 finishes during the season, 12 of which were event victories … Named to the ECU Chancellor's List during the fall semester and the Dean's List during the spring semester.
As A Sophomore (2013-14): Participated in seven dual meets before being lost for the season due to injury ... Posted 11 first-place finishes and five second-place finishes ... NCAA 'B' qualifier in the 200 fly ... Multi-event Nike Cup finalist ... Helped Minges Natatorium records in the 200 and 400 medley relay ... Made the ECU Dean's List during the fall semester and Chancellor's List during the spring semester ... Selected to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Recipient of the of the C-USA Academic Medal.
As A Freshman (2012-13): Was the Pirates' top Conference USA Championship scorer with 44 points ... Earned all-conference honors in the 200 butterfly, capturing the silver medal at the championship meet ... Competed in the championship finals of the 100 butterfly (4th) and 200 IM (7th) ... Posted a NCAA `B' qualifying time in the 200 butterfly ... Set the ECU varsity record in the 200 butterfly and was part of the record-setting 200 medley relay team ... Also set school freshman marks in the 100 butterfly and 200 IM ... Two-time C-USA Swimmer-of-the-Week (10/23, 11/13) ... Competed in all 10 dual meets ... Compiled nine first-place finishes during the dual meet season with two second-place finishes ... Won five 200 butterfly races, three 100 butterfly contests and a pair of 200 IM events ... Selected as the team's Most Outstanding Female Swimmer ... Made the Dean's List during the fall semester and the Honor Roll in the spring ... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named a Honorable Mention Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
High School/Club: Attended Colonial Forge High School ...Club team was the Stingrays coached by Bob Herlinger ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... Six-time NCSA (National Club Swimming Association) qualifier ... Placed fifth in the 50 fly and sixth in the 100 fly at the 2010 YMCA Long Course National finals ... Earned a third-place in the 100 fly and fifth in the 50 fly at the 2011 YMCA Long Course Championships ... Two-time Free-Lance Star Swimmer-of-the-Year ... Three-time team MVP ... Selected her high school team's Rookie-of-the-Year as freshman ... Four-time all-area athlete ... Wont the silver medal in the 100 at the AAA Virginia High School Championships as a junior, while she placed seventh in 100 fly and ninth in the 50 free ... Captured the bronze medal in the 100 fly as a sophomore ... Placed fourth in the 200 IM as a senior ... Earned All-America honors in the 100 fly ... Set 23 individual team records.
Personal: Pursuing a degree in education ... Born Dec. 17, 1993 ... Daughter of Dan and Terri Monahan ... Has two younger brothers, Cullen and Nolan.
|Monahan's Top Times|
|Event||Time||Year||Meet||In The ECU Record Books|
|200 Butterfly||1:58.25||2013||C-USA Championships||First|
|100 Butterfly||54.09||2015||American Athletic Conference Championships||Second|
|200 IM||2:02.42||2015||American Athletic Conference Championships||Second|
|200 Freestyle||1:49.91||2013||Nike Cup||Sixth|