Meredith DiPasquale - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Meredith DiPasquale Season 2023-24

Class Sophomore
Hometown Franklin, Tenn.
High School Brentwood Academy
Major Human & Organizational Development

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Career Honors
• 2023-24 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2022-23 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times (collegiate)
50 Free: 24.64 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.15.23
100 Back: 57.52 at SEC Championships, 2.23.24
50 Fly: 25.99 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.16.23
100 Fly: 55.63 at SEC Championships, 2.16.23
200 Fly: 2:02.88 at SEC Championships, 2.23.24

Commodore Record Watch
• Stands fifth on Vanderbilt’s all-time performer list in the 50 fly

As a Sophomore (2023-24)
• Ranked second on the Commodores in the 200 fly and was also fourth in the 100 fly
• Competed in the 100 and 200 back and 100 fly (55.66), setting career-best times in the first two events, at the SEC Championships (Feb. 20-24)
• Posted season-low marks at the time in the 100 (56.29) and 200 (2:06.33) fly to advance to the B and C Finals, respectively, at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 15-17)
• Also qualified for the D Final in the 100 back at the meet
• Placed fourth in the 100 fly (56.77) and was fifth with a career-best time in the 100 back in tri-meet wins over Little Rock and North Texas (Jan. 27)
• Finished among the top five in the 200 fly (2:08.72) in Vandy’s defeat of Iowa (Oct. 28)
• Raced in both the 100 and 200 fly in meets against Florida (Sept. 29) and Illinois (Nov. 4) as well
• Posted a mark of 57.37 in the 100 fly in meet against Georgia and Florida State (Jan. 13)

As a Freshman (2022-23)
• Ended her first season at the collegiate level second on the team in the 100 fly and third in the 200 fly
• Posted season-low marks in the 100 back (58.57), and 100 and 200 fly, at the SEC Championships (Feb. 14-18), meeting the CSCAA National Invitational B Standard in the latter event
• Qualified for the B Final in both the 100 (56.41) and 200 (2:06.20) fly along with the C Final in the 100 back (58.73) at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 16-18), recording career-best times in each event at the time
• Earned a fifth-place finish in the 200 fly (2:10.23), also ending up among the top 10 in the 100 fly (59.39), in dual meet with Queens and Richmond (Nov. 4-5)
• Also came in fifth in the 200 fly (2:10.84) at Iowa (Jan. 21)
• Posted a mark of 58.82 in the 100 fly against Arkansas and Little Rock (Jan. 28) in the Dores’ regular-season finale
• Set career-best times at the time in the 100 (59.60) and 200 (2:14.77) fly in meet against Auburn (Oct. 7)

The DiPasquale File
• Major is human & organizational development
• Considered among the top 10 recruits in the state coming from Brentwood Academy and the Excel Aquatics Club
• Was a member of Excel Aquatics national team
• Ended her prep career as the Eagles’ record holder in the 100 fly and 400 free relay
• Received the program’s Martha Tarpy Award following the 2021-22 campaign
• Served as a team captain at BA her senior season
• Earned Scholastic All-America honors in 2018-19 and was a member of the National Honor Society
• Was a first-team all-region selection in both 2020 and ’21, picking up second-team all-region honors as a freshman and senior as well
• Recipient of the Tennessee Seal of Biliteracy in 2022 while also earning the University of Kentucky Book Award the previous year
• Finished fourth in the 100 fly A Final at the Tennessee Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association her senior season
• Also won the B Final of the 100 back with a time of 57.39 at that meet
• Made the A Finals of the 50, 100 and 200 fly at the SE NAC Southeastern Championships in the summer prior to her senior year
• As a junior, was runner-up in the A Final of the 100 fly after touching the wall in 56.53 at the state championships
• Recorded a mark of 55.99 in the 100 fly A Final at the state championship meet when she was a sophomore
• Came in second in the A Final of the 100 fly with a career-best time of 55.69 at the 2018 SE XCEL Meet of Champs
• Posted personal-best 2:05.17 mark to finish fourth in the 200 fly A Final at the Southeastern Swimming Championships in 2020
• Daughter of Melissa and Greg DiPasquale
• Is the youngest of two children in the family

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vanderbilt because of the prestigious academics and high-caliber SEC athletics. I am excited about the rigor and opportunities that it will create. The preparation for post-graduate employment is also unmatched. Anchor Down!”