Clocked personal best in the 1000 Freestyle (10:12.84), split from 1650, at Mountain West Conference championships...All-conference honor in the 1650 Freestyle...Recorded 233 points in the season.
Swam her best times at the Mountain West Conference championships in the 200 Freestyle (1:55.57) and 1650 Freestyle (16:54.73) events, the Husker Invitational in the 500 Freestyle (5:01.93), and at the SDSU dual in the 1000 Freestyle (10:15.64) event...Scored 281.50 points for the season...Voted Most Valuable in both the Boise State and TCU duals, as well as Most Inspirational in both the TCU and Wyoming duals...Received all-conference for her performance in the 1650 Freestyle...Earned MWC academic all-conference with her 3.067 grade-point average.
Finaled in the 500 Freestyle to earn all-conference recognition in CSU's first individual swim at the 2007 MWC championships...Also consoled in the Mile at those championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. ...Performed lifetime-best times in the 200, 500 and 1650 freestyles at conference...Was honored by her teammates as both Most Inspirational and Most Improved swimmer at the AFA/SDSU/UNM triple duals in late October...A technical journalism major, also earned academic all-conference honors with a 3.2 GPA.
Fairview High School
Received letters in swimming all three years of her high school career...Helped the Knights to three league championships, and as a junior helped the squad to the 5A state team championship...Was both a state and league finalist in the 500 Free...Was named her team's Most Improved swimmer during her junior year...Also swam for the Boulder Swimming club team.
Born Aug. 16, 1988...Daughter of Patrick and Nancy McCleary...Has a younger sister, Cristin, and younger brother, Sean...Enjoys sports and traveling...Favorite food is sushi...Majoring in liberal arts, with a minor in media studies...Full name is Kathleen Shannon McCleary.