Sarah Taekman
Sarah Taekman
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
High School: Chapel Hill
Position: Breast/IM
Major: Biology / Pre-Med

School Records Career Bests
200 Breast - 2:24.50 100 Breast - 1:07.53
200 Breast - 2:24.50
200 IM - 2:13.80
400 IM - 4:39.52

 

2018-19: Posted season-best times in the 100 Breast (1:08.04) and the 200 Breast (2:24.74) at the 2019 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships...also added a season-best time of 2:22.10 in the 200 IM against John Carroll University...earned UAA All-Academic recognition.

2017-18: Set a school-record in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:24.50 at the 2018 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships...also added season-best times in the 100 Breast (1:07.53) and the 400 IM (4:39.52) at the UAA Championships...recorded a season-best time of 2:22.28 in the 200 IM against SUNY Geneseo...earned UAA All-Academic recognition. 

2016-17: Recorded the fastest-times by a CWRU swimmer this year in the 100 Breast (1:07.55) and 200 Breast (2:25.90) at the 2017 UAA Swimming and Diving Championships...her time in the 100 Breast ranks fifth-best in school history, while her time in the 200 Breast ranks third-best in school history...also added a season-best time of 4:40.71 in the 400 IM at the UAA Championships, which ranks eighth-best in school history.

Personal: Was a four-year member of the Chapel Hill High School swimming and diving team...coached by Steve Riegler...four-time Academic All-Conference...two-time Athletic All-Conference...four-time Regional and State Championship Finalist...four-year honor roll student...2016 Valedictorian...named an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2015 and 2016...competed for the North Carolina Aquatic Club, where she was coached by Virginia Pate...born September 30...daughter of Jeanne and Jeffrey.