This Season - Cathcart is the Horned Frogs' top returnee in the 50-free... provides solid leadership to a talented group of swimmers... excels in sprints and will be looked upon to lead the team.
As a Junior in 2004-2005 - TCU's Most Outstanding Swimmer... led the team in the 50-free... earned three all-conference medals at the Conference USA Championships... won the 50-free with an NCAA "B" qualifying time (23.28)... was a member of TCU's 200-free relay that finished with an NCAA "B" qualifying time of 1:33.01, which was both a meet and school record... her time of 23.24 seconds in the 50-free broke the school record in the event by 1/100th of a second... also was a member of the 200-medley relay team that finished as the league runner up (1:44.70)... was a part of the fourth place 400-medley relay team (3:52.30)... finished ninth in the 100-breast (1:07.81) and 10th in the 100-free (52.08)... received the team's "small star"... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
As a Sophomore in 2003-2004 - NCAA "B" qualifier in the 50-free... all-C-USA honoree in four events... member of the 200-medley and 200-free relays that set school and meet records with times of 1:44.11 and 1:33.78, respectively, at the C-USA Championships... also was a member of the runner-up 400-medley relay (3:50.25)... individually, placed third in the 50-free (23.50) and 12th in the 100-breast (1:06.82)... recognized with the Horned Frog Determination Award.
As a Freshman in 2002-2003 - All-Conference USA selection... member of the championship 200-free relay that set a TCU school record (1:35.04)... finished ninth in the 50-free (24.25) and 100-breast (1:07.27) and 12th in the 200-breast (2:28.52)... named team's Most Spirited.
High School - Two-time all-state and all-district selection... attended Webb H.S. in Henderson, N.C., prior to closing out prep career in Texas... placed third at North Carolina state meet in the 50-free... finished third at YMCA Nationals in 50-free... 2002 Academic All-America... Webb's MVP for four years... Longview's Most Outstanding Swimmer in 2001-2002... team captain all four years.
Personal - Full name is Mary Leann Michelle Cathcart... born Apr. 17, 1984... daughter of Cornelius and Fay Cathcart... named to the Dean's List in the business school in the spring of 2004... comes from an athletic family, as her parents both played collegiate basketball at UNC-Chapel Hill... sister, Stacey, played basketball at North Carolina Central, and another sister, Fritzie, was a gymnast at UNC-Chapel Hill... family has moved back to Henderson, N.C.... enjoys collecting stamps, spending time with family and reading... business major.
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