Madeleine Songer
Madeleine Songer
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hermitage, Pa.
High School: Sharon
Position: Back/Sprint Free
Major: Media & Communication Studies

2019-20:

  • Served as secretary of UMBC Student-Athlete Advisory Council in 2019-20 and is the co-president elect for 2020-21
  • Suffered an early season injury and missed the meet at Towson
  • Peaked at season’s end, posting a personal best time of 58.29 in prelims of the ECAC Championship’s 100 backstroke event
  • Placed 12th in the finals of that event and 13th in the 200 back, also posting a personal best time of 2:05.90

2018-19:

  • At East Carolina, finished seventh in the 100 free with a season-best time of 55.93.
  • Against VMI, finished fourth in the 200 free (2:01.09).
  • Placed eighth in the 100 free with a time of 56.23 against William and Mary.

BACKGROUND:

  • Four-year letterwinner in swimming and golf
  • Earned Most Distinguished Female Athlete, presented by the U.S. Marines
  • PIAA District 10 Champion in the 200 free (1:56.60) and runner-up in the 100 back (59.38)
  • Sharon High School’s first-ever PIAA State swimming medalist after finishing sixth in the 200 back (1:56.56)
  • Was the Tigers' first-ever four-time PIAA state qualifier in swimming
  • Broke eight different varsity records during her high school career
  • Swam for the Shenango Valley YMCA Swim Team, where she was a YMCA Western District champion in the 200 back (2:09.10)

PERSONAL:

  • Daughter of Daniel and Nora Songer
  • Has one brother, Nolan
  • Majoring in media and communication studies