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Mary Claire Tansill

Breast/IM
Position
Freshman
Class
Bristow, Va.
Hometown
Patriot
High School

2018 Phillips 66 National Championships Qualifier 

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
1:01.35 (10th all-time at UVA)
200 Breast: 2:10.81 (6th all-time at UVA)
200 IM: 2:02.44
400 IM: 4:17.14

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Captured a career-best time of 4:21.10 at the ACC Championships in the 400-yard individual medley
• Placed 20th in the finals of the 200-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Advanced to the B finals at the Tennessee Invitational in the 200-yard breaststroke
• Competed in the C finals at the Tennessee Invitational in the 400-yard individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke
• Recorded a personal-best time in the 500-yard freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational
• Finished sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke, ninth in the 100-yard breaststroke and 10th in the 400-yard individual medley at the USC Trojan Invitational
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Recorded a 12th-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke, 15th-place finish in the 400-yard individual medley and a 24th-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Captured a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Liberty Last Chance Meet
• Swam the sixth-best time in school history in the 200-yard breaststroke at the LIberty Last Chance Meet
• Recorded a career-best swim in the 400-yard individual medley at the ACC Championships

2017-18
• Placed ninth 11th in the 200-yard breaststroke and 18th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Competed in the 200-meter breaststroke at the Phillips 66 National Championships, finishing 27th in the event
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17
• Finished 10th in the 200-yard breaststroke, 11th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 46th in the 200-yard individual medley at the ACC Championships
• Placed 10th in the 100-yard breaststroke, 10th in the 200-yard breaststroke and 27th in the 200-yard individual medley at the UGA Fall Invite
• Captured season-best performances at the ACC Championships in the 200-yard individual medley (2:03.77) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:01.35)

Background
• Scholastic All-American
• Four-year All-Virginia State performer
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Swam for Occoquan Swimming

Personal
• Daughter of Susan and John Tansill
• Has three siblings, Kara, Amy and Dan
• Father, John, played basketball at Seton Hall
• Sister, Kara, swam at George Mason
• Sister, Amy, is currently on George Mason’s swim team