Northwestern sees several season-best efforts in first winter quarter action
2012-13: Member of Northwestern's sprint free and butterfly groups ... Ranks on NU's top times list in three different events after the fall ... Is third in the 200 fly and fifth in the 100 fly and 50 free ... Member of NU's top 800 free and 200 medley relays of the fall ... Scored points in three different events at the Wildcats' own six-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18) ... Made the championship final of the 50 fly before placing seventh overall ... Scored three points with a 14th-place effort in the 100 fly and one point after touching in 16th in the 100 free at the TYR ... Swam in three events at the seven-team Iowa Invitational (11/30-12/2), earning bonus final swims in the 200 fly (22nd) and 100 fly (24th) ... Also competed in the 50 free in Iowa ... Scored dual-meet points with five top-five finishes during the fall, including a win in the 50 free against UIC (11/2).
2011-12: Ranked second on Northwestern's top times list in the 200 fly and fifth in the 50 free ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Swam the leadoff leg on Northwestern's 200 free and 400 free relays at the TYR Invitational (11/20), earning an NCAA `B' provisional qualifying time with the 400 free relay ... Competed in the 100 fly (49th), 100 free (53rd) and the 50 free (67th) at the Big Ten Championships ... Owned a pair of dual-meet event wins, finishing first in the 50 free at Illinois (10/21) and in the 100 free versus UIC and North Dakota (11/12) ... Made five total top-three dual meet finishes on the regular season ... Qualified for four consolation finals at the eight-team TYR Invitational (11/18-11/20) ... Took 10th in the 200 fly and 100 free, 11th in the 50 free and 13th in the 100 fly at the TYR Invite.
2010-11: Ranked on NU's top times list in three different individual events, placing third in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free and 100 fly ... Also swam on NU's top 200 free and 400 free relays at the Big Ten Championships, earning NCAA `B' consideration times with both ... The 200 free relay was the sixth-fastest in school history ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned career-best times in the 50 free (23.41) and the 100 free (51.36) at the Big Ten Championships ... Was 28th in the 50 free, 37th in the 100 free and 30th in the 100 fly at the conference meet ... Had her best meet of the regular season at the five-team Shamrock Invitational (01-28/01-29), swimming then-career-best times in two of her individual events and season-bests in all three to take second in the 50 free (23.60), third in the 100 free (51.50) and fourth in the 100 fly (56.57) ... Earned three championship heat appearances at Northwestern's own six-team TYR Invitational (11/19-11/21), coming in fourth in the 50 fly, fifth in the 100 fly and sixth in the 100 free ... Picked up three more consolation final swims at the TYR, placing 10th in the 50 free, 12th in the 50 breast and 14th in the 100 breast ... Won the 100 fly at NU's quad dual (11/6) and against Iowa (01/22) ... Had 10 total top-three dual-meet finishes.
2009-10: Ranked third in the 100 breast, fourth in the 100 fly and fifth in the 200 IM on Northwestern's top times list for the year ... Swam a season-best 56.00 in the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships to finish 26th ... Also had season-best times at the conference meet in the 200 IM (2:05.55), 50 free (23.84 in a time trial) and 100 breast (1:04.68) ... Qualified for the championship finals in the 50 breast, 50 fly, 100 fly and 200 IM at the TYR Invitational ... Won the bonus final of the 100 free at the TYR ... Earned her first-career dual-meet event victory in the 50 fly against UIC (11/14) ... Had two other top-3 dual finishes on the year, a runner-up effort in the 100 fly versus Wisconsin (11/13) and a third-place time in the 50 breast versus UIC (11/14).
High School: Five-time NISCA high school all-American ... Six-time all-state recipient in individual events ... Was high school team MVP ... Holds five varsity team records ... High school team qualified for the state meet in all four years of her high school career ... High school won four league championships ... Swam five years for Club Wolverine ... Qualified for the U.S. Open in the 100 fly and 200 IM ... Was a Junior National qualifier in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM ... Was Michigan SCY women's high-point champion ... Senior National qualifier ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2007-08 ... Treasurer of National Honor Society ... Honor roll during all quarters of high school.
Personal: Born Marybeth E. Hall ... Daughter of Bethany and Denis Hall ... Chose Northwestern over Stanford, Harvard and Michigan ... Major is biological sciences.