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Margo Geer
Margo Geer


Milford Center, Ohio

High School:
Fairbanks HS





Swim/Dive Lands 18 on Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Three Wildcats earned first-team all-academic honors


History Made at the NCAAs

The Wildcats Swimming and Diving teams made history at the NCAA Championships


Wildcats Break Records on Final Night of NCAAs

Junior Margo Geer won a national championship in the 100 free, her second title of the week at NCAAs


Cats Shatter School Record on Day Two at NCAAs

The Wildcats earned a second place finish and a school record in the 800 free relay


Geer and Pickens Claim Titles on Day One of NCAAs

Margo Geer and Samantha Pickens earned their first individual national titles

Finished seventh in the 50m free finals and 12th in the 100m free semifinals at the Olympic Trials...13-time All-American in two seasons at Arizona...Broke a new school record in the 100 free at the 2012 NCAA Championships.

2011-12: Recorded a team-high seven All-American honors at the NCAA Championships after finishing second in the 50 free, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay, third in the 100 free, 200 free relay and 800 free relay and fourth in the 400 free relay...Posted an NCAA "A" cut in the 100 free and "B" cuts in the 50 free and 100 back at the Texas Invite...Was awarded Arizona Athletics' Female Sophomore Athlete of the Year...Received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention accolades...Served as a team captain in her sophomore campaign.

2010-11: Was awarded Arizona Athletics' Female Freshman Athlete of the Year after her performance at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas...Finished third overall in the country individually in both the 50 and 100 freestyle...Guided UA's 200 free relay and 400 free relay by swimming the lead-off leg...The all-freshman 200 free relay quartet finished second at NCAA's in 1:28.02 with Geer splitting a 22.02...On the 800 free relay, she swam the second leg in 1:45.06 on the squad which nabbed third in the country...Anchored home Arizona's third-place winning 400 medley relay in which she split a 47.23...Named Pac-10 Swimmer of the Month for November after totaling eight wins in early season dual meets vs. Wisconsin, UCLA and USC...Won the 50 and 100 free events at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational in December...Set new personal bests in the 50 Free (21.79), 100 free (47.70) and 200 free (1:45.78) in her first season.

High School: Swam for Fairbanks High and Springfield Family YMCA club...Five-star recruit who became first swimmer ever in Ohio to win state championships in two events (50 and 100 freestyle) four times in a career...Named No. 24 on Athlete of the Decade list by JJHuddle's Ohio High Sports.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Linda Geer...Has one brother.

What is the best part about Arizona: The best thing about Arizona is the unity of this team and the fact that we are all driven by a passion to be the best.

Philosophy on life:"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." Theodore Roosevelt

What stood out about Arizona: What stood out to me about the University of Arizona was the emphasis our coaches put on being a better person in AND out of the water.

Personal bests
50 Free- 21.64
100 Free- 47.14

200 Free - 1:45.70

100 Back - 53.18

National Teams

National Youth Team competed in Australia, Vancouver, Sweden, and Germany

2012 Olympic Trials:

100m Free Semifinals: 12th - 54.85

50m Free Finals: 7th - 25.26