SAN DIEGO STATE 2010-11
Was utilized primarily in the butterfly and free relay events ... Also competed in four freestyle events during the season ... Her time of 56.90 in the 100 fly at the Arena Invitational was the 10th-fastest mark in program history ... Was also a member of the 200 free relay team at that same meet that recorded the sixth-fastest time (1:35.91) in school history ... In addition, was on the 400 medley relay squad that turned in a time (3:51.11) that ranked as the fifth-best in the SDSU record book ... Had a second-place finish in the 200 fly (2:09.18) in the double dual at Fresno State that also included Cal State Bakersfield ... Finished third in the same race in dual meet at University of San Diego ... Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2009-10
Versatile swimmer who competed in eight different individual events during the season along with two different relay events ... Captured second place in the 50 free (24.51) in the dual meet against Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 5 ... Also finished in third place in the 100 free (55.34) at the same meet ... Best time of 54.07 in the 100 free came in double dual against USD and Northern Arizona ... Also turned in her top mark in the 100 fly (57.36) during that meet ... Was an Mountain West Conference All-Academic team selection.
Attended Redmond High school in Redmond, Wash., where she was coached by Julie Barashkoff and earned four varsity letters as a swimmer ... Captured state 4A titles in both the 50 free and 100 fly as a junior ... Also earned all-state recognition as a member of the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams that finished second and third respectively at the state meet ... Named the team's MVP on two occasions ... Top times include a 57.17 in the 100 fly, 2:05.47 in the 200 fly and 24.20 in the 50 free ... Also recruited by San Diego, UC San Diego, UNLV and New Orleans.
Maureen Kathryn Cardwell was born Sept. 18, 1990, in Kirkland, Wash. ... Daughter of Alan and Maura Cardwell ... Father swam at both the University of Oregon and University of Alaska and was a club swim coach ... Older sister, Kelsey, was a collegiate swimmer at American University ... Enjoys windsurfing, snowboarding, kiteboarding, hockey and reading ... A business major at San Diego State.