April McDonough
April McDonough
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Frisco, Texas
High School: Frisco HS
Position: Free/IM
Major: Communications/Business Management
Club: Frisco Aquatics

2015-16 (So.): Became the First RMAC Swimmer of the Week in Pack history on Dec. 15… Won three events at Colorado Christian to earn Swimmer of the Week Honors…Scored a meet best 21 points in the Pack’s season opening meet vs. Western State (Oct. 9)… Swam NCAA B cut times in both the 500-yard and 1000-yard freestyle at the CMU Invite… Won 12 individual races… Broke her own school record with a 5:09.24 mark at the CMU Invite (Nov. 19)… Helped Pack relay teams set new records in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle, and 400 medley relay.  

 Top Times:         50 Free: 26.04 (at Colorado Christian Invite, 1/17/15)

                           100 Free: 53.75  (at CMU Invite, 11/19/15)

                           200 Free:  1:56.90 (at CMU Invite, 11/19/15)

                           500 Free: 5:09.24 (CMU Invite, 11/19/15)

                           1000 Free: 10:40.50 (CMU Invite 11/20/15)

2014-15 (Fr.): Earned RMAC Second-Team All-Conference honors in the 500 free … Swam NCAA B cut times in both the 500-yard and 1000-yard freestyle at the RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships … Placed first in the 1000-yard freestyle vs. Adams State Nov. 8 … Finished first in the 500-yard freestyle at two different meets … Won the 200-yard freestyle race at six different meets … Placed first at four different meets in the 100-yard freestyle.
Top Times
100 Fly: 1:04.26 – Nov. 8 vs. Adams State
50 Free: 26.00 – Dec. 12 vs. Colorado College
100 Free: 54.77 – Feb. 14 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (program record)
200 Free: 1:55.90 – Jan. 24 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (program record)
500 Free: 5:09.42 – Feb. 13 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (program record)
1000 Free: 10:35.33 – Feb. 11 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (program record)1650 Free: 18:38.82 – Jan. 16 at Colorado College Classic
200 Free Relay: 1:41.95 – Feb. 12 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (Sannes, Foster, Wertz, McDonough) (program record)
400 Free Relay: 3:46.08 – Feb. 14 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (Foster, Wertz, Contreras-Gomez, McDonough) (program record)
800 Free Relay: 8:10.30 – Feb. 13 at RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships (McDonough, Harrison, Contreras-Gomez, Sannes) (program record)
200 Medley Relay: 1:55.01 – Nov. 21 at Western State (Anderson, Foster, Contreras-Gomez, McDonough) (program record)
400 Medley Relay: 4:13.72 – Dec. 12 at Colorado Mesa Invitational (Anderson, Foster, Contreras-Gomez, McDonough)

High School: Member of the 2011 state championship Frisco HS Raccoon squad coached by Bruce Eubanks … Helped team set a school-record and win the 4X100 free relay state championship that year … Earned all state-honors in both 2011 and 2014 … Served as team captain in 2014 … Helped team to a runner-up finish at the 2014 state championships.

Club: Team captain for the Frisco Aquatics squad coached by her father Dan … Was a sectional, TAGS and SC Zones qualifier.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Diana McDonough, who both swam at the University of South Carolina … Older sisters are Danielle and Melanie … Melanie is a swimmer for Wyoming … Birthday is April 12 … Plans to major in communications or business management …  Wants to become a restauranteur or journalist … Enjoys cooking, movies, rock-climbing, go-karting and pageantry.