The Black Knights defeated American, Boston U and George Mason
2013-14 (JUNIOR): Had another successful year in the backstroke for the Black Knights ... swam Army's third-best time of the season in the 100-back (57.7) and 200-back (2:02.81) both at the Army-Navy meet ... swam a 24.41 in the 50-free at the Patriot League Championships.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Continued to excel in the backstroke throughout her sophomore campaign... holds two all-time top 10 finishes in the 50 free and 100 back for West Point...took two fifth place finishes in the 100 and 200 back against Lehigh (Jan. 11)...had a fifth-place finish in the 100 back in the quad-meet versus Boston, Rowan and Vermont (Oct. 5) and Delaware (Jan. 18)...posted a sixth place finish in the 100 back at Navy (Dec. 6) and versus American and George Mason (Jan. 19)...was fifth in the 200 back...finished third in the 200 back and fourth in the 100 back at Buffalo (Nov. 10).
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Capped an outstanding freshman season by setting an Academy record in the 200 back at the ECAC Championships (Feb. 24) ... clocked a time of 2:02.07 to place fourth and shatter the previous standard by nearly half a second ... also placed third in the 100 back (57.37) and eighth in the 50 free (24.42) at the ECACs ... clocked a PR in the 50 free during the preliminaries, touching the wall in 24.26 ... time ranks ninth all-time at West Point ... turned in three top-15 finishes at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 16) ... placed fourth in the 200 back (2:02.54), 11th in the 100 back (57.03) and 13th in the 50 free (24.34) ... clocked a personal-best time in the 100 back (56.67) during the 400-yard medley relay ... clocking lists as the second-fastest in Army annals ... registered a career-best time in the 50 back (27.23) versus Navy (Dec. 8) ... posted a personal-best clocking in the 100 free (53.24) at the Zippy Invitational (Dec. 2) ... authored two top-10 finishes at the Zippy, placing fifth in the 200 back and seventh in the 100 back ... took third in the 100 back and fourth in the 200 back at C.W. Post (Nov. 18) ... duplicated that feat versus Navy ... placed fourth in both backstroke events against Drexel (Jan. 20) ... was fourth in the 100 back and fifth in the 100 free at Marist (Oct. 14) ... finished fourth in the 200 back in the tri-meet versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 28) ... collected a fourth-place ribbon in the 200 back opposite Massachusetts (Oct. 22) ... placed fifth in the 100 back versus Bucknell (Jan. 14) ... took fifth in the 200 back during the quad-meet versus American, George Mason and Old Dominion (Jan. 21).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned all-conference, all-section and all-state plaudits during a standout swimming career at Prior Lake High School ... four-time team MVP ... named most dedicated swimmer and also picked up the sportsmanship award ... selected to the conference's all-academic team ... attended Mercersburg Academy for a post-graduate year after high school.
PERSONAL: Keeli Jo McNeary was born Sept. 13, 1991 in Rapid City, S.D. ... daughter of John and Mary McNeary ... swam with current Army teammate Audrey Brown at Mercersburg Academy ... began swimming competitively when she was six years old ... hobbies include photography, reading and boating ... majoring in Economics.