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Julie Meynen
Julie  Meynen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Luxembourg

High School:
Sportlycee

Event:
Sprint Freestyle

3x All-American
Second Team All-SEC (2017)
SEC Female Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 17, 2017)
4x SEC Female Freshman of the Week (Oct. 18, 2016, Nov. 8, 2016, Nov. 15, 2016, Nov. 23, 2016)
2016 Olympian (Luxembourg) 2017 World Championships

Summer 2017:
Competed at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest for Luxembourg ... Finished 29th in the 100 free (55.99) ... Placed 31st in the 50 free (25.67) ... Swam the third leg of the mixed 4x100 free relay in 55.93 as Luxembourg finished 13th.

Freshman Season (2016-17):
NCAA All-American in the 100 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay ... Finished 16th in the 100 free (48.21) at the NCAA Championships after posting a lifetime-best 48.04 during prelims ... Also competed in the 50 free (22.28/25th) ... Also held a NCAA B cut in the 200 free ... Championship Finalist in the 100 free (48.65/6th) and a B Final winner in the 50 free (22.11/9th) at SECs ... C Finalist in the 200 free (1:47.90/21st) ... Went undefeated in the 100 free during the dual meet season ... Swept the sprint freestyle events during the Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas dual meets ... Four-time SEC Female Freshman Swimmer of the Week and one-time SEC Female Swimmer of the Week ... Second Team All-SEC ... Auburn's Female Rookie of the Year award winner.

High School:
Graduated from Sportlycee & Plymouth College ... Swam for Swimming Club Le Dauphins Ettelbruck ... 2016 Olympian for her native Luxembourg ... Established a Luxembourg 50m free record (25.12) to finish 26th in the Olympics ... Established a Luxembourg record in the 100m free (55.09) to finish 25th in the Olympics ... Has broken national records in 15 events (SCM and LCM) ... Set a then-Luxembourg record of 25.55 in the 50m free at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan Russia ... Bronze medalist in the 100 free at the 2013 Junior European Championships ... Also competed at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona ... 100 free bronze medalist at the 2013 Junior European Championships ... Placed 4th at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in the 50 free and 6th in the 100 free and was the flag bearer for Luxembourg ... Semifinalist in the 2011 and 2013 short course championships.

Personal:
Parents are Christiane Lorang and Theo Meynen ... Has three sisters: Elena, Camille and Sarah ... Great-grandmother competed in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam ... Studying in the College of Education.

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