Michele Rielly
Michele Rielly


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson




Alabama Highlights:
2013 - Freshman:
Had two top-10 finishes in the 200 backstroke during the regular season ... swam a personal season-best time in the 100 backstroke at the Bulldog Invitational ... posted the Tide's fastest time of season in the 200 backstroke with a 2:00.86 at the Bulldog Invitational, which ranks her seventh all-time at Alabama ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep Highlights:
Coached by Jim Peterfish at Westerville Aquatic Club ... four-year All-American, All-Ohio and All-District ... member of the State champion 200 and 400 freestyle relay squads ... Bishop Watterson MVP as a senior ... swam the 100 backstroke at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials ... swam the 100 backstroke at the 2011 and 2012 USA Senior National Championships ... finaled in the 100 backstroke at the 2012 USA Junior National Championships ... swam the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as the 50 freestyle at the 2011 and 2012 USA Junior National Championships.

Personal Information:
Full Name: Michele Marie Rielly ... daughter of Donna and John Rielly ... restaurant and hospitality management major ... sister, Alison ... born May 31, 1994.

Top Times:
50 freestyle 23.62
100 backstroke 55.69
200 backstroke 2:00.86