Michele Rielly
Michele Rielly


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson





Swimming and Diving Sweeps Emory on Senior Day

The Crimson Tide men winning 15 of 16 events while the UA women won 13 of 16 events on the day


87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season


Swimmers Post Best Times at Bulldog Last Chance Meet

Freshman Morgan Presley touched the wall at 1:02.70 in the 100 breaststroke and earned an NCAA provisional standard in the 200 breaststroke with a 2:14.47, which ranks her seventh all-time for the Tide


Swimming and Diving Freshmen Make Impact

The Crimson Tide's newest member, Emma Saunders, who joined the team for the spring semester, made her presences felt immediately, winning the 100 and 200 freestyle against Missouri


Swimming and Diving Closes Out Georgia Tech Invitational with 11 Top-10 Finishes

Freshman Brian Westlake once again led the way for the Tide, taking third place in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 15:34.54

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