Amy Perrault
Amy Perrault
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kirkland Lake, Ontario
High School: Ecole Catholique
Position: Back/Free
Career Accolades: Named to the America East All-Conference Team in both 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Named to the 2009 ECAC All-Conference Team ... 2008 UNH Team Rookie of the Year ... Named a CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention ... Earned the Women's Most Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet award at the 2010 America East Championships.  
 
2009-10:
• Selected to the America East All-Conference Team.
• Selected as the team's Most Valuable Swimmer Award at the team’s annual awards banquet.
• Named a CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention.
• Earned the Women's Most Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet award at the America East Championships.
• Helped set a pool and America East championship record with a time of 1:42.24 in the 200-yard medley relay, which qualified as an NCAA provisional cut at the America East Championships.
• Claimed first place in the 200-yard backstroke in an America East and UNH record time of 1:58.59 at the America East Championships.
• Helped set a new pool, America East and UNH record in the 800-yard freestyle relay with a time of 7 minutes and 21.11 seconds at the America East Championships.
• Took the top spot in the 200-yard individual medley at the America East Championships.
• Claimed first place in the 100-yard back at the America East Championships and qualified for an NCAA provisional cut, setting an America East record with a time of 54.67 in the preliminary race.
• Propelled UNH to a record-setting first-place finish in the 400-yard medley (3:44.72) relay at the America East Championships.   
• Propelled the ‘Cats to a second place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay in an NCAA provisional cut time of 3:24.08 at the America East Championships.
• Led UNH to a fifth place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.
• Propelled the Wildcats to a third place finish in the 200-yard medley relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.
• Led the Wildcats to a third place finish in the 200-yard medley relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational. 
• Took second place in the 100-yard backstroke at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.
• Contributed to a fifth place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.

2008-09:
• Placed 1st at the 2009 America East Championships in the 100 Back
• Finished 1st at the 2009 America East Championships in the 200 Back
• Placed 3rd at the 2009 America East Championships in the 200 IM
• Current America East (Open and Championship) and UNH Record Holder in the 100 Back
• Member of the 1st place America East record setting (Conference & School) 200 and 400 Medley Relay
• Member of the UNH Record Setting 400 Freestyle Relay
• Placed 2nd at the 2009 ECAC Championships in the 100 Back
• Named to the 2009 ECAC All-Conference Team

2007-08
• 2008 UNH Team Rookie of the Year
• Undefeated in the dual meet season in both the 100 and 200 backstrokes
• Named America East Performer of the Week twice (10/24 & 10/30)
• Selected Rookie of the Meet at the America East Championships scoring the second-highest number of points for women at the meet
• Won the 100 backstroke at the America East Championships
• Runner-up in the 200 backstroke at the America East Championships
• Placed third in the 200 IM at the America East Championships
• Led off the Wildcats record-settting 200 Medley Relay in the backstroke leg
• Competed at the Canadian Olympic Team Trials in April 2008
 
BEFORE UNH: Amy is one of the Wildcats’ top recruits this season bringing with her incredible talent and substantial experience. Swimming for the Kirkland Lake Aquatic Club, Perrault is one of Canada’s top ranked backstrokers. Having competed consistently at the National level since 2004, Perrault took part in the 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials. She holds nearly every 15 and over record for her club team and has been the Provincial Champion in the 100 back since 2002. She attended École Catholique Jean-Vanier and was the high school champion in the 100 back in 2005 and 200 IM champion in 2006. Her versatility and experience will have an immediate impact on the Wildcats and will pump up UNH’s already dominant relays.

Personal:
Daughter of Dennis and Natalie Perrault ... majoring in sociology.

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