Megan McKnelly
Megan McKnelly
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Camarillo, Calif.
High School: Adolfo Camarillo
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2016-17:  Competed in four regattas as a senior … all in the fall as the crew … placed sixth in the B Division at the Amanda Trophy, eighth in the B Division at the Toni Deutsch Regatta, tenth in the A Division at the Regis Bowl and 14th in the B Division at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl … [SEASON RESULTS]

2015-16: ICSA Scholar-Athlete ... competed in 13 regattas as a junior ... opened the season by helping the team to fourth place (ninth in the B-Division) at the Toni Deutsch Trophy (9/12-13) ... a few weeks later, notched a fifth place finish at the Harvard Invitational (10/3) ... began the spring season at the Rose Bowl (1/2-3) where the Engineers finished 14th as a team (12th in the A-Division) and the College of Charleston Team Race (2/27-28) where the Engineers placed fifth as a team and McKnelly took sixth in the B-Division ... in team racing, went 14-7 for third place at the Geiger Team Race (3/19-20) ... helped MIT to third place as a team at the President's Trophy (4/16-17) ... closed the campaign at the Reed Trophy (4/23-24) where she and the B-Division took 12th ... [SEASON RESULTS]

2014-15: Raced in five regattas...season best first place finish at the George E. Morris Trophy (4/26)...placed fourth at the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/21), eighth at the Thompson Trophy (4/19), 11th at the Harry Anderson Trophy (9/14) and 13th at the Oberg Trophy (10/26)...[SEASON RESULTS]

2013-14: Competed in five regattas as the crew...was the runner up in the B Division of the Oberg Trophy (4/13)...finished seventh in the Midweek Firefly Regatta (10/23)...ranked 10th in the B Division of the BU Trophy (3/30).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in literature …intern at Gordon Engineering Leadership Program ... researcher for MIT-Mongolia Innovation Diplomat program ... interned at Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology at Imperial College London … conducted a UROP in the Nedivi Lab in the Picower Institute of Learning and Memory … Associate Advisor Steering Committee … Baker Leaders mentor … volunteers at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter … Cambridge School Volunteer.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Adolfo Camarillo High School...was a member of the cross country and track and field teams...valedictorian...National Honor Society...Distinguished Honors...Cal-Nev-Ha KIWIN's Key Club district secretary...Mock Trial team captain...American Cancer Society Club publicity chair...Class of 2013 Cabinet vice-president...National Merit Scholarship...William Dunlap Fellowship...Camarillo Noontime Optimist Joel McCrae Award.