Sarah Bonson
Sarah Bonson
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lewistown, Pa.
High School: Mifflin County

2016-17 SEASON: Named one of five female Northeast Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Year … Competed in the 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM … Finished 10th in the 200 fly (2:08.75), 13th in the 400 IM (4:41.29) and 20th in the 100 fly (1:00.05) at the NEC Championships … Entered the Mount’s all-time top-10 list in the 100 fly (1:00.05) … Registered the team’s top times of the season in the 200 fly (2:08.75), 200 IM (2:12.50) and 400 IM (4:38.27).

2015-16 SEASON: Took seventh place in the 200 fly (2:08.71) and 11th in the 1650 free (17:56.53) at the NEC Championships … Posted the team’s fastest time of the season in the 200 fly, touching the wall in 2:08.44 in the prelims at the NEC Championships … Swam the 400 IM in 4:37.86 at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational for the squad’s fastest time of the season … Won the 400 IM (4:52.69) and placed third in the 200 fly (2:17.83) in a meet with Duquesne … Won the 200m IM against St. Francis Brooklyn (2:34.11) and Loyola (2:34.11) … Took the top spot in the 200m fly (2:26.51) vs. Saint Francis U … Placed second in the 200 fly (2:10.20) and 400 IM (4:37.86) at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational ... Named to the Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014-15 SEASON: Competed in all 11 events as a sophomore... Posted best 1650 free time of the season of 17:49.69 at the NEC Championships, placing 13th at the meet and moving to fourth on the Mount’s top 10 list... Part of 800 free relay squad throughout the season, breaking eight minutes (7:59.62) at the NEC Championships... Improved time in the 200 fly, placing fourth in the B Finals with a time of 2:08.39 at the NEC Championships, good for third on the Mount’s all-time list... Turned in the Mount's best 400 IM time of the season at the NEC Championships in 4:37.58 to place third in the B Finals and take second overall on the Mount’s all-time list… Named to the Northeast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll and NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2013-14 SEASON: Swam in all nine team events during freshman season… Second in Mount history with a time of 4:40.96 in the 400 IM at the NEC Championships to win the B finals… Moved to second on Mount’s top 10 list for the 1000 free (10:59.67) against Loyola… Fourth on the top 10 list for the 500 free (5:20.37) at the Radford Invitational… Ranks third in Mount history for the 1650 free (18:05.73) with performance at the NEC Championships… Posted personal top 200 fly time of 2:12.90 at the Radford Invitational... Member of the NEC Academic and Commissioner's Honor Rolls.     

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-sport athlete at Mifflin County High School, earning four varsity letters in swimming and four in volleyball… Captained both teams as a senior… Coached by Connie Welch in swimming… Member of the distinguished honor roll… National Honor Society participant… Graduated as the Salutatorian of the class of 2013.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 13, 1995… Daughter of Ann and Mark Bonson… Has a younger brother, Zack, and a younger sister, Hannah… Majoring in biochemistry and chemistry.