Women's Swimming

 

  Rebecca Quirie
Rebecca  Quirie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nepean, Ontario

High School:
John McCrae Secondary School

Height:
5-10

Event:
Back/IM

Birthdate:
08/19/1994

Experience:
2L


05/26/2016

Rebecca Quirie Selected for Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship

Quirie one of 14 student-athletes from around the league honored with prestigious award.

04/11/2016

Women’s Swimming and Diving Announces Team Awards

Minutewomen honor 2015-16 award winners, name captains for next season, at team banquet.

01/28/2016

Swimming and Diving Hosts Fordham For Senior Day On Saturday

Final home dual meet will be streamed live beginning at 1 p.m. from Joseph R. Rogers Pool.

01/21/2016

Rebecca Quirie Reflects On Experience At A-10 Winter Meetings

Senior swimmer served as UMass SAAC representative at recent Atlantic 10 Joint Winter Meetings.

11/13/2015

Swimming and Diving Heads To Brown On Saturday

Minutemen and Minutewomen back in action after three-week break.

01/29/2016

SWIM: Senior Class Feature

UMass Sports Insider Feature on UMass Swimming Seniors

2015-16 (Senior):
Was one of 14 recipients of the Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship … Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as an executive board member and A-10 Conference liaison for UMass … At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18-20), placed fifth in the 100 back (56.00), 13th in the 200 back (2:03.43) and 14th in the 200 individual medley (2:05.62) … Against Fordham (1/30), took second in the 100 back and fourth in the 100 fly … Posted three top-10 finishes at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/22-23) including an eighth-place mark in the 100 back and a pair of ninth-place showings in the 200 back and the 200 individual medley … Against Bryant (1/16), took second in the 200 individual medley, third in the 100 breast, and fourth in the 200 back … Posted a pair of third-place finishes against Rhode Island (1/8) in the 100 back and the 200 back … Saw improvement in all times at the Terrier Invitational (11/20-22) highlighted by a sixth-place showing in the 100 back (57.58) … Against Boston University (10/24), won the 200 individual medley and placed second in both the 100 back and 200 back … Started the season with a second place finish in the 100 back and a fourth-place finish in the 200 back at the Colgate Invitational (10/10).

2014-15 (Junior):
Competed in eight of the nine meets for the Minutewomen (missed the dual at BU) ... Won the 100 Back five times ... Posted her three fastest 100 Back times at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/18-21), including a 56.38 to finish fifth after qualifying seventh ... Claimed a pair of silver medals in the 200 Back ... Swam a season-best 2:03.42 in the 200 Back prelims at the A-10 meet before finishing 14th in the finals ... Recorded her top two times in the 200 IM in the prelims (2:07.90) and finals (2:08.81) of the Terrier Invitational (11/14).

2013-14 (Sophomore):
Scored 20 individual points at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19-22) with finishes of eighth in the 100 Back (56.41 in the finals after a school-record 56.25 in prelims), 10th in the 200 Back (school record 2:01.95) and 15th in the 200 IM (2:06.06, third-tastes in UMass history) ... Other top times included a 26.08 in the 50 Back leadoff leg of the 200 Medley Relay at the A-10 meet ... Claimed 10th in the 400 IM (4:35.83) and swam the leadoff leg in the 200 Medley Relay that won gold at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Freshman):
Finished third in the 400 Medley Relay (3:45.89) and competed in the 100 Freestyle (56.85) and 200 Backstroke (2:04.23) at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Took second in the 200 Medley Relay (1:50.54), fourth in the 100 Backstroke (1:01.01), and fifth in the 200 Backstroke (2:14.46) at Fordham (2/2) ... At the Upper Valley Invitational (1/25-26), placed fourth in the 400 Medley Relay (4:00.72), fifth in the 200 Medley Relay (1:51.67) and 100 Backstroke (1:00.70), and competed in the 200 IM (2:15.32) and 200 Backstroke (2:12.16) ... Placed first in the 200 Medley Relay (1:48.11) and third in the 100 Backstroke (1:00.87) and 200 Backstroke (2:12.63) against Bryant (1/19) ... Had a trio of second place finishes in the 100 Backstroke (1:00.54), 200 Backstroke (2:10.54), and 200 Medley Relay (1:51.33) in addition to a fifth place finish in the 200 IM (2:16.24) at Northeastern (12/1) ... Came away with first in the 100 Backstroke (56.81), second in the 200 Backstroke (2:03.04), 200 Medley Relay, and 400 Medley Relay (3:50.54), fifth in the 200 IM (2:07.46), and competed in the 400 IM (4:34.49) at the Terrier Invitational (11/16-18) ... Took second in the 100 Backstroke (59.17), third in the 400 Medley Relay (3:37.27), and participated in the 100 Butterfly (1:00.81) at Brown (11/10) ... Finished first in the 100 Backstroke (1:00.04), second in the 200 Backstroke (2:09.51) and 200 Medley Relay (1:49.34), and third in the 400 IM (4:44.44) at Binghamton (11/3) ... Against Army (10/19), placed first in the 200 Medley Relay (1:48.60), second in the 100 Backstroke (59.43) and 200 Backstroke (2:09.42), and swam in the 200 IM (2:13.64) ... Finished second in the 200 IM (2:13.60), third in the 100 Backstroke (59.65) and 200 Medley Relay (1:48.75), and fourth in the 200 Backstroke (2:09.97) at Boston University (10/13).

Before UMass:
Swam on a club team in Ontario throughout high school ... Member of the 2008 and 2010 Ontario Summer Games ... Qualified and competed in the Canadian Olympic trials ... Club record holder in the 50 backstroke ... Received her French diploma upon graduating high school (certified bilingual).

Personal:
Full name is Rebecca Colleen Quirie ... Born August 19, 1994 in Ontario, Canada ... Daughter of Mark and Margaret Quirie ... Has two younger brothers, Scott and David ... Biology major.


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