Mary Cargill
Mary Cargill
Year: SR
Hometown: Wadsworth, Ohio
High School: Wadsworth
Bats/Throws: FR

Ashland Success

4 Time All-American, National Champion (200 Free Relay)

High School Success

Cargill was a four-time letterman.  She was a district qualifier all four years and a state qualifier her senior year.  She holds four school records.


Cargill’s parents are Mike and Becky Cargill. She has one brother, Ben, and two sisters, Madeline and Maddison. She is a double major in biology and environmental science. Cargill was born May 22, 1989.

Best Times (Top Events)

50 Free – 24.03

100 Free – 52.67

200 Free – 1:57.51

Why did you choose Ashland University?

I chose Ashland University because they have an excellent science program.

What is your favorite part of training?

I enjoy the emphasis on stroke technique using underwater cameras. These allow a unique perspective for fixing stroke technique. 

What was your favorite class you have taken so far and why?

I enjoyed my Zoology class because of the subject material and the professor’s passion for teaching. 

What is your favorite memory at Ashland so far?

Having to swim ‘emergency butterfly’ on a relay my sophomore year.

Where do you see yourself after graduation?

I see myself working as an environmental consultant for either a private consulting firm or a commercial industry.