Skillman, N.J. / Montgomery HS
UD All-Time Top-10 Lists: 50-freestyle (6th, 24.30), 100-freestyle (8th, 52.63), 100-backstroke (1st, 55.58), 200-backstroke (4th, 2:02.82), 200-medley relay (1st, 1:43.09; 2nd, 1:44.59; 5th 1:46.96; 7th, 1:47.18), 200-freestyle relay (1st, 1:34.10; 5th, 1:37.11; 10th, 1:37.74), 400-freestyle relay (5th, 3:32.39; 10th, 3:34.59), 400-medley relay (1st, 3:45.30; 3rd, 3:48.54; 4th 3:51.47; 7th, 3:52.48; 8th, 3:52.29). 2010-11 Season: Named the UD Alumni Association Team Most Valuable Player • One of the team's best all-around swimmers, and best back stroke swimmer • touched home in first on 19 different occasions, adding four second place and five third place showings • broke both the 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke records, and helped the 200-yard medley relay team to a program record • broke the UD all-time 100-yard backstroke record in a time of 55.58 in the opening leg of the 400-yard medley relay team at the CAA Championships • finished ninth in the preliminaries of the 200 back at the CAA Championships breaking the all-time record in 2:02.82 • first leg of the 200-yard medley relay team that placd sixth at the CAA Championships and broke the school record in 1:43.09 • swept the 100 and 200-yard backstroke events in dual meets against George Mason and James Madison, Towosn and again against Drexel and Northeastern • finished third in the 100 back at the Frank Elm Invitational out of 64 swimmers in a time of 57.77 • also swam in 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly events. 2009-10 Season: one of the team's best all-around swimmers, competing in all the relays except the 800 freestyle • was the first leg of the 200 medley relay that finished seventh at the CAA's in a school record 1:43.62 • was the first leg of the 400 medley relay that finished in sixth at the CAA's in the school's second fastest time, 3:48.54 • the 200 freestyle relay came in fourth at the CAA's, as Raw was the second leg as the team finished in a program record 1:34.10 • anchored the 400 freestyle relay that finished first at Loyola in 3:23.39 • had the team's fourth fastest time in the 50 freestyle with a 26th place finish at the CAA's in 24.30 • had the team's second best time in te 100 freestyle, coming in 20th at the CAA's in 52.63 • finished with the team's top time in the 100 backstroke, coming in seventh at the CAA's in 56.39 • came in second at Drexel in the 200 backstroke with a season best 2:10.99.
High School: Four-year member of the Montgomery High School swim team • also competed for the Somerset Valley YMCA • earned All-American honors in four events, including the 100-backstroke • also served on the nationally-recognized 200-medley, 200-freestyle, and 400-freestyle relay teams • named the Most Valuable Player in 2006 and 2008 • three-time conference and county champion • set four state records and led Montgomery to the 2009 Skyland Conference Championship.
Personal: Courtney Margaret Raw • daughter of Philip and Nicola Raw • has a younger brother, Bradley • enjoys competing in ultimate frisbee • majoring in psychology at Delaware • hopes to become a criminologist.Back To Women's Swimming Home Women's Swimming Story Archive