|High School:||Colusa High School|
During the 100 Breast Finals at the Big West Championships (BWC), McGowan posted a time of 1:04.98 to finish in sixth. Her recorded time in the 100 Breast was also the team's top time for the season. Mallory also tabbed the team's second fastest time in the 200 Breast (2:22.12) during the BWC. Mallory posted a personal best time in the 400 IM (4:53.53) against California on October 10.
Mallory attended Colusa High School in Colusa, Calif. She set the section record for the 100 Breast with a time of 1:04.17 in 2009. She also had a top time of 1:55.15 in the 200 Free. She earned All-League for two years and was an All-American in the 100 Breast. Along with swimming, Mallory played soccer and ran track. Her soccer team won two Northern Section Championships and Mallory was the MVP offensive player.
Mallory McGowan was born in Woodland, Calif. She is the daughter of Ellen and Jim McGowan. Mallory has a younger sister, Hannah. In her second year at Pacific, she is a sports medicine major. During her free time she enjoys camping, riding bikes, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.