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Girls Varsity Diving · Girls Swim & Dive Compete At Conference Meet

Congratulations to the Girls Swim and Dive Team for their Conference Meet over the weekend! Our distance swimmers rocked the pool with huge time drops! Rachel Otte dropped almost 20 seconds in the 500 freestyle, Taylor Troost and Sydney Steele dropped almost 6 seconds, Krista McKerchie nearly 10, Kelly Dietrich almost 8, and Emily Dougherty 4 seconds in the same race! Rachel Welscott broke the Freshman record in the 100 freestyle in Prelims, and then broke her new record again in Finals! This record has stood since 1979. Her time of 56.53 seconds also placed her in the top 8 with a 7th place finish overall in the conference! Amelia Iracki scored a best time and 12th place finish in the 100 backstroke, Maddy Irwin earned a best time and 9th place finish in the 100 Breaststroke, Sarah DeGroot also swam a best time and finished in 14th place in the 100 Free, and 11th place in the 50 Free with a best time, followed up by Rachel Otte in 14th place. Madeline Hyde earned 16th place in the 100 freestyle. Rachel Welscott clocked in a best time and 11th place finish in the 200 Free, and a best time in the 50 free with the Free relay team of Welscott, Irwin, Otte and DeGroot earning a trip to the podium with a 4th place finish! The 400 Free Relay team of Otte, Welscott, Dougherty, and Hyde brought home a 5th place medal as well! The Bulldog Divers had a fantastic meet with three divers finishing in the top ten!! Kira Fischer finished 3rd overall, Kristen Janssen 6th, and Kaylee Fitzpatrick 9th . What a great meet for these divers! Congratulations to all!