STELLAR SWIM TEAM G
ilmour swimmers were outstanding performers at the 2012 Division II State Swimming Championships on February 23-24 at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton. The girls team placed fifth overall and the boys team finished 13th. Macie McNichols ’14 won both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle. The girls 400-yard freestyle relay team took second place and the girls 200-yard freestyle relay team finished third. The boys 200-yard freestyle relay team placed sixth. Several Lancers received honors. McNichols was named to the News-Herald First Team; Kiley Eble ’15, Monica Flocken ’13 and Agnes Mirando ’14 to the Second Team and Caroline McCormick ’15 to the Third Team. Alexa Jackson ’14 made Honor Roll.
Girls and Boys Swim Team with Coach Adam Katz
State Swimming Champ McNichols Participated in Olympic Trials Sophomore Macie McNichols, who won both the 50 free and the 100 free at the State championship meet is not resting on her laurels. Macie participated in the Olympic Trials which were held from June 25-July 2 in Omaha, Neb. In preparation for the Trials, Macie participated in several of the USA Swimming Grand Prix events. These meets served as an opportunity for swimmers to race against some of the best competition in the country and featured participants including Olympic medalists Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin. While Macie did not qualify for the Olympics this time around, we know she has big things ahead of her! 56
Published on Jun 28, 2012