The 2015 Times All-Area Girls Swimming and Diving Team
Sophomore … Competed in the state Class A championships in Minneapolis in the 200-yard medley relay, 200 freestyle relay and 100 breaststroke (taking 12th in 1:08.58) … Swam on Section 5A 200 medley relay that set the section record in 1:51.26 … All-Central Lakes Conference and All-Section 5A.
Junior … The area’s outstanding diver, she placed fifth in the state Class A meet … Section 6A record-holder and section diver of the year … Central Lakes Conference champion.
Sophomore … Already on her fourth year on varsity. … Took second at state in the 200 individual medley, second in the 100 backstroke, fourth in the 400 freestyle relay and sixth on the 200 medley relay … Helped set a pool record at the Section 5A meet in the 200 medley relay and also won section titles in the 200 IM, 100 backstroke (a section record) and the 400 freestyle relay.
Senior … School record holder in the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay teams … Section 6A medalist since eighth grade … Competed in three straight state meets in four events … Took ninth at state in the 200 free, ninth in the 400 free relay, 15th in the 100 and 16th in the 200 free relay … 400 free relay set West Central Conference record … Plans to swim in college.
Junior … State Class A champion in the 500 freestyle in school-record time of 1:50.61, good enough for All-American consideration … State runner-up in the 200 freestyle (school record of 1:50.61, All-American consideration) … Also member of 15th-place 200 freestyle relay and 10th in the 400 freestyle relay … All-Section 5A, all-state and All-Granite Ridge Conference.
Senior … Qualifies for state Class A meet three years in a row in the 100 breaststroke, finishing 14th in 2015 in 1:09.29 … School record-holder in multiple events for the Huskers, earning All-West Central Conference honors … Section 6A 100 breaststroke champion … Will swim in college.
Senior … Section 6A swimmer of the year took 10th at state in the 200 freestyle, eighth in the 100 butterfly, 10th in the 200 freestyle relay and fourth in the 400 freestyle relay … Central Lakes Conference champion in the 200 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay and runner-up in the 100 fly.
Sophomore … Finished 11th in the 200 freestyle (1:57.91) and 12th in the 100 free (54.69) at the state Class A meet … Took second in the 200 free and third in the 100 breaststroke at the Central Lakes Conference championships … All-section and all-conference.
Mikayla Von Wahlde
Sophomore … State entrant who anchored Melrose’s West Central Conference championship 200 medley relay and conference record-setting 400 free relay team … Section medal winner in the 100 backstroke since eighth grade … Competed in state 200 medley relay as an eighth-grader … Also competes on Melrose’s synchronized swim team.
Eighth-grader … Section 6A champion in the 500 freestyle and runner-up int he 200 freestyle … True-team section champion in the 200 and 500 freestyles … State qualifier in the 200 and 500 freestyles as well as the 200 freestyle relay … Unbeaten in the 500 freestyle going into the state meet … Broke school records in the 200 and 500 freestyles and the 200 IM … Also plays hockey.
Savana Bitz (Melrose, fr.)
Alice Foote (Little Falls, so.)
Alyssa Kohorst (Sauk Centre, jr.)
Marena Kouba (Sartell, jr.)
Anna Lucas (Sauk Rapids, 8th)
Meredith Matchinsky (St. Cloud Tech, fr.)
Sabel Omvongkot (Sauk Rapids, so.)
Jeeho Sohn (St. Cloud Tech, fr.)
Jessica Milstroh (Foley, fr.)
Stefanie Rasmussen (Melrose, jr.)
Beka Stone (Foley, sr.)
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