Women's Swimming & Diving

Lady Tars grabbed two more wins

Photo credit: David Dalton, Macomb Daily
Photo credit: David Dalton, Macomb Daily

The Lady Tars were victorious Tuesday night with a final score of 121-65 against St. Clair, obtaining 27 season best swims and knocking down another freshmen record. The team had several girls close in on their varsity cut times. Coach Ott was extremely happy with how the girls competed and are continuing to drop time or validate a time that they previously obtained. 

The following are top 3 individual swims/dives:

Ellie Bunn 2nd in the 200 Free (season best time)

Sydney Kiehl 3rd in the 200 Free (season best time)

Riley Petit 1st in the 200 IM (season best time)

Lauren Carlsen 2nd in the 200 IM 

Madeline Markwood 3rd in the 200 IM (season best time)

Veronica Markwood 1st in the 50 Free

Alina Decaussin 2nd in the 50 Free

Brooke Soulliere 3rd in the 50 Free

Addie Palmer 1st in the 1 Meter Dive

Lauren Carlsen 3rd in the 100 Fly

Alaina Kiehl 1st in the 100 Free

Kelsie Thomas 2nd in the 100 Free

Veronica Markwood 1st in the 500 Free (season best time)

Grace Pulk 3rd in the 500 Free

Kelsie Thomas 1st in the 100 Back

Alaina Kiehl 3rd in the 100 Back

Riley Petit 2nd in the 100 Breast

Lauren Zidzik 3rd in the 100 Breast (season best time)

Veronica Markwood led off the 400 Free Relay and swam a blistering 57.55 setting a new freshmen record previously held by Brooklyn Janis (2013).

 

With the win over Romeo (111.5-61.5), the Lady Tars finished dual meet competition in the Mac White Division with an overall record of 3 (wins) - 2 (losses) and 3rd overall out of the 6 total teams. With their first year in the White Division, coach has been thoroughly impressed with how well the girls did and continue to do. The team is closing in on their final two weeks before Divisions and feels confident they can make a run and surprise some people. 

Top 3 individual performers were as follows:

Paige McGuire 1st in the 200 Free (season best time)

Grace Pulk 2nd in the 200 Free

Hannah Cilluffo 3rd in 200 Free (season best time)

Mireille Murrillo 1st in the 200IM

Riley Petit 2nd in the 200 IM

Lauren Carlsen 3rd in the 200 IM

Veronica Markwood 1st in the 50 Free

Alina Decaussin 2nd in the 50 Free (season best time)

Laure Gilchrist tied for 3rd in the 50 Free

Addie Palmer 2nd in the 1 Meter Dive

Kailee Reynolds 3rd in the 1 Meter Dive

Lauren Carlsen 1st in the 100 Fly

Mireille Murillo 2nd in the 100 Fly

Ellie Bunn 3rd in the 100 Fly (season best time)

Alaina Kiehl 1st in the 100 Free (season best time)

Kelsie Thomas 2nd in the 100 Free

Alina Decaussin 3rd in the 100 Free (season best time)

Veronica Markwood 1st in the 500 Free (season best time)

Grace Pulk 2nd in the 500 Free

Riley Petit 3rd in the 500 Free

Kelsie Thomas 1st in the 100 Back

Alaina Kiehl 2nd in the 100 Back

Lauren Adelini 3rd in the 100 Back

Madeline Markwood 1st in the 100 Breast

Lauren Zidzik 2nd in the 100 Breast

Sydney Kiehl 3rd in the 100 Breast (season best time)

The team had in total 22 season best swims!

NEW COUNTY CUTS ACHIEVED BY:

Naomi Hilla in the 100 Breast

Veronica Markwood in the 500 Free

 

Finish the season strong, ladies! GO TARS!