Porter’s Swimming & Diving Wins Season Opener

Katie Riccobon
The varsity swim and dive team came together and had a strong showing for their first meet of the season. The team placed first in all 11 swimming events and second in diving.

The meet started off well with the 200 Medley team of Madison Hagberg ’22, Marissa Chow ’20, Moira Lee ’19 and Julianna Weir ’22 taking first and the team of Avery Metcalfe ’19, Mia Tollis ’21, Georgia Finley ’22 and Sophia Hemschot ’22 taking home second.

As the meet continued Maddie Beaule ’21, won the 200 Free, 500 Free and was a member of the winning 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay. Her teammates continued this course with Marissa Chow ’20, taking first in the 100 Butterfly, 100 Breast and was a member of the winning 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay. Madison Hagberg ’22 won the 200 IM, 100 Backstroke and was a member of the first place 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay. Julianna Weir took first in the 50 Free, 100 Free and was a member of the winning 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay. All four swimmers above were also recognized as Athlete of the Week for their performances at the meet.

Senior Avery Metcalfe took home second in the 100 Free, 100 Backstroke and was part of the first place 200 Free Relay team. (Maddie Beaule ’21, Georgia Finley ’22, Moira Lee ’19, Avery Metcalfe ’19).

Freshman Sophia Hemschot ’22 and Georgia Finley ’22 along with teammate Mis Tollis ’21 all had great showings in their debut as Porter’s Swimmers. Our diver, Ella Warner ’19, placed second in the diving event. This meet could not have been won without all of the members of the Porter’s Varsity Swimming & Diving Team.

Our next meet is away at Loomis Chaffee on Wednesday, 12/5, at 3:30pm. We look forward for some fast swimming and fantastic diving!
 
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