Girls Swim & Dive Crowned Team Champs at U.P. Finals

Girls Swim & Dive Crowned Team Champs at U.P. Finals

At this past weekend’s U.P. Swimming & Diving Finals (February 14-15), the MSHS Girls Swim & Dive took the top team spot and hoisted another U.P. Championship trophy.  The team turned in several top finishes and showed its quality depth to beat out Sault Ste. Marie by a final margin of 77 points.

Team Results:

  1. Marquette – 377
  2. Sault Ste. Marie – 300
  3. Houghton – 157
  4. Kingsford – 141
  5. Westwood – 120
  6. Ishpeming-Negaunee – 81
  7. Gladstone – 69
  8. Rudyard – 67
  9. Manistique – 16

Event Medalists (top six places):

  • 200 Medley Relay – Ella Whalen, Kelsey Glover, Lexi LaCombe, Mollie Kilpela (2nd Place)
  • 200 Freestyle – Paige Whaley (1st Place), Hannah Winn (4th Place)
  • 200 IM – Lexi LaCombe (2nd Place), Maddie Wood (3rd Place)
  • 50 Freestyle – Mollie Kilpela (2nd Place), Rachel Hoult (5th Place)
  • 1 Meter Diving – Kaela Davis(6th Place)
  • 100 Butterfly – Jayme Winn (1st Place), Paige Whaley (2nd Place), Anna Beckstrom (6th Place)
  • 100 Freestyle – Mollie Kilpela (2nd Place), Ella Whalen (3rd Place), Anna Patmore (5th Place)
  • 500 Freestyle – Delaney Marchiol (1st Place), Hannah Winn (2nd Place), Maddie Wood (4th Place)
  • 200 Freestyle Relay – Mollie Kilpela, Jayme Winn, Paige Whaley, Lexi LaCombe (2nd Place)
  • 100 Backstroke – Jayme Winn (1st Place), Lexi LaCombe (2nd Place), Ella Whalen (3rd Place)
  • 100 Breaststroke – Delaney Marchiol (2nd Place), Kelsey Glover (3rd Place)
  • 400 Freestyle Relay – Paige Whaley, Ella Whalen, Delaney Marchiol, Jayme Winn (1st Place)

Click here for full meet results.

In addition to the team’s success, Coach Nate McFarren was named at the U.P.’s Coach of the Year.  Congratulations to both our coaching staff and team!

Lastly, thank you to Kathy Foulks for all of her dedication and hard work to help pull this meet off as well as the rest of our parents/volunteers who put in time to keep this the successful and enjoyable meet that it continues to be.  We can’t do it without your help and hard work!