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2017 Sierra Vista Girls Swimming Capsule

SIERRA VISTA

Head coach: Mike Boland, third season

Returning letter winners: Eight

Top athletes: Alyssa Walter (Jr.), Taylor Saxon (Jr.), Madison Tellier (Jr.), Phyllis Lee (Jr.), Grace Clarke (Sr.), Nellie Myers (Sr.), Patricia Brandon (Sr.), Ananda Arnold (Sr.), Danyael Cuison (Fr.)

Outlook: Walter won the Division I-A state title in diving each of the last two seasons and helped Sierra Vista finish fifth as a team at state last year.

Tellier (third in 500 freestyle), Saxon (fifth in 50 freestyle) and Lee were members of the medley relay team that placed fourth and the 400 freestyle relay team that finished fifth at the state meet last year.

“The core of our girls team is all returning and with some new additions, we’re looking forward to a competitive season,” said Boland.

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