Laura Moriarty, Methuen
A four-time MVC Division 2 swimmer of the year and four-time Division 1 state champion in the breaststroke, Moriarty won the 200 IM and 100 breast at the state meet and set records in both. She will continue her swimming career at North Carolina.
Caitlin Cronin, Notre Dame of Hingham
Cronin won the 100 freestyle at the state meet and was part of Notre Dames champion 200-medley and 400-free relays. ND also took home the state title. She was a junior national qualifier in the 50 free, and swims for the Weymouth Waves.
Mike Riley, Notre Dame of Hingham
Riley led the Cougars to a 12-0 record and the MIAA Division 2 state championship. In seven years at Notre Dame, Riley has compiled a 95-5-1 record and was Coach of the Year in 2004. He is currently coaching the Weymouth Waves.
Kristi Korsberg, Andover
The MVC Co-Swimmer of the Year was a state champion in the 200 medley relay and 200 free. A fourtime All-Scholastic, she added MVC wins in the 200 IM, 200-medley relay, and 400-free relay to her achievements. She will attend Harvard.
Amy O'Brien, Lexington
OBrien was the 50 free champ in the Middlesex League, North Sectionals, and the Division 1 state championship. She went undefeated for the season and won her third straight state championship. She also qualified for the US Sectionals.
Sarah Kanellas, Lowell
The four-time MVC All-Conference member and team captain, Kanellas was state champion in the 100 fly and earned second in the 50 free. She was also third in the 50 free and 100 butterfly at North sectionals. She holds school records in those events.
Erica Belcher, Reading
It wasnt a bad rookie season for Belcher, as she captured the Division 1 state championship in the 100 backstroke and 100 free, breaking eight school records. Last March, the honor student attended her first junior national competition.
Katelyn Martin, Chelmsford
Martin was unbeaten in the 500 freestyle in her high school career, with four state championships and a state record 4:56.37. The National Honor Society member will attend North Carolina. She was also on the state champion 400 free relay.
Julie Magyar, Bishop Feehan
She edged her teammate, Erin Foley, for the 200 freestyle state championship. A New England seniors qualifier, Magyar is ranked 10th in New England in the 1,500 free. She swims for Seacoast Swimming Association.
100 fly/200 IM
Anna Senko, Winchester
She was a Division 2 state champion in the 100 butterfly (58.72) and 200 IM (2:07.65), winning the fly by more than two seconds. She added Middlesex and North Sectional titles to her mastery of the 100 fly. She was an All-Scholastic as a freshman.
Amina Meho, Burlington
Meho tied Notre Dame of Hinghams Caitlin Cronin to share the Division 2 state championship in the 50 freestyle after taking second in the sectionals and the Middlesex League meet. She placed eighth in the YMCA Nationals in Florida.
100 back/500 free
Meaghan Grimes, Dracut
Grimes followed up her MVC titles in the 500 free and 100 backstroke with victories in the Division 2 state championship. At North sectionals, she was second in the 100 back. The honor student swims for the Magnus Aquatic Group in the offseason.
Kristen Connors, Bishop Feehan
The All-America honoree was state champion in the 100 breaststroke and a member of the state champion 200-free relay team. A four-time Southern Conference All-Star and a member of the National Honor Society, Connors will swim at BU.
Katie O'Connell, Andover
She added to Andovers dominance by defending her North Sectional and Division 1 state championship handily, surpassing her personal bests in the process. Andover won its ninth straight state title. She also competed in the AAU Nationals.
Rachael Peterson, Wellesley
She was the MIAA Division 2 state champion after earning a secondplace finish in the South sectional meet. She helped Wellesley to an undefeated season and qualified for the AAU Nationals. She also coaches gymnastics.
The quartet (from left) of freshman Monica Patterson and seniors Melissa Alois, Kristi Korsberg and Allison Alwan managed to hold off Reading to win the Division 1 200 medley state title in 1:51.88. All were Merrimack Valley All-Conference members and each excelled in their individual events as Andover won its ninth straight state title. Alois was MVC champ in the 100 breaststroke; Patterson was an MVC champ in the 100 freestyle; Alwan earned a second-place finish in the MVC and at states in the 100 backstroke; and Korsberg was the co-swimmer of the year in the MVC and is a four-time All-Scholastic..
The team (from left) of junior Kaila Umbarger and sophomores Kelsey Sheridan, Anna Otto and Kasey Chilton, got past Acton-Boxboro in the state championship. Theyre all members of the Deans List and honor roll, and each put in strong individual showings at the state championships. Sheridan posted a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle, Chilton was seventh in the 500 free, and Umbarger third in the 50 free. They swim for the New Wave Swim Club and Magnus Aquatic Club during the offseason..
Seniors Katelyn Martin (left) and Kathrine Kinnett and sophomores Kelsey Sheridan and Kasey Chilton edged MVC rival Andover for the state championship in the 400 free (3:37.90). For martin and Kinnett, this is their second straight year on the All-Scholastic 400 free relay team. Chilton and Sheridan added to their 200-free relay title. Martin, Kinnett and Chilton swim in the offseason with the Magnus Aquatic Club. Martin will attend North Carolina..
Bay State: Bernadette Byrne, Braintree/Brookline; Samantha Neumann, Carrie Chu, Nicole Stracqualursi, and Stephanie Welch, Dedham; Aubrey Courville, Jamie Graham, Nikki Magier, Amanda Miles, Julie Moran, Hannah Rees, and Jacqui Snell, Framingham; Alexandra Mulloy and Abigail Sauro, Newton North; Ellie Richardson, Catherine King, Rachel Peterson, Liz Carr, and Carrie Koch, Wellesley; Tiffeny Chen and Dorothy Polatin, Natick; Emily Metta, Olivia Metta, Kara Loo, Juliana Cirillo, and Natalie Metta, Norwood; Mary Kate Cone, Weymouth; Caroline McNamara, Needham; Meaghan Smith and Jackie Rando, Walpole.
Big Three: Naomi Woodcock, Rose Buckley, Greta Zukauskaite, Brockton; Courtney Melo, Nelia Borden, Emma Santoro, Durfee; Heather Hollins, Sara Rivard, New Bedford. Merrimack Valley: Kaila Umbarger, Kelsey Sheridan, Katherine Ann Kinnett, Kristina Martin, Kasey Chilton, Ilana Strauss, Lindsey Day, and Abby Mathews, Chelmsford; Amy Fay, Kate OBrien, Maggie Opolski, and Nikki Mazurenko, Haverhill; Monica Patterson, Ellen Cody, Melissa Alois, Ginny Gibson, Allison Alwan, Margot Ryan, Lauren Colby, Katie OConnell, and Brittany Ross, Andover; Eva Skorupka, Jen Samaro, and Hannah Mitchell, Central Catholic; Jill Capadanno and Brianna DeRosa, Dracut; Sarah Kanellas, Tasha Dukuly, Lowell; Kara Lennon, Maggie Conlon, Meaghan Arsenault, Erica Grosso, Abbey Carbonneau, and Katie Oskar, Methuen; Kim Moore and Michelle Pilon, Billerica; Taryn Brosnan, Erica Tomaszewski, Jenna Carigan, Kelsey Wright, Notre Dame (Tyngsboro).
Middlesex: Molly Smith, Lauren Kennedy, Sara Speilman, Belmont; Amina Meho, Burlington; Amy OBrien, Grace Bachman, Scarlet Hao, Nina Liu, Lexington; Erica Belcher, Zalia Zizza, Julie Trodden, Alex Hunter, Reading; Maura Houghton, Stoneham; Suzi Stein, Jackie Cygelman, Anna Senko, Madeline Timlin, Alanna Santini, Grace Senko, Winchester; Staci Butler, Jamie Fleming, Wakefield.
Southern Conference: Division 1Katherin Radin, Ellessa Lunde, Erica Hanson, Caitlin Connor, Corie Reddington, Cara Vogel, and Maddlin Manning, Notre Dame (H); Erin Foley, Kendra Cheun, and Julie Magar, Bp. Feehan; Jill Kerns and Alex Hipolito, Milton; Cara Brown, Katrina Cook, Amy DOlympia, Erika Fernandez, Katherine Mederios, and Kate Guynn, Bp. Stang.
Division 2Alena Chubet, Erin Nanna, Anne Shea, Kelley Steeves, and Maddie Craig, Westwood; Naomi Woodcock, Rose Buckley, Greta Zukauskaite, and Brittany Jackson, Brockton; Amanda Guy, Vicki Gavin, Kaitlyn Fagundes, and Samantha Mazetis; Ariel Hathaway, Emma Santoro, Nelia Borden, Amanda Couture, and Courtney Melo, Durfee; Sarah Cheney, Attleboro; Sara Rivard, New Bedford.