Girls’ swimming

Athletes of the Year

Erica Belcher

Division 1: Reading, Senior, 200 IM/100 back
Making her fourth All-Scholastic appearance, Belcher is the most decorated swimmer in Reading history. The Auburn-bound senior won the 100 back and 200 IM at the Division 2 state meet and was a member of Reading's two relay winners. At the North sectionals, she won the 100 back and 200 free.

Maggie D'Innocenzo

Division 1: Andover, Sophomore, 200 IM/500 free
D'Innocenzo led the Golden Warriors to their 11th state title in 12 years. At the Division 1 meet, she won the 200 free and 500 free titles. A week earlier at the North sectionals, she won the 100 breast stroke and 200 IM titles. A high school All-American, she also swims for Crimson Aquatics.

Rachel Moore

Division 1: Andover, Junior
Moore broke the state record in winning the 100 back at the Division 1 state meet and helped lead Andover to its 11th state title in 12 years. The junior didn't stop there, winning the 100 fly title and competing on the winning 200 medley relay and 400 free relay. She is a three-year All-American.

All-Scholastics

Irina Chiulli

Westwood, Sophomore, Diving
Making her second straight All-Scholastic appearance, Chiulli won the South Sectional diving title and followed that up a week later with the Division 2 state title. During the season she broke the Westwood school record twice and was undefeated for the year.

Mary Kate Cohen

Chelmsford, Junior, 100 breaststroke
Making her third straight All-Scholastic appearance, Cohen has cemented her place as one of the state's top swimmers. At the Division 1 championship, the Merrimack Valley All-Conference swimmer won the 100 breast stroke, finishing in 1:05.27. Cohen was fourth in the 100 breast stroke at the North sectionals.

Olivia Decas

Bishop Stang, Sophomore
Decas won the 50 free title at the Division 2 state championships and was a part of the Spartans' winning 200 free relay team. She also was a member of the 200 medley relay that came in second behind Reading. Led by Decas, Bishop Stang took third in the team standings.

Taylor Ellis

Notre Dame (Hingham), Sophomore
Ellis was a double winner in the MIAA postseason, first capturing the 100 breast stroke at the South sectionals, then following that up a week later with a win in the same event at the Division 2 state meet. Ellis was 16th in the 500 free at the YMCA nationals.

Erin Foley

Bishop Feehan, Senior, 200 free
A three-time All-Scholastic, Foley won two events at the Division 2 state championship. The senior took the 200 free and 500 free and she also won those events at the South sectional. Foley has set five school records during her career. Next fall she'll swim at Notre Dame.

Zoe Judd

Acton-Boxborough, Senior, 50 Free
Judd makes another appearance on the All-Scholastic team after winning the 50 and 100 free at the Division 1 state meet. She was also on A-B's 200 and 400 free relays teams that each finished second to Andover. At the North sectional, she was second in the 500 and 100 free. She'll attend UMass-Amherst.

Katie Kenny

Ursuline
Kenny makes her first All-Scholastic appearance thanks to two first-place finishes at the Division 2 state meet. She won the 100 fly in 57.81 and added a first-place finish in the 100 free (53.39). The senior is a Junior Nationals qualifier and will swim for Boston University next fall.

Ashlee Korsberg

Andover
An All-Scholastic last fall as a member of Andover's state title winning 400 free and 200 medley relay teams, Korsberg added an individual title this season, winning the 200 IM at the Division 1 meet. A high honor student, she also swims for Crimson Aquatics and is a High School All-American.

Helen Zitkovsky

Lexington, Junior, Diving
The talented junior made her first year diving for Lexington memorable, winning the North sectional title and then following it up a week later with the Division 1 state title. Zitkovsky was also seventh in 2010 US Age group Nationals on the one-meter board.

coach of the year

Mike Foley

Framingham
Foley led the Flyers to fourth place at the Division 1 state meet. That came after the Flyers won the Bay State Conference meet for the seventh straight season. Foley has been at Framingham for eight years and he's also the head coach of Wayland in the winter.

Lois Margeson

Reading
Depth, a star swimmer, and of course great leadership in the form of Lois Margeson propelled Reading to the Division 2 state championship this fall. Led by Auburn-bound All-Scholastic Erica Belcher, Reading won the Middlesex League title, then was second at the North Sectional.

All-stars

Bay State
Braintree: Sarah Abreu. Brookline: Julie Coleman. Dedham: Kelly Cyr. Framingham: Carly Biron, Haley Olson, Alex Pan, Michaela Savran, Alyssa Seales, Maura Sticco-Ivins, Erika von Kelsch. Natick: Tiffany Chen. Needham: Sydney Dixson, Sarah Hooper, Lauren Leskanic, Jessica Murphy, Kathryn Santaniello. Newton North: Irina Rojas. Norwood: Molly Shilo. Walpole: Becky Idman, Samantha Pomer, Danielle Sauve, Jessica Sauve.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Maeve Awiszus, Emma Cammann, Jennifer Coneeny, Maggie D'Innocenzo, Deborah Daly, Alexa Korsberg, Ashlee Korsberg, Rachel Moore, Monica Patterson. Central Catholic: Hannah Mitchell. Chelmsford: Mary Kate Cohen, MaryKate Cohen, Jennifer Day, Caitlin Sheridan. Haverhill: Sarah Broderick. Lowell: Leah Moynihan.

Middlesex
Belmont: Taylor Countinho. Lexington: Fiona Chung, Dena Guo, Scarlett Hao, Karen Lin, Nina Liu, Helen Zitkovsky. Reading: Amanda Adreani, Erica Belcher, Alexa Bosley, Erin Daley, Olivia Gallugi, Kelsey Lamb, Brenna Melanson, Julie Trodden, Gillian Walsh. Stoneham: Kaylie O'Connell. Wakefield: Emily Medeiros, Rebecca Quirk. Winchester: Kelly McCarthy, Kate Wendell.

NEPSAC
Acton-Boxborough: Zoe Judd.

Southern
Bishop Feehan: Erin Foley. Bishop Stang: Olivia Decas. Brockton: Virginia Burns, Megan Golding, Rose Merianos, Kelly O'Loughlin, Greta Zukauskaite. Durfee: Sarah Biltcliffe, Grace Borden, Amanda Couture, Elisha Griffin, Lexi Mendonca. New Bedford: Melissa Carneiro, meaghan Flowler, Mara Honahan, Sara Rivard, Aubrey Williams. Notre Dame (Hingham): Taylor Ellis. Ursuline: Katie Kenny. Westwood: Irina Chiulli.