Austin girls send swimmers to section finals

Published 9:41 pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Austin girls swimmers had a solid opening showing at the Section 1A Swimming and Diving Meet preliminaries in Rochester Wednesday.

Austin’s 200-yard medley relay team of Madelynn Murley, Molly Sheehan, Molly Garry and Olivia Walsh took fifth and Sheehan, Murley, Garry and Walsh took fifth to advance to Saturday’s finals.

Austin also advanced an individual swimmer to the finals in four events.

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Walsh took sixth in the 50-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle, Molly Garry took fourth in the 100-yard freestyle, Sheehan took sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke.


200-medley relay: Madelynn Murley, Molly Sheehan, Molly Garry, Olivia Walsh (fifth, 1:55.79)

200-yard freestyle: Ingrid Dolan Peterson (20th, 2:14.79); Lucy Lagervall (24th, 2:17.80); Rose Garry (25th, 2:20.44)

200-individual medley: Sydney Tobak (25th, 2:46.05); Ellen Ekins (30th, 2:54.28)

50-freestyle: Olivia Walsh (sixth, 25.48); Molly Garry (10th, 26.01); Molly Sheehan (12th, 26.21)

100-butterfly: Ellen Ekins (28th, 1:29.17)

100-freestyle: Olivia Walsh (third, 55.59); Molly Garry (fourth, 56.88); Madelynn Murley (18th, 59.60)

500-freestyle: Lucy Lagervall (24th, 6:21.50); Rose Garry (25th, 6:22.69); Alayna Jovaag (33rd, 7:03.03)

200-freestyle relay: Molly Sheehan, Madelyn Murley, Molly Garry, Olivia Walsh (fifth, 1:44.94)

100-backstroke: Madelyn Murley (13th, 1:07.30); Ingird Dolan Peterson (19th, 1:13.59); Anna Kossman (26th, 1:15)

100-breaststroke: Molly Sheehan (sixth, 1:12.89); Mackenzie Carter (27th, 1:25.57); Sydney Tobak (30th, 1:30.21)

400-freestyle relay: Ingrid Dolan Peterson, Lucy Lagervall, Rose Garry, Mackenzie Carter (ninth, 4:11.47)