2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Girls' Swimming All-Star team


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Posted Online: Dec. 09, 2012, 10:50 pm
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Swimmer of the year Kelly Bishop
Rock Island, Sr.:
Sectional champion and state qualifier in the 100-yard butterfly; Western Big 6 Conference runner-up in the 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley; finished fourth in the 200 IM at the sectional meet.

First Team Jessica Amyette
United Township, Fr.:
Western Big 6 200 IM and 500 free champion; sectional runner-up in 200 IM and 500 free.

Grace Carlson
Moline, Jr.:
Sectional runner-up in 200 free relay; third place in Big 6 50 free and 100 breaststroke.

Elizabeth Cunningham
Moline, Fr.:
Sectional runner-up in 200 free relay; 100 free third place at Big 6 meet.

Elly Ehlers
Moline, Jr.:
Sectional runner-up in 200 free relay.

Claire Fieweger
Alleman, Sr.:
Sectional fourth place in 100 back and fifth in 100 fly.

Alicia Freiburg
Rock Island, Jr.:
Sectional diving runner-up.

Jordan Karben
Moline, Sr.:
Big 6 diving champion; fourth place sectional diving.

Hannah Larson
Moline, Fr.:
Sectional runner-up in the 200 free relay.

Alison Patch
Moline, Sr.:
Big 6 100 back champ; sectional runner-up in 50 free and 100 back; state qualifier in the 100 back.

Hannah Rodriguez
Rock Island, So.:
Big 6 third place in 100 back; sectional fifth place in 50 free and 100 back.

Claire VanDerGinst
Moline, So.:
Big 6 third place in 200 and 500 free; sectional third place in 200 free and fifth in 500 free.

Honorable mention Moline: Emmy Ehlers, Hunter Hendricksen;Morrison: Amber Vegter;Riverdale: Kim Breaux;Rock Island: Courtney Kernan, Maggie Pappas, Mikayla Weyers;United Township: Sara Gillespie.

















 



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