Lady Greyhounds Swim to 7th State Title
With record-setting performances and four first place finishes, the Shorewood High School girls swimming team hoisted their seventh state title during the Division 2 state meet on Friday.
Four first place finishes and record-setting performances carried the Shorewood High School girls swimming team to its seventh WIAA Division 2 state title Friday night in Madison.
The Greyhounds secured their first state title since 2003 behind efforts from junior Kristin Malone and sophomore Rachel Munson. The girls topped last year's champs Milton, 255 points to 217. Grafton came in third with 193 points.
Malone clocked in at 1:48.83 in the 200 freestyle, breaking a three-year old record, and snapped a five-year old record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.28.
Munson plunged into the record books when she claimed the 100 breaststroke with a 1:01.37 effort, setting a new record by nearly two seconds.
Senior Ellen Stello won the 500 freestyle by four seconds with a time of 4:58.34. She also posted a time of 2:05.39 to take second place in the 200 individual medley.
The Greyhounds relay teams garnered second place in all three events, including the 200 medley squads of Melissa Clausen, Munson, Stello and Eva Jorn posting a time of 1:48.59; the 200 freestyle team of Munson, Jorn, Genevieve Hayes and Malone (1:38.68); and the 400 freestyle crew of Stello, Clausen, Hayes and Malone posting a 3:32.18 effort.