2011-12 Winter All-Met

Girls' swimming

Ellen Anderson

Gaithersburg / Sr.

Metro and Md. champion in 500 free with an automatic all-American time of 4:52.02. Will swim for Northwestern.

Kali Becker

Churchill / Fr.

Metro and Md. diving champion. Broke Maryland’s Eppley Center pool record on 1-meter board (11 dives) with a score of 435.80.

Sarah Haase

Good Counsel / Sr.

Four-time All-Met set independent national high school record in 100 breast (1:00.05) at Metros. Will swim for Stanford. Video

Katie Ledecky

Stone Ridge / Fr.

Broke Olympian Kate Ziegler’s WMPSSDL meet record in 500 free (4:39.19), a top-five fastest high school time in history.

Kristina Li

Wootton / So.

Set Metro and Md. record in 100 back in automatic all-American time (54.85). Metros runner-up in 200 free (1:50.78).

Caroline McTaggart

Holton-Arms / Fr.

Won 50 (23.07) and 100 free (49.94) at Metros and WMPSSDL meets in automatic all-American times, both meet records.

Charlotte Meyer

Whitman / Jr.

Two-time All-Met set Metros record in 200 IM (1:58.19). Anchored Vikings’ record-breaking 200 and 400 free relays.

Hellen Moffitt

West Potomac / Jr.

Finished second in 100 fly (55.08) and 100 back (55.79) at Va. AAA meet in all-American consid­er­ation times.

Abi Speers

Langley / Jr.

Two-time All-Met won Va. AAA title and set Northern Region record in 50 free (23.32). State runner-up in 100 free (51.55).

Reia Tong

Whitman / Sr.

Two-time All-Met swept divisional, regional, and Md. state meets in 50 (23.27) and 100 free (50.79). Will swim for Brown. Video

Jay Thorpe

Coach of the year, Battlefield

Second-year coach led the Bobcats to a 6-0 record, their second consecutive Cedar Run District title, and a fourth-place finish at the Va. AAA meet. A year after finishing 14th at the state meet, Thorpe had his girls’ squad motivated to take on Virginia’s elite teams. Battlefield finished second in the 400 free relay, behind Oakton, and with a state record in the 200 medley relay.

Player bios by Bryan Flaherty - The Washington Post. Photos by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post.
Published April 5, 2012.