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1997-98 All-Met Girls Swimming Team

Thursday, April 2, 1998

  • Swimmer of the Year
  • Coach of the Year

  • First Team
  • Second Team
  • Honorable Mention

  • 1997-98 All-Met Girls Swimming Team

    Front, left to right:Miriam Lynch and Molly FreedmanSecond row: Melissa Bartlett, Katie Brown, Regan Gosnell and Kim Green. Third row: Boys Coach of the Year Troy Bowers, Mike Nicholas, Stephen Krebs, Bethany Lindberg, Travis Harmor, Ryan Buckham and Girls Coach of the Year Eric Waananen. In back: Ace Tate, Greg Long, Dan Zurowski, Matt Brado.
    Not pictured: Emily Fain.

    Swimmer of the Year
    Molly Freedman
    Sidwell Friends

  • Junior. Repeat All-Met Swimmer of the Year.
  • Won second consecutive 200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly at Washington Metropolitan area championships.
  • Has fifth-fastest time over the past 12 months by a U.S. swimmer in 200-meter butterfly (2 minutes 13.56 seconds).

    Coach of the Year
    Eric J. Waananen
    Langley High School

  • Second-year coach led McLean school to its first Virginia AAA championship. Saxons went 6-0 in dual meets. They won AAA Liberty District and Northern Region championships.
  • Two-year record of 11-1.


    Melissa Bartlett Sherwood Jr.
    Undefeated in three years of dual-meet competition. Won 200-and 500-yard freestyles at Washington Metros championships.
    Katie Brown Good Counsel Soph.
    Repeat All-Met. Won 100-yard breaststroke at Washington Metros, National Catholic and Washington Private championships.
    Regan Gosnell Holton-Arms Jr.
    Diver lost only time this season. Washington Private and Metros one-meter champion.
    Kim Green Good Counsel Jr.
    Repeat All-Met. Won four individual titles at National Catholic championships. Undefeated in dual-meet competition this season.
    Emily Fain Springbrook Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Montgomery County champion in 100- and 200-yard freestyles. Washington Metros champion in 100 freestyle.
    Bethany Lindberg Woodbridge Sr.
    Repeat All-Met. Undefeated in 100 backstroke during high school career. Undefeated in all individual events in dual-meet competition past two seasons.
    Miriam Lynch Lake Braddock Jr.
    School record holder in 100-yard backstroke and 100 breaststroke. Virginia AAA champion in 50- and 100-meter freestyles.


    Jessica Brosch Stone Ridge Fr.
    Carolina Douglas Gaithersburg Sr.
    Lindsey Ertter Langley Fr.
    Lacey Hlavka Hayfield Jr.
    Bridget Mallon Washington-Lee Jr.
    Katherine McAdoo T.C. Williams Soph.
    Dianna Prangley Good Counsel Sr.
    Lauren Stinnett South Lakes Jr.

    Perla Antoniak, Eleanor Roosevelt; Megan Barnett, Georgetown Visitation; Tonya Bradley, Laurel; Maria Figols, Northern; Kelly Furlong, Paul VI; Allyson Hamilton, West Springfield. Jennifer Keith, Chantilly; Jennifer Lichtblau, Jefferson; Anne Lincoln, Sidwell Friends; Alyson Lypsky, Potomac School; Katy Mooney, Annandale; Hilary North, National Cathedral; Akeni Parker, North Stafford. Kristin Pawlowski, Madeira; Vanessa Rai, Holy Child; Cynthia Roller, Herndon; Anne Sattgast, Hylton; Jessica Scherer, Watkins Mill; Rachael Schaffner, O'Connell; Kim Schinnerer, Sidwell Friends; Jessie Seeber, Osbourn; Jennifer Travaglini, Eleanor Roosevelt; Amanda VanHorn, Woodbridge; Barbara Warner, Calvert; Shannon Woolard, Osbourn.

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