Catherine Stanford Wins States!

This past weekend was the  2019 NYSPHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships, held in Ithaca, NY. 

LBA had 4 Ladies make this meet and compete here. 

Senior Catherine Stanford swam in the 200 Medley relay as well as the 400 Freestyle relay. Her two individual events were the 100 Yard Freestyle and the 50 Yard Freestyle. Catherine Placed 2nd in the 100 with a lifetime best of 49.94 and won the 50 free with a lifetime best of 22.84 (and lowered her own Nassau County record!) Both of these times were Automatic All American qualifying times. 

The 200  Medley relay had 3 LBA Ladies on it. Freshman Kaitlin Minchak for Backstroke, Junior Madeline Levine for Breaststroke and Senior Catherine Stanford for Freestyle. The girls placed 28th in Prelims and moved up3 spots to 25th in finals. 

The 400 Freestyle relay also had 3 LBA Ladies on it. Freshman Kaitlin Mincak, Sophmore Megan Vitale and Senior Catherine Stanford. The girls placed 18th in Prelims and Remained firmly in that spot in final s.