The Bee's Spring All-Stars: Girls Swimming First Team, Honorable Mentions

The Fresno BeeJuly 1, 2014 

STEPHANIE BARTEL

Vitals: Freshman, Buchanan

Qualifications: Emerged as a threat to break the Central Section backstroke record (56.37) before her career is done after debuting with a D-I winning 57.67. Also was second in the 200 IM (2:09.70), swam the backstroke leg of the champion 200 medley relay (1:48.50) and anchored a fourth-place 400 free relay (3:37.31) for a Bears team that finished third in D-I.

SKYLAR ELKINGTON

Vitals: Freshman, Clovis West

Qualifications: A member of section record-setting and All-American relays in the 200 free (1:36.89) and 400 free (3:30.22), swimming the third legs for teams that finished with the 86th and 70th fastest times in the nation this season. Also contributed to Golden Eagles' 18th consecutive section title by placing second in the 50 free (24.16) and third in the 100 free (52.02) at D-I finals.

KELLI ANN FUNK

Vitals: Junior, Clovis West

Qualifications: A Bee All-Star for the third straight season after winning her section consecutive 1-meter diving title at the D-I finals with a score of 432.10. It was a 21.4-point victory over second-place Lauren Clarksean of Bakersfield and a 52-point improvement on her winning mark from last season. Placed second at the Clovis West Invitational with a score of 449.05.

SAMANTHA GIANNETTA

Vitals: Junior, Clovis West

Qualifications: Helped Golden Eagles capture their 18th consecutive section title while leading off a pair of record-setting, All-American relays. Clovis West finished with the 86th fastest time in the nation in the 200 free (1:36.89) and the 70th fastest in the 400 free (3:30.22). Individually, Giannetta won the 500 free (5:08.94) and placed third in the 200 free (1:53.46).

EMILY GOODBAR

Vitals: Junior, Kingsburg

Qualifications: Swam the fastest times of the section championships while winning the D-II titles in the 100 fly (57.19) and the 100 back (58.69). Three-time All-Bee honoree helped the Vikings capture the D-II team title by powering first-place relays in the 200 medley (1:54.36) and 400 free (3:38.64) in times that would have been fourth and fifth when combined with D-I.

DAGMAR GUDMUNDSSON

Vitals: Junior, Hanford West

Qualifications: Lowered the D-II record in the 50 free for the third straight season with a consideration All-American 23.68 that finished just outside the top 100 high school times in the nation this season. It was the fastest time in the section when combined with D-I. The three-time Bee swimming All-Star and two-time selection in water polo also helped Huskies' second-place 200 free (1:43.92) and third-place 400 free (3:54.04) relays.

JILLIAN HATCH

Vitals: Sophomore, Clovis

Qualifications: Two-time Bee All-Star added to the two section gold medals she earned last year before a transfer from Sanger by winning the 200 free in a consideration All-American 1:51.10. Placed second in the 100 free (51.77) individually and was on second-place relays in the 200 free (a consideration 1:37.34) and 400 free (3:33.06) for the D-I runner-up Cougars. Also a Bee All-Star in water polo.

KATELYN HERRERA

Vitals: Junior, Kingsburg

Qualifications: Earned four gold or silver medals at the D-II finals, including a second-place finish in the 500 free (5:06.35) in the second fastest time of the section championships when combined with D-I. Was also second in the 200 free (1:55.63) and helped winning relays in the 200 free (1:43.59) and 400 free (3:38.64) to help the Vikings win their second straight D-II team title.

AUBREY HOLBERT

Vitals: Sophomore, Clovis North

Qualifications: Two-time All-Bee honoree delivered a second-place performance in the 100 fly (58.92) and fourth-place in the 100 back (1:00.98) individually at the D-I championships. Also swam butterfly leg of second-place 200 medley relay (1:49.96) and second leg of third-place 400 free relay (3:36.33) for Broncos team that finished fourth in D-I.

KHLOE McCARTHY

Vitals: Sophomore, Tulare Western

Qualifications: Set the D-II record in the 500 free in 5:03.39, which was the fastest time of the section finals when combined with D-I. Two-time All-Bee pick placed second in the 100 back (1:02.33) and was a member of second-place relays in the 200 medley (1:56.86) and 400 free (3:50.67) for a Mustangs' team that finished fourth in D-II.

AUDREE PREBLE

Vitals: Sophomore, Clovis

Qualifications: Added four more top-three medals to the four she earned as a freshman, winning the 100 fly (58.33) and placing third in the 200 IM (2:11.77) individually at the D-I finals. Two-time All-Bee pick also was a member of second-place 400 free relay (3:33.06) and the butterfly specialist in the third-place 200 medley relay (1:52.08) for D-I runner-up Cougars.

HUNTER WINSLOW

Vitals: Junior, Clovis North

Qualifications: Earned All-Bee honors for the third straight season after placing second in the 200 free (1:51.72) and fourth in the 100 free (52.50) at the D-I finals. Also a member of second-place 200 medley (1:49.96) and third-place 400 free (3:36.33) relays while leading the Broncos to a fourth-place finish as a team in D-I.

HONORABLE MENTION

Bre Abell, senior, Kingsburg

Morgan Coddington, freshman, Kingsburg

Adie Collard, freshman, Clovis

Kiara Dandridge, junior, Buchanan

Lauren Davis, junior, Edison

Allyson Duffy, sophomore, Hanford West

Tenny Feigel, sophomore, Sanger

Savannah Fitzgerald, freshman, Clovis North

Lauren Geiger, freshman, Immanuel

Makayla Giannetta, junior, Clovis West

McKenna Hauss, junior, Clovis

Morgen Heath, senior, Mt. Whitney

Emily Imfeld, junior, Sanger

Olivia Johnson, freshman, Clovis North

Trish Lucas, junior, Buchanan

Remi Mahlum, junior, Buchanan

Hannah Nabors, senior, Clovis

Sarah Snyder, sophomore, Clovis West

Emily Vagim, junior, Redwood

 

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