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Hersey Girls Swim & Dive Finish 9th in State!

Ally Hersey Girls Swim and Dive placed 9th at the IHSA State Finals this weekend-the highest finish ever for the Aqua Huskies! Ally Blumenfeld was crowned IHSA State Champion in diving after a phenomenal performance. She became the first ever Aquatics State Champion for Hersey. Maggie Papanicholas placed 2nd in the 100 yard Breastroke, becoming the highest ever swimming state medalist for Hersey. The 200 Yard Medley of Mollie Lumsden, Maggie Papanicholas, Brooke Martin and Ashley Oiler placed 5th Place, the highest ever for a Hersey relay at the IHSA finals. Mollie Lumsden medaled 12th in the 100 Yard Backstroke. Other finisher for Hersey were the 200 Free Relay of Lumsden, Papanicholas, Natalia Plewa and Ashley Oiler placing 15th, Lumsden 18th in the 200 yard freestyle, Papanicholas 18th in the 200 Individual Medley, Plewa 24th in the 100 yard Breastroke and Katherine Dwyer 43rd in Diving! Maggie Relay team