Coaching Staff: Head Coach Shannon Bolger, 16 years; Assistant Coach Brinn McGuire, 1st year; Dive Coach Melanie Dilascio, 4th year.
Last Season’s Results: “We had a 7-1 record in dual meets. The team placed 2nd at our Divisional meet and sent several girls to our Sectional meet, where we placed 14th.”
Returning Swimmers: “We are a team of close to 40 girls: five from Rye Neck, five from Blind Brook, and 26 swimmers and three divers from Rye High. Our returning Blind Brook senior is Marie Neubauer. Rye Neck returnees include Grace Kujawski, Maggie Victory, and Ida Henriksson. Returning Rye High swimmers are Lara Geelen, Ella Brady, and Samantha Bluvol. The Garnets’ Katie Laverty placed 14th in the dive competition.”
2017 Captains: Larissa Hodzic (Rye Neck), Adele Harshbarger (Rye), Lucy Liu (Rye), Julia Mackey (Rye).
What will a successful season depend on? “We are anticipating another strong season, though we’re now in League Two, going against teams we haven’t seen for a while. Competition should be good.
Opening Day: “The team competed post-press time at the Relay Carnival, a fun event for the teams where the girls only swim and dive in relays.”
Home Opener: At Arlington September 12.