2016 Swimming Highlights

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  • Senior Emily Peters qualified for the CIF State Championships in the 50 free for the second consecutive season. She clocked a time of 24.25 to finish 25th in the 50-meter freestyle Friday at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex.  She entered the meet seeded 34th with a seed time of 24.23 and was 22nd overall as a junior.
  • St. Francis placed fourth overall in the varsity meet at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships held at Tokay High School. The St. Francis swimming team advanced six swimmers in a combined six events and all three relays at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships. 
  • Sac-Joaquin Section Varsity Individual Finalists: 200 IM Relay – 9, St. Francis (Fugit, Akhavi, Koewler, Peters), 1:52.59, 200 Free – 7, Chloe Mitchell, 1:52.98; 9, Katie McIntee, 1:53.82; 50 Free – 6, Emily Peters, 24.23; 100 Fly – 13, Tatum Roepke, 59.48; 16, Taylor Koewler, 1:00.23; 100 Free – 7, Katie McIntee, 53.24; 14, Emily Peters, 54.34; 500 Free – 6, Chloe Mitchell, 5:02.24; 16, McKenna Peterson, 5:33.56; 200 Free Relay – 8, St. Francis (McIntee, Roepke, Mitchell, Fugit), 1:40.83; 400 Free Relay – 6, St. Francis (Mitchell, Roepke, Peters, McIntee), 3:40.76.
  • Sac-Joaquin Section Junior Varsity Individual Finalists: 200 IM Relay – 5, St. Francis (Parulan, Bartylla, Castro, Camarillo), 1:53.67. 200 IM – 9, Hannah Parulan, 2:17.28; 50 Free – 9, Audrey Camarillo, 24.46; 100 Fly – 6, Lennea Castro, 1:00.38; 100 Free – 14, Audrey Camarillo, 56.96; 500 Free – 7, Emily Bartylla, 5:17.83; 200 Free relay (Bartylla, Carlin, Rodriguez, Hechtl), 1:44.82; 100 Back – 13, Hannah Parulan, 1:03.44; 100 Breast – 6, Emily Bartylla, 1:11.14; 400 Free Relay – 4, Rodriguez, Castro, Parulan, Camarillo), 3:48.54.
  • Section Qualifiers: Emily Bartylla (500 Free, 100 Breast), Audrey Camarillo (500 Free, 100 Free), Alanna Carlin (100 Fly, 100 Back), Lennea Castro (100 Fly, 100 Back), Fiona Dodson (50 Free, 100 Back), Sally Ferguson (200 Free, 100 Fly), Elizabeth Fugit (100 Fly, 100 Back), Samantha Gates (50 Free, 100 Free), Piper Hechtl (50 Free, 100 Free), Taylor Koewler (200 IM, 100 Fly), Katie McIntee (200 Free, 100 Free), Chloe Mitchell (200 Free, 500 Free), Hannah Parulan (200 IM< 100 Back), Emily Peters (50 Free, 100 Free), McKenna Peterson (200 Free, 500 Free), Tamara Rodriguez (50 Free, 100 Free), Tatum Roepke (100 Fly, 100 Back), Makenna Schwarz (100 Breast), Aly Tambornini (100 Free, 100 Breast), Caroline Urkov (200 IM, 100 Back), Kayla Wehner (100 Breast).
  • St. Francis, the defending league champion, scored 582.5 points to fall 15 points short of team champion Davis (597). Franklin was third overall followed by Pleasant Grove and Monterey Trail.
  • Three swimmers signed to compete in college next fall, including Emily Peters (Cal Poly), Katie McIntee (San Jose State), Chloe Mitchell (Fordham) and McKenna Peterson (St. Catherine).
  • The varsity swimming honorees for most valuable swimmer included Chloe Mitchell, Katie McIntee, Emily Peters and Tatum Roepke. The junior varsity selections for most valuable swimmer were Emily Bartyla, Audrey Camarillo, Lennea Castro and Hannah Parulan. Head Coach Richard Levin also recognized Katherine Sheahon with Most Improved, Amaya Barnes was received the Spirit Award and Laila Akhavi received the Delta League Sportsmanship Award.

River Cats All-City Team

  • Chloe Mitchell
  • Katie McIntee
  • Emily Peters

Varsity Most Valuable Swimmer

  • Chloe Mitchell
  • Katie McIntee
  • Emily Peters
  • Tatum Ropeke

Spirit Award

  • Amaya Barnes

Most Improved

  • Katherine Sheahon

Delta League Sportsmanship Award

  • Laila Akhavi

Junior Varsity Most Valuable Swimmer

  • Emily Bartyla
  • Audrey Camarillo
  • Lennea Castro
  • Hannah Parulan