St. Francis Swimming

8-Time Sac-Joaquin Section Champions

1987, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2010, 2011

Delta River and Delta League Champions

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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2017 Swimming Highlights

  • The St. Francis varsity placed sixth overall at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships held at Tokay High School. Davis won the varsity title with 273 points to edge Granite Bay 273-268.5 followed by Rio Americano (261), Lodi (141) and Oak Ridge (124) ahead of St.
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Wehner Selected as St. Francis’ Valedictorian

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis water polo and swimmer Kayla Wehner has been selected as the school’s valedictorian and will address her class Thursday night at the graduation ceremony at Memorial Auditorium.

“It was really exciting for me,” said Wehner of her honor. “As a freshman I could not have imagined being the valedictorian. Seeing that working really hard in all my classes and things outside of school was able to pay off, it was really cool.”

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Thirty Troubadours Honored with SportStars All-City Honors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis had 30 Troubadours represented on the 2016-17 SportStars River Cats All-City teams announced before Sunday’s game with against the Nashville Sounds. Overall, SportStars Magazine celebrated 500 athletes at the eighth annual event.

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Swimming Claims Frosh/Soph Section Title, Places Sixth in Varsity Meet

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving teams finished the 2017 season in style by winning the Frosh/Soph division at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships and placing sixth overall in the varsity meet.

“It is amazing winning the team championship as a freshman, swimming with all of my friends,” said Chloe Beebout. “I am really excited. There are so many good freshman and sophomores when we get to our senior year on the varsity team, we are going to kill it.”

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Swimming Showcases Youth at Sections

LODI, Calif. – With a roster dominated with youthful standouts, the St. Francis swimming team competed at the Sac-Joaquin Section Trials on Thursday looking to make history and give a glimpse of a strong future.

“I could not be prouder of my whole team,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “How exciting for the Frosh/Soph group and how exciting is it to be coaching them the next three years. Seeing them in action today when it matters, they all stepped up. The group includes a lot of talented freshmen and Hannah Parulan, a sophomore, who is definitely the leader.”

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Senior Swimmer Fugit Returns to Pool at Section Trials

LODI, Calif. – Senior Elizabeth Fugit had everything going right for her. She was accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy and was having the senior season at St. Francis she had hoped for. She had worked hard to post the times in the pool that aligned with her senior goals with a strong showing at the section meet in her future. Then everything changed.

Within hours she was in the hospital having her appendix out. Time in the pool was done and time spent with her friends on the swimming team was over. With league championships ahead, she was out and watching from the pool deck.

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Swimming Finishes Second at Delta League Champs

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving team finished second overall behind four second and three third-place finishes on the final day of the Delta League Championships at Jesuit High School.

St. Francis was in a battle with Davis all meet. After entering with a lead thanks to the sweep by diving and the Delta League title by Molly Wilson, the Troubadours led after the first day that featured three relay finals and challenged all meet against the Blue Devils, who finally out-scored the St. Francis 506.5 to 477.5.

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Swimming and Diving Leads After First Day

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Behind a strong diving performance on Wednesday and three second-place relay finishes, the St. Francis swimming and diving leads after the first day of the Delta League championships. St. Francis leads 65.5 to 41.5 over Davis.

“We setup some second swims,” said Head coach Richard Levin. “The more we can get in the big final, the better. The diving cushion was a big help today.”

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Swimming Posts Victory over Carondelet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming teams posted a pair of victories over Carondelet last week to wrap up their dual meet season. The Troubadours went 8-1 in dual meets during the season.

“This dual helps us with our team confidence,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “We swam well at the California Catholic Challenge and finished fourth. It is significant because we have never beat them in my time at St. Francis. It shows there is more left in the tank and we are getting hot at the right time of the season.”

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Spring Signing Day Highlights St. Francis Students

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Twelve St. Francis seniors have committed to play a sport in college during the spring signing period that started Wednesday and were celebrated at a ceremony at the school today. Overall, 17 St. Francis student-athletes from the Class of 2017 have made commitments or signed a National Letter-of-Intent this year.

The Troubadours made commitments to schools including Duke and Stanford and several California schools from American River College to UC San Diego. The Troubies will travel as far as away as New Hampshire to play softball at Saint Anselm.

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Swimming Defeats Franklin in Delta Dual

Elk GROVE, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team posted a 125-45 win over Franklin on Wednesday at the Wackford Aquatic Center. The Troubadours swept four of the events and won 10 of the 11 overall to lead the team to victory. Senior Tatum Roepke and freshman Chloe Bebbout each claimed two events.

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Roepke Commits to Cal State East Bay for Swimming

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Tatum Roepke was practically born in the water so it only makes sense she continues swimming in college. She has committed to swim for Cal State East Bay next fall.

“I went on my recruiting trip and the team just felt like a family to me,” said Roepke “It felt like I was already part of the team. The coach is awesome. He came to watch me swim in San Diego. I wanted to step up what I am doing from USA Swimming to College swimming.”

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Swimming defeats Pleasant Grove in Delta Dual

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – St. Francis won nine of 11 events to post a 127-43 victory over Pleasant Grove on Wednesday to improve to 2-0 on the Delta League dual season.

Senior Elizabeth Fugit won the 100 backstroke and helped the 200 medley and 400 free relays post victories. Emma Peters won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.54, while senior Taylor Koewler won the 200 IM in 2:15.62. Senior Tatum Roepke won the 100 butterfly in 59.67 and freshman Kendall Houck captured the 500 free in 5:25.70.Freshman Emma Hollenback won the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.77.

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Swimming Preseason Information

1. Season Start Date: Monday, February 6th

2. Season Goals: Win Varsity and F/S Sections; Win DL Champs -Stroke Improvement – Participation - Be Part of the Team – Team Spirit

3. Team Website – www.stfrancisswimming.com All St. Francis Swimmers are required to register on

the team site. If you do not register you will not be on the team. Registration must be completed

before participation on the team will be permitted.

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St. Francis Renews Agreement with adidas Team Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School has renewed its exclusive partnership with adidas Team Sports for four years, Athletic Director Mark McGreevy announced.

Photo Credit_Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY (2015 Pan Am Games)
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Alumna Mills Makes 400 IM Final at the U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. – Alumna Kate Mills ‘07 finished eighth in the 400 IM (4:46.58) at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb., on June 16. Mills swam at Harvard and is a 2011 graduate with a degree in Art History and Spanish. She is the school record holder in the 200 Butterfly and ranks in the top five in the 200 IM and 400 IM. She is qualified to swim the 200 IM on Tuesday and is appearing in her third Olympic Trials.

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St. Francis Athletics Partners with SportsLeader

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis High School and the Troubadour Athletic Department will partner with SportsLeader over the next four years to implement their Catholic virtue-based formation program for coaches.

“In offering athletics programs at St. Francis we seek to use sport as a context for physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “Our partnership with Sports Leader represents a continuation of that great Troubie tradition in a very intentional way.”

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Troubadours Place Second in Delta League All-Sports Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis athletic department placed second overall in the All-Sports Award standings for the Delta League among the girls programs for the 2015-16 season, losing to Davis by two points. The Troubadours recorded a league-best seven combined first and second-place finishes.

“We congratulate Davis and appreciate the great competition in our league,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “Winning is not a primary goal but a byproduct  of doing things well and we are proud of the efforts of our student-athletes and coaches.”

Season highlight

2016 Swimming Highlights

  • 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.
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Swimmer Emily Bloom Named Valedictorian

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Four years ago Emily Bloom could never have envisioned giving a speech at graduation and she has no idea what she would have said. But after her experiences at St. Francis Catholic High School, she now has something to say.

“I could not have given a speech at Memorial Auditorium and I would not have had anything to say,” predicted Bloom of herself as a freshman.

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Senior Emily Peters Finishes 25th at CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships

FRESNO, Calif. – Senior Emily Peters 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.

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Peters to Swim at State Championships Again, Cal Poly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Emily Peters qualified in the 50-meter freestyle for the CIF State Swimming Championships starting on Friday, May 20 at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex.

“It is exciting,” said Peters. “It was a fun meet last year. I am grateful that I can go again and have that opportunity to compete against some fast girls.”

Peters will be swimming at the meet for the second consecutive year and is the only Troubadour in school history to swim at the state meet that started in 2015. She finished 22nd overall last year with a time of 24.24.

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Swimming and Diving Finishes Fourth at Section Finals

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving team finished fourth at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships on Saturday at Tokay High School.

“Today was a good day,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “Coming into this season, I didn’t think we would be able to get fourth. I knew we were in a fight against Rio (for third) starting today. We ended up 10 points behind but I could not be prouder. It is bittersweet because this senior class has a lot of kids I am going to miss. It is sad to see them be done.”

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Swimming Advances Six at Section Finals on Saturday

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team advanced six swimmers in a combined six events and all three relays at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships at Tokay High School. The finals will be contested on Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

Senior Chloe Mitchell had the top finish on the day, placing fourth in the 500 free with a time of 5:01.60. She also qualified in the 200 free (1:52.84). Katie McIntee was fifth in the 100 free and ninth in the 200 free, while classmate Emily Peters finished fifth in the 50 free (24.49).

Photo Caption (From L to R): Maggie Oys (Water Polo), Ashley Newland (Soccer), Emily Peters (Swimming), Avery Spector (Tennis), Elle Minor (Water Polo), Ally Tambornini (Water Polo), Lilly Enes (Track and Field), Ariane Arndt (XC/Track and Field), Chase Worthen (Cross Country), Sydney Vandegrift (XC/Track and Field) and Shelby Tevis (Softball).
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Twenty-One Troubadours Earn River Cats All-City Sponsored by SportsStars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis had 21 selections to the River Cats All-City teams sponsored by SportsStars presented prior to the game Sunday at Raley Field. The Troubadours had student-athletes selected to each team led by four from the Sac-Joaquin Section winning water polo team.

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Swimming and Diving Finishes Second at League Meet

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – The St. Francis varsity swimming and diving team finished second overall at the Delta League Championships on Friday at Jesuit High School.

“We did not go quiet,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “We knew we had a challenge in front of us. They did not quit. Davis is a great team and our hats our off to them. We just needed a little more to get it done. We could taste it but we came up a little short this time.”

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Swimming Leads after Day 1 at Delta League Meet

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Aided by a strong performance by the Diving team, the St. Francis swimming team got off to a great start at the Delta League Swimming Trials at Jesuit High School Thursday.

“We needed some work done today and we got the job started,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “Davis is a great competitor and competition. It is going to be a tough challenge tomorrow. But I think we are setup to compete for the win.”

St. Francis leads Davis by 34 points heading into the finals on Friday, which begin at 3:00 p.m.

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Swimming Senior Night

St. Francis celebrated their seniors before the meet against Grant and Sheldon on April 20. Photos by Lifetouch.

Seven student-athletes have signed or committed to plays sports at collegiate programs across the nation in conjunction with the third NCAA National Signing Day. Overall, St. Francis has 25 student-athletes from the class of 2016 playing sports in college this fall.
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2016 St. Francis Spring Signing Day

Seven student-athletes have signed or committed to plays sports at collegiate programs across the nation in conjunction with the third NCAA National Signing Day. Overall, St. Francis has 25 student-athletes from the class fo 2016 playing sports in college this fall.

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Senior Peterson to Swim at St. Catherine in Minnesota

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior McKenna Peterson will swim at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., next fall. She will participate in the St. Francis Signing Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 13.

“I was exploring my options to see what was out there and found St. Catherine,” said Peterson. “I reached out to the coach and went to visit. They had everything I was looking for (in a school). It is the perfect fit for me.”

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Swimming Wins League Meet with Franklin and Sheldon

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team won eight of the 10 events led by several strong individual performances in preparation for the NorCal Championships this weekend.

“This was a meet where we needed to show up and we took care of business,” said Head Coach Richard Levin.

Sophomore Emily Bartylla won the 100-yard breaststroke ( (1:14.26) and finished second in the 50 freestyle (26.81) while participating on the winning 200-yard medley relay  with Caroline Urkov, Emily Peters and Audrey Camarillo and second-place 400-yard free relay.

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Swimming Defeated by Davis in Dual Meet

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – A year ago, they were the top two programs in the Delta League with St. Francis winning the league title. The two schools met again Wednesday with Davis taking a 107-63 victory in the varsity meet and 107-60 win in the Frosh-Soph matchup.

“We have a long way to go,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “Davis is a perennial powerhouse and they showed their stuff. Our senior and junior leadership all showed up today and we had some young swimmers standout.”


2016 Swimming Team Roster

Name Class Hometown
Alyssa Ainsley SR Sacramento
Sarah Ajise JR Sacramento
Laila Akhavi SR Folsom
Amira Araj JR Folsom
Rose Archer FR Sacramento
Maia Arnott FR Sacramento
Camille Avila-DaRosa JR Sacramento
Mary Balestreri JR Sacramento
Frances Barbour JR Sacramento
Amaya Barnes JR Sacramento
Anastasia Barrett SO Meadow Vista
Jennalyn Barthels SR Sacramento
Emily Bartylla SO Granite Bay
Isabella Bedford FR Sacramento
Nicole Beigh SO Folsom
Prescilla Belisario SO Sacramento
Abigail Berg FR Sacramento
Emily Bloom SR Carmichael
Taylor Boe JR Orangevale
Madeline Brown SO Roseville
Jennifer Bushberg JR Sacramento
Lela Buzzard FR Carmichael
Audrey Camarillo SO Folsom
Alanna Carlin SO Sacramento
Kobe Carpenter SO Gold River
Gabrielle Casentini JR Sacramento
Lennea Castro SO West Sacramento
Nicole Chan SR Sacramento
Hannah Clouser SO Folsom
Grace Conlin SO Sacramento
Rose Conlin FR Sacramento
Tessa Crouch FR Auburn
Cassie Cunningham JR Yuba City
Melissa Damien SO Fair Oaks
Gianna DeFelice FR Rancho Cordova
Fiona Dodson JR Folsom
Allison Dowdell SO Sacramento
Liliana Eilhardt SO Citrus Heights
Jullian Elenberger JR Folsom
Julia Endicott SO Roseville
Alexis Ericson FR Folsom
Bianca Escoto SO Citrus Heights
Marissa Fat SO Sacramento
Sally Ferguson JR Sacramento
Isabella Flores FR Sacramento
Ivanna Foreno Pretto FR Sacramento
Jacqueline Free SO Carmichael
Emma Fries SO Sacramento
Elizabeth Fugit JR Sacramento
Taylor Garrett FR Sacramento
Samantha Gates JR Sacramento
Mary-Louise Goodwin SO Sacramento
Karoline Guthrie JR Sacramento
Maya Ha FR Roseville
Natalya Hardin SR Sacramento
Lauren Harris FR Folsom
Madison Haynes SR Granite Bay
Piper Hechtl FR Davis
Fiona Heenan SO Sacramento
Chynna Hinrichsen SO Sacramento
Isabella Hoffman FR Rocklin
Natalie Imboden SO Sacramento
Allison Jeffers JR Sacramento
Tenea Jefferies SO Sacramento
Emily Jones SO Sacramento
Kathryn Kane FR Carmichael
Lexi Karres JR Sacramento
Chloe King SO Sacramento
Grace Klas SO Placerville
Taylor Koewler JR Sacramento
Sonia Laskin JR Elk Grove
Emalee Lavezzo FR Sacramento
Lauren Lawver FR Sacramento
Madise Lima SO Penn Valley
Emma Loehr FR Gold River
Hailey Malone SO Sacramento
Michaela Marks JR Carmichael
Mallory Marshall JR Folsom
Giovanna Martinez SR El Dorado Hills
Lillyann McGee SO Fair Oaks
Katie McIntee SR Sacramento
Lily McLoughlin FR Sacramento
Marcella Mirabelli SR Folsom
Chloe Mitchell SR El Dorado Hills
Rocky Mudd JR Suisan City
Annemarie Mullen JR Sacramento
Rose Mullen FR Sacramento
Abigail Mullen FR Sacramento
Jenna Murphy JR Folsom
Katherine Musser SR Pilot Hill
Krystle Nanoo SO Rancho Cordova
Clare Neal FR Sacramento
Madison Neil JR Folsom
Ellena Negrete JR Orangevale
Dawn Nguyen SR Sacramento
Hannah Therese Parulan FR Sacramento
Emily Peters SR Folsom
McKenna Peterson SR Cameron Park
Gabrielle Petty JR Carmichael
Emily Piatanesi JR Sacramento
Rory Pitts SR Fair Oaks
Sofia Plasencia FR Sacramento
Charisma Powning SO Sacramento
McKinley Rasmussen FR Sacramento
Sam Reinl SR Sacramento
Kellie Reyes SR Elk Grove
Taylor Riffle SO Sacramento
Grace Righton SO Folsom
Tara Robinson FR Rescue
Tami Rodriguez FR Folsom
Tatum Roepke JR Sacramento
Caroline Rojas SR Sacramento
Quinn Ruggles SO Sacramento
Clarissa Ryder SO Sacramento
Gia Saini SR Carmichael
Isabella Sandoval SO Sacramento
Isabella Sardo SO Folsom
Amanda Schaffner JR Fair Oaks
Olivia Scheid SR Sacramento
Mikhaila Schiller JR Elk Grove
Makenna Schwarz JR Sacramento
Maya Sbisa SO Folsom
Katherine Sheahon FR Sacramento
Jadyn Simperman SO Orangevale
Taylor Simpson SR Elk Grove
Madelyn Southard SO West Sacramento
Tori Spencer SR Sacramento
Abigail Stoll JR Sacramento
Amanda Sweeney SO Folsom
Lauren Sylvester SO Eden Valley
Ally Tambornini SR Sacramento
Sarah Travis JR Sacramento
Mari Tzomes SR Folsom
Brooke Uhlenhop SR Sacramento
Caroline Urkov SR Sacramento
Christina Vail FR Sacramento
Jacqueline Vail JR Sacramento
Alexandria Vela JR Sacramento
Kaitlin Violette SO El Dorado Hills
Jordyn Walker SO Sacramento
Natalie Warne SO Sacramento
Megan Watkins FR Elk Grove
Kaya Wehner JR Lincoln
Jordan Weidman FR Carmichael
Emily Williams SO Sacramento
Juliette Williams JR Sacramento
Erin Wilson SR Carmichael
Alyssa Wirick SR Roseville
Gabrielle Wright SR Carmichael
Kylie Zabriskie FR Citrus Heights
Julie Zanobini SR Davis

Head Coach: Richard Levin

Assistant Coaches: Maggie Ropeke, Barbara Gluvers, Ann Peter, Matt Paige

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Spring Parent Adidas Apparel Order

  • All orders will be delivered to St. Francis High School on or before March 16, 2016
  • No returns or exchanges on decorated apparel
  • No orders will be taken after the deadline: February 17, 2016
  • Proceeds benefits St. Francis Athletics

Parents are encouraged to order t-shirts with the student availability.


Lacrosse Student-Athlete Adidas Apparel Order

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Swimming Team Information
Meet, Parent and Attendance Info

2016 Meet Information

Dual Meets: We will not be able to swim every swimmer on the team in every swim meet. With the meet schedule that is attached you will see which groups swim in which meets listed below. Even then not all swimmers will be entered in each meet.

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Spring Conditioning/Tryout Information

Spring sports start on Feb. 8 for the sports of lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving and track and field. Please have your daughter’s current physical on file with the athletic department to insure her participation in the first day of tryouts. The physical must be on the form on the school website. You can find it here.

DIVING: Practice starts on February 15: 3:00-4:30 p.m. at Capital Diving. Workouts the rest of the season (2/22-4/27) will be M/W/F from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Athletic schedule

2017 Swimming Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time
March 1 Grant/Sheldon Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
March 3-4 at Rio Invitational ARC TBA
March 8 Pleasant Grove  Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
March 15 at Davis Arroyo 4:00 p.m.
March 22 Elk Grove Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
March 29 Monterey Trail Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
March 31-April 1 Nor Cal Championships Woodcreek TBA
April 5 at Franklin/Sheldon Wackford TBA
April 8 at CA Catholic School Challenge Sacred Heart TBA
April 11 Carondelet Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
April 19 Monterey Trail Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
April 28 Delta League Championships Jesuit TBA
April 29 Delta League Championships Jesuit TBA
May 12 at Sac-Joaquin Section Trials Tokay 8:00 a.m.
May 14 at Sac-Joaquin Section Finals Tokay 8:00 a.m.
May 20 at CIF State Championships Buchanan TBA
May 21 at CIF State State Championship Buchanan TBA
Caption: Thirteen St. Francis Troubadours participated in the National Letter-of-Intent and College Commitment Celebration at St. Francs on Wednesday. Front Row (L to R): Katie McIntee (Swimming, San Jose State), Tiffany Wong (Diving, UC San Diego), Lilly Enes (Track & Field, Yale), Mel Baccay (Softball, Michigan State), Caroline Coyle (Crew, UCLA). Back Row (L to R): Maggie Oys (Water Polo, Santa Clara), Tia Hay (Basketball, Colorado State), Jenna Barthels (Water Polo, Cal-State Northridge), Chloe Mitchell (Swimming, Fordham), Nicole Spring (Track & Field, Brown), Julianna Qvistgaard (Crew, Cal), Julie Zanobini (Water Polo, Loyola Marymount), Ariane Arndt (Track &Field, Cal).
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2015 Fall Signing Day

Thirteen St. Francis Troubadours participated in the National Letter-of-Intent and College Commitment Celebration at St. Francs on Wednesday.

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Thirteen Seniors Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thirteen St. Francis Troubadours participated in the National Letter-of-Intent and College Commitment Celebration at St. Francis on Wednesday.

Senior Ariane Arndt, who will attend UC-Berkeley out of the Pac-12 Conference, headlined a class representing seven sports committing to 12 different schools, including five out-of-state school. The schools for the Troubie signees include Brown, Cal, Cal-State Northridge, Colorado State, Fordham, Loyola Marymount, Michigan State, San Jose State, Santa Clara, UCLA, UC San Diego and Yale.

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Swimmer Chloe Mitchell to Swim at Fordham

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – When it came time to select her school for college, St. Francis senior swimmer Chloe Mitchell had a good idea of the atmosphere and environment she was looking for in a program. After taking three visits, Mitchell chose to swim for Fordham next fall.

“Fordham felt more like home,” said Mitchell, who is from El Dorado Hills. “It is a Jesuit school and I love the Catholic atmosphere. The team felt like family and that the men and women practice together and are really close. It was another big part of my decision.”

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Swimmer Katie McIntee Commits to San Jose State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis swimmer Katie McIntee has made a verbal commitment to swim next fall at San Jose State and will sign a National Letter-of-Intent with the Spartans on Nov. 11.

“I chose San Jose State because I really liked the coach and the girls,” said McIntee. “After taking my trip, I felt very comfortable. The girls helped me feel right at home and already part of the team.”

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Former Collegiate Basketball Coach and AD Morrison Speaks to Athletics Department

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Former college basketball coach and athletic director Stan Morrison was the keynote speaker for the St. Francis athletics department retreat in August 2015. Morrison started his coaching career at El Camino High School before embarking on a career that would include head coaching jobs at Pacific, USC, San Jose State Basketball coach and as the AD at both UC Santa Barbara and UC Riverside.

Morrison had several messages for the Troubadour coaches intertwined among his tremendous coaching experiences and stories that highlighted his talking points.

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Swimmer Mitchell Named to NISCA/Speedo All-America Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rising senior Chloe Mitchell has been named to the NISCA/Speedo Girls High School All-America team in the 500 freestyle. She placed 89th overall in the event with her personal-best time from the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships.

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2015 Swimming Highlights

  • Juniors Emily Peters and Chloe Mitchell both qualified for the first CIF State Championships and the St. Francis swimming team placed fourth overall in the varsity meet at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships held at Tokay High School.
  • Peters swam in the 50-meter freestyle and clocked a time of 24.24 to finish 22nd overall.
  • Peters qualified to swim at the first CIF state championships in the 50 freestyle after her sixth-place finish in time of 24.29.
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Peters and Coss Compete at First CIF State Meet

FRESNO, Calif. – Junior Emily Peters and freshman Julia Coss competed at the first CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships held at Clovis West High School Friday.

Peters swam in the 50-meter freestyle and clocked a time of 24.24 to finish 22nd overall, while Coss was 22nd overall in the diving competition contested Friday morning.


Eleven St. Francis Troubadours were among the honorees at the 2014-15 River Cats All-City team (From L to R): Ariane Arndt, Nicole Spring, Kyle Green, Anna Donald, Danika Bailey, Lauren Charter, Anna Gregg, Jennalyn Barthels and Chloe Mitchell (Not pictured Lauren Craig and Peyton Bilo).
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Eleven Troubies Earn River Cats All-City Honors
Soccer's Gregg Named Soccer Player of the Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats honored 11 St. Francis student-athletes as members of the 2014-15 River Cats All-City teams in a ceremony before the game Sunday against Memphis at Raley Field.

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River Cats All-City Team
11 Troubaours Receive Local Honor

The Sacramento River Cats recognized their 2014-15 All-City team before today’s baseball game. Eleven Troubadours were selected to the respective sports all-city teams and senior soccer player Anna Gregg was named the River Cats Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the second consecutive season.

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Swimming and Diving Banquet Recap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving teams celebrated their season with an end-of-year banquet Wednesday following finals.

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St. Francis Represented at First Swimming & Diving Championships

CLOVIS, Calif. – Freshman diver Julia Coss and junior swimmer Emily Peters will represent St. Francis in the first CIF Swimming and Diving State Championships that begin on Friday, May 22. Clovis West High School is hosting the event.

Coss, who is one of four freshmen on the start list, will dive in the morning starting at 8:30 a.m., while Peters will swim in the 50-meter freestyle event. The prelims begin at 2:30 p.m.

Time Warner Cable will provide a live web stream at www.TWCcommunity.com

State Championship Information

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River Cats to Honor 11 Troubadours with All-City Honors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats will honor 11 St. Francis student-athletes as members of the 2014-15 River Cats All-City teams in a ceremony before the game against Memphis on Sunday, May 24 at Raley Field.

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Swimmers Cap Section Meet with Two State Finalists, Fourth-Place Finish

LODI, Calif. – Juniors Emily Peters and Chloe Mitchell both qualified for the first CIF State Championships and the St. Francis swimming team placed fourth overall in the varsity meet at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships held at Tokay High School.

“I love that aspect about swimming as a sport,” said Peters. “We individually represent our team but score points for the St. Francis community and represent St. Francis and what is means to be a Troubie.”

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Soccer and Swimming Finals Shown Online

SACRAMENTO, CAlif. – The Sac-Joaquin Section and PlayOn Sports will partner to show the 2015 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Soccer and Swimming Championships online. Subscription rates apply.

The swimming meet will start at 10 a.m., while the St. Francis soccer team will take on Franklin at 4 p.m.

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Swimmers Advance 11 Finalists, Three Relays at Sections

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team recorded 11 finalists among seven student-athletes in seven different events and all three relays at the Sac-Joaquin Section trials held Thursday at Tokay High School.

Four student-athletes qualified in two events each including Erin Crooks (200 IM and 100 Fly), Katie McIntee (200 Free, 100 Free) and Emily Peters (50 Free, 100 Free).

Junior Chloe Mitchell was the top finisher in the trials with a fourth-place in the 500 freestyle with a personal-best 4:56.48.

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Top of the Class: Student-Athletes Rafeld and Cunningham to Take Center Stage at Graduation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seniors Annie Rafeld and Cami Cunningham are shining examples of a senior class that has made an impact on the school and the entire Troubie community. On graduation night, they will receive the ultimate honor as the chosen representatives for their class. Rafeld, who is from Granite Bay, is the valedictorian, while Cunningham, a Yuba City product, is the class salutatorian.

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Freshman Julia Coss Advances to First CIF State Diving Meet

MODESTO, Calif. – Freshman Julia Coss finished third and earned a berth in the first CIF State Diving Championships to be held May 22 at Clovis West High School. She was one of five divers who competed at the Sac-Joaquin Section finals Saturday at Buchanan High School, the most of any school in the section.

“I am really excited, happy and honored to be one of the top four in the section,” said Coss. “It feels really good. I am really happy with my performance. I am thankful for the experience and I am so proud of how well my team did. We all had a great season.”

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Swimming and Diving Wins Delta League Title

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving team defeated Davis to capture the first Delta League title Saturday at the Jesuit High School pool. The Troubadours claimed three individual varsity titles and recorded 33 top-eight finishes.

“It was the perfect storm with our kids stepping up and certain people scratching,” said Head Coach Richard Levin, who won his fifth straight league title directing the Troubadours. “I was very happy with their performances and they were happy. It was a team effort.”

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Swimming Senior Meet

The swimming team celebrated their seniors before the meet with Grant on April 22. 

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Crooks Helps Swimming to School-Best Second at NorCals

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Senior Erin Crooks posted two top-five finishes and swam on a pair of relays to help St. Francis to a second-place finish at the 2015 NorCal Swimming Championships held at the Roseville Aquatic Center. St. Francis finished with 312 points to place behind only Granite Bay as the Troubadours recorded 23 top-16 performances, including 12 in the top eight.

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Seven St. Francis Seniors to Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seven St. Francis High School seniors will sign a National Letter-of-Intent or make a commitment to play collegiate sports next year at schools across the country Wednesday. They will be recognized on campus as part of the school’s spring signing day recognition.

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Lance to Swim at Loyola Marymount

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Kristen Lance will join the Loyola Marymount swimming program next season.

“I am real excited,” said Lance. “I visited and went on a recruit trip this past weekend. The team is a family. I felt already welcomed and part of the team. I love the coach, the campus and I could not be more excited.”

Lance, who is from Carmichael, plans to study political science with a focus in international relations and minor economics.

Nicole (‘16) and Alex Freund (’18) are on the track and field team #NationalSiblingDay #TroubieTakeover
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St. Francis Athletics Celebrates National Sibling Day – April 10

St. Francis is known for its sisterhood. Here is a collection of photos of Troubie sisters who play sports for the Troubadours, as well as shots with their sports-playing brothers at Jesuit in honor of National Sibling Day.

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Swimming Sweeps Elk Grove in Dual Meet

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – St. Francis swept all 11 events to take a dominating 139-27 victory over Elk Grove at Jesuit High School.

Junior Chloe Mitchell and senior Kristen Lance each won two events. Mitchell won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:01.00 and returned to take the 100y free in 56.33. Lance won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:21.32 and the 100y breaststroke in 1:14.05.


2015 Swimming Team Roster

Name Class Team Hometown
Jordan Aceves FR Black Hometown
Bailey Aguilar SR Red Sacramento
Alyssa Ainsley JR Red Sacramento
Sarah Ajise SO Gold Sacramento
Laila Akhavi JR USA Folsom
Erin Alberts SR Black Fair Oaks
Katherine Albiani SO Gold Sacramento
Kathryn Anderson SR Black Fair Oaks
Rylee Arnott SO Red Sacramento
Camille Avila-DaRosa SO Gold Sacramento
Frances Barbour SO Red Sacramento
Isabel Barichivich SR USA Woodland
Amaya Barnes SO Red Sacramento
Anastasia Barrett FR USA Meadow Vista
Jennalyn Barthels JR Red Sacramento
Emily Bartylla FR USA Granite Bay
Elle Berti SO Black Fair Oaks
Emily Bloom JR Gold Carmichael
Taylor Boe SO Red Orangevale
Kate Bollinger JR Red Carmichael
Madeline Brown FR Red Roseville
Carson Brown-Field JR Gold Sacramento
Kerrie Buehler SR Red Fair Oaks
Jennifer Bushberg SO Gold Sacramento
Audrey Camarillo FR Red Folsom
Kobe Carpenter FR Red Gold River
Gabrielle Casentini FR Red Sacramento
Lennea Castro FR USA West Sacramento
Nicole Chan JR Red Sacramento
Caitlyn Chang FR USA Folsom
Lauren Charter SR Red Sacramento
Courtney Clark JR Black Sacramento
Katherine Colvin SR Black Gold River
Grace Conlin FR Black Sacramento
Audrey Cooper SR Black Shingle Springs
Camerin Cunningham SR USA Yuba City
Cassie Cunningham SO USA Yuba City
Melissa Damien FR Black Fair Oaks
Jordan Davis JR Black Elk Grove
Erin DeMarois SR Black Sacramento
Fiona Dodson SO USA Folsom
Allison Dowdell FR Gold Sacramento
Bridget Eason SR Black Sacramento
Lilana Eilhardt FR Black Citrus Heights
Gabrielle Enis SR Red Carmichael
Marissa Fat FR Gold Sacramento
Julia Fedorenko SO Red Elk Grove
Sarah Ferguson SO Red Sacramento
Jacqueline Foran FR Black Carmichael
Jacqueline Free FR Black Carmichael
Elizabeth Fugit SO USA Sacramento
Samantha Gates SO Red Sacramento
Mary-Louise Goodwin FR Gold Sacramento
Karoline Guthrie SO Black Sacramento
Kristin Hamilton JR Gold Sacramento
Natalya Hardin JR Black Sacramento
Sarah Harthun JR Red Fair Oaks
Fiona Heenan FR Black Sacramento
Elaina Hermann SO Red El Dorado Hills
Chynna Hinrichsen FR Red Sacramento
Amanda Hoffman SR USA Rocklin
Natalie Imboden FR Red Sacramento
Allison Jeffers SO USA Sacramento
Cameron Johnson FR Gold Rocklin
Emily Jones FR Red Sacramento
Shannon Kane FR Black Granite Bay
Lexi Karres SO Gold Sacramento
Annie Keys JR Red Gold River
Chloe King FR Red Sacramento
Grace Klas FR Gold Placerville
Taylor Koewler SO USA Sacramento
Allison Kustic SO Gold Sacramento
Kristen Lance SR Red Carmichael
Kaitlin Lange SR Gold Sacramento
Madelyn Lavezzo JR Red Sacramento
Aurora Le SR Black Antelope
Sydney Lewis SR USA Sacramento
Hailey Malone FR Red Sacramento
Emma Marchant JR Gold Elk Grove
Bailey Martin SO Gold Elk Grove
Giovanna Martinez JR Red El Dorado Hills
Katie McIntee JR USA Sacramento
Summer Mecham JR Red Granite Bay
Elle Minor JR Red Sacramento
Marcella Mirabelli JR USA Folsom
Chloe Mitchell JR USA El Dorado Hills
Rachel Moore SR Red Sacramento
Rochelle Mudd SO Red Suisan City
Annemarie Mullen SO Red Sacramento
Katherine Musser JR Red Pilot Hill
Krystle Nanoo FR Gold Rancho Cordova
Ellena Negrete SO Black Orangevale
Madison Neil SO Red Folsom
Dawn Nguyen JR Black Sacramento
Danielle Patton SR Black Sacramento
Emily Peters JR USA Folsom
Emily Piatanesi SO Red Sacramento
Rory Pitts JR Red Fair Oaks
Heidi Pullmann SR Black El Dorado Hills
Anne Rafeld SR Red Granite Bay
Kristen Ramos FR Red Gold River
Sam Reinl JR Red Sacramento
Kellie Reyes JR Black Elk Grove
Grace Righton FR Black Folsom
Jasmine Roa-Rodriguez SR Blaak Sacramento
Tatum Roepke SO USA Sacramento
Caroline Rojas JR Red Sacramento
Hannah Roses SR Gold Elk Grove
Gia Saini JR Gold Carmichael
Isabella Sandoval FR Black Sacramento
Isabella Sardo FR Black Folsom
Olivia Scheid JR Gold Sacramento
Mary-Kate Schildmeyer SR Black Folsom
Michaila Schiller SO Red Elk Grove
Makenna Schwarz SO Red Sacramento
Carly Semon JR Black Sacramento
Meredith Sesito JR Red Sacramento
Kelly Sharp JR Red Carmichael
Taylor SImpson JR Red Elk Grove
Isabella Smith SR Red Sacramento
Madelyn Southard FR Red West Sacramento
Victoria Spencer JR Red Sacramento
Mary Splan SR Gold Shingle Springs
Pauline Splan SO Black Shingle Springs
Isabella Stolo SR Gold Roseville
Tara Swanson SR Black Folsom
Amanda Sweeney FR Black Folsom
Jade Syphax SR Black Elk Grove
Ali Tambornini JR Red Sacramento
Clairise Tapken FR Gold Granite Bay
Jessica Thomas FR Black Newcastle
Anna Tierney FR Black El Dorado Hills
Alyssa Torricelli JR Black Woodland
Penelope Tsiopos SR Gold Carmichael
Brooke Uhlenhop JR Gold Sacramento
Caroline Urkov JR Red Sacramento
Jacqueline Vail SO Gold Sacramento
Kaitlin Violette FR Gold El Dorado Hills
Hannah Warren SO Red Fair Oaks
Kaya Wehner SO USA Lincoln
Lauren Wilkins FR Black Carmichael
Emily Williams FR Black Sacramento
Juliette Williams SO Black Sacramento
Erin Wilson JR Black Carmichael
Alyssa Wirick JR Red Roseville
Julie Zanobini JR USA Davis
Sophie Zawahdeh JR Red Folsom

Head Coach: Richard Levin

Assistant Coaches: Maggie Ropeke, Barbara Gluvers, Ann Peter.

Press release

Spring Sports Photo Days on March 16 and 17

Spring Sports Photo Days are next week. The Diving, Track and Field and Lacrosse teams will have their pictures taken on Monday, March 16. The Swimming, Soccer and Softball teams will have their pictures taken on Tuesday, March 17. Students should report to the gym in full uniform (tops and shorts).


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Swimming Wins Season-Opening Dual Meet

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Katie McIntee won the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle and contributed on two winning relays as the St. Francis swimming team posted a 116-39 victory over Pleasant Grove in the first Delta League meet of the season.

“We were getting our squad that we will be competing with and see how they swim together,” said Head Coach Richard Levin.

McIntee opened with a win in the 200 free in 2:00.88 and came back to win the 100 free in 55.76. She also was part of the 200- and 400-free relay teams that finished first.

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Swimming Competes at Jesuit Invitational

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Sophomore Tatum Roepke won two events among three top top-three finishes to highlight the opening meet for the St. Francis swim team Friday and Saturday at the Jesuit Invitational. Overall, the Troubadours posted 13 top-3 finishes.

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Spring Tryout Dates and Times


Diving practice starts Monday, Feb. 16 from 3-4:30 p.m. at Capital Diving. Student-athletes must have their 2014-15 physical on file with Athletics department before participating. For questions, contact Head Coach Dede Crayne via email at capitaldivers@msn.com.


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Lavezzo’s Commit to Swimming and Water Polo Team Sponsorships

THANK YOU to Rick and Angela Lavezzo (Madalyn ‘16) for supporting the Troubadours by signing up for 2015 swimming and water polo team sponsorships, a renewal from last year.  Team sponsorships include a table for eight at the SFHS Booster Club Crab Feed, Adidas apparel and special barware and recognition at the event.

If you are interested in sponsoring any of the 12 Troubadour programs, click on the link: https://stfrancishs.formstack.com/forms/crabfeedsponsor

#BestofSF2014 Cross Country’s Third-Place Finish at the State Meet
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#BestofSF2014 What was your favorite St. Francis Athletics moment in 2014?

A collection of some of the top moments from the 2014 year from the St. Francis Athletics department.

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St. Francis Athletics Alumnae News – Nov. 17

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis alumnae are succeeding at the collegiate level across the country. Here is collection of news and notes about the former Troubies. Submissions can be sent in to Assistant AD Steve Shaff at sshaff@stfrancishs.org.

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Nine St. Francis Seniors Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nine St. Francis High School seniors signed a National Letter-of-Intent or made a commitment to play collegiate sports next year at schools across the country Wednesday. They were recognized on campus as part of the school’s formal fall signing day recognition.

The event was broadcast on the TroubieTV Network on PlayOn Sports.

St. Francis National Letter of Intent Signees

Danika Bailey, Softball, California

Lauren Charter, Water Polo, California

Erin Crooks, Swimming, Lafayette

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St. Francis to Hold College Commitment/NLI Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis will be holding a press-conference event on Wednesday, November 12 at 9 a.m., in the CLC on campus to celebrate our students who have committed to participate in collegiate athletics for the ”early” signing date of the National Letter of Intent program. 

The event will be broadcast on the TroubieTV Network online. Family, friend and fans can watch the event for free by registering on the PlayOn! Sports NFHS Network.

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Swimmer Erin Crooks Commits to Swim at Lafayette

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior swimmer Erin Crooks will swim at Lafayette College next fall, joining the Leopard’s Division I program in the Patriot League.

“It feels really good,” said Crooks. “It is nice knowing my college search is over and I have found a place that I am excited about. I am looking forward to spending four years at Lafayette and the opportunities I will have.”

Crooks was drawn to the complete experience offered on the Easton, Pa., campus.

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Swimmer Mitchell Coordinates Successful Caps for Cancer

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – Junior swimmer Chloe Mitchell helped raise $2,200 for breast cancer research via her 2014 Caps for Cancer Fundraiser with all the proceeds donated to the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Cancer research department.

Mitchell was touched by cancer early in her life when two friends lost their mothers to the disease. She wanted to do more than wear a pink shirt or dye her hair.

“The situation inspired me to do something for women who have or had breast cancer to promote research,” said Mitchell.

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Troubadours to Compete in New Delta League

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis will play in the Delta League beginning this fall with many familiar faces and several new ones.

“The Delta League has a lot of history and it is great it is back in existence,” said Delta League Commissioner Ron Nocetti.

The Troubadours move into the newly formed Delta League along with Pleasant Grove and Sheldon from the Delta River League. The league is a realignment of members of both the Delta River and Delta Valley Leagues.

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St. Francis Teams Complete Successful 2013-14 Campaign

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis High School athletics department completed the spring campaign on a championship run that included back-to-back Sac-Joaquin Section titles that highlighted another successful season in 2013-14.

Season highlight

2014 Swimming Highlights

  • The St. Francis swimming team finished third overall at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships at Tokay High School, finishing behind Granite Bay and Davis.
  • St. Francis won the Delta River League title for the sixth consecutive season, recording an impressive 19 event wins at the El Dorado Hills swimming complex.
  • The Troubadours had nine varsity event winners at the Delta River League Championships, earning each individual All-League honors.
Athletic schedule

2015 Swimming Schedule

Feb. 24 Red-Gold Meet and Pot Luck Jesuit Results
Feb. 26-27 Jesuit Invitational Jesuit Results
March 4 Pleasant Grove Jesuit W, 116-39
March 11 at Davis Arroyo L, 97-86
March 18 Elk Grove Jesuit W, 139-27
March 20 Tri-Meet Clovis/Granite Bay Jesuit Results
March 25 Sheldon Jesuit 4 p.m.
March 27 at Rio Americano Rio 4:p.m.
April 8 at Franklin Wackford 4 p.m.
April 10-11 Nor Cal Championships Woodcreek Results
April 11 at Rio Linda Relay Meet Rio Linda Results
April 15

Monterey Trail

Booster Que

Jesuit Results
April 22 Grant Jesuit Results
May 1 Delta League Trials Jesuit Results
May 2 Delta League Finals Jesuit Results
May 14 at Sac-Joaquin Section Trials Tokay Results
May 16 at Sac-Joaquin Section Finals Tokay Results
May 22 at CIF State Championships Buchanan Results
May 23 at CIF State State Championship Buchanan Results
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Gregg Named River Cats Girls Soccer Player of the Year
17 Troubadours Named to All-City Teams

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis junior soccer player Anna Gregg was named the River Cats Girls Soccer Player of the Year at the High School Awards Ceremony before Sunday’s game against the Tacoma Rainers.

“It means so much and feels so great,” said Gregg of the Player of the Year honor. “I set a goal to help to the section championship and that was accomplished. I could not be happier.”

Gregg and her St. Francis teammates captured the Sac-Joaquin Section title on Saturday on her goal to defeat Oak Ridge 1-0.

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Swimming Finishes Third at Section Championships

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team finished third overall at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships contested Saturday at Tokay High School, finishing behind champion Granite Bay and Davis.

“Knowing how good Granite Bay and Davis were, the third-place finish as the top school among the rest felt pretty good,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “We had some great performances in the relays, especially Emily Peters who swam an outstanding 50 leg in the 200 free relay. Katie McIntee led off two relays and was a trouper stepping into the spotlight.”

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Section Trials Recap: Johnson Hoping for Memorable Final Swims

LODI, Calif. – St. Francis senior Maddie Johnson will swim the final meet of her high school career on Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls finals at Tokay High School.

“It is exciting because it is my senior year,” said Johnson, who reached the championship final in her signature event the 100 butterfly. “I am really looking forward to doing well and leaving my mark and getting some best times.”

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17 Troubadours Named to River Cats All-City Teams

SACRAMENTO, – Calif.  – Seventeen St. Francis Troubadours have been named to the 2013-14 River Cats All-City  teams and will be recognized on Sunday at the High School Sports Awards Ceremony before the River Cats take on the Tacoma Rainiers at 1:05 p.m. at Raley Field.

The St. Francis All-City fall sports selections include senior golfer Emily Laskin, volleyball seniors Ali Koumelis and Anna Baytosh and cross country runners Lauren LaRocco, Madison Rawson and Miranda Myers.

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Swimming Wins Delta River League Title

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team won the Delta River League title for the sixth consecutive season, recording an impressive 19 event wins Saturday at the El Dorado Hills swimming complex.

“It was a strong performance,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “I was really pleased with the swims. The kids came together as a team. They swam fast and swam hard to come out on top.”

Seniors Maddie Johnson and AnnClaire MacArt and sophomore Chloe Mitchell each won two events Saturday.

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Spring Break Athletic Event and Practice Schedules

St. Francis Athletics continnues over the Spring Break holiday with limited practices and events.

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Swimming Places Third at NorCals; MacArt Wins 100 Freestyle

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Senior AnnClaire MacArt won the 100 freestyle to lead St. Francis to a third-place finish at the 2014 NorCal Swimming Championships held at the Roseville Aquatic Center last weekend.

St. Francis finished third with 303 points, just five behind second-place Davis Senior. San Ramon won the girls event with 670 points. The Troubadours finished ahead of Woodcreek (257) and Granite Bay (228).

The Troubadours posted 16 top-16 performances, including seven in the top eight.

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Senior Swimmer AnnClaire MacArt Looks to Continue Fast Times

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior swimmer AnnClaire MacArt will be part of a talented group of 32 swimmers who qualified to represent the St. Francis swimming team this weekend at the Nor Cal Championships to be held at the Roseville Aquatic Center Friday and Saturday.

“It is our first true test,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “It will really show us how the rest of the year will go. Our goals for the weekend are swimming best times and getting some second swims. We want kids to make finals and come back on Saturday to swim in the race that counts.”

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Swimming Sweeps Past Pleasant Grove

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis swept all 11 events to post a 130-36 victory over Pleasant Grove in a dual meet Wednesday at the Jesuit High School pool.

Seniors Annclaire Macart and Maddie Johnson both won two events on the afternoon. Macart, a Dartmouth signee, won the 200 freestyle in 1:57.53 and returned to win the 100 free in 54.49 to edge teammates Alexis Martinez (57.59) and Isabella Smith (58.28). Johnson, who signed with TCU, won the 200 individual medley in a time of 2:16.60 and then touched the wall first in the 100 butterfly in a winning time of 1:09.09.


2014 Swim Team Roster

Name Class Team
Bailey Aguilar Junior Varsity
Alyssa Ainsley Sophomore  
Sarah Ajise Freshmen  
Laila Akhavi Sophomore  
Kary Albiani Freshman  
Katie Anderson Junior  Varsity
Alana Appel Sophomore  
Rylee Arnott Freshman  
Elizabeth Bannister Senior Varsity
Isabel Barichievich Junior  
Amaya Barnes Freshman  
Brinnley Barthels Senior Varsity
Jenna Barthels Sophomore  
Jenna Bellinger Senior Varsity
Taylor Boe Freshman  
Carson Brown-Field Sophomore  
Kerrie Buehler Junior Varsity
Beatriz Carias Junior  
Lauren Charter Junior  
Lira Chavez Sophomore  
Nicolette Clark Senior Varsity
Katie Colvin Junior Varsity
Fallon Connaughton Sophomore  
Audrey Cooper Junior  
Jessica Cosca Junior  
Erin Crooks Junior Varsity
Carerin Cunningham Junior  
Cassie Cunningham Freshman  
Sarah Daugherty Senior  
Jordan Davis Freshman  
Ellie Day Sophomore  
Fiona Dodson Freshman  
Melissa Dugoni Senior Varsity
Allison Emmerich Senior Varsity
Sarah England Senior Varsity
Sally Ferguson Freshman  
Emily Fobes Junior Varsity
Sylvie Fournier Sophomore  
Megan Foy Senior Varsity
Donatella Fracassi Sophomore  
Elizabeth Fugit Freshman  
Samantha Gates Freshman  
Kylee Glenesk Freshman  
Alli Goings Junior  
Marissa Gollnick Junior  Varsity
Elizabeth Graves Senior Varsity
Alicia Guitierrez Sophomore  
Natayla Hardin Freshman  
Elaina Herrmann Freshman  
Amanda Hoffman Sophomore  
Clarissa James Senior  
Ally Jeffers Freshman  
Erin Johnson Senior Varsity
Madison Johnson Senior Varsity
Lexi Karres Freshman  
Annie Keys Sophomore  
Jordanne Kirschke Senior  Varsity
Reanna Klanseck Senior  Varsity
Taylor Koewler Freshman  
Kristen Lance Junior  
Kaitlin Lange Frehsman  
Beth Lathrop Senior  
Madalyn Lavezzo Sophomore  
Caroline Leszinske Junior  Varsity
Lauren Levi Senior  Varsity
Sydney Lewis Junior Varsity
Allison Lourim Freshman  
Lindsey Lowell Sophomore  
Bailey Luper Senior  Varsity
AnnClaire MacArt Senior  Varsity
Allison Marchi Senior  Varsity
Alexis Martinez Sophomore Varsity
Giovanna Martinez Sophomore  
Gabriela Mazzoni Junior Varsity
Katie McIntee Sophomore  Varsity
Megan McLaughlin Sophomore  
Elle Minor Sophomore  
Marcella Mirabelli Sophomore  
Stephanie Miranda Junior  
Chloe Mitchell Sophomore Varsity
Rachel Moore Junior Varsity
Rochelle Mudd Freshman  
Annmarie Mullen Freshman  
Lillian Murphy Senior Varsity
Kate Musser Sophomore  
Madi Neil Freshman  
Emily Peters Sophomore  
McKenna Peterson Sophomore  
Erika Pfefferkurn  Sophomore  
Emily Piantenesi Freshman  
Emily Piland Junior  
Heidi Pullman Sophomore  Varsity
Annie Rafeld Junior  
Carlye Reed Senior Varsity
Emily Reinl Sophomore  
Kellie Reinl Freshman  
Jamine Roa-Rodriguez Sophomore  
Kyndall Rodriguez Sophomore  
Katie Roedell Senior Varsity
Tatum Roepke Freshman  
Caroline Rojas Sophomore  
Jasmyn Romo Freshman  
Hannah Roses Junior  
Gia Saini Sophomore  
Mikaila Schiller Freshman  
Makenna Schwarz Freshman  
Meredith Sestito Sophomore  
Kelly Sharp Sophomore  
Molly Shea Sophomore  
Taylor Simpson Sophomore  
Isabella Smith Junior  Varsity
Victoria Spencer Sophomore  
Mary Splan Junior  
Pauline Splan Freshman  
Abbey Stoll Freshman  
Jade Syphaz Junior  
Alyssa Tambornini Sophomore  
Alyssa Torricelli Sophomore  
Penelope Tsiopos Junior  
Brooke Uhlenhop Sophomore  
Caroline Vielhauer Sophomore  
Kayla Wehner Freshman  
Lauren Wells Junior  Varsity
Shannon Westerberg Senior Varsity
Shannon Williams Senior  
Alyssa Wirick Sophomore  
Arianna Witham Junior Varsity
Julie Zanobini Sophomore  
Marisa Zanobini Senior Varsity
Sophie Zawaydeh Sophomore  
Julianna Zilotto Senior  

Head Coach: Richard Levin

Assistant Coaches: Troy Nissen, Maggie Ropeke, Barbara Gluvers.

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Swimming Posts Dual Meet Victories over Sheldon and Folsom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team posted a pair of dual meet victories over Folsom and Sheldon Wednesday at the Jesuit High School pool. St. Francis defeated Folsom 106-64 and Sheldon by the score of 140-27.

The Troubadours improved to 3-0 in Delta River League action.

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Swimming Has Strong Swims against Clovis West and Granite Bay

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Maddie Johnson recorded two top-three finishes in the tri-meet with Clovis West and Granite Bay on Wednesday, March 19.

Johnson finished second in the 200 IM in a time of 2:18.22 and touched the wall third in the 100 yard fly in 1:00.49.

Alyssa Tambornini was sixth in the 50-yard free in 26.12 with teammate Isabella Smith finishing seventh in 26.24. Tambornini also was seventh in the 100 free in 57.86, the top SF finisher in the event.

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Swimming Posts Win over Rio Americano

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis varsity swimming team posted a 96-90 victory over Rio Americano Thursday at Jesuit High School.

“It is always good local competition between good friends,” said Head Coach Richard Levin of the meet against Rio Americano. “You want to swim well against them. A lot of them are training partners and part of the same club teams. To swim well here is a good indicator for the rest of our season.”

Rio Americano defeated St. Francis by over 100 points and edged the Troubadours in the standings at the section meet last season.

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St. Francis Spirit Wear Sale Available
Proceeds Benefit the Booster Club

The St. Francis Booster Club has its spring Spirit Wear line available for ordering online via a partnership with Athletics Unlimited and adidas. All items will be available for purchase until Friday, March 14 at 5 p.m. and will be distributed by April 4.

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Swimmers Compete at Jesuit Invitational

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team finished third in the varsity meet and won the junior varsity meet at the Jesuit Invitational held Friday and Saturday.

The Troubadours scored 271 points to finish behind Davis (493) and Granite Bay (408).

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Swimming Preps for Season with Red-Gold Meet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team opened the 2014 season with the Red-Gold meet on Tuesday. The Troubadours competed in five events including the 50-yard freestyle, 100y butterfly, 100y freestyle and 100y backstroke and 100y breaststroke.

“Our main goal is to get the team out together and get them swimming as a group,” said Head Coach Richard Levin. “It is important to have a good first experience before the Jesuit Invitational and have fun as a group.”

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Spring Sports Physical Reminder

This is a reminder to all spring sport athletes that you must have a physical on file before you may participate in conditioning or tryouts for your chosen sport. Please click on the following link to find our pre-participation exam.

You and your parent/ guardian will complete the health history exam on the first page then the second page is completed and signed by a doctor. Tryouts for all sports begin on Monday, Feb 10th.

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Swimming Team Meeting Set for Jan. 31

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming team will hold a mandatory meeting for all students who wish to participate on the 2014 St. Francis swim team on Friday, Jan. 31 in Room 404 from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

California Swim Shop will be at the meeting to order swim suits and parkas. The 2014 meet schedule and practice times will be announced at the meetings.

There will also be a parent meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the cafeteria.

The first day of practice is Monday, Feb. 10.

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#FeatureFriday: St. Francis Athletics Adds Ketcham as Assistant AD for Sports Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Bumps and bruises are her specialty but Kelly Ketcham brings much more to the St. Francis High School community.

Ketcham was named the Assistant AD for Sports Medicine for the St. Francis Athletics Department staff recently after working with the Troubadour student-athletes and teams as the school’s athletic trainer for the last four years. The title was effective in November 2013.

Press release By Steven Shaff, Assistant AD/Sports Information

Former Troubadour Megan Curry Helping Adidas Growth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The role of performance apparel and footwear in sports is part of everyday culture and is a significant part of athletic branding across all levels and sports. The promoter locally for adidas is Megan Curry.
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2013 St. Francis National Letter of Intent/Commitment Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis High School had 18 student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent or commitments to play sports next fall at colleges and universities across the country. They were celebrated with a ceremony at the school today to highlight their outstanding achievement.

Athletic schedule

2014 Swimming Schedule

Date Opponent Site Time/Result
Feb. 25 Red-Gold Meet and Pot Luck Jesuit 4 p.m.
Feb. 28-March 1 Jesuit Invitational Jesuit Results
March 6 Rio Americano Jesuit W, 96-90
March 12 Oak Ridge Jesuit 4 p.m.
March 19 Ponderosa Ponderosa W, 117-61
March 21 Clovis West/Granite Bay-Q Jesuit Results
March 26 Folsom/Sheldon Jesuit Results
April 2 Pleasant Grove Jesuit 4:00 p.m.
April 4-5 Nor Cal Championship RAC TBA
April 5 Rio Linda Relay Meet Rio Linda Blk/Gld
April 9 Bella Vista/El Camino Jesuit 4 p.m.
May 2-3 Delta River League T/F El Dorado Hills CSD 10:30 a.m.
May 3 Delta River League Finals El Dorado Hills CSD 2:00 p.m.
May 9-10 CIF Diving T/F Bella Vista TBD
May 14 CIF Team Dinner TBD TBD
May 15-17 CIF Swimming Tokay 8 a.m.

2013 Swim Team Roster

Name Class
Bailey Aguilar Sophomore
Alyssa Ainsley Freshman
Laila Akhavi Freshman
Lauren Baker Senior
Elizabeth Banister Junior
Bailey Aguilar Sophomore
Alyssa Ainsley Freshman
Laila Akhavi Freshman
Lauren Baker Senior
Elizabeth Banister Junior
Isabel Barichievich Sophomore
Brinnley Barthels Junior
Jennalyn Barthels Freshman
Jenna Bellinger Junior
Brittany Bickford Senior
Margaret Birmingham Senior
Sydney Blonien Junior
Jamie Brown Sophomore
Carson Brown-Field Freshman
Kristen Burns Freshman
Beatriz Carias Sophomore
Alexey Chandler Senior
Lauren Charter Sophomore
Kira Chavez Freshman
Jennifer Cloutier Junior
Kylie Cole Freshman
Jacqueline Coleman Senior
Fallon Connaughton Freshman
Shannon Connelly Junior
Lindsey Cook Junior
Audrey Cooper Sophomore
Elizabeth Corfee Sophomore
Emily Cornett Junior
Jessica Cosca Junior
Kaitlyn Cozens Senior
Gianna Cronin Senior
Erin Crooks Sophomore
Camerin Cunningham Sophomore
Ellen Dahl Senior
Erin DeMarois Sophomore
Sophia DiGiambattista Senior
Melissa Dugoni Junior
Madeline Dyer Senior
Ngozi Ekwedike Sophomore
Sarah England Junior
Gabrielle Enos Sophomore
Keara Fish Freshman
Regina Maria Flores Senior
Emily Fobes Sophomore
Sylvie Fournier Sophomore
Megan Foy Junior
Hannah Frech Junior
Julia Gallelli Sophomore
Allison Goings Junior
Elizabeth Graves Junior
Natalie Green Senior
Alicia Gutierrez Freshman
Kristin Hamilton Freshman
Madaline Helmsin Junior
Amanda Hoffman Sophomore
Rachel Jenkinson Senior
Erin Johnson Junior
Maddison Johnson Junior
Monica Kelly Freshman
Anne Keys Freshman
Jordanne Kirschke Junior
Reanna Klanseck Junior
Marisa Kolokotronis Senior
Kristen Lance Sophomore
Elizabeth Lathrop Junior
Lauren Levi Junior
Sydney Lewis Sophomore
Alexandria Lima Junior
Paige Lowell Sophomore
Bailey Luper Junior
AnnClaire MacArt Junior
Clarisse Macasaet Junior
Allison Marchi Junior
Perrin Marion Junior
Alexis Martinez Junior
Giovanna Martinez Freshman
Isabella Martinez Senior
Kathleen McIntee Freshman
Megan McLaughlin Freshman
Hannah Milanowski Sophomore
Marcella Mirabelli Freshman
Chloe Mitchell Freshman
Sarah Moloo Senior
Rachel Moore Sophomore
Lillian Murphy Junior
Katherine Musser Freshman
Athena Nguyen Junior
Scarlett O’Brien Senior
Kathryn Pelfanio Senior
Julia Peterson Senior
McKenna Peterson Freshman
Makenzie Pigman Junior
Daniella Qvistgaard Junior
Haylee Rademann Senior
Anne Rafeld Sophomore
Emily Reinl Sophomore
Samantha Reinl Freshman
Audrey Resendes Sophomore
Kellie Reyes Freshman
Savannah Richey Junior
Jasmine Roa-Rodriguez Sophomore
Elizabeth Roche Junior
Katherine Roche Freshman
Kyndal Rodriguez Freshman
Kathryn Roedell Junior
Caroline Rojas Freshman
Hannah Roses Sophomore
Sophia Rubino Junior
Ava Rutter Freshman
Gia Saini Freshman
Taylor Schrock Junior
Meredith Sestito Freshman
Kelly Sharp Freshman
Molly Shea Freshman
Taylor Simpson Freshman
Sienna Singh Sophomore
Isabella Smith Sophomore
Victoria Spencer Freshman
Mary Splan Sophomore
Paige Sullivan Junior
Tara Swanson Sophomore
Jade Syphax Sophomore
Alyssa Tambornini Freshman
Julianna Marie Tanjuakio Freshman
Kayla Teeple Junior
Alyssa Torricelli Freshman
Penelope Tsiopos Sophomore
Caroline Urkov Freshman
Gabriela Vanacore Junior
Natalie Vann Junior
Lianne Ventura Freshman
Caroline Vielhauer Freshman
Eileen Walsh Junior
Rachel Warne Junior
Juliana Wells Junior
Lauren Wells Junior
Leah Willover Junior
Alyssa Wirick Freshman
Arianna Witham Sophomore
Natalie Wolodzko Sophomore
Danielle Young Freshman
Julianne Zanobini Freshman
Marisa Zanobini Junior
Amy Zboralske Junior
Julianna Ziliotto Junior



Nick Ledoux
Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach Nick Ledoux joins the St. Francis swimming program for the 2017 season. He began is  swimming career at Rancho Arroyo and CRA, then moved to Laguna Creek Racquet Club, where he began coaching in 2004 as a junior coach. He moved to Rio Del Oro Racquet Club in 2008, where he has been coaching with Head Coach Richard  Levin. .

Season highlight

2010 Swim Season Highlights

2010 Sac-Joaquin Champions

This is the first time in 12 years that SF has won the Section title.

Varsity Swim: 1st place Sections, 1st place Delta River League Champs, 6-0 dual meets

Season highlight

2008 Swim Season Highlights

Section Finals: Varsity 6th; Frosh/Soph Win Title & Set Record
(media release 05/12/08)

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2011 Swimming Photos

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2010 Swimming Photos


Juliana Wells


Lauren Wells


Lianne Ventura


Caroline Vielhauer


Gabriela Vanacore


Natalie Vann


Alyssa Torricelli


Penelope Tsiopos


Julianna Marie Tanjuakio


Kayla Teeple


Tara Swanson


Jade Syphax


Alyssa Tambornini


Mary Splan


Paige Sullivan


Victoria Spencer


Taylor Simpson


Sienna Singh


Meredith Sestito


Kelly Sharp


Molly Shea


Gia Saini


Taylor Schrock


Ava Rutter


Kathryn Roedell


Caroline Rojas


Hannah Roses


Kyndal Rodriguez


Katherine Roche


Elizabeth Roche


Savannah Richey


Jasmine Roa-Rodriguez


Kellie Reyes


Audrey Resendes


Haylee Rademann


Makenzie Pigman


Daniella Qvistgaard


Julia Peterson


Scarlett O’Brien


Kathryn Pelfanio


Athena Nguyen


Katherine Musser


Chloe Mitchell


Sarah Moloo


Marcella Mirabelli


Isabella Martinez


Kathleen McIntee


Megan McLaughlin


Perrin Marion


Alexis Martinez


Giovanna Martinez


AnnClaire MacArt


Clarisse Macasaet


Allison Marchi


Paige Lowell


Bailey Luper


Lauren Levi


Alexandria Lima


Kristen Lance


Elizabeth Lathrop


Jordanne Kirschke


Reanna Klanseck


Marisa Kolokotronis


Anne Keys


Maddison Johnson


Erin Johnson


Amanda Hoffman


Rachel Jenkinson


Natalie Green


Alicia Gutierrez


Kaitlyn Cozens


Kristin Hamilton


Gianna Cronin


Elizabeth Graves


Audrey Cooper


Julia Gallelli


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