Swimming

Overview

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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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.

https://stfrancisparents16.itemorder.com

Lacrosse Student-Athlete Adidas Apparel Order

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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.

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2015 Fall Signing Day

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).

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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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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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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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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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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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.”