Junior Sophie Mernitz will compete in the Swimming and Diving State Finals this Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9:00 a.m. at the IU Natatorium. Mernitz is no stranger to success this season; she finished 2nd at City Championships, 1st at Sectionals, and 4th at Regionals. The junior went undefeated in the dual meet season and broke numerous school records including the 6 dive and 30 dive records by 30 and 100 points, respectively.
Swimming and Diving Head Coach Ashley Hill holds very high praise for Mernitz and what she has been able to accomplish thus far.
"She is an amazing teammate, outstanding student in the classroom and one of the most athletic kids I've coached in any sport," Hill stated.
Mernitz is currently ranked 16th in the state.