Elizabeth Oyler Qualifies to State Swim Championships, Sets Three School Records

U-High Swim Team

Eleventh-grader Elizabeth Oyler had a great IHSA Sectional swim meet Saturday at UIC, setting three school records and qualifying for the 100-yard backstroke at the State Championship in Westmont next weekend. Lab's last two swim state qualifiers were Jayne Crouthamel in 2019 and Ava McKula in 2018.

The Maroons placed fourth, scoring 207 points at the Sectional.

Coaches Dar Novak and Kate Chronic were named Coach-of-the-Year for the IHSA Sectional. Special thanks to Mirko Mirkov for all his work with our girls swim team this year.

State Qualifier
Elizabeth Oyler in 100 back. Time was a new school varsity record at: 57.71.

Medalists, Top Six Places
200 medley relay: Elizabeth Oyler, Amy Ren, Katie Sasamoto-Kurisu, Haley Strugill, 3rd place
200 freestyle: Katie Sasamoto-Kurisu, 6th place
50 freestyle: Haley Sturgill, 5th place
Diving 11 dives: Uma Malani, 5th place
100 freestyle: Elizabeth Oyler, 2nd place (New Varsity School Record), Amy Ren, 6th place.
500 freestyle: Lydia Gilbert, 5th place
200 freestyle relay: Elizabeth Oyler (lead-off time is new Varsity School Record, Amy Ren, Katie Sasamoto-Kurisu, H. Sturgill, 3rd place.
100 backstroke: Elizabeth Oyler, 2nd place (new Varsity School Record and State Qualifying Time).
100 breaststroke: Amy Ren, 4th place.
400 freestyle relay: Lydia. Gilbert, Sophie Li, Adelina Meija, Haley Sturgill, 4th place.


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