Lady Falcons swim to sectionals
ALBANY, N.Y. (Nov.
3, 2017) – After one of its strongest
regular seasons in recent years, the Albany High School girls’ swimming
team will send 10 student-athletes to compete in 16 events at the
Section II Division I championships at Shenendehowa this weekend.
Qualifying to compete in two individual
Freshman Maggie Carroll (200-meter
freestyle and 500 free)
Sophomore Adina Kligerman (200 free, 100
Sophomore Mackenzi Stevenson (200 free,
Junior Olivia Hampson (200 individual
medley, 100 breaststroke)
Junior Brogan Monroe (200 IM, 100
Senior Barbara Delaney (50 free, 100
Also qualifying for sectionals in individual
events are Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School eighth-grader Delia
Weinstein (100 fly), freshman Kiana Yrrah Samonte (100 fly) and
sophomore Faith O’Toole (100 back).
The Lady Falcons also qualified three relay
teams for sectionals:
200 medley relay –Carroll, Delaney,
200 free relay – Myers eighth-grader
Grace VanBowen, Hampson, Monroe, Kligerman
400 free relay – Delaney, Carroll,
This is the most swimmers Albany High’s
girls’ team has sent to sectionals in more than a decade, as well the
most events the Lady Falcons have competed in during that time.
Preliminaries begin at 3:30 p.m. Friday, and finals start at 3 p.m.
Saturday. Good luck to all of our student-athletes!
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High