The Carmel High School Girls Swimming and Diving Team won their 35th consecutive Indiana High School State Championship on Saturday, February 13. Finishing with 479 points, the most points ever scored in the meet’s history, the Greyhounds solidified their national-record state title streak. Notably, Carmel Swim Club and Carmel Swim Academy CEO and Head Coach Chris Plumb won his 24th state title, the most ever by any Indiana coach in any sport. Carmel High School Senior, Maggie Love, won the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award. Maggie will attend Purdue next year where she plans to major in Biomedical Engineering/Pre-Med.

In addition to winning all three relays, the following Carmel Swim Club athletes won individual titles:

  • Gretchen Lueking: 200 Freestyle
  • Devon Kitchel*: 200 Individual Medley, 100 Butterfly
  • Berit Berglund: 100 Backstroke
  • MacKenna Lieske: 100 Breaststroke

*Devon attends Zionsville High School and competes as part of their team during the high school swimming season; outside of that time, she swims with Carmel Swim Club.

Please join us in congratulating all of the swimmers who competed!

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Photo by Peter H. Bick