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State Swimming & Diving: Tigers crack top-10 in three events

Three top-10 finishes helped the Farmington girls swimming and diving team accumulate 43 points at the Class 2A State Meet.

The Tigers sit 15th in the team standings heading into the meet's final event.

The 200 medley relay started the scoring with a ninth-place finish. Freshman Kaityln O'Reilly came back to place eighth in the 100 backstroke finals in 58.60 seconds and senior Elizabeth Wolfe closed out the meet with a seventh-place 1:07.77 clocking in the 100 breaststroke final.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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