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Swimming & Diving: Tigers send five events to State Meet

The Farmington girls swimming and diving team qualified five events for next weekend's Class 2A State Meet during a second-place team finish at the Section 1AA Championships Saturday in Rochester.

Kaitlyn O'Reilly will represent the Tigers in a pair of individual state events - the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke. Teammate Elizabeth Wolfe will also return to state after qualifying in the 100 breaststroke.

The Tigers will also send two relays, the 200 medley and the 200 freestyle. The Class 2A State Meet gets underway Thursday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

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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