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Farmington will have five swimmers and five alternates in uniform at Friday's Class 2A State Meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. Pictured are, left to right, Sarah O'Reilly, Caitlin Kracke, Ellie Sundet, Elizabeth Wolfe, Chloe Holton, Abby Haugen, Robin Ellis, Delaney Wright, Kaitlyn O'Reilly and Kirsten Kracke.

Swimming: Five events qualify for State

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For the first time ever, the whole Farmington girls swimming and diving team got to compete at the True Team State Meet earlier this season.


Ten of the Tigers get to go back to the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center tomorrow afternoon.

Five events qualified for tonight's Class 2A State Meet during a string of strong performances -- including four school-record swims -- in the finals at Saturday's Section 1AA Championships at the Rochester Recreation Center.

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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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