Regina’s Swim Team Makes Splash With Swim for a Cure


Photo Credit/D. Rottman

Swimmers dress in pink for Swim for a Cure.

Alex Sweilem, Staff Reporter

Regina’s swim team dedicated the last weekend in September for their themed “Swim for the Cure”meet. This year’s meet was held at Maine West High School. Regina girls swam in pink tights to raise awareness for breast cancer. The girls participated in a 5 hour event.  They excelled in all their races.

Isabella Nunez took 27 seconds off her 200 IM time and Sophie Hoffman took 3 seconds off her 100 freestyle. During the 400 freestyle relay, swimmers Grace Langfels, Alex Sweilem, Isabella Nunez, and Anne Berg shaved 3.44 seconds off their overall time and placed 2nd in their heat! Another swimmer, Eleanor Lorraine, finished first in her heat for 100 breaststroke. Grace Langfels also shaved 10.62 seconds off her 200 freestyle and Kayla Smith took off 17.87 seconds off her 500 freestyle.

The swimmers took off seconds off their previous times.  Parents who attended the meet were excited with the scores.The coaches and parents who attended the meet were absolutely astonished at these scores. Great job girls!

This year’s team is coached by Doreen Rottman, mother of alum and previous swimmer, Julia Rottman ’17. There are 10 girls on the team who bring enthusiasm and passion to the sport. Go Panthers!