Meet The Seniors: Emilie Skartvedt

Here’s our final senior in the Meet The Seniors series. This series offered a great chance for all of our fans to see what outstanding young ladies help lead our team. We’ve posted a new spotlight article every week leading up to Senior Night 2013, which is October 14th at home. The meet starts at 5:30 p.m.

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Emilie is both a varsity swimmer and diver. She’s worked over the last several years to succeed at both sports, often staying at practice late. She’s spent most of her senior year focused on diving. Emilie went to state in 2012 as junior. Plus – she was awarded the Tom Cady Achievement Award after the 2012 season for her prior year’s dedication to both sports. Read more about Emilie below.

Years on the team: 4 years

Years spent swimming: 9 years

Years spent diving: 6 years

Emilie2Biggest Diving Accomplishment: Making it to state my junior year!

Favorite Win: It’s a tie between beating Hoover last year and the 2012 LHS Invite

Favorite Diving Quote(s): “Hand of Shame” and “Shin Fins”

Message For the Team: Work hard and support each other

Coach’s Comments: “Emilie has grown into an accomplished young adult over the last four years. She’s developed both the mental and physical strength to get back on the board after a poor dive or a hard smack. Those skills will serve her well in the future as she tackles new challenges. Emilie is a leader on the team and a role model for young club divers. I wish her the best going forward, beginning with a return trip to state!”Regionals Diving

-Tereca Weber, Diving Coach

Additional High School Activities: Track, Debate, UMwYC (a church youth leadership organization)

Favorite TV Shows and/or Movies: Modern Family and Gossip Girl

Future Plans: 4 year university. I’m thinking of majoring in Ocean Conservation or Community Relations

Last comments: It goes faster than you think, so enjoy it!

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