Sara Bennett is a 4-year varsity swimmer. For four straight seasons, she’s made the drive from Norwalk to Des Moines for morning and evening practice to be part of the Rails Girls Swimming. She’s worked hard over the last several years to prepare for her final season on the team. Sara went to state in 2014 in the 200 Medley Relay. Plus – she was awarded the MVP Award after the 2015 season. Read more about Sara below.
Years on the team: 4 years
Years spent swimming: 11 years
Biggest Swimming Accomplishment: Making the 2014 State Swimming in the Medley Relay
Favorite Win: 400 Free Relay record at Regionals in 2014
Favorite Swimming Quote(s): “Swimming is a sport. Everything else is just a game.”
Message For the Team: When it feels tough, you’re doing it right.
Coach’s Comments: “Sara has been swimming with our program since 2006, when she was just seven years old. It’s been awesome to watch her grow as a swimmer and become an accomplished young adult. She’s is undoubtedly a team leader and pushes those around her to do better and be better. I’m looking forward to Sara’s last season on the team and seeing what she can achieve this year.
-Brayton Weber, Head Swim Coach
Additional High School Activities: Track, Wrestling Cheerleading, Marching Band
Favorite TV Shows and/or Movies: Flash and Arrow
Future Plans: Attending Iowa or Iowa State for something in the medical field