Here’s the 2019 Rails Swim/Dive team seniors! These ladies helped lead the team during the off-season in preparation for the 2019 season. They do more than help the team succeed at meets, they also help coordinate team activities and support a positive team atmosphere. Be sure to come support this great class of seniors at Senior Night on October 15, 2019. Read a little more about each girl below.
Catherine Dooley | Cat attends Lincoln High School. Her main two events for the 2019 season are the 50 Free and the 100 Breaststroke. Her biggest goals this season are to make four events to State and have fun! She’s most excited about making memories with her best friends. Cat is also involved in student council.
Kelly Klinge | Kelly attends Lincoln High School. She races in the 100 Breaststroke and other events during the season. Kelly’s main goal for this year is to drop time. She’s most looking forward to having a great season with amazing people! She is also involved in softball, track, Movement 515 and FCA.
Tevka Lackmann | Tevka attends Norwalk High School and is a diver for the team. Her main goal for 2019 is to make it to state in diving! She’s most looking forward to learning new dives and refining her current dives. She’s also involved in cross country, gymnastics and tennis.
Emma Lowe Danes | Emma attends Norwalk High School. She’s a first-year driver this year. Her main goal was to learn six dives to dive in meets. Having already accomplished that, she now wants to focus on having fun! She’s looking forward to being part of the team. Emma is also involved in the Norwalk school newspaper and yearbook.
Kalani Mangin | Kalani attends Lincoln High School. She swims the 100 Back and 100 Free. Her goals are to swim a 1:04 in the 100 Back and a 58 in the 100 Free. She’s most looking forward to team bonding, team dinners and spending time with friends. Kalani focuses on swimming and taking advanced classes.
Ali Poli | Ali attends Norwalk High School. She competes in the 50 Free and 100 Free. Her goals for this year are to have fun and achieve new personal bests. She’s excited seeing her teammates succeed. Ali is also involved in mentoring.
Valentina Puecher | Valentina is a foreign-exchange student from Italy and is diver. She’s attending Lincoln High School this year. Her main goal for 2019 is to improve her dives at practices and meets. Valentina’s most looking forward to trying new dives and becoming better at her dives in general.
Diana Ward | Diana attends Lincoln High School. She swims the several events depending on the meet. Diana is most looking forward to team bonding, making new friends and making school history.