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Shady Side Academy sending 16 to swim at PIAA meet

| Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

Shady Side Academy will be sending a total of 16 swimmers to this weekend's WPIAL Class AA championships.

“It should be a fun and interesting meet,” SSA coach John Landreth said.

“We have a lot of opportunities to capitalize on.”

The qualifying swimmers are:

Freshmen

Caroline Colville — 200 and 500 free; 200 and 400 free relays.

Lindsey Miller — 100 breaststroke.

Karen Shi — 100 and 200 free; 200 medley and 400 free relays.

Jacob Sarner — 200 medley relay.

Sophomores

Emily Jaffe — 100 butterfly; 200 medley, 200 and 400 free relays.

Brendan Leech — 200 free and 100 backstroke; 200 and 400 free relays.

Andrew Lehman — 200 free and 100 backstroke; 200 and 400 free relays.

Ben Skinner — 500 free; 200 medley relay.

Juniors

Frank Benckart — 200 medley relay.

Jason Weis — 200 and 500 free; 200 medley relay.

Seniors

Destin Groff — 100 butterfly and 100 free; 200 medley and 400 free relays.

Maggie Leech — 200 IM and 100 butterfly; 200 free and 400 free relays.

Maria Marcos — 100 breaststroke.

Ali Sarner – 100 backstroke; 200 medley, 200 and 400 free relays.

Thad Ellis — 50 and 100 free; 200 and 400 free relays.

Ryan Koul — 50 and 100 free; 200 and 400 free relays.

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