Senior swimmers, diver reflect on last first home meet


Serena Said

Cat Seiberlich, Hannah Tracy, and Katie Lennie, seniors, listen to their coach give a speech between events.

Homestead girls varsity swim and dive team kicked off its season on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in their first home meet. 

The seniors on the team have been on varsity since their freshman year, making this their last home meet. Cat Seiberlich reflected on this bittersweet event.

“It’s kind of wild thinking about [this] as my last first home meet because it just felt so natural going out there and swimming for my team since that’s the environment this program has built these past few years,” Seiberlich said. 

The energy the girls received when stepping onto the block on their turf will be a memory that lasts them a lifetime. Katie Lennie, senior, said, “The energy from the team at our home pool was amazing, making the meet super fun motivation everyone to swim crazy fast. It made me very excited to see what the rest of my last season will bring,” Lennie said.

Hannah Tracy being the only senior on the varsity dive team agrees with Lennie about the energy that the team brought to the meet on Tuesday. “The energy the team brought the second the meet started was incredible, everyone was having an amazing time and hyping each other up. That really boosted our confidence and pushed everyone to do their best and swim fast. When it was over everyone was just so proud of each other, which was really cool to see,” Tracy said.

The won its meet against Hartford Union 107.5 – 72.5.

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