Eden Jennings (‘25) said, “I feel very blessed to have been a part of Academy’s [and Hillsborough county’s] first-ever girl’s State Championship swim team! I am looking forward to continued success with these phenomenal athletes over the next 2 years.” (Photo Credit: Eden Jennings/Used with Permission)
Eden Jennings (‘25) said, “I feel very blessed to have been a part of Academy’s [and Hillsborough county’s] first-ever girl’s State Championship swim team! I am looking forward to continued success with these phenomenal athletes over the next 2 years.”

Photo Credit: Eden Jennings/Used with Permission

Academy swim and dive team wins the Florida state championship

December 8, 2022

On November 19, the Academy of the Holy Names claimed its first state crown after winning against a rival school, Gulliver Prep. For the first time, a Hillsborough county girls team claimed the state championship. This fantastic feat was accomplished by the Academy sisters and could not have been done alone. 

 

Along with the state championship, the girls also won two state title relays, five state titles, and won the season with a ninety-eight-point lead. Multiple school records were also broken during the unforgettable swim meet. Here is a list of all of the students who won a medal:

  • 200 Medley Relay — 2nd (Brooke B., Lily R., Isabel S., Megan H.) School Record
  • 200 Freestyle Relay — State Champion (Kate P., Lily R., Megan H., Bella D.)
  • 400 Freestyle Relay— State Champion (Bella D., Kate P., Isabel S., Brooke B.) School Record & All-American Consideration
  • Brooke B: 200 Freestyle — State Champion & School Record & 100 Backstroke — State Champion & School Record
  • Isabel S: 200 IM — State Champion & School Record & 100 Butterfly — 3rd place All-American Consideration
  • Kate P: 200 IM — 4th place & 100 Butterfly — 5th place 
  • Bella D: 50 Freestyle—State Champion, School Record & All-American Consideration & 100 Freestyle — State Champion & School Record
  • Kinsley L: Diving — 4th place
  • Matea L: Diving — 6th place
  • Grace C: 100 Backstroke — 6th place

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