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Alana Cartwright

Alana Cartwright

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    North Ridgeville, Ohio
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Posted eighth-place finishes in all three of her individual events at Horizon League Championships … Competed in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.83), the 100 butterfly (57.53) and the 200 IM (2:07.55) at league meet … Swam second leg of 200 medley relay at league meet, helping CSU to runner-up finish … Also anchored 200 free relay at HL meet … Competed in four events in National Invitational Championship … Placed 17th in 100 IM at NIC in 58.25 seconds … Had a trio of top-four finishes at Magnus Cup, including runner-up efforts in the 50 backstroke and 100 IM … Reset her personal best in 100 freestyle at Magnus while leading off relay leg with split of 53.16 seconds … Won four dual meet races in four different events … Competed in seven dual meets and two invitationals during regular season … Swam in seven traditional individual events during season, adding 100 free, 200 free, 100 back and 200 breaststroke to those above. 

Finished among the top eight in all three individual events in her debut Horizon League Championships … Placed sixth, and was the top freshman, in the 200 IM after resetting career best in prelims (2:03.87) … Took seventh, and was the only rookie in the top 10, in the 100 butterfly in 56.40 seconds … Finished sixth in 100 breaststroke at HL meet in 1:03.38 … Had four top-10 individual finishes at Magnus Cup (100 breaststroke, 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 IM) … Reset career bests at Magnus Cup in 200 breaststroke (2:22.92), 100 butterfly (55.89) and 50 free (24.60), with the latter coming on a relay … Reset personal best in 100 back (57.90 seconds) while winning race in tri-dual in January … Also won 100 back in dual at Ashland … Swam in six different individual events during the season. 

Posted a pair of top-12 finishes at state championships as a senior as she tallied career bests in 100 breaststroke (1:03.31) and 100 butterfly (56.82) … Claimed NISCA/Speedo All-America honors for performance in 100 breaststroke … Earned All-Ohio honors after finishing 12th at the 2016 Ohio state championships in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.55) … Was a member of her school's 400 medley relay team that finished sixth in the state and also was among the top 25 at the state championships in the 100 butterfly in 2016 (58.55) … Competed in the Dolfin Junior National Championships Cup in March 2016 and set personal bests in 100 free (53.74) and 200 IM (2:13.68) … Also competed for Lake Shore Swim Club … Won the OHSAA’s Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award at Magnificat … Also competed in track & field.