Swimming World Presents Female High School Swimmer of the Year: Beata Nelson

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Beata Nelson–Female High School Swimmer of the Year

Beata Nelson, Swimming World’s Female High School Swimmer of the Year, finished her storied high school career at Verona Area/Mount Hebron High School in Wisconsin with a public high school record in the 100 yard fly (51.62) as well as 12 state titles. This fall, she’ll be swimming for the University of Wisconsin.

Earlier this summer Nelson was named a National Champion by NISCA in the 100-yard butterfly meaning she posted the fastest time in the country for that event. Read below to see the female national champions.

50 Freestyle: Veronica Burchill, Carmel High School, 22.39
100 Freestyle: Veronica Burchill, Carmel High School, 48.55, Katie Drabot, Cedarburg High School, 48.55
200 Freestyle: Katie Drabot, Cedarburg High School, 1:44.21
500 Freestyle: Erica Laning, Hardin Valley Academy, 4:42.79
100 Butterfly: Beata Nelson, Verona Area-Mount Horeb, 51.62
100 Backstroke: Claire Adams, Carmel High School, 51.65
100 Breaststroke: Lindsey Horejsi, Alberta Lea High School, 58.56
200 IM: Asia Seidt Sacred Heart Academy, 1:56.83
200 Medley Relay: Claire Adams, Kendall Smith, Veronica Burchill, Trude Rothrock, Carmel High School, 1:39.86
200 Freestyle Relay: Veronica Burchill, Kendall Smith, Grance Pangburn, Kelly Pash, Carmel High School, 1:31.59
400 Freestyle Relay: Veronica Burchill, Trude Rothrock, Sammie Burchill, Claire Adams, Carmel High School 3:16.15

Diving: Camryn McPherson, Saline High School

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J Ross
6 years ago

Congratulations to Veronica and Sammie Burchill and the Carmel HS girls for all their success this past season!

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6 years ago

Melissa Nowacki Bourgeois

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Reply to  Amy Kathleen

Oh my.