Eight MISD swimmers medal at state

March 1, 2022
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At the 2022 UIL Swimming & Diving State Meet in Austin on Feb. 18-19, eight Mansfield ISD student-athletes took home medals.

Summit High School’s Ben Nguyen earned the gold medal in the 5A boys 1-meter dive. This is the second year in the row he has placed first in state for the event. The senior has committed to continue diving at the collegiate level for the University of Notre Dame.

Mansfield High School had four state medalists. Elise Clift earned a silver medal in the 200-yard freestyle and broke the school record in the event. Clift, along with teammates Gracie Walker, Natalie Do, Katie Walker, also came in third place for the girls 400-yard freestyle relay. They set a new school record.

At Lake Ridge High School, three swimmers came home with a bronze medal in their event. Ryen Bosuro came in third in the girls 100-yard freestyle. Ava Topolewski was third in the girls 500-yard freestyle, and Shawn Mohseni earned bronze in the boys 100-yard backstroke.

The state meet was held at The University of Texas at Austin. Students qualified for the state meet by either finishing in the top two places in their regional heat (automatic) or having one of the next eight fastest times across all regions (call-ups).

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