Spring Lake girls swim team closes out strong

Tribune Staff • Nov 19, 2018 at 12:49 AM

The Spring Lake girls swimming team pushed themselves to the finish line of the 2018 season Saturday at the Holland Aquatic Center and came away with a 19th-place finish after scoring 34 points at the Division 3 state finals.

East Grand Rapids took home top team honors with 330 points, while Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood finished runners-up with 284 points and Hamilton finished with bronze at 191 points.

The 200-yard freestyle relay team of sophomores Eliza Hulverson and Sara Strauss, freshman Leila Kahler and senior Sara Mumby finished ninth overall with a time of 1 minute, 41.11 seconds for the Lakers' highest finish of the day.

The same foursome took on the 400-yard freestyle relay event and took 12th with a time of 3:43.88.

Individually, Kahler finished 24th in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:01.56 and added a 12th-place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:18.14.

Hulverson finished 19th overall in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:17.05 and added a 24th-place finish in the 100 freestyle race with a time of 55.41 seconds.

Mumby closed out her high school career with a top 16 finish in the 50 freestyle race with a time of 25.22 seconds and added a 23rd-place finish in the 100 butterfly race with a time of 1:01.66.

Strauss finished 26th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:11.52.

The 200-yard medley relay team of senior Louise Vega, Strauss, sophomore Zoe Komar and freshman Avery Flynn finished with a time of one minute, 59.6 seconds to finish 28th as a team.

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