Girls Swimming and Diving

Culver Academies Varsity Swimming and Diving program has a long and storied history. The program began in 1917 with the completion of the construction of an indoor swimming facility for the members of the Corps of Cadets. During the early years the CMA teams competed with other private schools in the region since the public school system did not offer the sport. In the early 1950’s public high schools started to compete in swimming and CMA teams began to compete as an Associate member of the public high school association. In the early 1970’s the pool was remodeled to meet national and state standards (25 yard eight lane pool with a separate diving well) while retaining all of its original design and tile work. The first meets were held in the modified pool in 1974. Upon the founding of Culver Girls Academy in 1971, the first CGA team began competition in the redesigned pool during the 1974 season. Also, during the 1974 season Culver Academies became a full member of the IHSAA (Indiana High School Athletic Association) and thus eligible for the Championship season in the sport. Today both the CMA and CGA teams train together and compete during the winter season within the IHSAA.

The Program Philosophy is a simple one – the athletes compete for each other. Since the inception of the program, the team has had only five head coaches and three one year interim coaches. Throughout the history the program all five long serving Head Coaches have sought to establish a sense of family from which the athletes can learn leadership, the importance of hard work, discipline, the value of sacrifice for others and sportsmanship. These values supersede the number of meets won or lost, the number of State Finalists, records set or 1st Team All Americans. There are no cuts in the early season to bring the team down to size but the young athletes must earn the right to represent their teammates in competition. The program is one where experienced athletes can grow and novice athletes can be a part of something more important than themselves. The end result is an athlete prepared academically for college, competition in the NCAA (should they choose) and most importantly – life.
Schedule
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  • *ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN

    Date Time Sport Location Opponent
    11/16/17 06:00 PM Coed Varsity Swimming @ North Judson-Girls Varsity
    11/30/17 06:00 PM Coed Varsity Swimming @ La Porte High School
    12/02/17 09:00 AM Coed Varsity Swimming vs Culver Academies Relays
    12/06/17 05:30 PM Coed Varsity Swimming vs Logansport High School
    12/09/17 10:00 AM Coed Varsity Swimming vs Mishawaka Marian High School
    12/11/17 05:30 PM Coed Varsity Swimming @ Rochester HS/MS
    01/16/18 05:30 PM Coed Varsity Swimming vs Warsaw Community High School
    01/18/18 05:30 PM Coed Varsity Swimming vs Plymouth High School
    01/20/18 10:00 AM Coed Varsity Swimming @ Mishawaka Diving Invitational
    01/30/18 05:30 PM Coed Varsity Swimming @ Northwood w/Bremen-Boys Varsity
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Roster

2016-17

First Name Last Name Grade Swim/Dive Hometown
Isabella Ahlenius 9 Dive Knox, IN
Alexandria Alles 11 Swim Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Samantha Bialek 9 Swim Metamora, MI
Jia  Bloom 10 Swim Plymouth, IN
Avery Bolden 10 Swim Chicago, IL
Sydney Brackenbury 12 Swim Marion, IN
Elizabeth  Brummel 10 Swim South Bend, IN
Emily Cefalu 12 Swim South Lake Tahoe, CA
Georgia Cleveland 10 Dive Edina, MN
Chase Cortes 10 Swim Chicago, IL
Kylie Dehner 9 Swim Plymouth, IN
Frances Derrick 9 Swim Decatur, IL
Elizabeth  Ellert 12 Swim Culver, IN
Elyse  Fields 11 Swim Lafayette, IN
Grace Frank 9 Swim Bloomington, IN
Sophia George 10 Dive Indianapolois, IN
Kristen  Gram 9 Swim Decatur, IL
Hali Hanley 11 Swim Culver, IN
Caroline Hart 10 Dive Lafayette, IN
Regina  Herrero 9 Swim Huixquilucan Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Helen Johnston 11 Swim Park City, UT
Kaylee Katterhenry 11 Swim Saint Marys, OH
Grace Kelly 11 Dive South Bend, IN
Makena-Kala Kershaw 12 Swim Sacarmento, CA
Nora  Kline 10 Swim Culver, IN
Margaret LaBarr 11 Swim Phoenidx, AZ
Janelle Li 10 Swim Saratoga, CA
Hannah Lou 10 Swim Canton, MI
Madeline  Magee 9 Swim Plymouth, IN
Claire Martinez 12 Swim Lowell, IN
Sophie Michi 9 Swim Longmont, CO
Sophia Moore 9 Swim Lakewood, WA
Anna Moreno 9 Swim Grapevine, TX
Reagan Murphy 11 Swim Plainfield, IL
Erin Neher 9 Swim Indianapolois, IN
Adannaya Nzerem 9 Swim Fishers, IN
Maria Paula Ornelas 12 Swim Mexico City, Mexico
Caropline Perea 9 Swim Arvada, CO
Natalie  Peric 12 Swim Culver, IN
Erin Postma 10 Swim Crown Point, IN
Audrey Quist 10 Swim  Chicago, IL
Joan Rioux 12 Swim Granville, OH
Lilia Rosique 10 Swim Villahermosa, Mexico
Nicole Salazar Rodriguez 11 Swim Acapulco, Mexico
Elyse Schutjer  12 Swim Mansfield, OH
Caroline Sem 11 Swim San Antonio, TX
Miriam Edith Servin Modqueda  11 Swim Leon, Mexico
Amina Shafeek-Horton 9 Swim Charlotte, NC
Eleanore Shurm 12 Swim  Seattle, WA
Alaina Smith 12 Swim Bloomington, IN
Julia Smith 12 Swim Bloomington, IN
Ella Spratt-Szarzynski 12 Swim Waukegan, IL
Claire Statczar 9 Swim Culver, IN
Jean Tankard 10 Swim Eastville, VA
Elizabeth  Tice 10 Swim Kokomo, IN
Lauren Tiley PG Manager Pentwyn, UK
Lauren Walker 11 Swim Litzen, IN
Isabella  Wildermuth 12 Swim Lafayette, IN
Mei Feng Yang 9 Swim Singapore, Singapore
Fiona Zhu 11 Swim Elgin, IL