As Schwabe was impressed by her team’s performance, especially in handling the pressure of being one of the team’s prospects, not running out of sectional people all too well, she knows full well that big things are right now. The rest are.
“It can be challenging, but I think they always have next week on their mind, like ‘Today we’re setting ourselves up, and next week is where we really want to shine and make our show. are,” she said.
Freeman, Norski pair win
The Crusaders weren’t the only ones flexing their muscles on Saturday. McFarland senior Mara Freeman picked up a pair of personal victories for the Spartans.
Freeman, who won the 2018 div. Won 2 state titles in the 100 backstroke, both the 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke, helping the Spartans to a third-place team finish.
“It’s very exciting,” Freeman said. “It was an exciting meeting, my whole team did great. Our energy was so high, and I think that really helped bring me up.”
Freeman beat Crusaders Sophie Reid (53.46) and Abby Reid (53.73) to win the 100 freestyle in 52.19 seconds, cutting more than two seconds off his seed time. He later hit the wall first in 56.17, upsetting top-seeded teDuits in the 100 backstroke.