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Sandhurst Division – Swimming and Diving 2022



Congratulations to all members of the Catherine McAuley College Swim and Diving Team that competed at the Sandhurst Swimming Carnival on Friday 21 February which was held at the Faith Leech Aquatic Centre. It was a great day for all with some outstanding achievements recorded. Below is a list of all those students and relay teams that finished in the top 3 of their event(s).

1st Place

  • Miller Nihill: 14Yr Boys – 50m Breastroke
  • April Downing: 14Yr Girls – 50m Butterfly & 50m Backstroke & 50m Freestyle
  • Zara Bibby: 14Yr Girls – 50m Breastroke
  • Telani Bibby: 16Yr Girls – 50m Freestyle & 50m Butterfly
  • Annabelle Edwards: 12-14Yr Girls – Diving
  • Kiara Field: 15-16Yr Girls – Diving
  • 12-14Yr Girls Medley Relay Team
  • 13Yr Girls 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team
  • 14Yr Girls 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team

2nd Place

  • Miller Nihill: Open Boys – 100m Breastroke & 100m Butterfly. 14Yr Boys – 50m Butterfly & 50m Freestyle
  • Holly Hembrow: 13Yr Girls – 50m Breastroke & 50m Butterfly & 50m Backstroke. 13-15Yr Girls 100m Freestyle
  • Olivia Douglass: Open Girls – 100m Butterfly
  • Telani Bibby: 16-20Yr Girls – 100m Freestyle. 16Yr Girls – 50m Backstroke
  • Zara Reynolds: Open Girls – 100m Backstroke
  • Grace Mulqueen: 13Yr Girls – 50m Freestyle
  • Meave Hannaford: 12-14Yr Girls – Diving 
  • 15-16Yr Girls Medley Relay Team
  • 13Yr Boys 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team
  • 14Yr Boys 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team
  • 16Yr Girls 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team
  • 17Yr Boys 4x50m Freestyle Relay Team

3rd Place

  • Riley Diss: 13-15Yr Boys – 100m Freestyle
  • Joshua Evans: 17Yr Boys – 50m Breastroke & 50m Freestyle & 50m Backstroke
  • Holly Hembrow: 13-15Yr Girls – 200m Individual Medley
  • Telani Bibby: 16-20Yr Girls – 200m Individual Medley
  • 12-14Yr Boys Medley Relay Team

Special congratulations to Holly Hembrow, April Downing & Miller Nihill who were named as their age group Champions.

In the Diving section we had outstanding performances from Kiara Field, Annabelle Edwards and Maeve Hannaford. Kiara won the 15-16Yr Girls section, Annabelle won the 12-14Yr Girls Section with Maeve finishing as the 12-14Yr Girls Runner up.

Our results saw CMC finish 2nd in the Girls Division and 4th in the Boys Division, resulting in an overall placing of 2nd.  A fantastic achievement by the whole team.

Good luck to those students who won their events and who have now qualified for the Loddon Mallee Regional day in Swan Hill on Thursday 17 March.

Age Group Champions

L-R: Miller Nihill, April Downing, Holly Hembrow

CMC Swimming and Diving Team

Back L-R: Zara Bibby, Kiara Field, April Downing, Telani Bibby, Joshua Evans, Jack Osborne, Campbell Evans, Charlie Bannan, Miller Nihill, Aydan Hand
Middle L-R: Aaron Dimaano, Samuel Carrick, Mitchell Bray, Ryder Comer, Zoe Reynolds, Rylie Diss, Luca Evans
Front L-R: Lily Hope, Meave Hannafordm, Annabelle Edwards

Absent: Holly Hembrow, Zarah Reynolds, Grace Mulqueen, Lacy Wilkie, Daniel Noden, O’Malley Parker, Anneliese Robins, Maddison Bray