Edgewood captured its seventh straight state championship during the WIAA Division 2 state girls swim meet on Friday, Nov. 12, at the Waukesha South Natatorium.
The Crusaders won state titles in seven of the 12 events and set a trio of Division 2 state records on their way to collecting 394 points. Rhinelander earned runner-up honors with a far cry 188 points.
Edgewood is the 2021 WIAA Division 2 Girls Swimming Team State Champion with 394 points, more points than any D2 Team Champion in WIAA history!This is the Crusaders’ 7th-straight Team Championship! Congrats, @Crusaders_ATH! 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 #wiaaswimdive #7xdefendingstatechamps pic.twitter.com/6uF8XcjuW6— WIAA State Tournaments (@wiaawistate) November 13, 2021
Edgewood junior Izzy Enz competed in four events and took home state championships in all four. She set one individual Division 2 state record and helped set two more in a pair of relays.
Enz finished first in the 200-yard freestyle and set a new Division 2 record in the event with a time of 1 minute, 47.65 seconds. Fellow Edgewood junior Brynn Stacey took second in the event with a 1:48.66.
The Crusaders also set Division 2 records in the 200 free relay and the 400 free relay. In the 200 free relay, it was Enz and Stacey, along with junior Sophie Reed and senior Abby Reid clocking in with the record-setting time of 1:34.46.
🚨 STATE RECORD ALERT 🚨 D2 - 200 YD FREESTYLE RELAY: Edgewood claims their 7th-straight State Title in the 200 Freestyle Relay with a State Record performance of 1:34.46! Congrats, @Crusaders_ATH! 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🏊♀️ #7xDefendingChamps #wiaaswimdive #statechamps pic.twitter.com/vA1DmPFMed— WIAA State Tournaments (@wiaawistate) November 13, 2021
Senior Anna teDuits teamed up with Stacey, Reed and Enz in the 400 free relay to break a five-year state record — previously held by Edgewood — with a time of 3:25.56.
Edgewood swept state titles in the relays as senior Claire Sweeney joined teDuits, Reid and freshman Izzy Bloom in the 200 medley relay, taking first with a time of 1:45.20.
Edgewood also earned state titles from Reid (50 free, 23.50 and 100 free, 50.93) and Enz (500 free, 4:55.29).
Runner up finishes for the Crusaders included teDuits (200 IM, 2:05.27) and Stacey (500 free, 4:56.95).
Bloom (200 IM, 2:06.05 and 100 butterfly, 57.30) and teDuits (100 backstroke, 55.91) earned-third place finishes for Edgewood. Fourth-place finishes for the Crusaders included junior Sam Vega (200 IM, 2:06.95) and freshman Sylvia Thompson (500 free, 5:09.13).