Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr.
Katie Stucky of Moundridge High School will take her swimming career to the next level after signing her letter of intent with Sterling College.
“I am really looking forward to furthering my swimming career,” Stucky said. I” plan on working hard on my long-distance swims and trying new events.”
Stucky maybe a Wildcat, but she has been a member of the McPherson High School girls swim team for the past three seasons and will be one of McPherson’s top returning swimmers for this coming season.
“She is such a hard worker and is extremely diverse in that she can swim and be successful at almost any event I put her in,” McPherson Head Coach Abby Bradstreet said. “I think we finally found her niche last year with distance freestyle events where she continuously dropped time throughout the season. I can’t wait to see what she does this year as well as after high school in her swimming career. Our goal for her this year is to work on her pacing in her 500 freestyle and get that more consistent as well as qualify her for an event at the state swim meet.”
Stucky plans to major in Biology and then go to graduate school to study dentistry. She also applied to Sterling’s Honors Program.
“I am so incredibly proud of Katie and all she has accomplished in her high school swimming career,” Bradstreet said. “She is our first and only Moundridge swimmer to be part of our team and we couldn’t be happier to have her.