2016 All-Area Girls Swim Team

Cassie Cooper

First Team

Cassie Cooper, Strasburg

The junior placed 13th in the 100 butterfly at the Group 2A state meet and swam legs of the 200 free and 200 medley relays, which placed 11th and 12th in the state. Cooper ranked second in the area in the 100 fly.

Sydney Crosser, Central

The junior placed 12th in the 100 breaststroke at the Group 2A state swim meet and was a member of the Falcons’ state-qualifying 200 medley relay. Crosser also helped Central set the area’s best time in the 200 free relay.

Sydney Crosser

Ashley Funkhouser, Central

The sophomore won a Group 2A state title in the 50 free, was third in the 100 free and swam legs of two state-placing relays. She led the area and set school records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly and 200 IM.

Abby Sears, Sherando

The junior placed 11th in the 100 breaststroke in the Group 4A state meet, where she set the area’s best time in that event. Sears also swam a leg of the Warriors’ area-leading 200 medley relay team.

Casey Wenn, Central

Ashley Funkhouser

The freshman placed 15th in the 50 free at the Group 2A state meet and swam legs of the Falcons’ state-placing 200 free and 400 free relays. Wenn helped Central’s 200 free relay set the area’s best time.

Steve Shaffer, Central

In his fifth year as the Falcons’ coach, Shaffer led Central’s girls to sixth place in the Region 2A East meet and a 10th-place finish in the Group 2A state meet in Christiansburg.

Second Team

Miley Hupp, Strasburg

Abby Sears

Lexi Keller, Central

Sarah Lauer, Sherando

Camryn Ubert, Sherando

Kelsie Utz, Sherando

Casey Wenn

Steve Shaffer