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Governor Livingston Girls Swim Team Adds Another Win

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WARREN, NJ - With the regular dual meet season coming to a close this week, the Governor Livingston girls swim team took the opportunity to add another win to their record, outscoring Plainfield 124-36 at an away meet on Tuesday.

In anticipation of the upcoming state tournament meets, Head Coach David Closs gave many of his seasoned swimmers the day off, giving some of the younger swimmers a chance to shine.   The 200 medley relay team of Julia Woo, Ashley Chang, Serena Shen and Sarah Polizzi  opened the meet and took first place, and the team captured first place in every other event that followed.

Several events saw the GL swimmers making a 1-2-3 sweep, including the 200 IM (Ashley Chang, Taylor Rooney, Sarah Polizzi), 100 fly (Serena Shen, Ashley Chang, Charlotte Roder), 500 free (Phoebe Kim, Sarah Polizzi, Emily Aponte) and the 100 breast (Sena Hur, Julia Woo, Olivia McKeon).  The team took the top three finishes in the 200 free relay, with first place going to the quartet of Julia Woo, Serena Shen, Sena Hur and Rachel Heeren.  Other first place finishers included Rachel Heeren (200 free, 100 free), Julia Woo (50 free), Phoebe Kim (100 back) and the 400 free relay team of Sarah Polizzi, Taylor Rooney, Ashley Chang and Rachel Heeren.

The Lady Highlanders will celebrate Senior Night at their final dual meet of the year at home against Oak Knoll on Thursday, February 1 at 7:45 p.m.

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