Highlights and interviews from Saturday's dual meet at Army. Coaches Mandy Hixon, Bob Newcomb and Russ Yarworth are featured, along with freshman distance swimmer Meriza Werenski.
Four-year team MVP at Holyoke Catholic HS in Chicopee, Mass. for coaches Ryan Yucka (9th-11th) and George Plouffe (12th) ... Won eight Western Mass. and seven Mass. Division II state titles in her career ... Participated in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 IM (2:21.08 for 81st of 124) and 400 IM (5:00.60 for 99th of 125) ... Was a four-time All-America selection and three-time national champion for the Holyoke YMCA Vikings and coach Randy Smith.
Full name is Meriza Carol Werenski ... Born on Aug. 30, 1995 in Northampton, Mass. ... Daughter of Diane and Stephen Werenski ... Has a sister, Mackenzie (15) ... Plans on majoring in Business.