States Swimming & Diving


Molly Bobik, Staff

Latrobe sent their top swimmer and diver Rylee Jackson (right) and Taylor Miller (left) to Bucknell University for States on Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th of March. Rylee, a three time states attendee, went into the event seeded fourth for the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 23.4 seconds. She placed 7th overall, with a time of 23.64 in the preliminary round and 23.86 in the final round. Rylee also swam the 100 yard freestyle with a seed time of 51.59 seconds and placed 17th with a 52.37 second time in the preliminary round, but she was ineligible to swim in finals. Taylor Miller attended States alongside Rylee, where she scored a 284.75 in the semi-finals, Thursday morning. Her score qualified her for finals that evening. During finals, Taylor placed 10th out of 24 divers with eleven dives performed and she scored a total of 393.4.