Swim Team Captains

Elizabeth Ann Stromberger 

Grade: 12 

Years on Team: 4 years

Achievement You’re Most Proud Of:  My family-being a great BIG and little sister 

Advice for New Team Members: Ask for help if you need it. 

Favorites 

  • Stroke: Fly 
  • Event: 100 Fly 
  • Color: Pink 
  • Food: Torchy’s Trailerpark Trashy Tacos 
  • Pro Athlete: Nathan Adrian 
  • Sport other than swimming: Working out 
  • Quote: “Leadership is not a position or a title; it’s action and example.” – Cory Booker

2021-2022 Accomplishments: 

  • Trustees’ Scholar Award 
  • UIL Scholar Award 
  • National Charity League Service Award 50+ hours 
  • National Honor Society 
  • Mu Alpha Theta 
  • Academic All-District Team 
  • TISCA Academic All-State Team 
  • TISCA All-State Second Team 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay 
  • UIL State Meet Recognition 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay 
  • District Athlete of the Meet 
  • Regional Athlete of the Meet – Runner-Up 
  • Bleeds Blue & Gold Superlative Award 
  • NAAL Highpoint Winner Women 15 & Up 
  • Futures Championship – 8th 800 free relay 
  • Varsity Letter 
  • Captain

Opal Lung

Grade: 12 

Years on Team: 3 going on 4 years on the team 

Achievement You’re Most Proud Of: Being a swim captain both junior and senior years 

Advice for New Team Members:  Try to go out of your comfort zone and talk to new people, it’ll help you out so much in the long run

Favorites:

  • Stroke: Freestyle
  • Event: 200 freestyle 
  • Color: Blue
  • Food: Smoothies 
  • Pro Athlete: Katie Ledecky
  • Sport other than swimming: Cross country
  • Quote: “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated” – Maya Angelou

2021-2022 Accomplishments: 

  • Captain
  • Regional Qualifier: 200 free, 200 Free Relay, and 200 Medley Relay

 

Kat Kester

Grade: 12

Years on the Team: 4 years

Achievement You’re Most Proud Of: Making it to state last year! 

Advice for New Team Members: Make connections with your teammates.

Favorites:

  • Stroke: Freestyle
  • Event: 50 Free
  • Color: Pink
  • Food: Thai
  • Pro Athlete: Chloe Kim
  • Sport other than swimming: Surfing
  • Quote: “Push through discomfort.” – Ramin Nazar (a great mantra for hard sets).

2021-2022 Accomplishments: 

  • Captain
  • Varsity Letter 
  • 4th in 50 Free at Regionals
  • Regional Qualifier: 50 Free, 200 Free, 200 Free Relay & 400 Free Relay
  • State Qualifier: 200 Free Relay & 400 Free Relay

 

Dylan England

Grade: 11

Years on the Team: 3 years, this will be my third year on the team 

Achievement You’re Most Proud Of: I made the state team the past two years 

Advice for New Team Members: Have fun and make the most out of swimming

Favorites:

  • Stroke: Freestyle 
  • Event: 50 free
  • Color: Red 
  • Drink: Milk 
  • Pro Athlete: Justin Herbert 
  • Sport other than swimming: Football
  • Quote: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift that is why it is called the present”

2021-2022 Accomplishments: 

 

Charlie Hussain