Red Knight Swimmers and Divers Advance to MSHSL State Tournament

The girls swim team poses for a photo.

Red Knight Swimmers and Divers Advance to MSHSL State Tournament

The BSM girls’ swim and dive team had a successful section meet Nov. 11-13, 2021. Head Coach Ryan Miksch said, "We had a lot of great performances at our section meet. The girls were really excited with their swims, and as a coach, that's what you love to see! We'll have five girls competing at state, and they're all ready and excited to race!" The team as a whole placed second in Section 2A, and the following Red Knights qualified for the MSHSL Girls’ Swim & Dive State Tournament in their respective events:

  • 200 Free - Claire Prindiville ‘23
  • 200 IM - Sydney Holinka ‘22
  • 50 Free - Lauren Benedict ‘23
  • Diving - Elizabeth Long ‘24
  • 100 Butterfly - Lauren Benedict ‘23
  • 500 Free - Claire Prindiville ‘23 and Harriet White ‘25
  • 200 Free Relay - Elizabeth Long ‘24, Adeline Kelly ‘22, Claire Prindiville ‘23, Lauren Benedict ‘23
  • 100 Backstroke - Sydney Holinka ‘22
  • 400 Free Relay - Elizabeth Long ‘24, Claire Prindiville ‘23, Lauren Benedict ‘23, Sydney Holinka ‘22

*Alternates: Sylvia White '26

The state tournament will be held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis Nov. 18-20, 2021. Class A diving prelims start at noon on Thursday, Nov. 18, and swimming prelims begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19. Swimming & diving finals will begin at noon on Saturday, Nov. 20. More information can be found here.

Congratulations to all Red Knights on a great season, and good luck at state!

Update: November 20

Red Knights had a great showing at the MSHSL State Girls' Swim and Dive Tournament with many great swims and even a school record! We are #BSMproud of this team!

  • 200 Free - Claire Prindiville ‘23 - 10th Place
  • 200 IM - Sydney Holinka ‘22 - 16th Place
  • 50 Free - Lauren Benedict ‘23 - 4th Place (new school record)
  • Diving - Elizabeth Long ‘24
  • 100 Butterfly - Lauren Benedict ‘23
  • 500 Free - Claire Prindiville ‘23 - 10th Place
    •  Harriet White ‘25 - 15th Place
  • 200 Free Relay - Elizabeth Long ‘24, Adeline Kelly ‘22, Claire Prindiville ‘23, Lauren Benedict ‘23 - 8th Place
  • 100 Backstroke - Sydney Holinka ‘22 - 7th Place
  • 400 Free Relay - Elizabeth Long ‘24, Claire Prindiville ‘23, Lauren Benedict ‘23, Sydney Holinka ‘22 - 7th Place