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CASEY FRANCIS Sacred Heart Sophomore Francis swam the (Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

CASEY FRANCIS
Sacred Heart

Sophomore
Francis swam the lead leg on the first-place 400-freestyle relay (3:32.69) at the Federation State Championships. She also placed fourth in the 200-IM (2:07.28) and fifth in the 500-freestyle (4:58.11). At the CHSAA finals, Francis was named co-MVP.

2010 All-Long Island swimming team

Meet Newsday's 2010 All-Long Island swimming team. Compiled by Cody Derespina.

MIKAILA GAFFEY LI Swimmer of the Year Connetquot
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

MIKAILA GAFFEY
LI Swimmer of the Year
Connetquot

Senior
Gaffey capped a shortened high school career — she's graduating a year early — with three state titles. She won the 50-free (23.49), was part of the first-place 200-medley relay (1:46.43) and swam the lead leg on the winning 200-freestyle relay (1:36.57). She also placed third in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.49).

CASEY FRANCIS Sacred Heart Sophomore Francis swam the
(Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

CASEY FRANCIS
Sacred Heart

Sophomore
Francis swam the lead leg on the first-place 400-freestyle relay (3:32.69) at the Federation State Championships. She also placed fourth in the 200-IM (2:07.28) and fifth in the 500-freestyle (4:58.11). At the CHSAA finals, Francis was named co-MVP.

OLIVIA CHAN Sewanhaka Sophomore Chan, who swims for
(Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

OLIVIA CHAN
Sewanhaka

Sophomore
Chan, who swims for Sewanhaka and attends New Hyde Park, won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.21) at the Public High School State Championships and placed second in the 200-IM (2:03.95). She won the 200-IM (2:03.10) and 100-breaststroke (1:03.60) at the Nassau Championships, both in county record times. She was also part of the winning 200-medley relay (1:51.28).

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NICOLE HONEY Herricks Semior Honey placed second at
(Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

NICOLE HONEY
Herricks

Semior
Honey placed second at the Federation State Championships in diving (501.10 points). But her big moment of the year came on Nov. 3 when she recorded a 543.10 total at the Nassau diving finals, finishing first and breaking the 20-year old county record. She scored more than 52 points in five of the dives and never scored below a 39.20.

NICOLE HETZER Connetquot Sophomore Hetzer was part of
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

NICOLE HETZER
Connetquot

Sophomore
Hetzer was part of two state championship relays, swimming the anchor leg on the 200-freestyle relay (1:36.57) and as part of the 200-medley relay (1:46.42). At the Suffolk Championships, she won the 200-IM (2:09.03) and 100-freestyle (53.63) and was part of the winning 200-medley relay (1:49.26) and 200-freestyle relay (1:37.23), both county record times.

RICHARD STERN Coach of the Year Jericho
(Credit: James Escher)

RICHARD STERN
Coach of the Year
Jericho

2010 ALL-LONG ISLAND SWIMMING TEAM Second team: Julianne
(Credit: James Escher)

2010 ALL-LONG ISLAND SWIMMING TEAM
Second team: Julianne Koch, Babylon, Jr.; Shannon Lampe, Ward Melville, Sr.; Trudiann Patrick, Jericho, Soph.; Angela Sun, Great Neck South, Jr.; Megan Zarriello, Garden City, Sr.

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