November 8, 2013 – Medals draped around her neck, massive trophy in hand there is still a bit of shock sitting with St. Andrew’s junior swimmer Megan Moroney.
For anyone who has seen her swim this year, it was anything but a surprise. Moroney repeated as the 100-yard butterly and 200-yard freestyle champion on Friday at the Class 1A Swimming and Diving Championships at the Sailfish Aquatics Center in Stuart.
“There is a confidence in knowing that I’ve done this before,” Moroney said. “I know how things work so I think that is an advantage I have. I just love this meet.”
Her performance lifted St. Andrew’s to second place finishing behind Jacksonville Bolles.
Moroney didn’t waste time extending her reign winning the 200 freestyle by more than two seconds.
She used every turn to pull away from everyone in the field before winning the event.
“To win any race, any time in your high school career in this division at this meet is pretty special,” said St. Andrew’s coach Sid Cassidy. “This is her second year doing it. She was faster this year. She’s been a leader for us this year and she still has another year to go.”