The Wolfpacker

November 2012

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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Last year as a true freshman, Hannah Freyman earned All-ACC laurels in the 100 freestyle and also set the school record in the event. PHOTO COURTESY NC STATE MEDIA RELATIONS NEW HEIGHTS BUILDING TO as the men's team. However, once the group did get rolling, they quickly got better and finished the year receiving votes in College-'s final coaches' poll. "It took a little longer for them to get go- N ing, but once things started clicking for the women they started to improve drastically," 108 ■ THE WOLFPACKER Wolfpack Women's Swim Team Is Driven To Succeed BY RYAN TICE C State head swimming and diving coach Braden Holloway admits that the women's team wasn't as quick to get going in his first year the coach said. "A lot of it was just a great attitude that they brought every day. They really started to believe in themselves, knowing they could create a new tradition ■ PREVIEW WOMEN'S SWIMMING here with Wolfpack swimming and diving for the women. "I feel they have a strong sense of pride now for who they are." Last year, the strengths were the relay squads and the divers, led by All-American Hannah Hopkins. It looks to be much of the same this season. "We moved up a good bit in relays and tried to place on the podium as many times as we could to really get these women ex- cited about what we can do as a program," Holloway said. "Our relays are pretty vital to us. Making sure that we are able to pro- duce in the relays is going to bode well for a lot of the other events.

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