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Swim & Dive - Girls


@ WHS indoor track

Middle Schoolers entering High School next year. Stop by and meet with some of Season 24 Captains at the Woodbury High School Swim & Dive Table.  (Swimming and Diving is a grade 7-12 sport, many do join in 9th grade as they enter high school). Interested in joining the team email Head Coach Liz Horan.

Liz Horan

Liz Horan

Head Coach

Phone: (949)922-2761

Season 24


Girls Swim & Dive State Tournament Results

Woodbury Team Score 12th, 73 points 

All Royals in prelims advanced to finals. 

WHS @ State Finals

13th, 1:51.09 200 MR T. McGillis, I. Sorenson-Wagner, N. Kelly, A. Forshee 

14th, 1:56.94 200 Freestyle Maya Tellez 

3rd, 2:03.51 200 IM All America Consideration Torun McGillis 

2nd, 10th, 14th Diving Gabby Mauder-All America Consideration, Nina Faulkner-All America Consideration , Halle Linn 

6th, 56.86 100 Backstroke Torun McGillis

14th, 3:38.57 T. McGillis, N. Kelly, A. Forshee, M. Tellez

State Team alt - Brynn Hacker, Ellsa Sorenson-Wagner 

St. Paul Pioneer Press Article on State Meet 23

Both Gabby Mauder & Torun McGillis interviewed in article.

Girls Swim and Dive Section Results

Congratulations to the Girls Swim and Dive Team for their third place 4AA Section finish on Saturday, November 11, 2023. The Royals will compete in the State Swim and Dive meet with prelims on Thursday, 16 at UM Aquatics Center. Spectator Information can be found here.

Senior Gabby Mauder earned the Diver of the Meet Award and Senior Torun McGillis earned Swimmer of the Meet Awards. Woodbury Diving Coach Rick Light was named Diving Coach of the Meet with 3 divers qualifying to the state meet.

The following individuals and relays advanced to the state meet:

  • 200 Medley Relay advanced of Torun McGillis, Iris Sorenson-Wagner, Nora Kelly and Addison Forshee.
  • 200 Free Maya Tellez
  • 200 Individual Medley Torun McGillis - Section Champion and Section Meet Record 2:04.34
  • Diving - Gabby Mauder (Section Champion), Nina Faulkner, Halle Linn
  • 100 Backstroke Torun McGillis
  • 400 Free Relay Torun McGillis, Nora Kelly, Addison Forshee, Maya Tellez

The Royals earned the Gold Standard Academic Award. They have an average GPA of 3.89 of their top 15 varsity swimmers. We have some unbelievable STUDENT-ATHLETES!!

Congratulations Royals on Advancing to AA True Team State and a 6th Place FINISH!

Week At A Glance

 NEW to the TEAM 
email Coach Liz

Jan 8th  Royal Opportunities 5:30pm  @ WHS indoor track

Feb 10 Polar Plunge

Spring - Pasta Off- TBD 

June 21,22,23 Camp SMSU 

Weekend & Pasta Party Outlook

Feb 10 Polar Plunge

Spring - Pasta Off- TBD 

June 21,22,23 Camp SMSU 




Royals on 3

Season 23

B. Fortuna, E. Sorenson-Wagner, G. Mauder, M. Moore, M. Tellez, M. Bergren, N. Kelly, S. Rundquist, Y. Zhai, Z. Block 
Intention: Pr1de

Motto: TEAM

Together Everyone Achieves More 

Team Purpose Season 23 -Compiled by Captains Written by Captain Sarah Rundquist

We have pride in our school, pride in our team, and pride in ourselves. We swim together, dive together, get stronger together, fight together, and win together. We support each other, uplift each other, include each other, and motivate each other. We are the Royals. And we are not done.

Remind App 2023

Email or Text Coach Liz for team code and instructions. Info will also be shared in team updates/check-ins and at the May Pre Season Meeting. 

Download Free Remind App

* Captain Ellsa is managing the Remind App for the 2023 Season.


2023 End of Season Dinner Formal Banquet Sunday November 19

Total Team Banquet Sunday Nov 19

at Tinnucis 

Location: Tinucci's

Time:  3pm social hour and photos

           3:30 Awards Ceremony

           Dinner to follow

Deadline to register and pay: November 4th.

Royals- Dress to Impress

Families- Business Casual





Every Kind Act Starts a Ripple

Every Kind Act Starts a Ripple

The Wave Begins with Us.

2023 Fall Activity Registration

Opens July 17th, 2023

*make sure to have a current Physical on file. Here is the MSHSL Physical form that should be used.

Link to 2023 WHS Girls Swim & Dive Form

Family/Booster Fee & *Order Extra Caps, share Team Tshirt Size. Online Team Suit Store. Online Team Gear Store.

Aiming for Extraordinary.

Girls Swimming and Diving Team Academic Award: GOLD Standard

Silver Standard Academic Award: Grades 10-12 Section Team with an Average GPA between 3.5-3.74 

Gold Standard Academic Award: Grades 10-12 Section Team with an Average GPA 3.75+

2023-24 Girls Swimming and Diving 4AA Team Academic Award: Gold Standard!

2022-23 Girls Swimming and Diving 4AA Team Academic Award: Gold Standard!

2021-22 Girls Swimming and Diving 4AA Team Academic Award: Gold Standard!
2020-21 Girls Swimming and Diving 3AA Team Academic Award: Silver Standard

2019-20 Girls Swimming and Diving 3AA Team Academic Award: Silver Standard

2018-19 Girls Swimming and Diving 3AA Team Academic Award: Silver Standard

Senior Academic Award

Seniors who have maintained an unweighted 3.75 or higher

2023 Nora Kelly, Gabby Mauder, Torun McGillis, Madelyn Moore, Sarah Rundquist, Ellsa Sorenson-Wagner, Maya Tellez, Yifan Zhai

2022 Ava Hacker, Ava Reich, Chloe Carlson  Heeryung Choi, Lydia Jang, Lucy Jacobson, Sophia Peterson

2021 Leah Ascher 

2020 Abby Doyle, Sydney Rakow, Hannah Wellens

2019 Quinn Bruning

2018 Tara Disanayaka 

All America Team

Junior Gabby Mauder - All America Diving 2022-23
Sophomore Gabby Mauder -All America Diving 2021-22

Freshman Gabby Mauder-All America Diving 2020-21

Senior Captains Lucy Jacobson, Chloe Carlson, Ava Hacker, Ava Reich - All America Academic Team 2022-23

Senior Captain Hannah Wellens -All America Academic Team 2020-21 

Athena Award 2022-23 Chloe Carlson

Excel Award Winner

Junior -Graduating class of 2024

Senior Captain Sarah Rundquist

Junior- Graduating class of 2023

Senior Captain Ava Hacker 

2021 Triple “A” Award Nominee

Class AA Girls’ Athlete of the Year Nominee 2022, 2021 & 2020 Season

Gabby Mauder 

Gabby Mauder had an outstanding undefeated diving season.  She was the MSHSL State Champion and True Team State Champion.  Gabby was the 4AA Section and True Team Section Champion. She was the SEC Diving Champion and top PowerPoint recipient in the Conf. Gabby is a leader and inspired other teammates to succeed. Her motivation had a positive impact on the total Woodbury Team, and helped us to improve. Gabby is a High School Diving All-American. She has excelled in academics with a 4.15 GPA.  Gabby set all grade level diving records and the 11 dive Varsity Record for Woodbury.