Athletes of the Week: Meghan Egan and Katie Colwell


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Congratulations to Meghan Egan and Katie Colwell, Athletes of the Week.

The New Canaan High School girls swimming team had a solid overall showing at the Class L state championships on Wednesday, finishing in second place with five gold medals, four of which were won by Egan and Colwell. The tandem was also part of the Rams’ first-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay.

Egan won the 200-yard individual medley with a school record-setting time of 2:04.28. The senior co-captain also captured first place in the 100-yard butterfly, clocking in with a time of 56.67.

Colwell won the 100-yard freestyle with a Class L record-setting time of 51.16. The junior also won the 200-yard free with a time of 1:52.89.

Colwell and Egan bookended the New Canaan 200 freestyle relay team, along with sophomore Maggie Smith and freshman Caroline Sweeney. The Rams took gold with a time of 1:36.69.

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