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Members of the 2007 CCHS swim team are, from left, kneeling, Annalee Jacobs, Kelli Barnes, Kaitlyn Graham, Courtney Koehl and Sadie Shadden; and standing, Coach Pat Koehl, Kris Martin, Kyle Presson, Ron Mann and Coach Vickie Presson.

The Cumberland County High swim team will see its second season of action for the 2007-'08 school year.

The team has doubled in size for this season from four members in 2006-'07 to eight members this school year. The team is continuing to practice in Cookeville at the YMCA three to four days a week, with individual dry land training two days a week. They will compete in the Division I category of the Middle Tennessee Swim League, according to Coach Vickie Presson.

"Our season will begin in September and run through February with regional competition to be Jan. 25 in Nashville and state competition, Feb. 8-9 in Knoxville. Divisional meets are not determined at this team," she added.

Returning team members are:

Katelyn Graham is a senior specializing in free style sprint and breaststroke.

Kris Martin is a senior specializing in free style spring and back stroke.

Courtney Koehl is a junior specializing in free style and long course, breast and butterfly strokes. This is her second year on the team.

Kyle Presson is a sophomore specializing in long course free style, breast, back and spring in the butterfly.

There are four freshmen on the team — Annalee Jacobs, Kelli Barnes, Ron Mann and Sadie Shadden.

Coaches Vickie Presson and Pat Koehl are looking forward to a very successful year with returning members as well as new members.

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