Championship Preview
2017 NYSPHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships

The 2017 NYSPHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving Championships return to Ithaca College on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. Swimming preliminaries and ALL Diving will take place on Friday. On Saturday, finals and consolation finals of the swimming events will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Dates:  Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18
Site: Ithaca College
Schedule of Events:
Thursday, November 16-
2-8pm  Practice-All Sections

Diving Sheet Due: 6:30 pm (Submit only ONE sheet)
Friday, November 17-
A.M. Swimming Preliminaries
8-9:50 am Swimming Warm-Ups
9 am Sectional Coordinators' Meeting
9:15 am Swimming Officials' Meeting
10 am Parade of Officials
10:05 am Parade of Seniors
10:30 am Swimming Preliminaries
(15 min. break in place of Event #5)

Diving Preliminaries & Semi-Finals & Finals
9:00 am - 1:45 pm  Diving Warm-ups - ALL Sections (QUIET on the starts for swimming)
2:00 pm Diving Preliminaries, Semi-Finals, and Finals (trial in conjunction with Swimming prelims after break of 200 Free Relay)
(After Diving is complete Friday night, Diving awards will be presented. Awards will be presented again on Saturday after the 200 Medley Relay)
Saturday, November 18-
Swimming Finals and Consolation Finals
8:00 am Swimming warm-up
10:30 am Finals & Consolation Finals


RULES:                The Meet will be run under National Federation Rules.


ELIGIBILITY:    A swimmer must qualify in a State Qualifying Meet by winning the event or meeting the State Qualifying Time in the meet, or by qualifying during the season by performing the time in a dual or championship meet.

DIVING:  Final Entry sheets are to be turned into the Diving Ref. by  6:30P.M. on Thursday 16th, 2017.

This will mean we should have very few changes if any once diving sheets are submitted.  Coaches are responsible for any errors due to any last minute changes.  Preliminaries and semifinals will be held Friday at approximately 2:00 PM.   If there are more than 32 divers entered the Sectional Coordinators will be notified prior to the meet.  Submit one diving sheet per diver.  Refer to Rule Book for Championship Meet "Choice of Dives".


AWARDS:               Individual events:                    

Medals - 1st through 10th place


           Ribbons - 11th through 20th place


           FEDERATION AWARDS: 1- 10


Medals - 1st through 10th place

Sportsmanship T-Shirt Award:            One per Section (Awarded at the same time as Outstanding Swimmer/Diver Award)

Outstanding Swimmer/Diver of the Meet: Plaque

Award Presentation:    

Diving Awards will be presented Friday night and then again Saturday after the 200 Medley Relay.  Swimming awards will be presented after EACH Championship heat.  The athletes are asked to go directly to the ready room for the award ceremony  Outstanding Athletes Award after 400 Free Relay

SCORING:              20 Place Championship Meet Scoring

ADMISSION:          $8 PER SESSION (DIVING is considered a separate session on Friday). 


Reminder for Spectators:
Spectrum Sports is the official broadcast partner of the NYSPHSAA State Championships. They own exclusive rights to all NYSPHSAA State Tournament events (Sub-regional, Regional, Semifinals and Finals).

Broadcasting or streaming a NYSPHSAA state championship of any kind (including social media accounts) is a violation of that agreement. Anyone not adhering to that policy will be asked to stop immediately.

Championship Scoreboard

Will be Updated When 2017 Championship Begins

2016 NYSPHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving Championships
November 18-19
Ithaca College | Ithaca

Event  Individual Winner School Finals
200Y Medley Relay    Long Beach 1:42.21
200Y Freestyle Lindsay Stone Pittsford 1:47.39
200Y IM Maggie Aroesty Long Beach 1:59.51
50Y Freestyle Katherine Douglass Pelham 22.31
1mtr Dive  Erin Clifford Minisink Valley 526.30
100Y Butterfly  Kristen Romano Long Beach 53.13
100Y Freestyle Katherine Douglass Pelham 48.54
500Y Freestyle Lindsay Stone Pittsford 4:47.10
200 Freestyle Relay    Pittsford 1:34.34
100Y Backstroke Kristen Romano Long Beach 53.36
100Y Breaststroke Maggie Aroesty Long Beach 59.85
400 Freestyle Relay   Long Beach 3:25.92

*=Top Finisher Among NYSPHSAA Member Schools

Section Champion: Section I

Team Champion: Pittsford

Outstanding Swimmer/Diver: Katherine Douglass and Kristen Romano