Saturday, July 18, 2020

In the News: "Katie Cashin makes immediate splash at Drew University"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"On Feb. 16 in Germantown, Md., Katie Cashin stood on a podium. It had become a familiar feeling for Cashin, just as it was for the man who inspired her to start swimming: Olympic legend Michael Phelps. 
The former Franklin High standout holds five school records with the Panthers. Now, she is a rising sophomore at Drew University, and she made quite a splash while setting new records in her first year at the Madison, N.J., school. 
In her freshman year, Cashin was named the Landmark Conference Women’s Rookie of the Year after a season in which she won four gold medals in addition to a silver and a bronze. She followed in the footsteps of two-time conference Swimmer of the Year Mal Vishwanath, who had claimed the league’s Rookie of the Year three years prior. 
“Seeing Katie stand where I stood three years ago just brought a feeling of such pride,” said Vishwanath, who is from Bangalore, India."
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Colleen Gordon (@ms_gordo) tweeted at 0:15 PM on Fri, Jul 17, 2020:
"Go Katie!! Well deserved praise for this most talented, hardest working and humblest of student-athletes. The definition of a #neverquit attitude.  👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #pantherpride @FHSPantherbook @FHSSports @FranklinMatters"

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