Girls Swim & Dive Watch

The Lady War Eagle swimming & diving team finished the 2017-18 season with a 2-4 dual meet record and a 12th place finish at the GHSA State Championships.  

The team qualified 10 swimmers for the state championships, with senior Alissa Cook turning in the top performance. Alissa, an Ohio State University signee, finished 2nd overall in the 100 breaststroke and set a new school record in placing 3rd in the 200 Individual Medley with a time of 2:06.60.  The team also earned a top 10 finish at the annual Metro City Championships, finishing 6th overall and place 2nd at the Atlanta Kickoff Classic.  


WA 2018 Varsity Girls Swim Team

2017-18 WA Girls Swim & Dive Team

Ava Beaty9th
Katie Berkowitz10th
Catherine Changus *11th
Alissa Cook12th
Chelsea Denton12th
Daisy Dow12th
Nia Doyley10th
Antonia Ellis9th
Anna Freeman12th
Emma Gallagher11th
Jaila Gladmon12th
Asha Gorjala11th
Emma Hughes *9th
Samantha Humphrey11th
Adya Jamil9th
Cate Jones11th
Emma Jones – pending9th
Maddie Ledet12th
Darya Nayebi9th
Sherry Organ9th
Nitya Rajeev *10th
Caitlin Reed12th
Elizabeth Reese – pending9th
Nora Singh12th

* – Dive only

Managers: Elyse Hesskamp, Grace Mata and Angelica Mugg

Danielle Lefevers, Head Coach

A 2008 Woodward graduate who swam for the varsity team while in school, Coach LeFevers attended Furman University for her undergraduate degree, where she was a member of the club swimming team. After completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in education, she attended the University of Michigan for her Master of Arts in teaching and learning. While at Michigan, Coach Lefevers swam for a Masters swimming program in Ann Arbor. Coach LeFevers has also worked at Swim Atlanta for several years, in addition to being a part of Swim Atlanta’s Masters swimming team. For the 2015-2016 season, Coach LeFevers served as an assistant coach for Woodward’s varsity girls’ swimming team.

Additional Coaches

Genevieve Jarun – Varsity Assistant

Leslie Stewart – Varsity Assistant

Kathi Mygatt – Diving

Lucy Seidel – Assistant Diving

Tonia Webb – Statistician