Multiple Teams · Samantha Diedrich is the C-T Athlete of the Week


Senior Sam Diedrich has been named this week’s Chronicle-Tribune Female Athlete of the Week.

Diedrich had two top-seven finishes during Saturday’s Noblesville Invitational. She was sixth in the 100 backstroke in a time of 1:08.58 and seventh in the 100 freestyle in a time of 1:01.26. Diedrich also teamed with Greer Decker, Anna Hussong and Kaylan Williams to place eighth in the 200 medley relay in a time of 2:19.99.

Diedrich teamed with Taylor Fleece, Sophia Kitts and Elizabeth Wuertley to take 10th in the 400 freestyle relay in a time of 4:57.45.

During Marion’s 109-60 loss to Kokomo on Dec. 10, Diedrich had Marion’s only first-place finish, winning the backstroke in a time of 1:08.29. She also teamed with Decker, Hussong and Williams to win the 200 medley relay in 2:16.79.

Diedrich also was second in the 100 freestyle in 1:02.70. She teamed with Wuertley, Fleece and Graham to take third in the 400 freestyle relay in 5:01.11.