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CLASS 2A SWIMMING: Warriors’ Ryan holds steady in first state meet


Fallon Ryan was able to get her feet wet.

The Brainerd Warriors freshman finished 20th in the 200-yard freestyle and 18th in the 500 freestyle in her first Class 2A state swimming meet Friday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.

Ryan, who entered the 200 free with the 23rd fastest time, swam close to the same time and still moved up three spots to finish 20th.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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