Lucas Deals With Life After Club

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Springdale’s Mariah Lucas competes in the 500 freestyle on Jan. 31 during the Bentonville Invitational Meet.

Some of Mariah Lucas’ friends tried to talk her into remaining on her club swim team, but she was ready to have a life outside of the pool.


Mariah Lucas

SCHOOL: Springdale High

CLASS: Sophomore

Height: 5-6

Notable: Qualified in the 100-yard backstroke and 200 freestyle for the Arkansas High School Swimming and Diving Championships, which will be held Feb. 22-23 at Arkansas-Little Rock. ... Finished sixth at last year’s state meet in the 500-yard freestyle. ... Plans to compete in the discus throw for Springdale’s track and field team.

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