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2010-2011 Season
2010-2011 Team Photo: Players’ names were not listed in the 2011 South Yearbook

History was made the day the Tigers stepped into the swimming pool for the first time of the season.  Head Coach Jeff Sanders became a member of the 20-year club, as he started his 20th season as the head of the Tiger program.  But, Coach Sanders was not thinking about records, he was thinks on new ways he could prepare his swimmers for the competition so that his team could perform at the best of their abilities.

The first meet of the season was the South Invitational.  Twenty teams participated, so they were split into two divisions, a gold division and a maroon division.  South participated in the Gold division against teams from Stillwater, Edina, Woodbury, Eau Claire Memorial, Lakeville North, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Lakeville South, Anoka and Centennial. Unfortunately, all of those teams finished ahead of the Tigers.

South faced Eau Claire Memorial in a non-conference meet. Eau Claire won easily, 118-60.

In the first conference meet of the season, South took on HREN. South won easily 153-14.  Later that day, South took on Southwest/Washburn.  Southwest/Washburn won 108-78.

To close out the month of September, South participated in the St. Paul Central Invitational.  The Tigers finished in 5th place.  Only two teams finished lower.

The Tigers travelled to Austin to participate in the Packer Invitational.  Fifteen teams participated, with the Tigers finishing right in the middle at 8th place.

In the second round of the conference season, South again defeated HREN, this time 90-7.  Against the Southwest/Washburn combo, both teams seemed even.  In the end, Southwest/Washburn was too powerful and won 56-46.

In the Region True Team Meet, South finished in fifth place, slightly ahead of Southwest/Washburn/

In the Conference Meet, South beat the odds and took home the championship, beating second-place Southwest/Washburn by 17 points. South had 627, Southwest/Washburn 610, HREN 154.