Darien swimmers participate in Swim Across America benefit

Members of the Darien High School girls swim team participated in the 12th annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim, a benefit which raises money for cancer research.

This year’s event raised nearly $350,000 to support the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy.

Blue Wave swimmers participating in the 12th annual Swim Across America benefit were, from left, Rachel Stobbie, Kelsey Olvany, Coach Marj Trifone, Kelsey Vrooman, Lauren Picard, Kendall Luecke, Cassie Maroney and Isabel Blaze.