Tri-M makes it a decade of dominance
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The Tri-M Girls CYO Swim Team has now gone a decade as Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Champions (2003–2012). This marks the tenth consecutive year TRI-M has reigned supreme.

TRI-M, also known as the Mercy Martyrs Mermaids, represents Our Lady of Mercy and Our Lady of Queen of Martyrs parishes in Forest Hills. Head Coach Mary Leong has built a solid team based on hard work, teamwork, and respect for the competition.

Leong is assisted by coaches Alex Leong, Carolyn McNulty, and Melissa Santos and the many volunteer parents who support the team.

The CYO Olympics were held on March 18 and the TRI-M girls won eight gold medals, four silver medals, and four bronze medals. On Sunday, March 25, the CYO Diocesan Championships were held at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

The TRI-M Girls Swim Team entered the championship meet with a dual meet record of 7-1. TRI-M took home the win with a score of 391 points, followed by St. Sebastian with a score of 375, Good Shepherd (275), Our Lady of Perpetual Help/St Andrew (OLAN) (270), St. Francis DeSales (221) and St. Patrick/St. Ephrem (205).

This was the final year for graduating seniors Kylie Chow, Cristine Codd, Katharine Keane, Katie LaBarge, Theresa Mansfield, Nicole Mele, Amanda Melivoi, Taylor Persaud, Monica Stefandl, and Alexandra Taibe.

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