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Katie Broderick: Backstroke Frericks and Waterloo Record-Holder

katie broderick: Caughron has already become the Waterloo record-holder in the butterfly, and Frericks owns Cedar Falls' top time in the backstroke, according to The Waterloo Record. Frericks' freshman state debut included a narrow runner-up finish in the backstroke, 55.77-55.87, against West Des Moines Dowling's Katie Broderick. All three were underclassmen when they climbed onto the podium at last year's state meet. She added a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle and was part of two relays that placed among the top six. Frericks' offseason included a taste of competition against some of the best collegiate prospects across the nation. She really wanted to win the 100 backstroke at state, and coming in second kind of upped the ante and boosted her drive coming into this year, Cedar Falls coach Scott Pinter said. ( As reported in the news.