It's not completely true to say that Port Clinton junior Cheyenne Meek climbed out of the pool after her last swim at state last season and was thinking about this season.
But it's not far off either.
Meek qualified to state in four events each of her first two years. She was third in the 50 freestyle, ninth in the 100 freestyle, and swam on two relays that finished 11th in Columbus last season.
The Redskin girls finished second in the Sandusky Bay Conference last season.
"I know what to expect going into state," Meek said. "I've been there. After my sophomore year I was already focused in on my junior year. There's not a minute you can lose sight of your goals."
Specifically, Meek wants to swim 23 seconds or better in the 50 free and 51 or better in the 100. She'd also like to be part of two relays that again qualify to state.
"I hope to be a role model for the younger kids as a leader," Meek said.
Nothing says take after me like success and Meek seeks to climb out of the pool in Canton a champion this season.