News5 Athlete of the Week: Cat Wright, Cheyenne Mountain Swimming

Posted at 10:37 PM, Feb 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-08 00:37:21-05

Our KOAA News5 Athlete of the Week is Cat Wright of Cheyenne Mountain High School. 

The junior swimmer gained more notoriety this week for breaking a Cheyenne Mountain pool record in the 200M individual relay set in 2009 by Colorado native and now Olympian Missy Franklin. 

It wasn’t her goal to break it when she got into the pool, especially because it isn’t her best event – it’s no one’s really. 

"It’s definitely a goal to break a record when you swim anywhere," Wright said. "I don’t think in previous years I had the speed to (break it) but this year I’ve definitely been training a lot harder. 

She is a major part of the Indian swim team which is the top team headed to the 4A State swim meet this weekend.