Deer Lakes freshman Mallory Marzolf is well on her way to owning nearly every Deer Lakes swimming record. Only a freshman, and only 13 meets into her career, Marzolf has rewritten five individual records and has been a part of all three record-breaking relays, and she has wasted little time in doing so.
On Dec. 6, Marzolf set school records in the 100 backstroke (1:03.85) and the 500 freestyle (5:25.32). Four days later she set school records in the 200 freestyle (2:01.49) and 100 freestyle (55.89). Also in December, Marzolf teamed up with her older sisters, twins Iris and Jade Marzolf, along with Renee Schmitzer, to set school records in the 200 freestyle relay (1:46.41) and 400 freestyle relay (3:50.40). On January 23 the foursome of Mallory Marzolf, Iris Marzolf, Jade Marzolf and Schmitzer made it three for three with yet another record relay, this time with a swim of 1:59.31 in the 200 medley relay.
The youngest Marzolf showed her versatility on Jan. 16 when she set the school record in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:22.78. She has qualified for the WPIAL Class AA championships in seven events and all three relays.