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January 31, 2013
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Athlete of the Week: Natialie DeBell


Roseburg junior

SPORT: Swimming.

EVENTS: 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay.

AGE: 16.

GPA: 3.98.

OTHER INTERESTS: Lacrosse, National Honor Society, spending time with family and friends, Interact Club, traveling.

FAVORITE ATHLETE: Daniel DeBell, her older brother and a former RHS swimmer.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “She’s the Man.”


PERFORMANCE: Won the 100 breast, and was a member of the first-place 200 medley and 200 free relays in last week’s dual meet win over South Medford.

QUOTABLE: On her love for swimming — “It’s great exercise and I love being part of the team. Not only are we revered in competition, but we have a unique family dynamic. It’s amazing how close-knit the team is and how many friendships there are. It’s a great group of people.”

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