Buhach Colony’s Erin McBride was selected as an All-American by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association.
McBride was selected as a fourth-team All-American.
“I’m really proud to represent Buhach Colony as an All-American,” McBride said. “I’d also like to thank my coaches. I want my coaches AJ (Aaron Abril) and Justin (Tanzillo) to know I owe them everything. They push me so much. I couldn’t have done anything without them.”
McBride helped lead the Thunder to their first even Central California Conference championship last fall. Buhach Colony shared the CCC title with El Capitan.
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McBride was named the CCC’s Offensive Player of the Year and named to the all-Sac-Joaquin Section team.
McBride was also named the Merced Sun-Star Girls Swimmer of the Year this past spring after winning conference championships in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events.
“I’m really surprised that this all even happened,” McBride said.