Cannon High swimmer commits to Cal Berkeley
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Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Cannon High swimmer commits to Cal Berkeley

Cannon High School senior swimmer Maija Roses committed to University of California, Berkeley, Oct. 29, according to her mom, Ann Saunders.

Roses is an 11-time NCISAA state champion at Cannon. She also qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympics trials.

The Huntersville native has dominated the 200-meter individual medley and 100-meter breaststroke events at the NCISAA state championships since she was a seventh-grader, winning both events for five consecutive years.

She was also part of Cannon’s winning 200-meter medley relay team in last season’s state 3A meet.

Roses also had an outstanding summer. She won a national championship in the 200-meter breaststroke at the Speedo Junior National Championship in Irvine, Calif., in August. Later that month she also competed for Team USA in the Junior World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Roses picked Cal Berkeley over such schools as Duke, Harvard and Stanford. Jay Edwards

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