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In every swim meet under the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, there are eight individual events, three relays, and one diving competition.
Swimmers are allowed to compete in a total of four events—either two individual and two relays, or one individual and three relays.
And minus that guideline, there might be no limit to what Chelmsford High senior Caitlin Sheridan could have left behind in her path—a swath that has left fellow competitors exasperated and fed up, coaches impressed, and college recruiters trying to convince her that their school is her destination.
Her high school career will end next month, capping off what has been the greatest four individual seasons in the history of the Chelmsford program.