PLATTEVILLE — Surrounding by her parents and coaches, with teammates and friends looking on, Platteville senior Madison Albert-Nelton signed a National Letter of Intent with the UW–Green Bay Women’s Swimming & Diving program Thursday, March 5 in the Platteville High School gymnasium.
Albert-Nelson became the first female swimmer in school history to accept a Division 1 swimming offer and the second in the history of the Platteville/Lancaster girls' swimming program.
Lancaster’s Claire Friederick also went on to swim for the Phoenix from 2013–2017.Platteville’s Dan Kieler swam for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2007–10.
Albert-Nelson closed out her prep swimming career in grand fashion at the WIAA Division 2 State Championships Nov. 15, saving her best for last, swimming a lifetime-best 58.80 seconds to place eighth in the D2 100-yard butterfly.
"I’m so proud of all of Maddy’s accomplishments and I think that swimming for Green Bay will propel her to the next level," said Platteville/Lancaster girls swim coach. "Her work ethic and attention to detail will make her an excellent addition to their program and she will continue to grow as a result of their fine coaching.”
(For complete coverage of Albert-Nelson's career get your copy of the March 18, 2020 issue of The Platteville Journal)