Cartwright on Pliskin - "Pliskin is a great girl. A very strong and versatile swimmer, she will add to the depth and talent of our team in the distance freestyle, breaststroke and IM. She is really excited to have a distance group to train with; this young lady has done remarkable things in her distance events without focusing on it in her training."
Prior to Georgetown - Lettered four years in swimming at Adlai E. Stevenson High School ... Won the Lake County 400 freestyle relay championship, sectional 400 freestyle relay championship and 500 freestyle sectional runner-up ... Named All-Lake Shore first team 400 freestyle relay ... Selected to the 2008 Great Northwest Swim Team ... Helped Adlai E. Stevenson to the 2007 Lake County Championship, 2007-08 conference championship and 2007-08 sectional championship ... Member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Honor Society, Gold Honor Roll and the National Society of High School Scholars.