A four-year swimmer for the West Valley Wolfpack, Underwood was twice a member of the Girl’s Region VI championship teams in 2008 and 2009. She was named the Wolfpack’s Most Inspirational Swimmer this season, as voted by her teammates.
Another Wolfpack standout, Franz will follow her teammate (Underwood) as they hit the water sporting Alaska Nanooks’ swim caps beginning this fall. Franz also swam four seasons for West Valley specializing in long distances in the pool.
Perkins comes to the Nanooks after swimming four seasons for the North Pole High School Patriots, where her specialty stokes included the backstroke and freestyle. She was a member of the Patriots swim team that captured the Region Championships in 2007. She was also an individual champion at the Region VI meet as a junior, making her an automatic state qualifier in 2008.