Hargis enters fifth season at helm as swimmers take to the pool for first time in 2012
Lettered all four years at South Lakes High School for head coach Scott Brown...selected as team captain during her senior season...earned All-Liberty District accolades in the 100 backstroke and 200 IM as a senior...captured the 100 backstroke and 200 IM titles at the district meet...swam for Machine Aquatics Swim Club...also lettered in cross country and track & field.
Full name is Sierra Wright Scoggin...born in Reston, Va. on March 24, 1994...parents are Sam and Suzanne Scoggin...has one brother, Shane...father, Sam, swam at Penn State from 1980-84...mother, Suzanne, swam at Denison...uncle, Matt Scoggin, and aunt, Rebecca Scoggin, were both divers at the University of Texas at Austin.
On Choosing Penn State
"I chose Penn State for the ideal balance between academics and athletics and also because my father swam here. Ever since I was little I have been going to Penn State games and swim camps, so it has always been a dream of mine to come to Penn State and swim."