Two All-America Swimmers From LAHS Head To University Of Arizona

All-America Kelly Wetteland, second from right, will represent the University of Arizona Wildcates in intercollegiate competition this fall. Also pictured are, from left. LAHS junior Anna Wetteland, Chris Wetteland and Jenn Wetteland. Anna will be a key swimmer for LAHS in upcoming seasons. Photo by Stu Corliss

Orion Henderson was named to the High School All-America team and will head to the University of Arizona next week to represent the Wildcats in NCAA swimming. Photo by Stu Corliss


Orion Henderson and Kelly Wetteland, Los Alamos High School Class of 2022, were both recently named to the High School All-America swimming team, the only New Mexico swimmers to receive this honor for the 2021-22 school year.

Henderson made All-America in the 500 freestyle and 200 individual medley; Wetteland made All-America in the100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley.

Orion is the son of Kevin and Karen Henderson of Los Alamos. Both parents were intercollegiate swimmers.

Kelly is the daughter of Chris and Jenn Wetteland of Los Alamos. Chris played intercollegiate water polo and Jenn was an intercollegiate gymnast.

Both Wetteland and Henderson head to University of Arizona next week and will represent the Wildcats in NCAA swimming starting in October.