Athlete of the Week
Sarah Mann, Ethan Townsend, Justin Estep and Luca Miranda
Sarah, Ethan, Luca and Justin traveled to Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford, CT on Saturday, March 2nd to compete in the New England Prep School Swimming Championships. It was a trials/finals meet, meaning that everyone swims in the morning and the top 16 swimmers compete in their events again at night. In most events there were over 20 competitors, some had as many as 40. Sarah Mann, Ethan Townsend, Luca Miranda, & Justin Estep all swam well, qualifying top 16 in at least 1 event to swim in the finals session! Here is how the swimmers did individually:
Sarah Mann (junior) swam the 200 Freestyle, placing 12th. She also swam a best time of 1:14.29 in the 100 Butterfly, placing 13th.
Ethan Townsend (senior) swam a season-best time of 58.26 in the 100 Butterfly, placing 7th. He also swam a season-best time of 1:00.83 in the 100 Backstroke, placing 7th.
Justin Estep (senior) swam a season-best time of 6:36.84 in the 500 freestyle, placing 10th. He also swam the 100 Breaststroke, placing 16th.
Luca Miranda (junior) swam a best time of 2:05.52 in the morning session and then another best time of 2:04.03 in the evening session in the 200 Freestyle, placing 12th. He also swam a best time of 1:12.42 in the 100 Breaststroke, placing 13th.
*Thanks to Coach Houlihan for the write-up!