After losing standout swimmers due to graduation last year (Elena Skaribas, Paige Raun, and Rebecca Chen) our girls team came bouncing back stronger than ever. We had outstanding performances from Noel Higgason, Renee Roberts, Laure Jhin, Ellie Strawn, Maggie Ballard, Mary Martha Maclay, and Lexi Pickens.
2016 All SPC Girls Swimmers:
Lexi Pickens is the 2016 50 yard freestyle SPC champion, and she also posted a 24.90 time breaking the school record. Che also earned the silver medal in the 100 yard freestyle.
The Girls’ 200 yard freestyle relay of Lexi Pickens, Laurn Jhin, Noel Higgason, and Renee Roberts, took the silver medal and broke the school record in that event as well. Ellie Strawn, Lauren Jhin, Noel Higgason, and Lexi Pickens finished the meet off strong with a silver medal in the 400 yard freestyle relay.
The Boys team had an extremely strong showing, breaking nine school records. The St. John's boys 200 yard Medley Relay, 200 yard Freestyle Relay, and the 400 yard Freestyle Relay were All SPC. Furthermore each relay team set new school records. The team broke six individual event records as well-Cooper Lueck in the 200 yard individual medley, 100 yard butterfly, and 100 yard freestyle (lead-swim on 400 free relay); Michael He in the 100 yard backstroke; Paul Schwartz in the 500 yard freestyle, and Samuel Ho in the 100 yard breaststroke.
2016 All SPC Boys’ Relays:
200 yard medley relay - Michael He, Samuel Ho, Cooper Lueck, and Ethan Wang (new record)
200 yard freestyle relay - Matthew Fastow, Michael He, Paul Schwartz, Ethan Wang (new record)
400 yard freestyle relay - Michael He, Paul Schwartz, Cooper Lueck, and Matthew Fastow (new record)
2016 All SPC Boys’ Swimmers:
2016 top three SPC coed school team scores:
St. John's 134
John Cooper 86