From left, top row is Devon Nowicki, DJ Seeds, Coach Paul Fairman, Charlie Maurer, Jacob Lindquist, and Bradley Horvath.Bottom row is Zachary Diener, William Cavender, Steven Abramczyk, and Nick Ludwig. Photo submitted
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March 21, 2012 - The eight boys that qualified for the Division 1 State meet on March 9 have come home from the Eastern Michigan University meet after placing an overall 12 out of 28 teams. Four varsity record times were set. Junior Zach Diener set a new record in the 200 freestyle at 1.41.77 best the old time of 1.42.05 and also set a record in the 100 Butterfly at 52.94 beating out the old time of 53.66. Sophomore DJ Seeds set the varsity record in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 55.41 besting an old time by more than a second. Senior Jake Lindquist beat his own record with a 56.89 in the 100 breaststroke. With that time he has also earned All-American status which puts him in the top 100 in the United States. Lindquist came to states after a fantastic season including capturing the OAA Red Division Recrod and the Overall OAA record in the 100 breaststroke.