Swimming and Diving (Boys and Girls) | Winter Sports | Bishop Watterson


 Megan Downing, Head Swim Coach megdown@oh.rr.com


Row 1 : Laura Loughlin, Sydni Callahan, Gavrielle Pitones, Catherine Segreto, Renae Reardon, Kajsa Mays, Maivy Ho, Julia Burke, Emily Kring, Hannah Dietsch
Row 2 : Head Coach Meagan Downing-Teeters, Izzi Hofmeister, Emily Jacknewitz, Regan Abahazie, Julia St. John, Grace Elliott, Kara Urquhart, Amanda Springer, Gabi Greene, Coach: Jamie Kirby
Row 3 : Maura Hickey, Annamaria Hickey, Claire Dougherty, Alyssa O’Sullivan, Margaret Baur, Kelsi Connors, Sara Dowler, Mary Hawkins, Julie Schnell, Elizabeth Intihar, Emily Latshaw
Row 4 : Thomas Clark, Perry Finnegan, Michael Vondran, David Coss, Matthew Huetel, Sam Oliver,
Not Pictures: Asst. Coach Megan Shubitowski


Swim and Dive Captains:
Row 1 : Claire Dougherty, Gavy Pitones, Sara Dowler
Row 2 : Thomas Clark, Perry Finnegan

12/17/16 The boys swim team broke the school record in the 400 relay with a time of 3:25.17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJUGkjJXmRw

Bishop Watterson students announced their intent to play post-secondary sports:

  • Carrie Horan signs a letter of intent to swim at LaSalle University,
  • Jenna Durham signs a letter of intent to swim at Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis,
  • Maddie Penn announces her intent to swim at Ohio Wesleyan University, 
    “Bishop Watterson has taught me how to manage my time, organize myself and never give up,” said swimmer Maddie Penn. “Having an opportunity to grow and develop with my teammates has been incredible. Watterson has given me four years to become the person I am today, a person that can and will excel in college.”

Congrats to Thomas Clark on a 4th-place finish in the 100 fly at states!

State swim reults:

  • Thomas Clark finished 4th-place in the 100 fly.
  • Boys medley relay (Matt Clark, Austin Leahy, Thomas Clark, and Perry Finnegan) finished 16th.
  • Thomas Clark finished 16th in 200 IM.
  • Perry Finnegan swam the 50 free in 22.42.
  • Cecilia Moore swam the 100 backstroke in 59.63.
  • Carrie Horan finished 17th in the 100 breaststroke.

ThisWeek News - Clark places fourth at state swim meet
Dispatch High School State Swimming 2/27/16

Thomas Clark makes it to finals in both the 200 IM AND 100 Fly! 16th place in IM and 4th in 100 fly. Boys 200 Medley Relay of Matt Clark, Austin Leahy, Thomas Clark, and Perry Finnegan qualify for finals at States! 15th Place with a 1:41.59. Results click here.
Perry Finnegan, 22.42 in 50 Free.  Results click here

Watterson's Austin Leahy swims his leg of the 200-yard medley relay during the Division II state swimming meet Feb. 26 in Canton. The Eagles finished 16th.

Watterson's Thomas Clark will compete in two individual events and two relays at the Division II state swimming and diving meet, which began Feb. 24 at Branin Natatorium in Canton.
ThisWeek News - Clark, Finnegan lead boys team

Cecilia Moore advanced to the Division I state meet with a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke at the district meet Feb. 19 at Ohio State.

Heading to the State

L to R:  Austin Leahy, Perry Finnegan, Thomas Clark, Matt Clark, Sam Oliver

The boys qualifiers for the State Meet are the 200 Medley relay of Matt Clark, Austin Leahy, Thomas Clark and Perry Finnegan. Thomas Clark in the 200IM and 100 Fly. Perry Finnegan in the 50 Free. The boys 200 Free relay of Thomas Clark, Sam Oliver, Matt Clark and Perry Finnegan also qualified.

The girls qualifiers for the State Meet are:

Carrie Horan in the 100 Breast

Cecilia Moore in the 100 Back


7th place in the 200 medley relay with a 1:50.38



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