Swimmer of the Year
Feldman followed a dominant regular season in which he won every event by once again, excelling in the postseason. He touched the wall first in the 100-yard butterfly (49.72 seconds, All-American time) and 100 breaststroke (57.26, All-American consideration time) at the State Open Championships and was the winner of the 100 butterfly (50.23) and the 100 breaststroke (57.09) at the Class LL meet. The All-FCIAC Team selection also earned the gold medal in the butterfly (49.51) and breaststroke (57.48) at the FCIAC Championships. He was named the meet’s MVP at the FCIAC Championships and was also named MVP of the State Open and Class LL Championships.
Bradley produced a memorable senior season, winning the FCIAC, Class LL and State Open diving championships for the second straight year. The All-FCIAC Team selection amassed 562.25 points at the FCIAC meet, posted a score of 547.65 at the Class LL finals and totaled 512 points at the State Open. He will dive at the University of Michigan next season.
Bryant, a senior, earned the first-place medal in the 50-yard freestyle at the State Open Championships, registering a time of 21.25 seconds. He won the Class LL title in the event in 21.64 and finished fifth in the 100 breaststroke. An All-FCIAC Team selection, he was part of the Tigers’ 200 freestyle relay team which placed third at the State Open (1:36.61) and the Class LL finals and the 200 freestyle relay squad that was the runner-up at the Class LL meet (1:28.30).
Clark, a junior, produced a winning effort in the 100-yard freestyle at the State Open (45.88 seconds) and was third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:41.92). He also helped spark the State Open championship Cardinals team to victory in the 200 freestyle relay (1:24.98) and 400 freestyle relay (3:08.05) at the State Open competition. He was also part of Greenwich’s winning 200 (1:26.34) and 400 (3:09.35) Class LL freestyle relay squads.
The junior took the second-place medal in the 100 butterfly (50.49 seconds) at the State Open for New Canaan, which was the runner-up behind Greenwich in the team standings. He had a sixth-place finish in the 200 individual medley (1:54.51). At the Class L finals, he won the 100 butterfly in 50.16 seconds and was second in the 200 IM (1:57.69). An All-FCIAC Team selection, he swam on the Rams’ champion 200 freestyle relay (1:26.15) and 400 freestyle relay (3:10.57) squads at the Class LL meet and won the 200 IM at the FCIAC finals (1:54.09).
A sophomore, Hunt won the 200-yard freestyle title at the State Open Championships with a time of 1:41.40, then captured the first-place medal in the 500 freestyle (4:32.24). He posted first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (1:41.42) and the 500 freestyle (4:33.15, All-America consideration time) at the Class LL Championships and took first in both events (200 freestyle, 1:41.74, 500 freestyle, 4:33.06) at the FCIAC finals. The All-FCIAC Team selection was also part of the Tigers’ 200 freestyle (1:28.30) and 400 freestyle (3:13.60) relay teams that placed second at the Class LL Championships.
Lewis, a junior, finished second in the 100 breaststroke (State Open, 58.02) and took third in the 200 IM (1:53.69) for the team champion Cardinals. He also helped GHS take top honors in the 200 freestyle relay at the Open (1:24.98) and place second in the 200 medley relay. Lewis was second in the 100 breaststroke (57.88) and third in the individual medley (1:53.69) at the Class LL finals. An All-FCIAC Team selection, Lewis also swam on the winning 200 medley relay squad (1:35.11).
The senior concluded his high school career by placing first in the 100 backstroke (State Open, 51.10) and finishing fifth in the 100 butterfly (51.45). MacKellar also helped the Panthers combine for a winning time of 1:34.44 in the 200 medley relay. The All-SWC Team selection was instrumental in Pomperaug capturing the Class M title, finishing first in the 100 butterfly (51.26) and 100 backstroke (51.17). At the SWC Championships, which Pomperaug won, he took first in the 200 individual medley (1:55.93) and third in the 500 freestyle (4:46.79).
Marcolina, a senior, turned in a second-place finish in the 50 freestyle (State Open, 21.34 seconds) and took seventh at the meet in the 100 freestyle (47.71). He was the runner-up in the 50 freestyle (21.58) at the Class L competition and garnered the first-place medal in the 100 freestyle (47.58).
Milne was the runner-up at the State Open in the 200 freestyle (1:41.55) and the 500 freestyle (4:33.91). The senior placed second at the Class LL competition in the 200 freestyle (1:41.71) and was third in the 500 freestyle (4:40.03). He won both events at the CCC East Division Championships, clocking in at 1:46.49 in the 200 and 4:47 in the 500.
Regan ended his senior season in style, winning the 200-yard individual medley at the State Open in 1:50.70 (All-American consideration time), then finishing second in the 100 freestyle (46.56). He helped Pomperaug garner the first-place medal in the 200 medley relay at the State Open (1:34.44) and finish second in the 400 freestyle relay (3:09.14). The Class M meet saw him saw him earn top honors in the 200 IM (1:51.66) and win the 100 freestyle title (46.99 seconds). The Panthers’ 400 freestyle relay team, which included Regan (All-SWC Team selection), was first at the Class M finals in 3:15.94. Regan was the 200 freestyle (1:42.77) and 100 breaststroke (57.09) winner at the SWC Championships.
A senior, Todorovic posted a second-place finish in the 200 IM (State Open, 1:53.10) and was third in the 500 freestyle (4:35.20). He swam on the Cardinals’ champion 400 freestyle relay squad (State Open, 3:08.05). At the Class LL finals, Todorovic won the 200 IM title (1:51.08) and was the runner-up in the 500 freestyle (4:36.98).
|Michael Baldini||Northwest Catholic||Sr.|
|Michael Kotlyar||New Canaan||Sr.|
|Jake Ritz||New Canaan||Sr.|