1996-97 All-Met Boys Swimming and Diving Team
Thursday, March 27, 1997
SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
Won 100-yard butterfly and 100 backstroke at Metro Championships, breaking meet records in both. Named meet's outstanding swimmer.
National Catholic champion in 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke.
Three-time All-Met. Will swim for Auburn in fall.
COACHES OF THE YEAR
Directed Colonials to their third consecutive Va. AAA state and Northen Region titles. Alexandria school is 40-0 in dual meets in that span.
Falcons are 11-1 over past two seasons. Boys team is 12-0 in dual meets in that span.
Four-time All-Met. Metros diving champion. Set Metros record with 534 points for 10 dives.
Won 100-yard freestyle at Metros, second in the 50 freestyle. Won Va. Independent 200 individual medley.
Won Va. AAA state and Northern Region 500-yard freestyles. State and region runner-up in 200 IM.
Three-time All-Met. Two-time Va. AAA champion in 50- and 100-yard freestyles. Undefeated in dual meets past two seasons.
Won 100-yard backstroke at Va. AAA state and Northern Region meets. Region champion in 200 IM.
Won Metros 50 freestyle and was second in 100 freestyle. Montgomery champion in both events.
Four-time All-Met. Won Metros 100 breaststroke and 200 IM. Undefeated in dual competition. Signed with Michigan.
Nnamnse Aarons, St. John's; Rob Brown, Mount Vernon; Ryan Buckham, Jefferson; Devin Crock, O'Connell; Jamie Grimes, Sherwood; Travis Harmor, Watkins Mill; Gordon Hazzard, Quince Orchard; Stephen Drebbs, W.T. Woodson; Sean McCullers, West Springfield; Dan Merrill, Watkins Mill; Ed Moses, Lake Braddock; Tommy Quimby, Woodbridge; Brent Rademacher, Magruder; Marc Severin, South Lakes; David Slye, DeMatha; Oliver Stroeh, Jefferson; James Willhite, Good Counsel.
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