WINTER 2008 ALL-MET

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Boys' Swimming

First Team | Second Team | Top Relay Teams | Honorable Mention

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What Does It Take to Be an All-Met?
The Washington Post's scholastic sports staff asked, and All-Mets answered:
Eric Friedland and Brady Fox

Swimmer of the Year / Coach of the Year

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
Eric Friedland | Walter Johnson » Sr.
Times of 1:47.59 in the 200 IM and 54.90 in the 100 breaststroke were the third- and second-fastest high school times in the nation this year. Will swim for Texas.
» Favorite Pre-Meet Song: “Hell” By Foo Fighters
“It’s just like a quick song, very fast paced.”

COACH OF THE YEAR
Rich Gordon | Robinson
Gordon led the Rams to their sixth consecutive Virginia AAA boys’ title, holding off one of their strongest challenges yet in rival Oakton. The Rams are 30-0 in meets under Gordon.


First Team

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Brady FoxDavid Kiss Sean Fletcher Jonathan Christensen
Georgetown Prep » Jr.Edison » Jr. Madison » Jr. Jefferson » Sr.
Captured two Metros titles with automatic all-American times in the 100 butterfly (a record 49.42) and 100 backstroke (49.45). All-American times in both the 200 IM (1:53.29) and 100 butterfly (49.32) were good for second place at the Virginia AAA championships. Set Virginia AAA record in 100 butterfly in 48.97 and won the state title in the 100 backstroke (51.54), both automatic all-American times. Two-time All-Met won the Virginia AAA title in the 200 IM with an automatic all-American time of 1:53.01. Will swim for Princeton.


Brock Park John SchnittkerMark Meyer
Landon » Sr. Madison » Sr.Whitman » Sr.
Won the Metros title in the 50 free with an all-American consideration time of 21.31. Will swim for North Carolina. Set the Virginia AAA record in the 200 freestyle (1:40.29) and finished third in the 100 freestyle (47.16).Placed second at Metros with 1:51.73 in the 200 IM and 50.00 in the 100 butterfly. Took Montgomery County titles in the 100 fly and 200 free.


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Kevin Vallario Sean Stewart Tim Wingert
Good Counsel » Jr. Wootton » Sr. Robinson » Sr.
Finished second in the 50 and 100 freestyle at Metros, registering an automatic all-American time of 45.93 in the 100. The two-time All-Met broke five of the eight Montgomery County records this season. Will swim for Maryland. Captured the Virginia AAA title in the 100 freestyle with a record of 45.46. Will swim for Penn State.


Second Team

Matthew Benecki Chantilly, Jr.
Derek Bui Robinson, Sr.
Robert Coe Bethesda-CC, Sr.
Nevin Cook Seton (Va.), Sr.
Michael Flach O’Connell, Jr.
Sandy Haibel Richard Montgomery, Sr.
Briggy Imbriglia Bishop Ireton, Sr.
Bradley Phillips Oakton, So.
Andrew Relihan Georgetown Prep, Sr.
Matt Thomas Magruder, So.

Top Relay Teams

200 Medley: Oakton, 1:34.85 (Michael Hallock, KJ Park, Mike Piantedosi, Tim Daniels)
200 Freestyle: Madison, 1:26.32 (Adam Pennington, Sean Fletcher, John Schnittker, Robbie Parker)
400 Freestyle: Robinson, 3:08.20 (Joe Zanellato, Geoff Bobsin, Matt Krebs, Tim Wingert)

Honorable Mention

Bryan Bahr, Mount Vernon, Sr.; Geoff Bobsin, Robinson, Jr.; Tim Daniels, Oakton, Sr.; Stephen Fay, Chantilly, Sr.; Steven Gifford, Lee, Jr.; Wade Gong, Thomas Jefferson, Jr.; Michael Hallock, Oakton, Jr.; Matt Krebs, Robinson, Sr.; Philip LaRosa, Osbourn, Sr.; Callum Lawson, Dominion, Sr.; Jake Lucas, Liberty, Sr.; Pat Lytle, Paul VI Catholic, Jr.; Thomas Morgan, Huntingtown, Jr.; Alexander Morres, Brentsville, Jr.; KJ Park, Oakton, So.; Robbie Parker, Madison, Jr.; Chris Pham, Churchill, Sr.; Charlie Putnam, McLean, Fr.; Stephen Richards, Langley, So.; Stephen Sakaris, Wootton, Sr.; David Shen, Woodson, Sr.; John-Howard Sidman, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Alex Smith, DeMatha, Sr.; Casey Stodter, Good Counsel, Jr.; Pat Sullivan, Gonzaga, Jr.; Andrew Tollefson, Walter Johnson, Sr.; Ben Tuben, Thomas Jefferson, Sr.; Zach Wepasnick, Good Counsel, Jr.; Brendan Whipkey, Gonzaga, Jr.; Evan Wollman, DeMatha, Jr.

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