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2008 Highlights

The SRJC Varsity Men’s Swim and Dive Team were the Big 8 Conference Champions, capturing their first conference title in over ten years after being the runner-up in 2007. They also Team Photofinished an impressive third at the State Championships, and were less than 15 points from second place. Led by sophomore captains, Chris Berg, Matt McDowell, and Zach Thomas, the Cubs boasted one of the deepest teams in California with an incredible amount of freshmen talent. First year swimmers Tyler Hannis, Erik Pfeiffer, and Walter Gault set six new individual school records, as well as helped to break both the 200 Medley Relay time as well as the set a new 800 Free Relay record (by over five seconds) which has stood at the school since 1979. Sophomore diver Willie LaBarge captured the Big 8 Diver of the Year Award for the second time after also doing so in 2007. The 2008 season produced 14 All Americans, as well as 5 All Conference Athletes. Congratulations to the SRJC Men's Swim Team for another successful season. Individual and team honors are listed below.

Chris Berg

Chris Berg
SRJC TEAM CAPTAIN AWARD
SRJC COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD
All American 200 Back
Years Swimming: 2
State Championship Athlete

Phillip Boitano

Phillip Boitano
All American & All Conference 1m & 3m Boards
Big 8 Champion 1m board
Years Diving: 1
State Championship Athlete

David Carson

David Carson
SRJC TEAM COACH'S AWARD
Years Swimming: 1

Ted Cotter

Ted Cotter
All American 100 Back & Relays
Years Swimming: 2
State Championship Athlete

Walter Gault

Walter Gault
SRJC TEAM MOST VALUABLE SWIMMER AWARD
All American 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 IM, & Relays
Big 8 Conference Champion 200 Breast
All Conference Athlete
Current School Record Holder 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200IM
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Tyler Hannis

Tyler Hannis
SRJC TEAM MOST VALUABLE SWIMMER AWARD
All American 100 Back, 200 Back, 500 Free & Relays
Big 8 Conference Champion 200 Back
All Conference Athlete
Current School Record Holder 200 Free, 200 Back
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Braden Harding

Braden Harding
All American 1m Board
Years Diving: 2
State Championship Athlete

David Hernandez

David Hernandez
All American 100 Fly & Relays
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Kieffer Holmes

Kieffer Holmes
SRJC TEAM COACH'S AWARD
All American 100 & 200 Butterfly
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Billy Kump

William Kump
All American 1650 Free, 200 IM, 400 IM & Relays
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Michael Kurrels

Michael Kurrels
Years Diving: 1
State Championship Athlete

William LaBarge

William LaBarge
SRJC TEAM COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD
All American 1m Board
Big 8 Diver of the Year
NorCal Champion 3m Board
All Conference Athlete
Years Diving: 2
State Championship Athlete

Transferred to dive for UC Davis on scholarship.

Dylan Love

Dylan Love
All American Relays
Years Swimming: 2
State Championship Athlete

Transferred to swim and play polo at UC Santa Cruz.

Tucker Mattern

Tucker Mattern
All American Relays
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Matt McDowell

Matt McDowell
SRJC TEAM CAPTAIN AWARD
Years Swimming: 2

Lance Morrison

Lance Morrison
SRJC TEAM MOST INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Transferred to play water polo at University of the Pacific on scholarship.

Jesse Ozanian

Jesse Ozanian
All American 100 Back, 200 Back & Relays
Years Swimming: 2
State Championship Athlete

Erik Pfeiffer

Erik Pfeiffer
All American 1650 Free
Current School Record Holder 1650 Free
Years Swimming: 1
State Championship Athlete

Zach Thomas

Zach Thomas
SRJC TEAM CAPTAIN AWARD
Years Swimming: 2

800 Free Relay

All American 800 Free Relay
Current School Record Holders in 800 Free Relay
Billy Kump, Tyler Hannis, Walter Gault, Dylan Lover

All American 400 Free Relay
Walter Gault, Dylan Love, Ted Cotter, Billy Kump

All American 200 Free Relay
Walter Gault, Ted Cotter, Dylan Love, David Hernandez

Medley Relay

All American 400 Medley Relay
Tucker Mattern (Breast), David Hernandez (Fly), Dylan Love (Free), Jesse Ozanian (Back)

 

All American 200 Medley Relay
Current School Record Holders in 200 Medley Relay
Jesse Ozanian (Back), Walter Gault (Breast), David Hernandez (Fly), Dylan Love (Free)

 

 

 

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