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-- MV Athlete Committee Bios --
 





Name: Ashton Pearson, Chair / MV Athlete Representative
Hometown: Wichita, KS
Club: Wichita NW Neptunes (WNYN)
Age: 17
School: McKendree University
Best Stroke: Fly/ Breast/ IM
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: visiting family, hanging out with friends, or listening to music.
Social Media Handles: @ashmpearson (Twitter); @pearson_ashton (Instagram)

 


Name: Sophia Brauer, Member /  MV Athlete Representative

Hometown: Harrisonville, MO

College: Canisius College

Best stroke: Breast

Highest Level of Competition: Long Course Championships and NCAA-Division 1

When I’m not swimming I’m… cheering for Kansas City Mavericks Hockey (I’m a season ticket holder), managing and lifeguarding at the Harrisonville Outdoor Pool, earning my degree in pre-med from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, nursing (I have my CNA degree), hanging out with friends and doing a little modeling on the side. I dress up as Wonder Woman and visit with children!

Social Media Handles: sophia_brauer (Instagram) @Sophia_Brauer (Twitter)

 


 



Name: Alec Lebeda, Member
Hometown: Wichita, KS
Club: Wichita Swim Club (WSC)
Age: 15
School: Wichita Southeast High School
Best Stroke: Distance Free
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: ballin’ out and chillin’ with my bros.
Social Media Handles: @LebedaAlec (Twitter); @alec_lebad (Instagram)

 



Name: Hannah Garner, Member
Hometown: Fort Riley, KS
Club: Manhattan Marlins (MM)
Age: 15
School: Manhattan High School
Best Stroke: Free
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: painting, spending time with family, and volunteering.
Social Media Handles: @hpgarner (Twitter & Instagram)

 




Name: Emma Hagan, Member
Hometown: Overland Park, KS
Club: COOL Swim Team (COOL)
Age: 15
School: Olathe East High School
Best Stroke: Free
Highest Level of Competition: MV Championships
When I’m not swimming I’m…: running, going to church, playing viola, and hanging out with
friends.
Social Media Handles: @emmaswims (Instagram)

 





Name: Zeke Metz, Member
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Club: Topeka Swim Association (TSA)
Age: 17
School: Seaman High School
Best Stroke: Free
Highest Level of Competition: NASA Cup Junior Nationals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: hanging out with friends and playing video games.
Social Media Handles: @zekemetz17 (Instagram)

 



Name: Abbie Schattgen, Member
Hometown: New Bloomfield, MO
Club: Jefferson City Barracuda Swim Team (JCAY)
Age: 15
School: New Bloomfield High School
Best Stroke: Distance Free/ Breast
Highest Level of Competition: MV LSC Championships
When I'm not swimming I’m…: hanging out with swim friends and family, running, and
lifeguarding.
Social Media Handles: @aschattgen (Instagram)

 





Name: Kadisyn Kircher, Member
Hometown: Louisburg, KS
Club: Empire KC Swim Club (EKC)
Age: 17
School: Blue Valley Northwest High School
Best Stroke: Back
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I'm not swimming I'm…: singing at my church, choir, and school, or reading lots of books.
Social Media Handles: @kadisynkircher (Instagram)

 





Name: Hannah Evans, Member
Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Club: Bonner Springs Ducks (BSD)
Age: 14
School: Mill Valley High School
Best Stroke: Fly
Highest Level of Competition: MV LSC Championships
When I’m not swimming I’m…: with my Girl Scout troup.
Social Media Handles: @hannahgraceevans (Instagram)

 





Name: Tait Harvey, Member
Hometown: Liberty, MO
Club: Club North Swimming (CNS)
Age: 15
School: Liberty High School
Best Stroke: Free
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: at school or hanging out with friends.
Social Media Handles: @tait_swims (Twitter); @tait.swim (Instagram)

 



Name: Courtney Myers, Member / MV Athlete Representative
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Club: Northland United Swim Team (NLU)
Age: 16
School: Faith Christian Academy
Best Stroke: IM/ Distance Free
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: working ahead in my school studies, or hanging out with friends.
Social Media Handles: @courtneymyers_ (Twitter); @myerscourtd (Instagram)

 



Name: Lena Coon, Member
Hometown: Columbia, MO
Club: Columbia Swim Club (CSC)
Age: 15
School: Hickman High School
Best Stroke: IM
Highest Level of Competition: Sectionals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: doing homework, sleeping, or watching Star Wars.
Social Media Handles: @lena.coon (
Instagram)


Name: Tarrin Fisher
Hometown:Topeka KS
Club:TSA
Age: 17
School: Washburn Rural High School
Best stroke: Breaststroke
Highest level of competition: Futures
When I'm not swimming I'm: studying or shooting
Social media handles:
Instagram: mr_swimmer32
Snapchat: tarrin_fisher


Name: Brandon Heredia
Hometown: Maryville MO
Club: KCSA
Age: 18
School: St. Joseph Classical Conversations
Best Stroke: Freestyle
Highest Level of Competition: Speedo Junior Nationals
When I’m not swimming I’m…: Spending time with friends/family
Social Media Handles: Instagram- @brandon._.heredia Twitter- @Brandon_Heredi4