March 18, 2019
The Ottawa Dolphins competed in the 2019 Illinois YMCA State Swimming Championships March 15-17 in St. John, IN. There were a total of 1022 swimmers that competed from 40 teams. The Dolphins sent 37 swimmers to the meet in individual and relay events.
The Dolphins placed 12th as a team out of 40 teams competing.
Swimmers placing in the top 10 by event individually
- Addisyn Budnick – 8th 100 IM, 2nd 25 Back, 5th 25 Fly
- Jaxon Neu – 10th 25 breast
- Adam Swanson – 6th 100 IM, 4th 50 Free, 8th 50 Back, 6th 100 free
- Owen Phillips – 6th 100 Breast, 9th 50 Free, 10th 100 Free, 10th 100 Back
- Zach Nelson – 6th 200 Breast (NEW TEAM RECORD), 7th 100 Breast
- Joey Ovanic – 5th 100 Back (NEW TEAM RECORD)
Swimmers placing in the top 20 overall points individually.
8U Girls – Addisyn Budnick 11th place
8U Boys – Jaxon Neu 16th place
10U Boys – Adam Swanson 13th place
14U Boys – Owen Phillips 11th
Relays placing in the top 10 by event
- Free Relay Team – Kallyn Jobst, Dawsynn Kettman, Elle McGrath, Addisyn Budnick – 8th place
- 100 Medley Relay – Brennen Heaver, Henry Farabaugh, Jaxon Neu, Cole Bressendorf – 8th
- 100 Free Relay Team – Henry Farabaugh, Brennen Heaver, Cole Bressendorf, Jaxon Neu – 9thplace
- 200 Medley Relay Team - Adam Swanson, Reed McGrath, Jonathan Neu, Gabe Marini – 7th place
- 200 Free Relay Team – Jonathan Neu, Gabe Marini, Reed McGrath, Adam Swanson – 7th place
- 200 Medley Relay Team – Joey Ovanic, Zach Nelson, Kyle Szewczuk, Jake Ovanic – 9th place
- 400 Medley Relay Team – Nolan Perry, Zach Nelson, Kyle Szewczuk, Jake Ovanic – 9th place
- 200 Free Relay Team – Jake Ovanic, Owen Phillips, Zach Nelson, Joey Ovanic – 9th place.