PC Swim and Dive Qualify 12 for NISCA All American

Danny Palmiotto

Pine Crest Swimming and Diving had an impressive list of athletes reach the 2019-2020 NISCA All American list! The NISCA All-American list is comprised of the top 100 varisty athletes in each event competed in the high school lineup. Athletes must be at least in 9th grade with times submitted from their scholastic team. This year, Pine Crest qualified 8 individual athletes and 3 relays for the honor:


Joshua Hanks - 200 IM, 100 Breast
Will Taner - 100 Back
Denny Gulia-Janovski - Diving
Kevin Mendez - Diving
Elvis Kotikovski, Joshua Hanks, Will Taner, Luc Ferrara - 200 Medley Relay
Additionally, Lance Lesage, representing St. Thomas Aquinas, qualified in the 100 Back


Andrea Santander - 200 Free, 100 Free
Julia Podkoscielny - 200 IM, 100 Back
Rachel Botting - 50 Free
Andrea Santander, Rachel Botting, Hanna Elks Smith, Isabella Chambers - 200 Free Relay
Julia Podkoscielny, Andrea Santander, Riley Botting, Isabella Chambers - 400 Free Relay

*The team of Julia Podkoscielny, Sara Lin, Esther Lin, and Rachel Botting reached the All american standard, but were inelligable due to a member of the team only being in 8th grade*


The complete list can be found here.


Way to go Pine Crest Swim and Dive!