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Swimmers of the Month - June

Coaches recognize swimmers monthly based on one or more of the following categories: Participation and Effort, Passion, Leadership, and Achievement.  

Alexandra Scharpf, Senior 3

Coach Perchinske

Alexandra Scharpf is the SR Group Swimmer of the Month. Alex comes to practice every day ready to work hard. I regularly put her in the distance group and ask her to swim IM while everyone else is swimming free. She NEVER complains. Alex has a strong understanding of the big picture and knows that her efforts must match her goals. Alex recently participated in the Holtrey meet. She PRd in 200 IM, 200 Breast (Sectional cut), 200 Free, 400 IM, 50 Free, and 200 Back! Way to go, Alex!!!          

, Senior 

Coach Cassidy

 

Avery Byrd, Age Group 

Coach Chris 

Avery has been doing an excellent job in her transition to Age Group and I look forward to seeing what she can accomplishh this season.

, Developmental 

Coach Doug

 

, Developmental 

Coach Jonah

 

Nora Smith and Matias Gonzalez, Developmental 1 and b

Coach Nikki

Swimmer of the month Dev 1a: Nora Smith! Nora has a can-do attitude, and is always eager to get in the pool. She is one of the youngest in Dev. 1a, but is never deterred by the older swimmers. Nora has great turnover in her freestyle and backstroke, and is continuing to improve her kick. It has been so fun to watch her confidence grow throughout the past two months. She has even challenged Coach Forrest to a butterfly race! Nora has been doing a great job, and we know she will continue to grow as a swimmer!

Swimmer of the month Dev 1b: Matias Gonzalez! Matias has shown great improvement over the past month, and had an awesome first meet! He is an excellent listener, and always tries to immediately implement feedback. His freestyle and backstroke are strong, but he is a natural breaststroker! It has been so fun to watch Matias start leading the lane and showing off his skills for the other swimmers. Great job, Matias!

, Developmental 

Coach Forrest

 

Calem Zurowski, Pre-Competitive

Coach Grace

The Pre-Competitive swimmer of the month is Calem Zurowski! Calem has been working hard from the get-go of the season, he always makes corrections right when and has been a great role model for the rest of the group. Calem always shows up with a smile on his face and ready to swim (especially when we do backstroke). Way to go Calem, just keep swimming! 

 

STARS Alumni

The Solon Stars Swim Club is proud of all of our past student-athletes who have chosen to continue their swimming careers at the collegiate level. 

Class of 2021:

Ryan Gross: The College of Wooster
 
Isaac Shaker: The College of Wooster
 
Andre Yazhbin: The College of Wooster 
 
Clay Bozsvai: John Carroll University
 
 

Class of 2020:

Moraine Jackson: Hiram College 

 

Class of 2019:

Owen Hanna: North Carolina State University 

Sean Finnerty: University of Rochester 

Taylor Shene: Ithica College 

 

Class of 2018:

Forrest Campbell: John Carroll University

Kyleah Gaydos: John Carroll University

Ryan Klemmer: Grove City College 

Chris McFarland: University of Findlay

Jared Toaz: University of Findlay

 

Class of 2017:

Dane Bozsvai: John Carroll University

Connor Johnson: Mount Union University 

 

Class of 2016:

Emily Gill: American University 

Megan Gross: College of Wooster

Anna Jones: Bowling Green State University

Alyssa Mahle: Baldwin Wallace University

Mary Motch: William and Mary

 

Class of 2015:

Adam Bozsvai: John Carroll University

Maria Coy: The Ohio State University

Broc Miller: University of Rochester

Grant Pinchot: The Ohio State University

Becca Porter: Allegheny College

 

Class of 2014:

Dana Lautenschleger:  University of Mount Union

Samantha Lisy: Indiana University

Patrick Tippen: Cleveland State University

Anna Wong: Carnegie Mellon University

 

Class of 2013:

Ryan Carson: Kenyon College

Mark Lippert: Stevens Institute of Technology

Sarah Kouchecki: University of North Carolina

Lauren Steele:  Ohio University

 

Class of 2012:

Nick Gill:  Washington and Jefferson University

Kelsey McRill:  Alfred University

Erin Finnerty: University of Rochester

Alex Polishchuck: The Ohio State University

 

Class of 2011:

Annie Marquiss: Miami University (OH)

Jamie Gallagher: Georgetown University

Katherine Mitchell: Wheaton College

Katie Wilczewski: John Carroll University

Sydney Spiro: Oberlin College

Tristan Wagner: Monroe Community College

Taylor Pearl: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Class of 2010:

Ryan Astalos: Hiram College

Melissa Besman: Bucknell University

Kari Koeberle: Allegheny College

Heather Moore: Notre Dame College

Emily Schwartz: University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Terrence Wong: Carnegie Mellon University

 

Class of 2009:

Alex Cohara: Cleveland State University

Gretchen Hestley: Cleveland State University

James Hrivnak: Cleveland State University

Ian Stewart-Bates: Kenyon College

 

Class of 2008:

Kyle McMahon: Ohio Northern University

Brendan Melling: Miami University (OH)

Blake Pinchot: John Carroll University

Alex Vershchagin: John Carroll University

Alisa Vershchagin: Kenyon College

Matt Wong: College of Wooster

 

Class of 2007:

Peter Fellows - Princeton University

Margaret Eppright: Miami University (OH)

Chris Marquiss: Case Western Reserve University 

Corey Spiro: Oberlin College 

Marta Stewart-Bates: Kenyon College

 

Class of 2006:

Kelly McMahon: University of Mount Union

David Perchinske: John Carroll University

Sarah Ratica: The Ohio State University

Tony Russo: John Carroll University

 

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