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22 Metroplitan Swimmers Make the 2019 18 & U World Top 100 List

John Alaimo

The 18 & Under World 100 is a ranking of the best 18 & Under swimmers in the U.S., according to their 18 & Under, Age-Defined World Ranking according to USA Swimming. The goal of the program is to acknowledge the excellence achieved by our best 18 & Under athletes, their coaches who lead them and their clubs who support them. The athlete must be a registered USA Swimming member at the time of the qualifying performance and must be eligible to represent the U.S. in International competition as of September 1, 2018. The athlete must be 18 or under on September 1, 2018 (born on, or after, September 2, 1999).

22 Metropolitan Swimmers earned recognition on this prestigious list.

Female Swimmers from Metropolitan LSC:

  1. Isabel Gormley (AGUA) – 400 IM – 4th  FINA 899
  2. Tess Howley (LIAC) – 200 Fly – 23rd FINA 828
  3. Sophia Karras (LIAC) – 1500 Free – 25th FINA 838
  4. Noelle Kaufmann (BAD) – 200 Back – 37th FINA 822
  5. Emily Gjertsen (BAD) – 800 Free – 44th FINA 819
  6. Sophia Zhang (AGUA) – 100 Breast – 44th FINA 789
  7. Chloe Stepanek (LIAC) – 200 Free – 47th FINA 818
  8. Caroline Pennington (BAD) – 1500 Free – 54th FINA 800
  9. Morgan Rinn (LIE) – 200 Fly – 54th FINA 787
  10. Mary McKenna (LIE) – 1500 Free – 57th FINA 796
  11. Cavan Gormsen (LIAC) – 1500 Free – 60th FINA 795
  12. Lauryn Johnson (LIAC) – 200 Fly – 63rd FINA 776
  13. Christiana Regenauer (COND) – 50 Free – 63rd FINA 763
  14. Josie Panitz (EAST) – 100 Breast – 71st FINA 757
  15. Hana Shimizu Bowers (LIAC) – 400 Free – 73rd FINA 801
  16. Kyra Sommerstad (TVSC) – 100 Back – 80th FINA 798
  17. Alexa Reyna (WEST) – 1500 Free – 84th FINA 778
  18. Vanessa Chong (BAD) – 200 Fly – 96th FINA 759

Male Swimmers from Metropolitan LSC:

  1. Jason Louser (LIAC) – 400 IM – 6th  FINA 857
  2. Matthew Fenlon (BAD) – 200 Fly – 7th FINA 857
  3. Dylan Rhee (AGUA) – 200 Breast – 17th FINA 868
  4. Hunter Kim (BAD) – 400 IM – 54th FINA 765