Swimming and Diving

Breaking Records
Junior Charlie Donnelly continues to have a very successful dive season representing Wyoming High School.  On January 9th, Charlie set a new WHS record for points scored during a 6 dive meet.  Charlie received 281.70 points on his way to 1st place at the Milford Dive Invitational.   The previous record was 235.90 points.  Way to go Charlie!

Photo thanks to Steve Connock
The Wyoming High School divers are a versatile group of athletes, each competing in multiple sports within the same season.  Along with diving Charlie is also a strong contributor to the WHS swim team; Katy Vanatsky is a WHS cheerleader; Sami Weis is a Club Volleyball player, and both Adrienne Nguyen-Storer and Illusha Gerasmchuk are competitive gymnasts.   The team is coached by David Wolkoff.
Here are the results of the meets in January:

January 9th - Milford Invitational (multiple teams)
Boys:  Charlie - 1st place, Illusha - 6th place
Girls:  Adrienne  - 4th place,  Katy – 7th place, Sami - 14th place

January 13th   - UC Meet (multiple teams)
Boys:  Charlie - 2nd place
Girls:  Katy - 4th place, Sami - 8th place, Adrienne - 9th place

January 16th & 17th – Southwest Ohio Swimming and Diving Classic
Charlie, Illusha, Katy, and Adrienne attended this two day diving competition.  Twenty seven boys and 57 girls competed.  Charlie and Katy both made cuts from prelims to attend the finals on the 17th.   Charlie finished 7th in this very competitive event.

January 20th – UC Meet (multiple teams)
Boys:  Charlie –2nd place, Illusha - 7th place
Girls:  Katy – 7th place, Adrienne – 9th place, Sami – 15th place

January 23rd – Mariemont Meet (multiple teams)
Boys:  Illusha – 4th place
Girls:  Katy – 11th place, Adrienne – 15th place

January 28th – Miami U. (multiple teams)
Charlie placed 3rd out of 24 male divers

January 30th –  Dual meet vs. Oakwood
Boys:  Charlie – 1st place, Illusha – 3rd place
Girls:  Adrienne – 1st place, Katy – 2nd place, Sami – 4th place

Diving reports thanks to Youknow Whoyouare
The Swim and Dive teams had to go on the road to cut Dayton Oakwood down to size.  From what I understand, the surprise Cowboy victory wasn't by a slim margin either.
Thanks to Steve Connnock for the featured swimming shots.
See more of Steve's swimming and diving pictures HERE
See more of the Round Up's diving pictures HERE, and 
See more of the Round Up's swimming pictures HERE

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