Rails Celebrate Historic Season at Banquet

Group Huddle 1

The high school men’s team concluded their season with the team banquet on Monday evening (2/13/17).  The guys and their families all gathered to celebrate their hard work and the historic season. After a delicious dinner (by Barratta’s), the guys were awarded their junior varsity or varsity letters. After that, team awards were announced. You can read more about each award below.

This year’s award winners are:

MVP Award: Devin Greenwood and Javier Santiago
Tom Cady Achievement Award: Domenic Gardner
Rookie of the Year: Konnor Klocke
Most Improved: Brayden Clark (V) and Reid May (JV)
Workhorse Award: Miguel Espinoza (V) and Leon Urias (JV)
Captain’s Jacket: Javier Santiago
Team Captains: Domenic Gardner, Devin Greenwood and Cooper Worth

Season Summary

The 2016-17 Rails Men’s swim team worked hard day in and day out to leave their mark in the history books at Lincoln High School. They were the most prepared team in Coach Weber’s tenure, as they had spent the previous 11 months participating in off-season training. The dedication to their sport paid off when they inked their names in nine Rails Top 5 All Times.

Devin Greenwood and Cooper Worth earned their Sub :50 shirts. Meanwhile Miguel Espinoza, Konnor Klocke and Logan Neifert earned their Sub :55 shits and Mark Hubbell earned his Sub :60 shirt. The Medley Relay (Greenwood, Whitehead, Worth and Clark) set the Medley Relay record with a historic 1:38.72 and took 11th at the state meet. Devin Greenwood also set the 100 Back record with a 54.14! In all, five events qualified for the state meet, including the 50 Free, 100 Fly and the 400 Free Relay (Clark, Worth, Greenwood, Santiago).

The team won the Metro Conference Championship meet for the first time in school history and also finished first in the overall conference standings. They ended the season 8-1 overall.

This Season Summary is also found under the “Men’s Swimming” tab.

Photos
Here are a few photos from the team banquet. More can be found on the team’s photo website.

 

 

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