All-Gazette swimming and diving: Boys
Laurie DeWitt/The Gazette
Swimmer of the Year
Brady Fox, Georgetown Prep, Sr.
University of Virginia bound, was county's fastest in 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly. Set Metros record in 100 fly; also won 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay.
Coach of the Year
Rodney Van Tassell, Churchill, 7th year
Used team's versatility in well-crafted lineups; countered other teams' star power to win county title, earn highest public-school finish at Metros.
Mike Anderson, Sherwood, Jr.
Won 200, 500 freestyles at county championships, finished in top-10 of both events at Metros.
Eric Conrad, Sherwood, Jr.
Undefeated in public-school competition, finished second to Fox in 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke at Metros.
Andrew McGehee, Blair, Sr.
Finished first in 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke at county championships; took second, sixth in those events, respectively, at Metros.
Logan Shinholser, Paint Branch, Sr.
Virginia Tech-bound diver won counties, Metros, where he set Montgomery County Public Schools scoring record en route to becoming Panthers' first-ever Metros diving champion.
Casey Stodter, Good Counsel, Sr.
Racked up four top-five finishes at Metros, was part of meet record-setting 200 freestyle relay.
Matt Thomas, Georgetown Prep, Jr.
County's fastest 200, 500 freestyler won 200, finished second in 500 at Metros.
Andrew Tollefson, Walter Johnson, Jr.
Owns county's fastest time in 100 breaststroke; racked up four top-five finishes at Metros.
Kevin Vallario, Good Counsel, Sr.
Anchored Falcons' record 200 free relay; also won 100 freestyle, second in 50 at Metros.
Zack Wepasnick, Good Counsel, Sr.
First leg of Metros 200 free relay picked up four top-fives at season-ending championships.
Aaron Budner, Walter Johnson, Sr.
Michael Center, B-CC, Jr.
Jonathan Ekstrom, Georgetown Prep, Soph.
Timothy Faerber, Churchill, Fr.
Andrew Fisher, Churchill, Sr.
Adam Spencer, Georgetown Prep, Sr.
Robert Spencer, Landon, Soph.
Michael Stanton, Churchill, Sr.
Matt Stevens, Blake, Sr.
Chris Verbonceour, Churchill, Jr.