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‘Y’ swim team among top 10 in state

Blake Morgan

Thirteen of Evanston’s YWCA Flying Fish swimmers placed in the top 10 in the Illinois for this year’s swimming season, with four placing first, some in multiple events.

Here are the results for the girls:

  • Ana Woods, age 11, #9 50 Breaststroke, #6 200 Breaststroke
  • Madeline Savage, age 15, #10 1000 Freestyle
  • Kristina Walsh, age 17, #8 50 Freestyle, #6 100 Breaststroke, #7 200 Breaststroke, #4 200 I.M., #5 400 I.M.
  • Jane Munro, age 18, #2 50 Freestyle, #5 100 Freestyle, #9 200 Freestyle, #1 100 Backstroke, #1 200 Backstroke, #8 100 Butterfly

And the boys:

  • Ryan Knohl, age 12, #3 50 Freestyle, #5 100 Freestyle, #10 200 Freestyle, #10 500 Freestyle, #1 50 Butterfly, #4 100 Butterfly, #5 100 I.M., #7 200 I.M., age 13, #9 100 Butterfly, #7 200 Butterfly
  • Christian Stankovic, age 12, #10 50 Backstroke, #7 200 Backstroke
  • Blake Morgan, age 14, #3 500 Freestyle, #1 1000 Freestyle, #5 100 Breaststroke, #3 200 Breaststroke, #5 200 Butterfly, #6 200 I.M., #1 400 I.M.; and, at age 15, #6 500 Freestyle, #1 1000 Freeestyle, #1 1650 Freestyle, #8 100 Breaststroke, #1 200 Breaststroke, #7 200 Butterfly, #1 400 I.M.
  • John McBratney, age 15, #4 1000 Freestyle
  • Grant Smith, age 15, #2 1000 Freestyle, #41650 Freestyle, #5 100 Breaststroke, #3 200 Breaststroke, #5 200 I.M., #7 400 I.M.
  • Keven Henley, age 16, #10 1000 Freestyle, #9 200 Backstroke
  • Nick Killeen, age 16, #6 100 Freestyle, #3 200 Freestyle, #4 500 Freestyle, #3 100 Butterfly, #2 200 Butterfly, #2 400 I.M.
  • CJ Smith, age 16, #7 200 Freestyle, #2 1000 Freestyle, #2 1650 Freestyle, #7 400 I.M. (age 17) #9 200 Freestyle, #1 500 Freestyle, #2 1000 Freestyle, #1 1650 Freestyle, #7 200 Butterfly, #8 400 I.M.
  • Max Behles, age 17, #7 200 Freestyle, #9 500 Freestyle, (age 18) #4 50 Freestyle. #4 100 Freestyle, #3 200 Freestyle, #6 500 Freestyle, #2 1000 Freestyle, #10 200 Backstroke, #5 200 I.M.
  • Kyle Grant, age 17, #7 200 Backstroke

 

The Flying Fish national team, and, in top photo, swimmer Blake Morgan. 

With over 600 swimmers aged 6-18 from Evanston, Chicago, Skokie, Wilmette, Winnetka and surrounding communities, the Flying Fish swim team has become the largest swim club in Illinois and one of the largest clubs in the country.

In addition to its swimming, team members also participate in a variety of community service projects and fundraising activities.

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