Records were set, personal best times achieved and top individual honors won as Dunham’s small but fierce boys swim team swam their hearts out to capture second place at the 2021 Division IV State Swim Meet.
The Aqua Tigers, competing with just eight swimmers, had three double winners in Tiago Faleiros ’22, (50m, 100m freestyle), Patrick Murphy ’22 (200m individual medley, 100 breaststroke) and Reed Jantzi ’22 (100 backstroke, 100 butterfly). The Dunham boys relay team also set a division record in the 200 medley relay.
Faleiros shared Division IV Outstanding Boy Swimmer of the Meet honors with Murphy, who set who set Division IV records in the 100 breaststroke in the preliminaries and the 200 individual medley in the finals.
“It was an excellent day, “ Dunham swim coach Daniel Zielinski said. “ I am thrilled that we swam so well in the finals.