Matthew Chung (SO), Rhys Edwards (SO) , Alex Yu (Sr) went 1-2-7 in the 200 freestyle with Andrew Chang (SO) making consolation finals. Chung broke the nine year old WBAL record smashing the old time by 4 seconds and qualifying for the state meet. Ihita Mandal (Sr) made the consolation finals in the 200 Free and dropped 8 seconds off her time. Nikela Hulton (FR) placed 6th in the 200 IM, dropping 6 seconds from her time and later placed 2nd in the 100 Fly making CCS cuts in both events. Nageena Singh (Fr) placed 7th making finals in the 100 Fly. Jason Kwok (So) was 5th in the 50 Free and Andrew Lu was 9th just missing the top 8. Sophie Durn (So) and Sinaya Joshi (Fr) will come back to swim in the consolation finals in that event. Ethan Hu (Jr), Chung, and Edwards went 1-2-3 in the 100 Fly with Hu breaking his own 2018 WBAL Record. Arnav Joshi (Fr) was 10th and will race in the consolation finals. Yu and Mandal swam the 500 Free with Yu going 1st and Mandal 10th. Katie Li, Kwok and Chang made it to their finals in their 100 Breast events. Li going 8th, dropping 3 seconds, and Kwok going 1st, and Chang also dropping 3 seconds.
Upper School Athletics Schedule
Harker had an amazing League Championships over the weekend.
The Girls Medley Relay 4th Place (Sophie Durn(So), Katie LI(SO), Nikela Hulton(Fr), Betsy Tian(So) qualified for CCS. Boys 200 Medley Relay 4th place.
Girls 200 Free: Ihita Mandal (Sr) was 14th place.
Boys 200 Free: Harker Boys dominated with Matthew Chung(So) was 1st place and broke the meet record that he set in the prelims and dropped another half a second.
Rhys Edwards(So) was 2nd place, and dropped 4 seconds from his entry time. Alex Yu(Sr) was 6th place also dropping time.
Girls 200 IM: Nikela Hulton (Fr) was 6th place .
Boys 200 IM: Ethan Hu (Jr) set the record in the prelims and then broke his own record in the finals.
Girls 100 Fly: Hulton placed 3rd and Nageena Singh(Fr) was 8th.
Boys 100 Fly: Ethan Hu, Matthew Chung, Rhys Edwards, Arnav Joshi(Jr) went 1st-2nd-5th-10th. Ethan broke his 2018 record in the prelims and broke it again in the finals.
Girls 500 Free: Ihita Mandal placed 10th.
Boys 500 Free: Alex Yu placed 1st and dominated in the event, he bested his nearest opponent by 6 seconds.
Girls Breaststroke: Katie Li dropped 3 seconds and placed 7th
Boys Breaststroke: Jason Kwok placed 1st and broke a league record and dropped 3 seconds.
Boys 200 and 400 Free Relay of Chung, Kwok, Hu and Edwards placed 1st and broke the records of both relays
Harker Girls placed 6th overall and the Boys placed 2nd.
Nine records broken.
Harker holds the following League records:
200 Free Vivan Wang 2017
200 Free Mathew Chung 2019
200 IM Ethan Hu 2019
50 Free Cole Davis 2009
100 Fly Ethan Hu 2019
100 Free Jessica Khojasteh 2010
Boys 200 Free Relay 2019
Boys 100 Breast Jason Kwok 2019
Boys 400 Free Relay 2019Matthew Chung (200 Free), Jason Kwok (100 Breaststroke), Ethan Hu (200IM and 100 Fly), and the 200 Free and 400 Relays have all made the State Championship meet in May.
A huge congrats to the five Eagle swimmers (Matthew Chung, Jason Kwok, and Rhys Edwads, all grade 10, Ethan Hu, grade 11, and Alex Yu, grade 12) that represented Harker at the CCS Championships on Saturday. The boys took home a third place CCS finish as a team thanks to these amazing finishes:
-The 200 Medley Relay (Chung, Kwok, Hu, Edwards) finished first setting a new CCS record
-Hu took first in the 200IM and the 100 Fly, setting CCS records in both events
-Kwok took second in the 100 Breast and thirty-fourth in the 50 Free
-The 200 Free Relay (Chung, Kwok, Hu, Edwards) took second
-Chung finished third in the 200IM and 500 Free
-Edwards was ninth in the 100 Free and tenth in the 50 Free
-Yu took thirteenth in the 500 Free
Harker Swimmers; Junior Ethan Hu, Sophomores Matthew Chung, Rhys Edwards, and Jason Kwok layed down the best performance with a 4th place overall at the CIF State Meet in Harker Swimming history. Hu won the 200 Individual Medley dropping almost three seconds and breaking the State record. Hu would go on to win the 100 Fly in record time of 45.72 just missing the National High School Record by .20. Chung was 7th in the 200 Individual Medley and 9th in the 500 Free and dropped 2.69 from his prelim time. Kwok was 3rd in the 100 breaststroke dropping 1:46 from his prelim swim. Edwards was in both the 200 Medley Relay and 200 free Relay as the anchor going 20.92 and 20.95 in both relays placing 3rd and 4th