On Friday, Jan. 20, members of the Middle School swimming team traveled to Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio, to compete against five Cleveland-area independent schools in the Independent Prep School League (IPSL) Middle School Swimming Championships. Several SSA swimmers won medals and ribbons, and many achieved personal best times.
Congratulations to the following swimmers:
- Lex Akhavan (grade 8): 2nd place in 100-yard individual medley, 3rd place in 50-yard freestyle
- Jack Bitsoff (grade 8): 5th place in 200-yard freestyle and 4th place in 50-yard breaststroke
- Anna Grace Shultz (grade 8): 5th place in 50-yard butterfly
- Chloe Will (grade 8): 6th place in 50-yard freestyle and 6th place in 50-yard breaststroke
- Gabriela Gutierrez-Bustos (grade 8): strong finishes in her first swim meet
Congratulations to the team and Head Coach Betsy Gorse!