St. Francis de Sales dominated at the 2013 Three Rivers Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships to capture their second consecutive conference title on January 19, 2013 at the Hawk-Bucci Natatorium at Fremont Ross High School in Fremont, Ohio.
Findlay finished as the distant runner-up followed by Fremont Ross, St. John’s Jesuit, Lima Senior, Clay, and Central Catholic respectively.
St. Francis junior Jack DiSalle and sophomore Christian Sobczak were named as co-recipients of the TRAC Swimmer of the Year award. Mitchell Layman, a junior at St. John’s Jesuit received the Diver of the Year award and Fremont Ross head coach Phil Moran was selected by team coaches as the Coach of the Year.
St. John’s diver Mitchell Layman establish a new meet record by scoring 453.65 points in the one meter diving competition. Jack Barone, a junior at St. Francis de Sales, established a new benchmark in 100 yard Breast touching the wall with a time of 1:00.67.
The St. Francis 200 Yard Free Relay team of junior Jack Barone, junior Nick Brodie, junior Jack DiSalle, and sophomore Ben Gordon set a new meet record with a time of 1:29.33.
The final team standings and individual event winners are as follows:
Swimmer of the Year: Christian Sobczak, Sophomore and Jack DiSalle, Junior – St. Francis de Sales
Diver of the Year: Mitchell Layman, Junior – St. John’s Jesuit
Coach of the Year: Phil Moran – Fremont Ross
1. St. Francis de Sales – 741 points
2. Findlay – 533 points
3. Fremont Ross – 450 points
4. St. John’s Jesuit – 197 points
5. Lima Senior – 110 points
6. Clay – 93 points
7. Central Catholic – 82 points
200 Yard Medly Relay
St. Francis de Sales (Christian Sobczak, Sophomore; Ben Gordon, Sophomore, Matt Gustafson, Senior, Justin Carter, Sophomore) 1:43.09
200 Yard Free
Justin Hopkins, Freshman – Findlay 1:49.55
200 Yard Individual Medley
Christian Sobczak, Sophomore – St. Francis de Sales 2:00.89
50 Yard Free
Jack DiSalle, Junior – St. Francis de Sales 22.34
100 Yard Fly
Grahman Moor, Senior – Fremont Ross 54.09
100 Yard Free
Jack DiSalle, Junior – St. Francis de Sales 49.75
500 Yard Free
Justin Hopkins, Freshman – Findlay 4:56.76
2oo Yard Free Relay
St. Francis de Sales (Jack Barone, Junior; Nick Brodie, Junior; Jack DiSalle, Junior; Ben Gordon, Sophomore) 1:29.33 (TRAC record)
100 Yard Back
Christian Sobczak, Sophomore – St. Francis de Sales 55.12
100 Yard Breast
Jack Barone, Junior – St. Francis de Sales 1:00.67 (TRAC record)
400 Yard Free Relay
Fremont Ross (Trent Williams, Freshman; Scott Kosakowski, Senior; Christopher Hoffman, Senior; Graham Moor, Senior) 3:23.21
1 Meter Diving
Mitchell Layman, Junior – St. John’s Jesuit 453.65 points (TRAC record)
To view the official meet results and TRAC Swimming and Diving Championship Meet records click on these links: