2017-2018 Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving

 2017 Boys Swim Team
Coaches: Jay Meck (Head Coach); Stacia Siefert (Diving Coach)

Managers:  Sean Childers and Kaili Hu
       
 Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Christian Abney
Jack Aviles
Austin Shapiro
Max Waltemath
Deuce Bailey
Greyson Bolding
Andrew Joyce
Cortlandt Kalkstein
Criofan Liggin-Packwood
Michael McGraw
Dakota Stalter
Jack Stevens
Max White
Cameron Bryant
Nahum Lamberson
Braden York
Logan Pitner
Caleb Smith

Date Opponent Time Score
Nov. 20 Manchester (H) 5:00 pm (W) 114-44
200 med relay 1st Christian Abney, Cortlandt
Kalkstein, Max White, Michael McGraw 1:56.44
200 Free 1st Cortlandt Kalkstein 2:21.85
200 IM 1st Max White 2:21.25
100 Fly 1st Christian Abney 1:07.25
200 Free Relay 1st Caleb Smith, Nahum
Lamberson, Criofan Liggin-Packwoood, Logan
Pitner 1:51.88
100 Back 1st Christian Abney 1:07.15
100 Breast 1st Max White 1:11.42
400 Free Relay 1st Abney, Brayden York,
Kalkstein, White 3:50.21

Kokomo's first swim meet of the year saw a lot
of new faces on the team. This meet is the
benchmark times and all the boys know there is
plenty of room for improvement.
- Coach Meck
Dec. 2 Richmond (T) 10:00 am (L) 98-85
200 free Max White 1:54.74
100 fly Max White 55.21
100 free Christian Abney 55.34
100 back Christian Abney 1:07.53
​Coach Meck
Dec.  6 Marion (H) 5:30 pm (W) 129-41
200 Med Relay 1st Christian Abney, Austin
Shapiro, Max White, Andrew Joyce 1:59.68
200 Free 1st Abney 2:07.58
200 IM 1st Brayden York 2:39.93
50 Free 1st Max White 24.12
Diving 1st Max Waltemath 202.10
100 Fly 1st Abney 1:05.84
100 Free 1st Cortlandt Kalkstein 57.09
200 Free Relay 1st Logan Pitner, Andrew
Joyce, Courtlandt Kalkstein, Brayden York
1:46.66
100 Back 1st Max White 1:02.01
100 Breast 1st Brayden York 1:22.25
400 Free Relay Abney, Austin Shapiro,
Kalkstein, White 3:53.29
​Coach Meck
Dec. 9 Twin Lakes Invitational (T) 10:00 am Kokomo took first place with 126 points.
200 Med 1st Christian Abney, Cortlandt Kalkstein, Max White, Jack Stevens 1:50.54
4x 100 Med Brayden York, Nahum Lamberson, Kalkstein, Stevens 4:48.97
200 Free Austin Shapiro, Michael McGraw,Criofan Packwood, Logan Pitner 1:51.26
200 Fly Stevens, Abney, York, White 1:52.19
400 Free Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens, White 3:35.44
200 Back Abney, Lamberson, Drew Coram, White 2:06.06
- Coach Meck
Dec. 11 Northwestern (H) 5:30 pm (L) 96-84
200 Medley relay 1st Christian Abney, Jack Stevens, Max White, Cortlandt Kalkstein
1:48.50
200 Free 1st White 1:57.07
200 IM 1st Stevens 2:14..21
Diving 1st Max Waltemath 220.70
100 Fly White 55.30
100 Free Abney 54.78
100 Breast Stevens 1:10.36
400 Free Relay Abney, Kalkstein, White, Stevens 3:53.29

It was a tough loss for the Katfish. The gentlemen competed and came out with some very strong performances, but in the end Northwestern was a very deep team and picked up a few more points with their 3rd place finishes to take the team victory.
- Coach Meck
Dec. 18 Logansport (H) 5:30 pm (W) 113-49
200 Free 1st Jack Stevens 2:03.96, 2nd Andrew Joyce 2:13.70
200 IM 1st Cortlandt Kalkstein 2:30.46
50 Free 1st Max White 24.28
Diving 1st Max Waltemath 223.85
100 Fly 1st Christian Abney 1:07.22 2nd Austin Shapiro 1:15.53
100 Free 1st Stevens 51.55 2nd Joyce 59.53
500 Free 1st Max White 5:08.27
200 Free Relay 1st White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 1:36.64
100 Back 1st Abney 1:11.23 2nd Drew Coram 1:14..26
100 Breast 1st Kalkstein 1:18.44
400 Free Relay 1st White, Kalkstein, Abney, Stevens 3:39.70
- Coach Meck
Jan. 2 Hamilton Heights (H) 5:30 pm Weather postponement - make-up unknown
Jan. 6 NCC @ PU 10:00 am Harrison 384, McCutcheon 366, Richmond 304, Lafayette Jeff 255.5, Anderson 239, Kokomo 224, Muncie Central 169, Marion 113, Logansport 92.5

• 200 Medley Relay Kokomo 9th Drew Coram, Brayden York, Austin Shapiro, Logan Pitner 2:05.62
• 200 Free 2nd Max White 1;47.35, 15th Andrew Joyce 2:11.68
• 200 IM 3rd Jack Stevens 2:07.38, 12th Brayden York 2:37.60, 16th Nahum Lamberson 2:46.73
• 50 Free 4th Cortlandt Kalkstein 23.86, 13th Caleb Smith 24.90
• Diving 4th Max Waltemath 298.40
• 100 Butterfly 3rd Max White 53.78, 12th Christian Abney 1:03.73
• 100 Free 1st Jack Stevens 49.79
• 500 Free 10th Brayden York 5:50.65
• 200 Free Relay 2nd White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 1:33.45
• 100 Backstroke 10th Christian Abney 1:04.58, 14th Caleb Smith 1:10.50
• 100 Breaststroke 13th Austin Shapiro 1:19.90, 16th Cortlandt Kalkstein 1:23.96
• 400 Free Relay 2nd White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:26.71
- Coach Meck
Jan. 9 Lewis Cass (T) 6:00 pm (W) 94-86
• 200 medley relay 1st Christian Abney, Jack Stevens, Max White, Logan Pitner
1:52.52
• 200 Free 1st White 1:59.16
• Diving 1st Max Waltemath 232.05
• 200 free Relay Cortlandt Kalkstein, Pitner, Caleb Smith, Stevens 1:40.78
• 100 Back 1st Abney 1:03.26
• 400 Free Relay 1st White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:40.19

The Katfish had a very competitive meet with Cass on Tuesday night. The team swam to a first and third place finish in all three relays. That was the difference in the meet.
- Coach Meck
Jan. 11 Oak Hill (H) 5:00 pm (L) 97-88
• 200 Medley Relay 1st Christian Abney, Jack Stevens, Max White, Cortlandt Kalkstein 1:48.26
• 200 Free 1st White 1:53.44
• 100 Fly 1st White 54.96
• 100 Free 1st Stevens 51.55
• 500 Free 1st Kalkstein 5.48.19
• 100 Back 1st Stevens 1:00.92
• 400 Free Relay White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:34.45
The Katfish swam a very competitive meet against Oak Hill. We are still working on depth in a couple of spots as we prepare for Sectionals.
- Coach Meck
Jan. 13 Anderson/Muncie Central (H) 10:00 am Kokomo 106 - Anderson 70
Kokomo 115 - Muncie Central 59
• 200 Medley Relay 1st Christian Abney, Jack Stevens, Max White, Logan Pitner 1:49.69
• 200 Free 1st Max White 1:53.26 4th Andrew Joyce 2:08.73
• 200 IM 1st Jack Stevens 2:11.96, 4th Brayden York 2:41.50
• 50 Free 1st Cortlandt Kalkstein 24.55 3rd Caleb Smith 26.25
• Diving 1st Max Waltemath 212.10
• 100 Fly 1st Max White 55.84, 2nd Abney 1:01.71
• 100 Free 2nd Kalkstein 54.41 4th Cameron Bryant 58.87
• 500 Free 2nd Brayden York 5:57.64, 3rd Andrew Joyce 6:01.48
• 200 Free Relay 1st Logan Pitner, Caleb Smith, Cameron Bryant, Cortlandt Kalkstein 1:41.83
• 100 Back 1st Abney 1:03.25, 4th Caleb Smith 1:10..63
• 100 Breast 1st Stevens 1:08.35
• 400 Free Relay 1st White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:46.35

It was a good meet for the Katfish with a number of personal bests.
- Coach Meck
Jan. 17 West Lafayette/Harrison @ WL 5:30 pm West Lafayette 66 - Kokomo 36
Harrison 74 - Kokomo 28
West Lafayette 54 - Harrison 48
200 IM 2nd Jack Stevens  2:09.81
50 Free 2nd Cortlandt Kalkstein  24.42
100 Fly  2nd Max White     54.88
Diving  1st  Max Waltemath 232.15

The Katfish were out gunned in every race except diving by two powerhouse teams.  Harrison won our conference and West Lafayette beat them.
- Coach Meck
Jan. 23 Frankfort (T) 6:00 pm (W) 127-49
• 200 Medlay Relay 1st Jack Stevens, Cortlandt Kalkstein, Christian Abney, Cameron Bryant 1:56.56
• 200 Free 1st Max White 2:03.49, 2nd Andrew Joyce 2:09.34
• 200 IM 2nd Brayden York 2:43.80
• 50 Free 1st Jack Stevens 23.24, 3rd Cameron Bryant 26.42
• Diving 1st Max Waltemath 152.90
• 100 Fly 1st Abney 1:01.73 2nd Austin Shapiro 1:12.82
• 100 Free 1st Stevens 50.74, 3rd Kalkstein 53.42, 4th Caleb Smith 58.21
• 500 Free 1st Brayden York 5:52.95, 2nd Andrew Joyce 5:53.27
• 200 Free Relay 1st White, Smith, Logan Pitner, Abney 1:42.02
• 100 Back 1st White 1:01.09, 2nd Drew Coram 1:12..19 3rd Caleb Smith 1:12.48
• 100 Breast 1st Kalkstein 1:16.73, 3rd Austin Shapiro 1:20.58
• 400 Free Relay 1st White, Abney, Kalkstein, White 3:39.78
- Coach Meck
Jan. 25 Western (H) 5:30 pm (W) 99-84
• 200 Medley Relay 1st Christian Abney, Jack Stevens, Max White, Caleb Smith 1:49.00
• 3rd Drew Coram, Austin Shapiro, Brayden York, Logan Pitner 2:06.96
• 200 Free 1st Max White 1:53.53, 3rd Andrew Joyce 2:09.06
• 200 IM 1st Jack Stevens 2:10.78
• 50 Free 1st Kortlandt Kalkstein 24.39, 3rd Logan Pitner 25.63
• Diving 2nd Max Waltemath 204.30
• 100 Free 1st Jack Stevens 51.76, 3rd Cameron Bryant 57.46
• 500 Free 1st Max White 5:05.67, 3rd Brayden York 5:52.33, 4th Andrew Joyce 5:54.55
• 200 Free Relay 2nd Smith, Bryant, Pitner, Kalkstein 1:40.62
• 100 Back 1st Abney 1:01.96, 3rd Smith 1:11.45, 4th Coram 1:11.64
• 100 Breast 3rd Shapiro 1:20.62, 4th Kalkstein 1:21.68
• 400 Free Relay 1st White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:41.30
• 3rd Bryant, Pitner, Coram, Joyce 3:58.14

The Katfish turned up the pace in their final dual meet of the year against Western.

Senior Christian Abney finished his last home meet with three personal records.
- Coach Meck
Feb. 15 IHSAA Sectional Prelims @ Carmel   • 200 Medley Relay 9th Drew Coram, Brayden York, Austin Shapiro, Logan Pitner 1:59.48
• 200 Free 5th Max White 1:47.56, 16th Andrew Joyce 2:04.70
• 50 Free 9th Jack Stevens 23.03
• 100 Fly 2nd Max White 52.99 15th Christian Abney 59.62
• 100 Free 8th Jack Stevens 50.39, 14th Cortlandt Kalkstein 53.03
• 500 Free 12th Brayden York 5:35.97, 14th Andrew Joyce 5:47.64
• 200 Free Relay 4th White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 1:32.87
• 100 Backstroke 13th Christian Abney 1:01.49, 16th Drew Coram 1:06.79
• 400 Free Relay 4th White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:28.68

The Katfish swam well at sectional Prelims. Places 1 thru 8 are in the finals and 9 thru
16 are in the consolation finals.
- Coach Meck
Feb. 17 IHSAA Sectional Finals @ Carmel   The Katfish finished 5th in the sectional.
• 200 Medley Relay 9th Drew Coram, Brayden York, Austin Shapiro, Logan Pitner 2:10.86
• 200 free 7th Max White 1:46.32, 16th Andrew Joyce 2:07.86
• 50 Free 9th Jack Stevens 22.56
• 100 Fly 5th Max White 52.44, 14th Christian Abney 1:00.22
• 100 Free 7th Jack Stevens 49.52, 14th Cortlandt Kalkstein 53.63
• 500 Free 12th Brayden York 5:36.87, 15th Andrew Joyce 5:45.24
• 200 Free Relay 5th White, Abney, Kalkstien, Stevens 1:32.01
• 100 Backstroke 14th Abney 1:00.94, 16th Coram 1:07.20
• 400 Free Relay 5th White, Abney, Kalkstein, Stevens 3:24.89

The Katfish swam fast at a tough sectional and look forward to next season.
- Coach Meck

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