All-Area: The 2014-15 DLN All-Area Team

First Team All-Area

Billy Beard, Jr., Malvern Prep

Beard helped the Friars finish with an undefeated record in Inter-Ac competition. In the Eastern Interscholastic Championships he finished first in the 100-yard freestyle, and second in the 100 butterfly.

Oliver Nguyen, Jr., Bishop Shanahan

Nguyen had an excellent junior season qualifying for two different events in the PIAA Class AA Championships. He took 13th in the 100 butterfly, and 17th in the 100 freestyle.

Mark Miller, Sr., Downingtown West

Miller was one of the bests in the area for the 500 freestyle. In the PIAA Class AAA Championships he took 12th place. He also made states in the 200-individual medley, where he finished 15th.

Brandon Fronczak, Sr., Malvern Prep

Fronczak was stellar for the Friars. His leadership was key in their successful season. In the Eastern Interscholastic Championships he took fifth in the 500 freestyle. He will continue swimming next year at Ohio State University.

John Libert, Jr., Kennett

Libert was the Blue Demons strongest swimmer. In the 100 butterfly he took 15th, and in the 100 backstroke he finished in 20th in the PIAA Class AAA Championships.

Tyler Cummings, Sr., West Chester Rustin

The senior finished in 17th place in the PIAA Class AAA Championships in the 100 butterfly. He was also a member of the 200-medley relay team who took 12th place in the District 1 Class AAA Championships.

Justin Carey, Jr., Avon Grove

Carey was a key piece in the Red Devils season. They finished third in the Ches-Mont League national Division. He also had two excellent races in the PIAA Class AAA Championships. He finished in 18th in the 100 backstroke and 25th in the 100 butterfly.

Cody Quienten, Sr., Downingtown East

Quienten had one of the best finishes in the area in the PIAA Class AAA Championships. He claimed 10th in the 100 freestyle.

RJ Hammond, Sr., Coatesville

Hammond was the driving force for the Red Raiders capturing their first Ches-Mont National championship since Perkiomen Valley joined the league. He won on their 200-medley relay team that took 10th in the District 1 Class AAA championships.


Thomas Schmidt, Sr., West Chester Henderson

Chris Gallen, Jr., West Chester Rustin

Connor Melleady, Sr., Downingtown East

Patrick Sayers, Fr., Malvern Prep


200-yard freestyle: Malvern Prep, Coatesville, Downingtown East; 200-medley relay: Malvern Prep, Conestoga, Coatesville; 400 freestyle: Malvern Prep, Downingtown East, Coatesville.

Second Team All-Area

Trevor Brinton, Sr., Avon Grove; James Kirkby, So., West Chester East; Liam Schroder, Jr., Coatesville; Tom Powell, So., Bishop Shanahan; Aaron Salinas, Jr., Malvern Prep; Brenden Yoo, Sr., West Chester Rustin; Yaseen Thomas, So., Malvern Prep; Peter Herlihey, Sr., Downingtown West; Drew Furcon, Jr., Coatesville; Will Schaffer, Jr., Malvern Prep; Christopher Hincks, So., Downingtown East

Honorable Mention

David Lanetti, Sr., Malvern Prep, Tom Cestare, Jr., Downingtown East, Jared Fruhwirth, So., West Chester Henderson, Jeb Darhower, Fr., Oxford, Nicholas Yang, So., Unionville, Andrew Gorr, Sr., Bishop Shanahan, Billy Borda, Sr., Downingtown West, Zach Maher, So., Malvern Prep, Greg Buckley, Sr., Unionville, Emlis Jurcik, Fr., Kennett, Brandon Hontz, So., West Chester Rustin, Steven DeWitt, Sr., West Chester Rustin, Kevin Jay, Jr., Conestoga, Chris Wang, Sr., Conestoga, Alan Shen, Sr., Conestoga, Brennan Smith, So., West Chester Henderson, Liam Callahan, Fr., Unionville, Aidan Bergan, Jr., West Chester Henderson, Stephen Dow, Jr., Avon Grove, Sam Bair, Sr., West Chester Henderson, Kyle Holman, So., Avon Grove, Bryce Nika, So., Coatesville, Kevin Ryle, Fr., Conestoga.

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