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Presenting the 2022 All-Main Line swimming teams

The Main Line high school swimming and diving scene featured a number of strong teams this past winter, particularly at Conestoga. The Pioneer girls finished second at the PIAA 3A state championships, while the Conestoga boys placed fifth. At Easterns, Academy of Notre Dame finished fourth in the girls competition, while Malvern Prep placed fourth in the boys’ division.
The All-Main Line high school swimming teams are selected by the coaches. Because Main Line Media News covers 19 high schools, the Main Line Media News sports staff limits the number of sports available to first team, second team and honorable mention – but follows the priority of the coaches’ selections.
What follows are the 2022 All-Main Line high school swimming teams:
FIRST TEAM – boys
Jake Wang, Conestoga – Sophomore finished first in the boys 100 breast (54.95) and placed third in the boys 200 IM at States. Was part of the Pioneers’ first-place boys 200 medley relay (1:32.53) and fourth-place boys 400 free relay at States, and was the Boys Swimmer of the Meet at the District 1 3A Championships as well as Central League Boys Swimmer of the Year.
Gary Wang, Conestoga – Senior captain finished fifth at States in boys 100 back and 10th in boys 100 fly. At Districts, finished second in 100 back and sixth in 100 fly. Was part of the Pioneers’ first-place boys 200 medley relay that posted a time of 1:32.53 at States.
Henry Haupt, Episcopal Academy – Junior finished fourth in the boys 100 breast at Easterns as well as sixth in the boys 200 IM and helped EA place 10th in the 400 free relay. Was second in the 200 IM and fourth in the 500 free at the Inter-Ac Invitational.
AJ Rosenberger, Haverford School – Sophomore was Fords’ Most Valuable Player, and placed third in diving at Easterns.
Max Marr, Haverford School – Sophomore Ford finished ninth in both the boys 100 fly and boys 100 back at Easterns.
Nick Harris, Malvern Prep – Senior diver, the 2022 Daily Local News Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Year, finished first at Easterns, National Catholics and Inter-Acs for the fourth consecutive year. The two-time All-American will compete in diving for the University of Texas this coming fall.
Kevin Cary, Malvern Prep – Senior captain finished first in the 200 free and fourth in the 500 free at Easterns. Was All-American in both events, as well as in the 200 and 400 free relays. All-Inter-Ac swimmer was Most Valuable Player of a strong Friars swimming and diving squad.
Alex Hamill, Malvern Prep – Senior was seventh in 200 free and placed sixth in boys 100 back at Easterns; was part of Friars 200 free relay that placed second at Easterns, and 400 free relay that finished fourth.
Rhett Cosgrove, Radnor – Senior was state medalist in both the 200 free (seventh) and 500 free (eighth) and Central League champion in both of those events. Is the school record holder in both the 200 and 500 free, and posted the third-fastest time in the 500 free in Central League history.
FIRST TEAM – girls
Ashley Kolessar, Academy of Notre Dame – Senior was Easterns champion in girls 500 free and Easterns runner up in girls 200 IM. School record holder in 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 100 free, 100 breaststroke. An Olympic Trials qualifier, she is headed to UCLA in the fall.
Tori Abruzzo, Academy of Notre Dame – Freshman finished second in the 100 breast and third in the 100 fly at Easterns. An All-American swimmer, she is the school record holder in the 200 medley relay, 100 backstroke and 100 fly.
Devyn Sargent, Academy of Notre Dame – Sophomore finished fourth in both the girls 100 IM and 100 back at Easterns. Is school record holder in the 200 medley relay.
Anya Mostek, Baldwin School – Senior co-captain was named Easterns Female Swimmer of the Meet, finishing first in both the girls 200 IM and girls 100 back, and helped the Polar Bears place seventh in the medley relay and 11th in the 4×100 free relay. The Harvard-bound swimmer was Inter-Ac MVP and two-time InterAc champion.
Delaney Burns, Conestoga. – Senior captain, the school’s record holder in the 500 free, was part of 400 free relay that placed third at States and 200 medley relay that finished seventh at States. Posted All American consideration time in 500 free, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay, and individually at States finished ninth in the 500 free and 13th in the 200 IM.
Lily Robinson, Conestoga – Junior finished fifth in the girls 50 free and eighth in the girls 100 free at States, and placed third in both events at Districts. Posted automatic All-American time in 50 free. Was part of 400 free relay that placed third at States and 200 medley relay that was seventh.
Naomi Furman, Conestoga – Junior finished third in the 100 breast and seventh in the 200 IM at States. Was District 1 champion in 100 breast. (2:06.25). Was part of 400 free relay that placed third at States and 200 medley relay that finished seventh at States.
Emma Lunn, Episcopal Academy – Junior finished eighth in the girls 200 free and ninth in the girls 100 back at Easterns, while helping EA girls 400 free relay and 200 free relay teams place eighth at Easterns. Was in top six in 100 fly and 100 back at Inter-Ac Invitational.
Ashley Tang, Episcopal Academy – Senior placed in the top 15 at Easterns in four events. Received EA’s Grace Cornelius Limaye ‘90 Prize for Excellence in Swimming & Diving.
Kate Levensten, Harriton – Junior finished third in 100 fly at States with an All-American consideration cut, and placed third in 100 back. Won District 1 3A girls’ championship in 100 back with an Automatic All-American time of 54.78, and set school records in five events this winter.
Katya Eruslanova, Haverford High – Junior was PIAA State Champion in the girls 200 IM (2:00.09) and girls 500 free (4:48.98), as well as District 1 champion in the 200 IM and 500 free. Was Central League Girls Swimmer of the Year and an Automatic All-American in 200 IM and 500 free. Broke five school records this year, and had a District 1 qualifying time in every event except for diving.
Alexa Conner, Lower Merion – Sophomore finished fourth in girls 100 back (55.09) and sixth in girls 200 IM (2:05.93) at States. Also was part of girls’ 200 medley relay that finished in top 20 at States.
Audrey Collins, Radnor – Senior finished fifth in both the girls 200 IM and girls 100 fly at States, and was part of the Raptors 200 medley relay and 400 free relay teams that finished in the top 10 at States. Was Central League champion in girls 100 fly, and school record holder in girls 200 IM and 200 medley relay.
SECOND TEAM – boys
Conestoga – Raymond Welgosh, senior; John Yeniay, sophomore; James Manion, senior; Stephen Graver, senior; Ryan McDonough, senior.
Devon Prep – Liam Sargent, senior.
Episcopal Academy – Jake Shaud, senior; Chase Bearley, sophomore; Mason Kline, senior; Owen McCabe, junior.
Friends’ Central – Spencer Thorne, senior.
Harriton – Francis Fan, junior.
Haverford High – Kyle Given, junior.
Haverford School – Zack Oswald, freshman; Luka Sekulic, junior; Jake LaRocca, senior.
Lower Merion – Joshua Sultanik, senior; Grady Gardner, junior.
Malvern Prep – Ben Kutufaris, junior; Tom Moul, junior; Patrick Rooney, senior; Brady Tierney, junior.
Radnor – Chase Bentley, senior.
SECOND TEAM – girls
Academy of Notre Dame – Ellie Archer, freshman; Natalie Stuart, senior.
Agnes Irwin – Mia Skyman, senior; Natalie Hofer, junior.
Baldwin School – Gemma Undercofler, sophomore.
Conestoga – Avery Hillier, freshman; Grace Gallagher, sophomore; Audrey Laganelli, junior; Keira Haas, junior.
Episcopal Academy – Laurielle Kelly Feuzeu Me-koue, senior; Megan Cassidy, senior; Erinne Bresler, junior.
Friends’ Central – Clara Behling, sophomore; Hope Lane, junior; Clare Pillar, junior.
Haverford High – Sarah Krissinger, junior.
Lower Merion – Annika Naveen, senior.
Merion Mercy Academy – Violet Lorei, senior; Mia Longo, sophomore.
Radnor – Marina Wang, junior; Maly Lindgren, freshman.
Villa Maria Academy – Hannah King, senior.
HON. MENTION – boys
Conestoga – Brock Whitaker, sophomore.
Episcopal Academy – Alec Tsaturyan, junior; Ben Peters, senior.
Friends’ Central – Finn Hilliard, sophomore; Ethan Cohen, senior; Hugh Shields, senior.
Harriton – Charlie Nenchev, sophomore.
Haverford High – Zach Graaf, senior; Zach Scullin, senior; Will Bochanski, senior; Sam Graaf, freshman.
Haverford School – Bram Schork, senior; Evan Boratto, freshman; Fisher Bond, senior.
Lower Merion – Jordy Mandelbaum, junior; Phillip Gao, senior; Daniel Shea, senior; Aaron Levine, senior.
Radnor – Nathan Kellerman, senior; Andrew Yu, sophomore; P. J. Duffy, junior; Ray Luan, junior.
HON. MENTION – girls
Academy of Notre Dame – Lily Hahn, junior.
Agnes Irwin – Reilly Brennan, senior; Rosa Huffman, junior.
Baldwin School – Ali Cappola, sophomore; Katie McCullough, freshman; Kaitlyn O’Malley, senior; Sarah Ying, senior.
Episcopal Academy – Hannah Neilly, sophomore; Lauren Stasse, sophomore.
Friends’ Central – Chloe English, sophomore.
Haverford High – Lilly Kent, freshman; Paulina Timme, junior; Erin Kelly, freshman; Ellie Krissinger, sophomore.
Lower Merion – Laney Harris, sophomore; Anna Dymek, freshman; Zeni Bradway, sophomore.
Merion Mercy Academy – Kelly O’Connor, senior.

Radnor – Avery Barber, senior; Kelsey Wakiyama, senior.

Villa Maria Academy – Morgan Kelly, senior; Keriann Collison, freshman.

(Note: Archbishop Carroll and Shipley did not file All-Main Line swimming nomination ballots.)

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