Middle School Swimming
2019-2020 Season Highlights
The SAS MS swim team finished an exceptional season with a total of 25 broken records and a 4-0 regular season record. Losing only 5 of 18 swimmers to the varsity swim team next year, the 2020-2021 season is looking fantastic for the SAS MS swim team.
MTHSSA State Championship Qualifiers: Sienna Barry, Elliott Benson, Enzo Fath, Jackson Frazier, Loulie Frazier, Jack Hale, Sara Knight, Kiran Malde, Maya Mauzy, Reese Michaels, Caroline Neubauer, Elisabeth Perkins, Sarah Russell Roberson, Madison Rogers, Maddie Van de Ven, Toby Van de Ven, Vie Virkhaus
Team Finish MTHSSA State Championship: Boys 10th, Girls 21st
Finals at MTHSSA State Championship:
Jackson Frazier: 100 Breaststroke (1st), 100 Freestyle (3rd)
Enzo Fath: 500 Freestyle (5th), 200 Freestyle (8th)
Loulie Frazier: 100 Backstroke (14th)
Jackson Frazier, Enzo Fath, Kiran Malde, and Toby Van de Ven: 6th place in 400 Free Relay (6th), 200 Medley Relay (10th)
2018-2019 Season Highlights:
Championship Qualifiers: Sienna Barry, AJ Clements, Jackson Frazier, Loulie Frazier, Huxley Hume-Allingham, Dylan Kiningham, Luca Malde, Maya Mauzy, Reese Michaels, Chris Moore, Libby Neubauer, Caleb Palmertree, Elisabeth Perkins, Madeline Sumpter, and Toby Van de Ven
Team finish at State Championships: Boys 22nd, Girls 28th
Finals at State Championship: Jackson Frazier 500 free (10th) and 100 breast (4th), AJ Clements 100 back (10th), and Libby Neubauer 200 free (14th)
|Middle School Swimming Records (Yards)|
|50 Free||29.20||Eliza McNair||2010|
|100 Free||01:04.05||Loulie Frazier||2020|
|200 Free||02.21.60||Libby Neubauer||2019|
|500 Free||6:25.77||Maya Mauzy||2020|
|50 Back||33.21||Loulie Frazier||2019|
|100 Back||01:08.79||Loulie Frazier||2020|
|50 Breast||37.18||Anna Obermiller||2006|
|100 Breast||01:20.81||Anna Obermiller||2005|
|50 Fly||32.74||Erin Berner-Coe||2012|
|100 Fly||01:16.86||Katie Craighill||2009|
|100 IM||01:21.39||Emily Blount||2008|
|200 IM||02:39.65||Loulie Frazier||2020|
|100 Free Relay||01:04.89||H. Wilson, S. Register, K. Dudley, K Craighill||2006|
|200 Free Relay||02:00.64||M. Mauzy, R. Michaels, S. Barry, L. Frazier||2020|
|400 Free Relay||04:36.36||M. Mauzy, R. Michaels, S. Roberson, L. Frazier||2019|
|200 Medley Relay||02:13.39||R. Michaels, M. Mauzy, L. Frazier, S. Barry||2020|
|50 Free||25.16||Zolon Knoll||2016|
|100 Free||54.66||Jackson Frazier||2020|
|200 Free||01:54.07||Ralph Long||2008|
|500 Free||04:57.61||Ralph Long||2003|
|50 Back||31.67||Zachary Blount||2006|
|100 Back||01:04.20||Ralph Long||2002|
|50 Breast||29.95||Jackson Frazier||2019|
|100 Breast||01:02.43||Jackson Frazier||2020|
|50 Fly||26.07||Ralph Long||2003|
|100 Fly||01:02.18||Zolon Knoll||2016|
|100 IM||01:02.69||Zachary Blount||2008|
|200 IM||02:03.70||Ralph Long||2003|
|100 Free Relay||NA||NA||NA|
|200 Free Relay||1:55.54||P. Neubauer, M. Vaughan, Z. Knoll, A. Smith||2016|
|400 Free Relay||4:04.44||E. Fath, K. Malde, T. Van de Ven, J. Frazier||2020|
|200 Medley Relay||2:02.43||T. Van de Ven, J. Frazier, E. Fath, K. Malde||2020|
Coach Knoll teaches Science 7 and 8, IDE8 (Inquire-Discover-Explore 8th grade), an upper school field-based science elective, and coaches middle school and high school swimming. She has 13 years of coaching experience, serving as the middle school girls’ soccer head coach, and the varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer assistant coach. Coach Knoll played soccer at The University of the South, serving as team captain her senior year. Over the last 10 years, her athletic attention has turned increasingly towards competitive swimming. Coach Knoll holds an American Swim Coaches’ Association Level 1 Certification, and she is in the process of obtaining her Level 2 Certification.
Coach Long was named the 2013 Middle Tennessee High School Swim Association’s Coach of the Year. Long started coaching in 1996, providing guidance to the Tullahoma Swim Club’s 10 and under group. In 2001, her son, Ralph Long, began swimming with the Sewanee TigerSharks, the town’s summer league swim team, and Nan offered her assistance to TigerSharks coach, Max Obermiller. She has been helping to run TigerSharks’ meets ever since. Nan began coaching at SAS in 2005 and served as head coach during the 2006-07 season. Highlights of Nan’s coaching career include watching her son break the University of the South’s pool record as a high school sophomore and go on to earn second place in the state in the 500 freestyle. Ralph went on to swim as a Division I athlete for Georgia Tech.
Coach Wheeler came to SAS in 2018 as the Father Flye Fellow, an SAS program designed to train the next generation of boarding school teachers and coaches. He is now a residential faculty member teaching English and American Studies. Coach Wheeler is a 2018 graduate of the University of the South. He majored in English and played varsity baseball. He attended Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville where he was a member of the varsity baseball team and a summer sports camp counselor. Coach Wheeler is an Eagle Scout and enjoys community volunteering, hiking, fishing, and football.
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