Pleasanton Weekly

Sports - October 25, 2013

Eight Seahawks swimmers honored at banquet

by Jessica Lipsky

Eight members of the Pleasanton Seahawks were recognized Sunday at the annual Pacific Swimming awards banquet in Walnut Creek for exceptional accomplishments during the 2012-2013 swim season.

Nick Silverthorn was awarded most outstanding 17-year-old swimmer in short course yards.

Celina Li took home several awards for outstanding performance, including most outstanding 17-year-old swimmer in short course yards and long course meters, pre-collegiate, age-group and swimmer of the year. Li graduated from Foothill High School last year.

Moriah Simonds was awarded most outstanding 15-year-old swimmer in long course meters while Erika Brown received the same award in the 14-year-old category.

The 200 medley relay team of Jonah Cooper, Timothy Yao, Tyler Lu and Christopher Jhong was voted relay of the year.

Seahawks Age Group Coach Todd Tucker was also voted coach of the year.

Maxime Rooney, Erika Brown and Nick Silverthorn were also nominated for additional categories.

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