Swimmer of the Year

Paul Gallagher

St. Augustine, Sr.

Led the Hermits (15-2) and won the 100-yard freestyle in 46.68 seconds at the State Meet of Champions at GCIT. Also tied for fourth in the 50 freestyle. Two-year Press All-Star swept the sprints at the South Jersey Coaches Meet and the Cape-Atlantic League Individual Championships.

Steve Melchiorre

St. Augustine, Sr.

Returning All-Star won the 200 freestyle and the 100 backstroke at the Coaches' Meet, and the CAL Individuals (1:59.02 and 1:01.24). Finished 12th in the 200 IM at the MOC.

Bobby Ballance

Egg Harbor Twp., Sr.

Two-year All-Star finished eighth in the 200 freestyle and ninth in the 100 backstroke at the MOC. Won the 500 freestyle at the Coaches' Meet and the 200 IM and the 400 freestyle at the CAL Meet.

Anthony Cox

Atlantic City, Jr.

Breaststroker and returning Press first-team All-Star took that event at the South Jersey Coaches' Meet (1:02.36) and the CAL Individuals (1:08.60).

Trevor Hiller

Absegami, Sr.

Won second straight CAL Individual Boys Diving title (231.70), the Coaches' Meet in Division A (191.95) and the Jim Roach 11-Dive Meet (355.00). Third at state meet (332.75). Will dive for Rider University next year.

Bryan Masilotti

Vineland, Sr.

Sprinter who finished fourth in the Meet of Champions (48.11) in the 100 freestyle and seventh in the 50 freestyle (21.99). Led Vineland to a third-place finish in the MOC 200 freestyle relay in 1:28.57.

Phil Wiesel

Mainland Reg., Sr.

Top scorer for the (14-1) Mustangs, who won the CAL American Conference and the South Jersey Public A crown.

Brett Pederson

St. Augustine, Jr.

Finished fourth in the 200 freestyle at the Meet of Champions. He also had the team's fastest splits as the Prep finished second in the MOC 200 freestyle relay (1:26.00) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:10.35).

John Abbott

Egg Harbor Twp., Sr.

Pulled a surprise at the State Boys Diving Championship by finishing second overall and first among CAL divers with a score of 350.00.

Steve Gibson

St. Augustine, Sr.

Sprint freestyler and returning first-team Press All-Star finished sixth in the MOC 50 freestyle in 21.81, only 0.02 behind teammate Paul Gallagher.

Sean McCaffrey

St. Augustine, Jr.

Another member of the Hermits' strong lineup and a repeat Press All-Star. Won the 100 butterfly for the second year in a row at both the South Jersey Coaches' Meet (53.58) and the CAL Individual Meet (59.45).

Ian Kosten

Holy Spirit, Sr.

Top scorer for (12-3) Holy Spirit, which advanced to state Non-Public B final before losing to Pingry School 109-61.

Todd Burke

Mainland Reg., Sr.

Freestyler was one of the leading scorers for the Mustangs. Placed sixth in the 100 freestyle at the Meet of Champions.

Relays

Steve Melchiorre, Sr.

Aaron Kaminski, Sr.

Sean McCaffrey, Jr.

Dillon McHugh, Jr.

200 Medley

St. Augustine

Steve Gibson, Sr.

Brett Pederson, Jr.

Paul Gallagher, Sr.

Rob Mele, Sr.

200 Freestyle

St. Augustine

Rob Mele, Sr.

Steve Gibson, Sr.

Paul Gallagher, Sr.

Brett Pederson, Jr.

200 Freestyle

St. Augustine

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