For a full list of team awards click here.
North Penn High swimmers make
Boys 15-16 Age Group
Boys 17-18 Age Group
Gold medalist: Steve Bohner (broke state championship record!)
Silver medalists: 200 Medley Relay (Steve Fleming, Dominick Szabo, Chris Craig, Mike McPeak) and the 200 Free Relay (Chris Craig, Steve Fleming, Dominick Szabo, Jeremy Bergman)
Bronze medalist: Dominick Szabo, 100 Breaststroke
5th place: Steve Fleming, 100 backstroke (broke team record and class record in the preliminaries) and 200 Free Relay (Mike McPeak, Stephen Pasquale, Tim Kronstain, Jeremy Bergman)
6th: place: Chris Craig, 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle (broke class record)
9th place: Dominick Szabo, 200 Individual Medley
11th place: Jeremy Bergman, 100 Freestyle (broke class record)
17th place: Tim Kronstain, 100 Breaststroke
8th place: 200 Free Relay (Alissa Moser, Ashley McNeill, Brittany Jernigan, Becky Naudasher)
10th place: Alissa Moser, 100 Backstroke, and 200 Medley Relay (Alissa Moser, Ashley Jernigan, Katie O'Brien, Becky Naudasher)
16th place: Nicole Seward, 500 Freestyle
17th place: Becky Naudasher, 50 Freestyle
NP boys win 10th district title in a row
They won five events, made two All-American Times, seven All-American Consideration Times, five Junior National Times, and set several records at the 1998 district championships
Boy District Championship results
NP girls qualify all relays and three individuals for states
State qualifiers: 200 Medley Relay (Moser/A. Jernigan/O'Brien/Naudasher: 1:51.74); Becky Naudasher (50 Free: 25.09); 200 Free Relay (L. Jernigan/B. Jernigan/Paul/Naudasher: 1:41.37); Nicole Seward (500 Free: 5:14.46); Alissa Moser (100 Back: 1:00.00); 400 Free Relay (Moser/Seward/B. Jernigan/L.Jernigan: 3:40.45)
Steve Bohner wins district diving with
NP boys dominate the League Championship
Click here for a listing of the top six finishers in each event.
167 consecutive wins : North Penn boys own the longest winning streak
Records fall as the North Penn boys beat Souderton 125 - 61
The following team and individual records were broken: 200 Medley Relay (Fleming/Szabo/Craig/McPeak 1:38.88), pool and league dual meet record; Jeremy Bergman, 100 Free (48.38), league dual meet record and ties pool record; Dominick Szabo, 100 Breast (59.41), sophomore class record and league dual meet record. Bob Molettiere of Souderton, 50 Free (21.50) and the 100 Back (52.01), both pool records. Although no records were broken, the North Penn girls posted a decisive win, too (115 - 71).
Steve Bohner injured in a car accident
NP swimmers made a junior national cut,
broke many records, and posted good times at the Suburban Acquatic League
NP Boys - Abington 135 - 51; NP Girls
- Abington 109 - 77
Boys beat Bensalem 137 - 49, while the
Girls win 126 - 60
The Philadelphia Inquirer has story
The January 28 issue of the Philadelphia Inquirer
carried a story on Dominick Szabo, touching on his stroke, future plans
as well as his ex-North Penn swimmer brothers Ago and Sylvo. The article
has quotes from Coach Bartle, discusses past rivalries between the brothers,
mentions Dominick's high school performance, and his last year's
Steve Bohner breaks
There were many good times and more swimmers qualified
for districts, among them Ashley McNeil, Chris Craig, Jonathan
Faikish, Justin Fanslau, and Chris Houchins.
According to program founder and first NP swimming
coach Rick Carroll, Dominick's time of 59.69, is the first sub-minute
in season breaststroke time in North Penn's history. Steve
his own backstroke class record, Steve Bohner
Craig (500 free) and the medley relay (Fleming, Szabo, Craig, McPeak)
set pool records. Jeremy Bergman won the 100 free with an impressive personal best performance,
and many others swam a lifetime best during the closest dual meet this season.
Both the boys and girls made several district qualifying times.
North Penn wins both the boys and girls competition at Wilson Relays
The North Penn boys broke two records, one of them by more then three seconds, and won ahead of Wilson and Parkland. The girls edged the same two teams for the first place. Click boys and/or girls for the top three finishers in each event.
Girls beat Norristown 147 - 38
Boys and girls win easily over Neshaminy
Although swimming not in their strongest events, some swimmers still made district qualifying times. They are: Alissa Moser, (500 Free), Becky Naudasher, (100 Breast); Nicole Seward (200 Free); and Dominick Szabo (100 Free). Check out the score board for both boys and girls.
The December 25 issue of The Reporter featured North Penn's Chris Craig in its Athlete of the Week section. The article points out that his hard and dedicated training habits have helped him to excel. Craig is looking to compete at the state championships in the 200 individual medley and the 500 freestyle.
NP boys and girls sweep Upper Dublin
The NP boys and girls easily won over their long time rival 133 - 53 and 127 - 59 respectively. Dominick Szabo, who missed six weeks with a fracture in his lower back, was allowed to return to practice on the 19th of December. He swam the breaststroke leg of the medley relay against Upper Dublin swimming a lifetime best split. Jeremy Bergman swam season's best in the 50 yard freestyle. Check out the details about the boys and girls individual performances.
NP wins over Pennsbury
Boys results: 131 - 55; Girls: 112 - 74
Some of the better times: Nicole Seward did a 1:03.44, Katie O'Brien a 1:03.89, and Fleming a 56.81 in the fly; Schillow swam 57.42 in the backstroke; and Craig did a 1:47.62 in the 200 freestyle. Check meet results for all individual times.
Our first yearbook
...the 1995-96 Knights & Maidens Swimming Almanac is available for $20. Second copies may be obtained for $15. The 24 page publication features articles, newspaper clippings, statistics, and tabulation of records going back as far as 1974. The Almanac is richly illustrated with 93 black and white photographs. Click here to order your copy.
Strong NP showing
Our swimmers achieved some of the best times in the season
so far, and came off with a number of 1st and 2nd places.
North Penn sweeps Pennsbury
Relays, sets three records
Chris Craig is the 1997 Golden Jock Champion
The December 18 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer introduces North Penn senior girl swimmer Alissa Moser a two time district champion (100 Back and 200 Free). She is the daughter of Bill Moser, a two time district (100 Breast and 200 Medley Relay) and a one-time state champion (400 Free Relay) for North Penn in 1974 and 1975 respectively.
Boys get part time assistant
Three-time state champion and All-American relay team member Eric Umlauf is now helping boys' head coach William Bartle on a part time basis.
The December 11 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer carries a feature article about the best diver in the history of North Penn swimming and diving. The story talks about his past achievements, mistakes, and future goals, and is complete with quotes from his coach Myrl Zawoiski and his team mate and good friend Dan Bishop.
Girls assistant coach
Don Walsh, former NP pool record holder in the 100 yard backstroke, PIAA silver medalist and All-American with Ago Szabo, Joel Gilbert and Andrew Serang in the 200 medley relay, is now assisting girls head coach Denise Geunes.
Several members of the 1996-97 North Penn swim team and water polo team were selected All-American by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America. For information on who were selected and how they placed, look up the swimming honor and water polo honor departments.
NP boys and girls beat Methacton
Look up the boys individual performances
Three swimmers quit, one hurt
NP boys and girls triumph over William Tennent
Boys win 121 - 65, Girls 130 - 56
NP Girls 2nd,
Although in the closest title game ever, once again, the Cumberland Valley girls beat North Penn in the finals of the Pennsylvania State Championship. In boys action, Governor Mifflin beat Wilson for the title, and North Penn won over arch rival Wissahickon for a third place finish.
Click here for a full account of the championships
North Penn boys and girls
beat C.B. West