- Name: Varsity Swim & Dive Team
- School or league: Northville High School
- Team: Swim & DIve
- Award: Seniors
NORTHVILLE VARSITY SWIM AND DIVE TEAM TO HONOR SENIORS
On Thursday, The NHS Swim and Dive team will honor their senior teammates as they compete in their last regular season home dual meet at the Northville High School Pool against division rivals , South Lyon East High School.
This team has enjoyed plenty of success during their years at NHS under the direction of Head Swim Coach Rich Bennetts, assistant coaches Bob Holdridge and Brad Farris and diving coach Dayna Azzopardi. The team has again clinched the KLAA Central Division Championship title for the third year in a row, and will start preparing for the Conference Meet. It is no secret that when the KLAA was formed, the Division and conference that Northville landed would be loaded with some of the best talent in the State for all sports. The NHS Swim and Dive team has set their goals high again this year. Northville has taken 1st place in the Conference for the past two seasons, since the formation of highly competitive KLLA conference.
Along with these seniors, the team has many accomplished under classman that share in the success in this team. While there is much season left, the seniors have started preparing for their future beyond NHS . Outside of the pool, this team has excelled in the classroom. Plans for next year include;
Josh DuFresne , Robert Morris University in Chicago / accounting and business management
Aaron Zalewski(Captain), Michigan State University, Grand Valley State, or the University of Michigan / nursing
Greg Putman (Captain), Michigan Technological University or Central Michigan University / Environmental Engineering.
Dawson Laabs (Captain), Michigan State University or Colorado State University / Business,
Adam Curry , Michigan State University / Pre-Dentistry
Spencer Miller, Cornell University /biology ,pre-med
Chris Kim, University of Michigan Dearborn /computer sciences’
Filippo Miavaldi, will continue education in Italy
Spencer Koblinski, Michigan State University / engineering environmental sciences
Phillip Bondy, Michigan Institute of Aviation Technology
Matthew Smelt, Michigan State University or Bowling Green State University / economics
Mike Miller, University of Study undecided
Alec Latta, Michigan State University, University of Wisconsin / journalism , criminal justice.
Although the teammates will head in many different directions, they all agree that they have made great friendships through swimming at NHS and all have developed a tremendous respect for their coach and the discipline required for this sport!