SWIM: Colonels commemorate three senior swimmers

The swim team celebrated and commemorated three seniors at their meet against the King’s College Monarchs at the Wyoming Catholic Youth Center on Jan. 28.

Seniors Maddy Kinard, Liam White and graduate student Shane Miller were all recognized and acknowledged for their efforts throughout their time representing the Colonels.

Kinard represented the Cololnels this season as the only woman on the team. She is the Wilkes individual record holder in the 100 Back with a time of 1:02.47 and the 200 Back with a time of 2:19.49. Kinard also holds the Wilkes relay record

in the 200 Free (1:42.89), the 200 Medley (1:56.76) and the 400 Medley (4:13.27).

White held the best time for the Colonels in the 2021-22 season in the 1000 Free (11:51.10) and the 1650 Free (19.28.15). He held the second-best time in the 200 Back, 50 Fly, 200 IM and in the 400 IM (2021-22 season stats).

Miller held the best time for Wilkes in the 100 Back last season with 1:05.90 and the best time in the 200 Fly (2:13.25), while also having the second-best time in the 500 Free (5:29.85) in the 2021-22 season.

The regular swim season has now come to an end for the Colonels. The three will join the rest of the team and compete in the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Championship Tournament starting on Feb. 9. in York, PA.