LA GRANDE SWIM CLUB MEMBERS TAKE TOP 5 HONORS
Four members of the La Grande Swim Club will receive Oregon Top 5 Honor Awards in Corvallis Sunday.
Their times from 2002-03 have been compiled into a database to provide a top 5 list in their respective events.
Matt Cook, Seth Madsen, Brenton Dowdy and Matt Hibbert are receiving a big honor, LGSC coach Tammy Tangney said.
Tangney said this is the "cream of the crop of Oregon swimming."
She said all four boys are amazing, have great attitudes and are willing to help other swimmers.
Cook has the fastest times in the 8-and-under 50 freestyle (34.35 seconds) and 8-and-under 100 freestyle (1:17.99) during the long course seasons. Madsen has the fifth fastest time in the 8-and-under 50 freestyle (37.25) during the long course season.
Cook has the fourth-fastest time in the 8-and-under 25 freestyle (15.37) during the short course season. He has the fourth fastest time in the 8-and-under 50 freestyle (32.86) and second fastest time in the 8-and-under 100 freestyle (1:12.58).
Hibbert has the fifth fastest time in the 15-16 50 freestyle (26.12).
Dowdy has the fastest time in the 17-18 50 freestyle (25.12) and fifth fastest time in the 17-18 100 freestyle (55.98).
On a side note, Tangney's brother, T.J., has the fastest time in the 15-16 50 freestyle (25.46).