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Swimmers participate in CCS meet

by Alex Wang, Sports Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The swim team recently participated in the Central Coast Section meet at the Santa Clara International Swim Center. Vivian Wang placed second in the 100 breaststroke and broke the school record. Ethan Hu won the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.86 seconds, breaking the school record. The boys 200...

Upper school swim team competes against other schools in invitational swim meet

Upper school swim team competes against other schools in invitational swim meet

by Ashley Jiang, Reporter

March 20, 2016


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming

The upper school swim team participated at the Small School invitational at Sacred Heart Prep yesterday at 9 a.m. Swimmers competed in a variety of relay and individual races, including the 400 yard relay for boys and girls and other events ranging from 50 to 500 yards distances. The 200 Medley...

Coach Chadwick joins upper school as new varsity swim coach

Coach Chadwick joins upper school as new varsity swim coach

by Stanley Zhao, Business Manager

March 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming, Winged Post

Swim instructor Tania Chadwick joined the upper school varsity swim team as a coach during the start of this year and hopes to use her experience to strengthen the team this season. Coach Chadwick has had prior experiences involving the Harker community and expresses enthusiasm for her position. “I...

Varsity swim team welcomes new coach

Varsity swim team welcomes new coach

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Alisha Garcia takes on her role as the new coach for the Upper School swim team, bringing her experiences and skills in swimming to the field. Garcia’s interest in swimming started when she was five years old. She continued practicing, and at the age of seven, she joined a competitive swim team. “Swimming...

Swim seniors recognized at last home meet

Swim seniors recognized at last home meet

by Roshni Pankhaniya, Aquila Sports Editor

April 23, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The Varsity swim team honored four seniors at its last home meet today against Sacred Heart Preparatory School. Prior to the start of the meet, seniors Kimberly Ma, Audebert Manon, Brian Tuan, and Kenneth Zhang were presented with a bouquet of roses and gifts from their team members for their hard-w...

Q+A profile with Varsity swimmer Kimberly Ma

Q+A profile with Varsity swimmer Kimberly Ma

by Elisabeth Siegel

March 27, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Harker Aquila: When did you start swimming? Kimberly Ma: So long ago, I can’t remember. I started swimming when I was four, and I started competitive [swimming] when I was about five and a half. HA: Where did you begin swimming? KM: It’s closed down now, but there was this teeny little pool...

Swimmers compete against King’s Academy

Swimmers compete against King’s Academy

by Kacey Fang, Winged Post Features Editor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Varsity and Junior Varsity swim teams competed against King’s Academy yesterday in a home meet at the Singh Aquatic Center. Swimmers raced in individual and relay events, covering distances that ranged from 50 to 500 yards. “I challenged myself today. I swam the 500 free,” Brian Tuan (12) said. ...

Swimmers participate in girls swim meet

Swimmers participate in girls swim meet

by Varun Baldwa

March 19, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Swimming

Fresh off its win at the Small Schools Swim Meet last week, the Varsity Girls Swimming team competed against Castilleja, Notre Dame, and Mercy at the Singh Aquatics Center in the Upper School. The girls competed in various events with distances ranging from 50-500 meter races. Although only the...

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