College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Varsity Swimming & Diving

OVERVIEW

The 2018-2019 Holton Swim and Dive team just completed a historic season. It finished the dual meet season with an undefeated record of 8-0; claimed both the ISL and WMPSSDL Championships for the third consecutive year, and for the first time in school history, placed 1st in the METRO Swim and Dive Championship. Furthermore, the team showed a great deal of heart and determination this year. Each swimmer found a way to contribute to the team’s success, whether in the pool or behind the lanes, and this is what makes Holton swimming so strong.

In particular, praise must go to the team’s captains: Delaney Bond ’19, Kate Chlopak ’19, and Olivia Jubin ’19. They led the team both in and out of pool, modeling consistent work ethic, leading the team in cheers, and never failing to come up with fun and creative themes for the meets. It’s not easy to lead a group of 52 swimmers and divers, but these girls did a fantastic job. They were not without the help of their other senior classmates, however. The entire senior class also deserves commendation for their contributions over the last four years: the Class of 2019 demonstrated consistent leadership and enthusiasm and served as examples for the entire team. They will be missed!

This year we also experienced the development of our diving program into one of the best in the area. We welcomed six divers to the team, three of which placed in the METRO championship meet; Emma Davison ’19, Wynter Bramao ’21 and Emma McDonald ‘21. These athletes contributed greatly to the team’s success in both the dual and championship meets.

We saw three team records come down this season. Olivia Jubin ’19 broke school records in the 200 free and 200 IM. Swimmers Jing-E Tan ‘19, Olivia Jubin ‘19, Ella Myers ’21, and Sophie Duncan ’21 broke the school record in the 400 free relay. Congratulations to these swimmers for this accomplishment!

While these achievements are what remain of the season on the record board, every member of the team improved and accomplished goals. And as coaches, this is what makes us most proud. Congratulations to the entire Holton-Arms School varsity swim and dive team!

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

To access previous years' schedule and results, click on the desired year.

SCHEDULE

Team Opponent Date Time Advantage Result Score
Varsity Swimming & Diving
Blue/White Meet
Home
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Holy Child
Home Win 99-67
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
St. John's College High School
Home Win 93-78
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Georgetown Visitation
Home Win 94-78
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
National Cathedral School
Home Win 97-80
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Stone Ridge School
Away Win 168-147
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Madeira School
Home Win 128-58
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Good Counsel High School
Home Win 120-65
Varsity Swimming & Diving
ISL Diving Champsionships @ Madeira
Away
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
ISL Championship
Home 1st Place - ISL Champions
Varsity Swimming & Diving
WMPSSDL Diving Championships @ UDC
Away
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
WMPSSDL Championship
Away 1st Place - WMPSSDL champions!
Varsity Swimming & Diving
METRO Diving Championships
Away Diving places - 6th, 12th, and 20th
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
METRO Championships
Away 1st Place - METRO Champions
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
METRO Championships
Away 1st Place - METRO Champions
Varsity Swimming & Diving vs.
Paul VI High School
Home Win 101-76

ROSTER

Name Class
Rachel Blackwell 2020
Delaney Bond 2019
Wynter Bramao 2021
Sarah Chin 2022
Kate Chlopak 2019
Emery Cilluffo 2020
Grace Darcey 2020
Emma Davison 2019
Nicla De Biasi 2019
Sophia Denaro 2022
Sophie Duncan 2022
Jenna Einhorn 2020
Monelli Esfandiary 2021
Shifra Eskin 2020
Nicole Goldsmith 2021
Annie Gorman 2019
Eden Halpert 2019
Nora Hemsley 2022
Lily Houston 2021
Rin Iimi 2022
Jillian Johnson 2020
Olivia Jubin 2019
Kaley Katz 2020
Karina Knizek 2021
Campbell Magruder 2021
Emma McDonald 2021
Valerie Mello 2021
Ava Mendelsohn 2019
Aisling Mockler 2020
Bella Motsco 2021
Ella Myers 2022
Daniella Nichols 2022
Nina Nichols 2020
Kelly O'Connor 2019
Kelly Padalino 2021
SeKai Parker 2021
Irene Qi 2021
Charlie Rhein 2022
Lily Schmandt 2019
Genevieve Shahin 2022
Sophia Sharma 2021
Phoebe Sisson 2022
Maya Sood 2021
Jing Tan 2019
Julia Thiess 2020
Skyler Thiess 2020
Sofia Thomas 2022
Sophie Whiteway 2020
Grace Wu 2019
Lilly Zheng 2020
Abby Zimmerman 2019
Tatum Zupnik 2020

COACHES

Head Coach: Graham Westerberg

Graham Westerberg was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He has been at Holton-Arms since 2003. He is the Associate Athletic Director, Chair of the Physical Education Department, and Head Varsity Swim Coach. In addition to these roles, he teaches Physical Education in both Lower and Upper School and coaches Middle School swimming, and softball.

In his Fifteen years as the Holton swim coach he has compiled a dual meet record of 113-20 while capturing 11 out of the last 14 ISL (Independent School League) titles. In addition, he has lead the Panthers to the last 4 out of 5 WMPSSDL (Washington Metropolitan Swimming and Diving League titles. In 2015 he also guided the Panthers 2nd place finish at the METRO (Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championship). Westerberg was voted by his peers as female Coach of the Year for the WMPSSDL league, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017and in 2015 he was also selected as the Washington Post All Met Coach of the Year.

Westerberg attended Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. He went on to attend The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, graduating with a degree in communications. He competed at the collegiate level in soccer and swimming. He is life-long fan of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers and NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. When asked about Holton, “I have enjoyed my time at Holton and I am thankful to be working with such amazing young women who are motivated and willing to work hard each and every day.”

Assistant Coaches:
Malena Ferrari
Mary Kline
Martha Macon Smith

Dive Coaches:
Page Pollock
Ali Murphy

AWARDS

Past Awards

2018-19

Swimming and Diving 2018-2019
Head Coach: Graham Westerberg

2018-19 ISL Swimming & Diving Champions
2018-19 WMPSSDL Champions
2018-19 METRO Champions

Most Valuable Swimmer: Olivia Jubin ‘19
Coaches Award: Emma Davison ’19, Abby Zimmerman ’19 & Jing-E Tan ‘19
Most Improved Swimmer: Charlie Rhein ’22 & Aisling Mockler ‘20

ISL Honors:
Rachel Blackwell ‘20
Sophie Duncan ‘22
Jillian Johnson ‘20
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Valerie Mello ‘21
Ella Meyers ‘22
Jing-E Tan ‘19
Tatum Zupnick ‘20

Honorable Mention:
Rin Iimi ’22

WMPSSDL Honors:
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Jing-E Tan ‘19
Sophie Duncan ‘22
Tatum Zupnik ‘20
Rachel Blackwell ‘20
Jillian Johnson ‘20

2017-18

Swimming and Diving 2017-2018
Head Coach: Graham Westerberg

2017-18 ISL Swimming & Diving Champions
2017-18 WMPSSDL Championships

Most Valuable Swimmer: Olivia Jubin ‘19
Coaches Award: Emery Cilluffo & Julia Thiess
Dive Team’s Coaches Award: Kate Fynes
Most Improved Swimmer: Lily Schmandt & Francesca Cetta

ISL Honors
Jillian Johnson ’20, Olivia Jubin ’19’ Jing-E Tan ‘19

WMPSSDL Honors
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Jing-E Tan ‘19
Jillian Johnson ‘20
Tatum Zupnik ‘20
Valerie Melo ‘21

WMPSSDL Coach of the Year
Graham Westerberg

All-MET Honorable mentions
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Jing-E Tan ‘19

All-American Honors
Olivia Jubin '19 (200 Free, 500 Free)
Jing-E Tan '19 (100 Fly, 100 Back)
200 Medley Relay – Jing-E Tan '19, Olivia Jubin '19, Jillian Johnson '20, and Tatum Zupnik '20

2016-17

2016-17 ISL Swimming & Diving Champions
2016-17 WMPSSDL Swimming and Diving Champions

Team Awards
Most Valuable Swimmer: Jing-E Tan’19
Coaches Award: Emily Katz ‘18 & Delaney Bond ‘19
Most Improved Swimmer: Maya Valmon ‘20

ISL Honors
Rachel Blackwell ‘20
Jillian Johnson ‘20
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Sydney Mathis ‘17
Erica Robison ‘18
Jing-E Tan ‘19
Tatum Zupnik ‘20

WMPSSDL Honors
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Jing-E Tan ‘19
Jillian Johnson ‘20
Rachel Blackwell ‘20
Erica Robison ‘18

All-American
Jing-E Tan ‘19

WMPSSDL Coach of the Year
Graham Westerberg

2015-6

2015-16 Team Awards
Most Valuable Swimmer – Olivia Jubin ‘19
Most Improved Swimmer - Gabby Ostoyich ‘18, Delaney Bond ‘19
Coaches Award – Sydney Ruder ‘16

ISL Honors
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Sydney Mathis ‘16

WMPSSDL Honors
Olivia Jubin ‘19
Alexis LeMone ‘16
Sydney Mathis ‘17
Erica Robison ‘18

2014-15

2014-15 Team Awards
Most Valuable Swimmer - Caroline McTaggart ‘15
Most Improved Swimmer - Elisabeth Bragale ‘15
Coaches Award - Jamie Katz ‘15

2015 Winter All-Met Swimming
Female Coach of the Year: Graham Westerberg
First Team: Caroline McTaggart ‘15
Honorable Mention: Isabelle Jubin ’15 & Sydney Mathis ‘16

ISL Honors
Isabelle Jubin ‘15
Alexis LaMone ‘16
Sydney Mathis ‘16
Caroline McTaggart ‘15

WMPSSDL Honors
Megan Barpoulis ‘15
Isabelle Jubine ‘15
Alexis LeMone ‘16
Sydney Mathis ‘16
Caroline McTaggart ‘15

All- American Honors
Megan Barpoulis ‘15
Isabelle Jubine ‘15
Alexis LeMone ‘16
Sydney Mathis ‘16
Caroline McTaggart ‘15