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Erie Times-News Breakout Male Swimmer of the Week: Ryan Campbell, Mercyhurst Prep

Ryan Campbell

Campbell is one of several talented freshmen on the Lakers’ swimming team this season. Last week, he showed his abilities in a pair of Mercyhurst Prep victories.

Campbell was particularly effective in the distance events Feb. 16 in the Lakers’ win over Meadville. He finished first in the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 0.76 seconds) and 500 freestyle (5:24.49) and also led off the winning 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

Against Strong Vincent Feb. 13, he swam legs on each of the three winning relays.

Campbell won a close vote against Iroquois’ Dalton Zebrak to become the second Mercyhurst Prep boy to claim the Breakout Swimmer of the Week this season. J.J. Mackowski was honored in January.

Poll results:

Who is the Breakout Male Swimmer/Diver of the Week?

  • Ryan Campbell, Mercyhurst Prep (29%, 401 Votes)
  • Dalton Zebrak, Iroquois (29%, 398 Votes)
  • Danny Roberts, Fairview (10%, 145 Votes)
  • Kevin Intrieri, McDowell (9%, 132 Votes)
  • Bennett Steber, Warren (7%, 100 Votes)
  • R.J. Rahner, Cathedral Prep (7%, 92 Votes)
  • Mike Reed, North East (5%, 66 Votes)
  • Justin Ditmore, General McLane (3%, 37 Votes)
  • Pat Milkowski, Strong Vincent (1%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,396

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