Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Lexi Cadden, Iroquois

   February 21, 2013 6:41 pm

Lexi Cadden All athletes want to peak toward the end of the season, and Iroquois diver Lexi Cadden has done just that. Cadden won the McDowell Diving Tournament by scoring 375.35 points Saturday at McDowell Intermediate High School. Her score edged McDowell’s Julia Marn, who finished with a 374.55. Cadden will now get a chance to build…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Shane Kaliszewski, Iroquois

   February 1, 2013 12:43 am

Iroquois sophomore Shane Kaliszewski is making an impact this season for the Braves’ swimming team. Kaliszewski recently won four events in a sweep of General McLane, including the 100 butterfly and 
200 IM. He swam the 100 butterfly in 59.09 seconds and the 200 IM in 2 minutes, 17.09 seconds. Kaliszewski also participated in the…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Ashley Benovic, Iroquois

   February 1, 2013 12:26 am

Ashley Benovic has stepped in to contribute in any race the Iroquois swimming team needs her for. The junior recently won four events in a 110-54 win over General McLane and each race presented a different challenge. She won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1 minute, 8.26 seconds and the 200 IM at…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Joanna Ragen, Iroquois

   January 19, 2013 1:08 am

Iroquois swimmer Joanna Ragen continues to impress this season. The senior won eight events in two dual meets last week before locking up two third-place finishes at the North East Invitational. She won the 200 and 500 free and was part of the winning 200 and 400 free relays against Corry and Girard. Ragen then…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Branden Smith, Iroquois

   January 19, 2013 12:10 am

Branden Smith gained valuable experience swimming for Iroquois in the District 10 championship meet as a sophomore. This winter, the junior is looking to break through and earn some medals. Smith is off to a terrific start, including three event wins in a sweep of Corry. He took home the 50 free and 100 backstroke…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Ryan Siggins, Iroquois

   December 27, 2012 12:43 am

Iroquois swimmer Ryan Siggins is off to a solid start this winter. The junior won three events to help the Braves beat General McLane 89-77. Siggins won the 200-yard freestyle and 500 free and was a key part of the winning 400 free relay team. He followed that up with four event wins in a…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Week: Taylor Barnett, Iroquois

   December 27, 2012 12:38 am

Iroquois swimmer Taylor Barnett is only a sophomore but she is swimming like a veteran to start the season. Barnett started off with four event wins in a 107-53 win over General McLane. She claimed the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly and was part of the winning 200 medley and 200 free relay teams….

Erie Times-News Breakout Female Swimmer of the Week: Ashley Benovic, Iroquois

   February 24, 2012 12:52 am

As a sophomore, Benovic has been one of the premier swimmers for the Braves this season. Her best event is the 100-yard backstroke, and her top time of 1 minute, 6.22 seconds is a little over a second off the school record of 1:04.94. Coach Mike Kujawinski says Benovic has a good chance to break…