JCC Swimmers, Divers Claim All-American Honors
FORT PIERCE, Fla. – The Jamestown Community College swimming and diving team came home with nine All-American awards in both the men’s, women’s and relay divisions and four individual awards at the NJCAA Championships last week.
On the men’s side, Reed Porterfield swam the 200 individual medley, 100 breast and the 200 breast placing 20th, 15th and 17th. Eric Masood swam the 50 free, 100 free and the 100 backstroke placing 24th, 20th and 17th. Phil Tubbs swam the 100 breast the 200 breast while also competing and placing sixth in the 1-meter diving, giving him All-American, top eight honors. Mark McGraw competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events.
On the women’s side, Camille Follman and Victoria Matteson came home with five medals for top-eight in the nation performances. Follman was sixth in the 200 back with a time of 2:18.55. Matteson was eighth in the 200 butterfly in 2:39.71 , a season best. Brittany Green was 18th in the 200 freestyle in 2:27.45 while Rachel Burt was 21st in a time of 2:40.76. Abbey Milliner earned All-American honors for a fifth-place in the women’s 1-meter diving. For the relays, the men’s division took home an All-American relay awards for eighth place in the 200 medley relay. The women’s team took home several medals for the 200 freestyle relay, the 400 freestyle relays and the 200 and 400 medley relays. In all, the Jayhawks brought home four individual and five relay All-American awards.