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Eric Chimes of Brecksville Broadview Heights High School and the Cleveland Swim Institute in Ohio has announced that he plans to swim for Denison University starting in the fall of 2019. A swimmer with the range to excel in every event he chooses to swim, Chimes has career-best times in the 1650 yard freestyle, 200-yard butterfly, and 400 yard IM that would land him within the top 12 in the North Coast Athletic Conference for the 2018-2019 season.
At the Division 1 NE District Championships in February Chimes won the 200 yard IM (1:52.73) and took 4th place in the 100-yard butterfly (50.24). He followed that up with a 35th place finish in the 400 yard IM (3:58.66) at the NCSA Junior Championships.
Best Times in Yards:
- 200 IM – 1:52.73
- 400 IM – 3:58.66
- 200 Fly – 1:50.95
- 200 Back – 1:52.55
- 200 Breast – 2:06.85
- 200 Free – 1:42.28
- 1650 Free – 15:57.98
Chimes will be joining the reigning Division 3 National Champion Denison Big Red, and their depth as a team is a testament to how they won their 5th team championship. Below is how Eric’s times would rank within in the NCAC, a conference that also hosts D3 powerhouse Kenyon, and how they rank amongst the Red Men.
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