Phillips Academy Boys Shatter 200 Medley Relay SCM National HS Record

by Robert Gibbs 7

December 02nd, 2018 High School, News

The boys from Phillips Academy Andover (aka Phillips Academy, or Andover) broke the national high school record in the short course meters 200 medley record on Saturday, December 1st.

The relay team of Jack Warden, Neil Simpson, Lance Freiman, and Arnold Su combined for a time of 1:41.15, almost three second faster than the previous record, set by the Baylor School in 2017.

Phillips Splits:

Warden – 25.66
Simpson – 28.12
Freiman – 24.74
Su – 22.63
Total – 1:41.15

Baylor Splits:

Kirby – 26.08
Weekes – 29.39
Althoff – 24.83
Kurleto – 23.67
Total – 1:43.97

Check out the race video below, courtesy of YouTube user Papaya Productions:

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Interesting to see they shaved & suited up for the first dual meet of the winter high school season simply to take down this record…So fast!


This relay team didn’t shave for this relay. They simply suited up to see what they could they could do in their first scm meet.

olde coach

CONGRATS boys. What a way to start the season. Where was the meet held?


Choate Rosemary Hall in CT.


SCM? Who swims SCM in HS? After conversion it’s over 3s slower than the SCY national record.

olde coach

How ’bout Reece Whitley last season…… swimmers from California,Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma,Pennsylvania.Tennessee, Virginia & Wisconsin who all hold National HS records in SCM. Included in that group is Tracey Caulkins!

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