Several members of the boys and girls swimming and diving teams, plus one member of the boys water polo team, have earned 2020 All-America honors from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association.
Boys Swimming and Diving All-Americans
The 200-yard medley relay team of AJ Carollo, Jack Zhang, Jake Kim and Josh Song (shown above), which finished fifth at the 2020 Illinois High School Association state meet, earned All-America honors by posting one of the top 100 times in the nation during the 2019-20 season. Their best time of the season, 1:31.78, ranked No. 21 among the 100 fastest times in the 200 medley relay. AJ, Jack and Jake graduated in 2020, while Josh will be a junior in the 2020-21 school year.
Josh also earned All-America honors in the 100-yard butterfly, in which he placed eighth in Illinois in 2020. His best time during the season was 49.50 seconds.
Jack White (pictured below), who finished sixth in 1-meter diving at the IHSA state meet as a sophomore, also earned All-America honors.
Girls Swimming All-Americans
The 200-yard medley relay team of Elizabeth Cao, Jessica Nyborg, Milena Busma and Alexandra Eastmond (pictured below) earned All-America honors with a top time of 1:45.10 during the preliminaries at the IHSA state meet in November 2019. They placed 10th in Illinois. Elizabeth, Jessica and Alexandra will be seniors in 2020-21, while Milena will be a sophomore.
Boys Water Polo
Dima Kobets, who will be a senior in 2020-21, earned honorable mention All-America recognition.