New Providence Swim Teams Seeing Early Success

January 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – With the playoffs beginning around the middle of February, the New Providence High School swim team has been having a positive season thus far.

“Our kids are working hard,” said coach Walter Kempner. “Everybody seems to be having fun and promoting some good team spirit. I expect our team to do well in these next few weeks, and I’m hoping we can place well at the Union County Championships.”

Currently, the boys' team has a 3-1 record while the girls' team has a 4-1 record. Each team’s most recent victory was over Gov. Livingston on Tuesday night.

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“The team spirit couldn’t be any higher.,” said boys captain Dan Patel, “We’ve been performing beyond our abilities all the time and we’ve been benefiting a lot from Coach Barletta.”

“We’ve played pretty well and better than previous years,” said girls captain Megan Sullivan, “We’ve won four meets and had a great win against Gov. Livingston on Tuesday. We have a lot of underclassmen that are encouraging and enthusiastic.”

Both teams return to the pool on Thursday when they faceoff against Plainfield at the Morris Juncture Pool.

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