FSPY Banquet Celebrates Swim Season

Madeleine Ryan, Veronica Drozdzewicz, Kelly Bracuto, Talia Paradiso, Jillian Breckenridge, Tiffany Inacker, Jessica Fugett Credits: Tom Ryan
Maddie Ryan at the podium Credits: Tom Ryan
11-12 year old group Credits: Tom Ryan
Senior boys table  Credits: Chris Iacona
(left to right front) Jillian Breckenridge, Talia Paradiso, JB Walling, Veronica Drozdzewicz, 2nd row, Alex Skoog, Kelly Bracuto, last row Peter Tomljanovic, Henry Chang, Maddie Ryan and Aidan Donadio (not in attendance Sean Moore, Alex Wang)   Credits: Chris Iacona
Peter Tomljanovic, head coach Chris Karelus and Aaron Moore presenting Peter with the Aaron T. Moore Leadership Award Credits: Chris Iacona

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Piranhas swim team held its annual recognition banquet was held at L'Affair on Rt. 22 on Thursday, April 16.

HIghlights of the evening included a presentation of team records achieved during the 2014-15 season, senior and junior recognition, and the Aaron T. Moore Leadership Award presentation by head coach Chris Karelus.

Senior swimmers (with declared colleges in parentheses) recognized were:

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  • Kelly Bracuto 
  • Jillian Breckenridge (Grove City College)
  • Henry Chang (Rutgers)
  • Aidan Donadio 
  • Veronica Drozdzewicz (Ramapo College)
  • Jessica Fugett (Caldwell University)
  • Tiffany Inacker (Alvernia University)
  • Sean Moore (Carnegie Melon University)
  • Talia Paradiso 
  • Madeleine Ryan
  • Alex Skoog (The College of New Jersey)
  • Peter Tomljanovic (Fordham)
  • JB Walling (University of Scranton)
  • Alex Wang (Yale)
Thirteen swimmers qualified for the 2015 YMCA Short Course National Championships, where the team finished 31st out of 193 teams and eight team records were set. FSPY finished seventh at the 2015 New Jersey YMCA State Championships.

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