Meet Your 2018 High School Swimmers of the Year: Reece Whitley and Emily Weiss (VIDEO INTERVIEW)

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Swimming World Magazine’s Andy Ross caught up with our 2018 high school swimmers of the year Reece Whitley and Emily Weiss at the Phillips 66 Nationals. Whitley and Weiss broke the national high school record in the 100 breast in times that would have been top eight at the 2018 NCAA’s. You can read about them in our August 2018 issue.

Reece Whitley

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Emily Weiss

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

  • Member of Cardinal Community Swim Club in Indiana
  • Committed to Indiana class of 2023; Yorktown High School class of 2019
  • National High School record holder in 100 breast
  • First Indiana swimmer to ever win High School Swimmer of the Year
  • 2017 World Junior Championships gold medalist in 50 breast

Watch the video below to hear what they had to say about their record breaking swims as well as college decisions (2:30), LeBron James (8:31), Zac Efron (8:45), Yanny or Laurel (10:43), and what song Reece likes to sing during hard sets (6:13).

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    Reece's MiMom

    Congratulations Reece and Emily. You are both super swimmers and super human beings.

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    Congratulations Reece and Emily , You both are super swimmers and have your Families and all of us very proud off you.

Author: Andy Ross

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Andy Ross is the new man on board at Swimming World. He is based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the International Swimming Hall of Fame. He is a 2017 graduate of Southern Illinois University where he graduated cum laude.

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